The Marketing Academy on the 10 superpowers every leader needs

The Marketing Academy’s leadership conference is back and Marketing Week readers can get a £100 discount if they book before 17 March.

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The Marketing Academy’s annual Inspire Live event is taking place on 6 April and this year will look at the 10 superpowers every leader needs, from resilience to creativity, curiosity to trust.

Back for its fourth year, the event will feature some of the leading names in marketing including Mark Brayton, director of customer engagement at Barclays, Geoff McDonald, a purpose consultant and former global VP at Unilever and 101’s founding partner Phil Rumbol.

Marketing Week is a founder partner of The Marketing Academy and our readers can get a £100 discount for the conference. But hurry, the discount runs for one week only, until Friday 17 March.

Event Details

What: The Marketing Academy Inspire Live 2017 – 10 Superpowers Every Leader Needs
When: 9am – 6pm, Thursday 6 April
Where: Google, 6 St. Pancras Square, 6 Kings Bldv, Kings Cross, London, N1C 4AG
Tickets: £299, with discounts available for groups of five or more.
Marketing Week reader discount: Marketing Week readers can receive a £100 discount on their tickets by using the code MW100, available until midnight Friday 17 March.

The leadership conference donates 100% of its proceeds to help young people from under-privileged backgrounds gain apprenticeships in the marketing industry. Working with the Prince’s Trust, the Marketing Academy Apprenticeship Programme offers 12-month fully paid apprenticeships for 18- to 24-year-olds not currently in work, education or training.

Sarah Ellis, head of marketing strategy at Sainsbury’s, set up Inspire Live. She says: “Our mission is to provide learning that’s good for everyone. From the skills and behaviour that you can put into practice straight away, to new ideas from some of the most recognised and respected names within the marketing industry.

“Leadership behaviours and skills are relevant to everyone and what it takes to be an outstanding leader is constantly evolving. The Marketing Academy Inspire Live is a fantastic opportunity to come together for a day of inspiration, learning and networking. Most importantly, it can transform the lives of young people who need the chance to get their foot in the door.”

To further raise funds for the apprenticeship programme, attendees can participate in a raffle, with prizes including a place on the Marketing Week Mini MBA, as well as 20 mentoring sessions with industry leaders.

To find out more about The Marketing Academy Inspire Live 2017 and to book ticket(s) please visit

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