The Marketing Society is one of the most influential drivers of marketing in the UK business community. We’re helping over 2500 members become bolder marketing leaders by supporting the development of leading-edge thinking, and promoting the evidence of effective marketing.
Apply for membership today if you’d like to belong to one of the most influential marketing networks in the UK.
- Expand your business network by attending our events
- Access new thinking through our online Knowledge Zone and video library, our influential speakers and leading edge content from our quarterly journal Market Leader and monthly membership magazine Think
- Grow your skills through our exclusive professional development courses
Our 2010 events programme has been devised to address the fundamental question of how marketers need to change to face the challenges of the future. Our events will be grouped under four themes:
Customer Champions – a crucial role for marketers within their organisations
Growth Drivers – ensuring marketers drive the growth of their business
The Green Agenda – how can marketers encourage sustainable growth
Digital – using digital channels to grow and develop brands
Network with senior members exchanging ideas and best practice at our events and on our website. Our members receive a 25% discount to our well-respected calendar of marketing events. We run over 60 regional and national marketing events a year featuring speakers like Howard Schultz, founder of Starbucks and Todd Stitzer, CEO, Cadbury. Cocktail evenings, workshops, masterclasses, debates and dinners all provide an excellent opportunity for networking with peers. Members can also join our digital, green and not-for-profit groups. Connect, our member-only online networking area, provides an exclusive space for senior marketers to share ideas online.
The Marketing Society’s online Knowledge Zone and video library are both rich archives of marketing content and wisdom available exclusively for our members.
Within the Knowledge Zone members can access winning papers from our Awards for Excellence, member case studies on best practice, white papers and archived editions of our publications. We’re the proud publisher of two well-respected marketing publications Market Leader, the quarterly journal and Think, the monthly email magazine. Both are required reading for the busy marketer. We also publish 60 Seconds, a weekly newsletter, which offers a chance for members to share news and ideas. Members also receive free subscriptions to Haymarket’s weekly Marketing magazine, and a marketing newsfeed from Newsping.
Becoming a better marketer requires careful development of your career. Our professional development programmes developed by marketers for marketers include the Marketing Leaders Programme in partnership with Brand Learning, which coaches high potential individuals for marketing leadership roles and The Marketing Fast Track, which offers bite-sized learning for busy marketers through its one day courses.
We’ve formed partnerships with a number of companies to help you become a better marketer. These include free access to Getmemedia’s database of media ideas, free digital advice from Microsoft, The Observatory, a service to facilitate better working relationships between you and your agency, Huddle, a secure, online space for networking and a stepping stone for members interested in becoming non-executive directors through our partnership with the Non-Exec Club. See our affiliate page for more details.