MEMBERSHIP

How do I find out more about The Marketing Society?

The Marketing Society is a 3000 strong network of senior marketers. We encourage our members to become bolder marketing leaders, helping them think differently about the challenges they face. Since we began in 1959 we have become one of the most influential drivers of marketing in the world. To find out more email us or call on +4420 8973 1350.

 
What are the benefits of membership?

The below presentation details the benefits of being a member. If you would like to find out more, please contact us.

 
What are the different levels of membership?

There are two levels available for UK-based members, plus an overseas rate:

- Executive Member (5+ years marketing experience at senior manager level)

- Business Leader (7+ years marketing experience at director level)

- Overseas Member (5+ years marketing experience at senior manager or director level)

How much does it cost to become a member?
Executive Member  
   
Enrolment fee (one-off payment) £175 (incl. VAT)
Annual subscription £325 (VAT exempt)
   
Total cost £500
Business Leader  
   
Enrolment fee (one-off payment) £175 (incl. VAT)
Annual subscription £375 (VAT exempt)
   
Total cost £550
International  
   
Annual subscription £135 (VAT exempt)
Retired, Charity, Maternity  
   
Enrolment fee (one-off payment) £87.50 (incl. VAT)
Annual subscription £175 (VAT exempt)
   
Total cost £262.50

Pay by Direct Debit and save £25.00 on the Annual Subscription. If you would like to enquire about the benefits of membership, please contact us.

Do I get anything else?

Apart from our world-class programme of events, members also have unlimited access to our digital space. The Clubhouse is a place to connect with other members, watch videos from our events, read the latest thought-leading blogs and view award-winning case studies.

As part of membership members also receive publications: a monthly copy of Marketing magazine (and an online subscription to Marketing) and a weekly copy of Marketing Week, sent directly to you.

You'll also have the option of purchasing, at a discounted rate, our publication Marketing Excellence 3 - a compilation of winning marketing case studies from our annual Excellence Awards.

Who are your members?

Our members cover a whole range of industries and disciplines including brands such as Aviva, BT, British Airways, Coca-Cola, EDF, Expedia, Google, GSK, Heineken, Honda, HSBC, John Lewis, Mars, McDonald's, Sainsbury's, Starbucks, Tesco and Unilever. Find out more about us here.

Do you offer corporate membership?

The Marketing Society has over 115 corporate members, including Waitrose, BT, Heineken and Unilever. If you would like to enquire about the benefits of corporate membership, please contact us. Our corporate member scheme is designed to offer a real sense of progression offering the opportunity to reward and recognise talent, and allow senior teams to connect to our network. We can tailor a package to suit you, for a minimum of 10 members, which includes enhanced member benefits. Please call us on +4420 8973 1355, to discuss the options.

How can I renew my membership?

You can renew your membership here using your log in details. Alternatively, you can call the membership team on +4420 8973 1350.

How do I recommend someone for membership?

You can recommend someone by filling out our member get member form. If their application is approved you will be entitled to a selection of rewards - a Marketing Society voucher, a selection of fine wines, a luxury hamper or a £50 John Lewis voucher.

How do I update my personal details?

If you are a member of The Marketing Society, you can log in and change your details with the ‘My Account’ section. Alternatively you can call the membership team on +4420 8973 1350

EVENTS

How many events can I attend as a member of The Marketing Society?

Unlimited, we run our events for you and it would be great to see you at as many of our events as possible.

Can I attend an event if I am not a member?

You can attend one event as a non-member to experience the network. A member can send a non-member to replace them once at no extra charge. After this there will be an additional charge added of £25. Non-members that replace a member will also be subject to the one event rule, whereby they will not be able to attend another event unless they themselves become a member.

Where can I watch the video from the last event I attended?

For the events we film you can see either view highlights or full sessions (depending on the event) in the Cinema area of our members-only website. You can also head to our YouTube channel and Facebook page.

Do you run events outside of London?

Yes, we run an extensive programme of events in Scotland, Hong Kong, Singapore, Dubai, New York, and Mumbai.

How many and what type of events do you run?

We run approximately 60 events a year in the UK, with another 60 across Asia, Dubia, New York and Mumbai. These events vary in style and format, from our Annual Conference & Dinner to Under the Spotlight events, Braver Conversations to intimate breakfasts and dinners. We also run a variety of social events such as our Summer Party, and Christmas Drinks. All our events are underpinned by our Manifesto for Marketing. We are always looking for new ideas on event formats so if you have any ideas please contact us.

