Welcome to our annual round-up of the brands and businesses we think are going to make the biggest impact in 2017. Covering categories as diverse as fitness, finance and football, and from new start-ups catching our attention to $16bn mega challengers we can't ignore - here's this year's 20 Challengers to Watch.
If you work in a creative agency the chances are that you spend a lot of time in creative reviews. You know the ones I mean. The rather crowded affairs of the entire team sitting about for what seems like days endlessly reviewing idea and idea from team after team until you find the magic. Or just keep going.
In August, we were delighted to be hosting our first summer party in Asia and were joined by our members in the region for an evening of catching up and networking.
The idea behind the Uncomfortable Breakfast series is for our powerful and influential network to come together to share challenges in an open environment.
Widely regarded as a pioneer of sustainable business, Sir Ian was group CEO of the Kingfisher Group from 2008 to 2015.
Following three successful dinners in Asia, we were delighted to have Chris Clark, HSBC join us for the fourth one in Hong Kong.
This year our party was held at exclusive members club The Library, with special guest speaker John Bird, founder of The Big Issue.
A legendary jazz vocalist and composer joined us to talk about creativity and inspiration in a quirky London venue.
We hosted an insightful evening with the England Rugby Head Coach in conversation with Kevin Murray
Marketing Leader of the Year 2013 Sarah Warby gives her personal perspectives on the nature of marketing leadership.
We enjoyed panoramic views of London from the top floor of the Gherkin while we toasted our new Fellows with a glass or two of Champagne.
What's the secret to award-winning marketing? We heard secrets behind BT, easyJet, Sainsbury's and Paddy Power's award-winning campaigns.
Last year, CES was most aptly described as more of an evolution than revolution. The reverse is true in 2017. This year’s event was a complete game-changer. Behind the high-profile, attention-grabbing gadgets is a very clear commentary on how voice recognition, artificial intelligence and smart technology have combined to irrevocably change the relationship between brand and consumer for the better.
Oslo is my hometown; and although I haven’t lived there for a while I try and go back as much as I can.
We're expanding, with a hub of the Society in New Delhi launching in 2017.
This week we meet the Regional VP Communications at Tetra Pak Export.
What’s your golden rule?
Life is a journey on a speed train – look out the window, laugh a little and enjoy the scenery before the next stop.
As ever, the 2016 Marketing Society annual conference was awash with fantastic speakers.