Taking place at BAFTA in London’s Piccadilly between 9am and 1pm tomorrow (5 December), the Thinkbox event will be streamed live on Brand Republic.
Binet and Field’s celebrated 'Marketing in the Era of Accountability' provided a meta-analysis of 880 IPA Effectiveness Awards entries from across 26 years was crammed full of wisdom and insight; it challenged and changed many commonly held beliefs in marketing.
Other speakers will include Mike Colling, managing director at Mike Colling & Company; Craig Inglis, marketing director at John Lewis; Marie Oldham, chief strategy officer at MPG Media Contacts; and Neil Mortensen, research and planning director at Thinkbox.
In anticipation of tomorrow’s event, Lindsey Clay, managing director of Thinkbox, said: "Tickets for this event were snapped up almost overnight – demand was so high we had to change to a larger venue. And we can understand why: Binet and Field are the godfathers of advertising effectiveness.
"What they say changes marketing and the industry has been waiting five years for the update to their previous, pioneering study. Plus they are being joined at this event by some of the finest marketing minds around today. If you don’t have a ticket then the free live stream is a must watch."
Lindsey Clay, managing director of Thinkbox, introduces the morning.
Les Binet, head of effectiveness, adam&eve DDB, and Peter Field, marketing consultant, will give the keynote presentation unveiling the eagerly awaited update of their seminal 2007 IPA effectiveness study, 'Marketing in the Era of Accountability'.
…Les Binet; Peter Field; Marie Oldham, Chief Strategy Officer at MPG Media Contacts; and Neil Mortensen, Thinkbox’s research and planning director. They will discuss the research and its implications. Chaired by Tess Alps, Thinkbox’s executive chair.
Mike Colling, managing director at Mike Colling & Company, will examine the issues involved by looking at three different brand stories.
Craig Inglis, marketing director at John Lewis, will be sitting down with Lindsey Clay to discuss his experience of managing the long and short term challenges of advertising return.
This article was first published on mediaweek.co.uk