How do I book onto an event?

Our events can be booked online via our Clubhouse, if you are a member of the society. You can also book by calling us on +4420 8973 1360 or emailing [email protected]. If an event is not available to be booked online please contact the team as it may be that the event is sold out and we can place you on a waiting list.

What happens if I have booked an event and I would like to send someone in my place?

A member can send a substitute delegate in their place if that person is also a member of The Marketing Society at no extra cost. A member can send a non-member substitute in their place at a non-member charge (this rate varies depending on the event, please contact us to confirm the rate). Non-members that replace a member will be subject to the 'one event rule', whereby they will not be able to attend another event unless they themselves become a member.

What are your standard event cancellations?

Tickets can be cancelled up to two weeks prior to the event date. All cancellations will be subject to a 30% administration charge. Any cancellations made within the two weeks prior to the event will be charged at the full ticket price.

What is your Annual Conference & Dinner cancellation policy?

Tickets can be cancelled up to two months prior to the event date. All cancellations will be subject to a 30% administration charge. All cancellations made within the two month’s prior to the event will be charged at the full ticket price.

How do I speak for The Marketing Society?

If you are interested in speaking at one of our events or have an idea for an event please contact Linda Seymour with full details including biography.

ONLINE

Where can I find my login details?

You can find your details on the back of your membership card and the top of email communications we send you. If you cannot find your number then hit ‘Forgotten my password‘ on our site and we can send a reminder to your email address.

I've heard I can contribute content to the online Clubhouse, how do I do this?

Please contact our Digital Manager Michael Piggott who manages The Marketing Society Clubhouse.

How do I find my way around the Clubhouse, is there a user guide?

To help you navigate the Clubhouse we’ve created a little video to lead you through each floor. From learning more about our Manifesto for Marketing to commenting on videos in our Cinema – we’ve given you a whistle-stop tour. It takes but a few minutes and we hope you find it handy.

How do I join The Marketing Society Book Club?

If you are a member, please email Michael Piggott and he will be able to sign you up and send you out a book of your choice.

How do I join The Marketing Society Forum in Campaign Magazine?

Please email Gemma Charles from Campaign magazine and she will be able to help you get profiled in Campaign magazine and in The Marketing Society’s Clubroom.

How do I join The Marketing Society’s LinkedIn group?

The Marketing Society's LinkedIn group is exclusive to members. Please head here to join and if you are a member we will accept your request as soon as possible so you can start making the most of the group. We also have a company page, please follow us there.

Is The Marketing Society on other social media?

Yes we are. We're always tweeting content from our Clubhouse and events and chatting with our members. Follow us and join the conversation @themarketingsoc. We're also on instagram, and facebook.

TRAINING

What training does The Marketing Society offer?

We provide our members the opportunity to grow their skills and and share best practice. One of our exclusive professional development courses is The Marketing Society, International Marketing Leaders Programme with Brand Learning. The programme is a unique development experience for high potential individuals who are preparing for marketing leadership roles. Now in its twelfth year, this blend of marketing and people leadership skill development, delivered by eminent industry leaders and leadership experts, is designed to help shape the great marketing leaders of tomorrow. Our programme is split into two areas: Europe, based in London and Asia, based in Singapore. (Our USA programme is coming soon).

Our #OnesToWatch is an exclusive initiative strictly for our corporate members. We are bringing together the best new talent in the industry to help them build relationships with like-minded marketers and develop their promising leadership skills. The programme is formed of 3 workshops which take place over the summer months.

EXCELLENCE AWARDS

How do I enter the Marketing Society Excellence Awards?

The awards are designed to be accessible to organisations of every size and description. There are special prizes for smaller companies, not for profit organisations and business to business marketing. The Awards categories reflect strategic marketing objectives that are common to all organisations. Your submissions will be judged against the marketing achievements of all types of business – rather than just those of direct competitors in your industry sector. To register your interest or find out more, head to our Excellence Awards site.

When is the awards entry deadline?

Generally early February each year. Find out more about the Award Categories.

When will the Shortlist be announced?

The shortlist tends to be announced April each year.

When is the Awards Night?

Awards night tends to take place mid-June each year in central London.

