Marketing Week to celebrate its 40th anniversary at the Festival of Marketing

A drinks reception and dedicated stage will mark Marketing Week’s birthday at the Festival.

Marketing Week will be celebrating its 40th anniversary next month with a special birthday drinks reception during the Festival of Marketing.

On the evening of 10 October at Tobacco Dock in London, marketing luminaries past and present will gather to mark 40 years of the UK’s premier marketing title.

Marketing Week has a significant presence across both days of the Festival. To mark our 40th year, there will be a special exhibition area dedicated to our auspicious past, featuring a history through back issues, a timeline of the 40-year history of marketing and Marketing Week, and the best campaigns of our lifetime.

New for 2018, the Marketing Week Strategy Stage will bring to life some of the biggest strategic challenges for marketers, with the help of some of the biggest names around.

Mark Ritson will appear answering questions on your big strategic challenges. Elsewhere on the Strategy Stage, two legends of the industry, Sir John Hegarty and RBS CMO David Wheldon, will be answering questions on the past, present and future of marketing while new Marketing Week columnist Helen Edwards will dig into loyalty and Zenith’s head of innovation Tom Goodwin will determine which changes in the world do and don’t matter.

You can only attend the party and Strategy Stage if you buy a Festival of Marketing ticket. We are offering Marketing Week readers a £200 discount on the price of a two-day pass (for 10-11 October). To take advantage of this offer, visit the Festival of Marketing website, select a Festival Pass and insert the code MW40200 at checkout.

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