London: 60th Anniversary Dinner

City Central at the HAC, 27 November, 6:30pm to 12am


2019 is a milestone year for The Marketing Society. We began in 1959 so, this year, we celebrate 60 years of being at the heart of our industry and driving forward marketing leadership.

The host

Hosted by the winner of the prestigious 2019 Funny Women Stage Award, Laura Smyth. As part of her prize, Laura is currently being mentored by comedy legend, Jo Brand.

Celebrating 60 years

Our 60th anniversary dinner this year will be extra special. Along with announcing the shortlists and winners of both our 2019 Brave Brand of the Year and the Iconic Brand award (the most iconic brand of the last sixty years) we also reached out to our network to help us make this year's celebration even more special.

We've got a brand showcase...
Captain Birds Eye meeting and greeting guests as they arrive
Channel 4 proudly showcasing their fantastic Paralympic coverage
easyJet will give each guest a boarding pass - each has a unique number for a special prize draw
The Guardian will showcase their most iconic covers from the past 60 years
John Lewis & Partners will recreate one of their Christmas windows, with footage of how their ads were made
Schweppes and Coca-Cola will be providing all the drinks for the reception bar
Shell will show off their Eco Marathon car
Smirnoff will give away their new Smirnoff Infusions drinks
Tango will tease us with 600 samples of their new flavours in a goody bag

And entertainment from MOBO Talent...
in the form of The Wordsmiths: Terrell the poet, Mr Reed and Poetess Jess.

Table prices


Premium tables for 10 people are £5000+VAT and VIP tables (at the front of the room) are £5500+VAT
Half tables (5 people) for members are £2600+VAT
Individual member tickets are £550+VAT and non-members £600+VAT, however a member and guest ticket is £1100+VAT


Book online or email [email protected]


Laura Smyth

Comedian/Host at Anniversary Dinner
Today's society by Terrell the poet. One of the MOBO talent acts performing at our dinner.


With thanks


City Central at the HAC
Chiswell St, EC1Y 4TW, United Kingdom
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