Where can I find past case studies?

Members can access past winning papers in our Clubhouse Library. As a member, all you need to do is log in using your member number and password and visit the Library.

 

 

MEMBERSHIP

How do I find out more about The Marketing Society?

The Marketing Society is a 2700 strong network of senior marketers. We encourage our members to become bolder marketing leaders, helping them think differently about the challenges they face. Since we began in 1959 we have become one of the most influential drivers of marketing in the world. To find out more, watch our About Us video below,  email us or call on +4420 8973 1350.

 
What are the benefits of membership?

The below presentation details the benefits of being a member. If you would like to find out more, please contact Head of Membership Alasdair Hall-Jones.

 
What are the different levels of membership?

There are four levels available for Scotland-based members, plus an International rate:

- Graduate Membership (0-3 years' marketing experience)

- Associate Membership (3+ years' marketing experience)

- Executive Member (5+ years marketing experience at senior manager level)

- Business Leader (7+ years marketing experience at director level)

- Overseas Member (5+ years marketing experience at senior manager or director level)

How much does it cost to become a member?
Graduate Member £180
   
Executive Member  
   
Enrolment fee (one-off payment) £210.00 (incl. VAT)
Annual subscription £315.00 (VAT exempt)
   
Total cost £490.00
Business Leader  
   
Enrolment fee (one-off payment) £210.00 (incl. VAT)
Annual subscription £365.00 (VAT exempt)
   
Total cost £540.00
International  
   
Annual subscription £135.00 (VAT exempt)
Retired, Charity, Maternity  
   
Enrolment fee (one-off payment) £105.00 (incl. VAT)
Annual subscription £167.50 (VAT exempt)
   
Total cost £272.50

Pay by Direct Debit and save £25.00 on the Annual Subscription. If you would like to enquire about the benefits of membership, please contact Alasdair Hall-Jones.

Do I get anything else?

Apart from our world-class programme of events, members also have unlimited access to our digital space. The Clubhouse is a place to connect with other members, watch videos from our events, read the latest thought-leading blogs and view award-winning case studies.

As part of membership members also receive three publications: Market Leader, our quarterly journal, a monthly copy of Marketing magazine (and an online subscription to Marketing) and a weekly copy of Marketing Week, sent directly to you.

You'll also have the option of purchasing, at a discounted rate, our publication Marketing Excellence 3 - a compilation of winning marketing case studies from our annual Excellence Awards.

Who are your members?

Our members cover a whole range of industries and disciplines including brands such as  BT, British Airways, Edrington, GSK, Heineken, Highland Spring, Honda, HSBC, John Lewis, Mars, Maxxium, McDonald's, RBS, Sainsbury's Bank, Scot Rail, Standard Life Investments, STV, Tennants, Tesco Bank and Unilever, Whyte & Mackay Find out more about us here.

Do you offer corporate membership?

The Marketing Society has over 110 corporate members, including Edrington, Tesco Bank, RBS and RBS. If you would like to enquire about the benefits of corporate membership, please contact Alasdair Hall-Jones. Our corporate member scheme is designed to offer a real sense of progression offering the opportunity to reward and recognise talent, and allow senior teams to connect to our network. We can tailor a package to suit you, for a minimum of 5 members, which includes enhanced member benefits. Please call us on 020 8973 1355, to discuss the options.

How can I renew my membership?

You can renew your membership here using your log in details. Alternatively, you can call the membership team on 020 8973 1350.

How do I recommend someone for membership?

You can recommend someone by filling out our member get member form. If their application is approved you will be entitled to a selection of rewards - a Marketing Society voucher, a selection of fine wines, or a £50 John Lewis voucher.

How do I update my personal details?

If you are a member of The Marketing Society, you can log in and change your details with the ‘My Account’ section. Alternatively you can call the membership team on 020 8973 1350.

Can I get a complimentary copy of Market Leader?

To receive a complimentary copy of Market Leader with full details on the benefits of membership please contact the team and we will be able to send you one. 

EVENTS

How many events can I attend as a member of The Marketing Society?

Unlimited, we run our events for you and it would be great to see you at as many of our events as possible.

Can I attend an event if I am not a member?

Yes, as a non-member, you can attend events in Scotland.

Where can I watch the video from the last event I attended?

For the events we film (such as our Flagship events) our videos - exclusively for our members - are found in our Cinema.

