Free booze is a thing of the past

After last week’s pointless freebie from McCann-Erickson (thanks for the Hoover by the way), the Diary was delighted to receive another one this week from Confex.

Confex, for those of you who have lives, is an exhibition about exhibitions. Whoever pulled that out of the bag deserves a medal.

Confex got the Diary very excited by sending in four bottles of vodka. This really raised a smile, as the Christmas booze is rapidly running out.

Imagine the Diary’s horror, then, when the bottles turned out to be empty. Apparently you have to go to the exhibition to get them filled up.

Thanks guys, but the idea of wandering around an exhibition, picking up carrier bags full of balloons and paper hats and talking to exhibition companies for a few shots of vodka isn’t the Diary’s idea of a good time.

Latest from Marketing Week

PLEASE SIGN IN OR REGISTER. IT'S FREE, QUICK AND EASY!

Access Marketing Week’s wealth of insight, analysis and inspiration that will help you develop as a marketer and leader.

Register and receive the best content from the only title 100% dedicated to serving marketers' needs.

We’ll ask you just a few questions about what you do and where you work, so we can make Marketing Week more relevant to you.

Register now

THE BEST CONTENT

Our award winning editorial team and columnists will ask the biggest questions about the biggest issues on everything from strategy through to execution to help you navigate the fast moving modern marketing landscape.

THE BIGGEST ISSUES

From the opportunities and challenges of emerging technology to the need for greater effectiveness, from the challenge of measurement to building a marketing team fit for the future, we will be your guide.

PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Information, inspiration and advice from the marketing world and beyond that will help you develop as a marketer and as a leader.

Dedicated to developing your skills and helping you achieve marketing excellence. Find guidance on leadership, professional development and the latest industry jobs.

Having problems?

Contact us on +44 (0)20 7292 3711 or email subscriptions@marketingweek.com

If you are looking for our Jobs site, please click here