How many and what type of events do you run?

We run approximately 25 events a year in Scotland, around 80 a year in England, 20 across Asia and a growing number in Dubai. In Scotland these events vary in style and format, from our Star Awards and Amplify Marketing Festival to Inspiring Minds, Albion Dinners, St Andrew's Day Dinner, Digital Day Scotland and Breakfast Clubs. We are always looking for new ideas on event formats so if you have any ideas please contact us.

How do I book onto an event?

Our events can be booked online via our Clubhouse. You can also book by calling Lux Events, our event partner in Scotland, on 0131 466 7199 or emailing [email protected]. If an event is not available to be booked online please contact the team as it may be that the event is sold out and we can place you on a waiting list.

What happens if I have booked an event and I would like to send someone in my place?

A member can send a substitute delegate in their place if that person is also a member of The Marketing Society at no extra cost. A member can send a non-member substitute in their place at a non-member charge (this rate varies depending on the event, please contact us to confirm the rate).

What are your standard event cancellations?

Tickets can be cancelled up to two weeks prior to the event date. All cancellations will be subject to a 30% administration charge. Any cancellations made within the two weeks prior to the event will be charged at the full ticket price.

What is your Annual Conference & Dinner cancellation policy?

Tickets can be cancelled up to two months prior to the event date. All cancellations will be subject to a 30% administration charge. All cancellations made within the two month’s prior to the event will be charged at the full ticket price.

How do I speak for The Marketing Society?

If you are interested in speaking at one of our events or have an idea for an event please contact Elise with full details including biography.

ONLINE

Where can I find my login details?

You can find your details on the back of your membership card and the top of email communications we send you. If you cannot find your number then hit ‘Forgotten my password‘ on our site and we can send a reminder to your email address.

I've heard I can contribute content to the online Clubhouse, how do I do this?

Please contact our Digital Manager Michael Piggott who manages The Marketing Society Clubhouse, he can pass on your ideas and thoughts to the Society’s Editor, Elen Lewis.

How do I find my way around the Clubhouse, is there a user guide?

To help you navigate the Clubhouse we’ve created a little video to lead you through each floor. From learning more about our Manifesto for Marketing to commenting on videos in our Cinema – we’ve given you a whistle-stop tour. It takes but a few minutes and we hope you find it handy.

How do I join The Marketing Society Book Club?

If you are a member, please email Michael Piggott and he will be able to sign you up and send you out a book of your choice.

How do I join The Marketing Society Forum in Marketing Magazine?

Please email Gemma Charles from Marketing magazine and she will be able to help you get profiled in Marketing magazine and in The Marketing Society’s Clubroom.

How do I join The Marketing Society’s LinkedIn group?

The Marketing Society's LinkedIn group is exclusive to members. Please click here to join and if you are a member we will accept your request as soon as possible so you can start making the most of the group. We also have a company page, please follow us there.

Is The Marketing Society on other social media?

Yes we are. We're always tweeting content from our Clubhouse and events and chatting with our members. Follow our Scotland hub and join the conversation @marketingsocsco . We're also on instagram, facebook and tumblr.

TRAINING

What training does The Marketing Society offer?

We provide our members the opportunity to grow their skills and and share best practice. One of our exclusive professional development courses is The Marketing Society, International Marketing Leaders Programme run in association with Brand Learning. The programme is a unique development experience for high potential individuals who are preparing for marketing leadership roles. Now in its twelfth year, this blend of marketing and people leadership skill development, delivered by eminent industry leaders and leadership experts, is designed to help shape the great marketing leaders of tomorrow. Our programme is split into two areas: Europe, based in London and Asia, based in Singapore. (Our USA programme is coming soon).

STAR AWARDS

How do I enter the Marketing Society Star Awards?

Register your details at http://starawards.marketingsociety.com

When is the 2016 Awards Entry Deadline?

Deadline was 5pm on 19 February 2016. Find out more about the http://starawards.marketingsociety.com/award-categories/

When will the shortlist be announced?

The shortlist will be announced in April 2016.

When is the Awards Night?

The Awards night will take place on 9 June 2016. The evening will take place at Edinburgh Corn Exchange and will be hosted by Laura Whitmore.

Where can I find past case studies?

Members can access past winning papers on the Star Awards website http://starawards.marketingsociety.com/previous-case-studies/