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Over two and a half days on board the cruise ship Aradia, The Marketing Forum offers senior Marketing professionals the opportunity to:
  • meet potential new product & service providers
  • listen, as well as directly contributing, to industry thought leaders in conference and workshops
  • develop your personal network amongst industry peers
  • obtain CPD certificate after the event with your CPD credit
Attendance as a client is free of charge, but by personal invitation only.

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Complete your registration form here.

Need an invitation?

Contact Vicki Barford on +44 (0) 20 8487 2202 to request an invitation.
Sample Attendees
Sample Attendees
  • We have senior Marketing professionals attending the event from a wide range of companies, which presents some fantastic networking opportunities. Get in touch if you'd like to see the full list.

    Here are some of those who will be joining us this year:

    2 Sisters Food Group - Head of Brand UKP & AV
    Cairn Hotel Group - Head of Marketing
    Celebrity Cruises - 121 Marketing Manager UK & Ireland
    Compass Group plc - B&I Business Excellence & Marketing Director
    Domino's Pizza Group Ltd - Sales & Marketing Director
    eBay - Head of C2C Marketing
    EE - Acquisition Marketing Manager
    HSS Hire Service Group Ltd - Group Marketing and eCommerce Director
    InterContinental Hotels Group plc - Global Brand Implementation Director
    Lebara - Head of Marketing Operations
    Legal & General Group - Head of Marketing Proposition
    Lloyds Banking Group - Head of Customer Experience
    LV= - Director of Digital & Direct Marketing
    McCarthy & Stone - Head of Brand & Communications
    MORE TH>N - Senior Brand Marketing Manager
    North Wales Tourism - Managing Director
    NSPCC - Head of Communications - Child Safety Online
    Ordnance Survey - Head of Brand Marketing
    Princess Cruises - Brand & Advertising Manager
    Procter & Gamble - Head of Marketing - Personal Healthcare UK
    Roche Diabetes Care - Senior Market Manager-Digital & CRM, Consumer
    SlimFast UK - Marketing Director
    Tesla - Senior Marketing
    The AA - Head of Sales & Marketing, Motoring Services
    The Economist Group - Global Marketing Director
    The New World Trading Company - Head of Marketing
    VictoriaPlum.com - Marketing & Customer Director
    www.Cruise.co.uk Ltd - Online Director

The Format
The Format
  • Learn. Network. Meet.
    Over three nights and two days, The Marketing Forum will combine conference sessions, peer networking and supplier meetings into a time efficient and focused event that is unique to you.

    No time wasted
    Using our unique appointment system, we'll make sure that your valuable time is not wasted and that you are engaged learning about topics that are interesting to you and meeting suppliers who you have chosen to meet based on your upcoming needs.

    Expertly organised and delivered
    Based on your choices, we'll let you know two weeks before the event who you are due to meet and which conference sessions you are attending via our on line event management systems. We'll also make all the pertinent information available for download after the event including material from the conference sessions and details of all the supplier companies you have met.


  • There are extensive opportunities to network and build relationships with your fellow delegates in the luxurious surroundings of the Arcadia. Our annual research shows that Marketing professionals like you value this element of the programme as highly as any other aspect.

    Delegates have really benefited from discussions with their peers on board, including:
    • New ideas
    • Insights into approaches being adopted by other senior professionals
    • Improving knowledge to assist in a particular area in the future
    • Meet new supplier companies
    • Develop joint initiatives and strategic alliances


    Many delegates benefit from the speed meetings on the first evening, where the opportunity to meet up to 4 suppliers in 10-minute slots offers quick fire exchanges. Many clients have had successful follow-ups with contacts they made through this – and it also serves as a nice ice breaker on your first night!

  • "Very enjoyable and valuable. A rare chance to get out of the office, to meet industry experts, listen to great speakers and to think differently about how we do business."
    Tomy UK Ltd

    "Intensive, but worthwhile and productive. Excellent for conference programme and networking, challenging strategy and exchanging ideas."
    Storck UK Ltd
    "Excellent. very useful, allowed me to meet a range of suppliers but also focus on personal development."  
    National Express Group Plc
    "Highly recommended. From a learning, networking and free-thinking perspective, the Forum was excellent."
    Ernst & Young LLP
    "A great experience, meeting a host of like minded individuals. From the venue, service and quality of meetings, I was impressed of the usefulness The Marketing Forum may potentially bring to our organisation."
    Lexon UK Limited
    "Great. Insightful - Both from a personal development point of view and from conversations with potential agencies."
    AB InBev UK Ltd
    "Very interesting and thought provoking. It was useful and efficient way to meet lost of suppliers and to hear what people are focusing on within the marketing industry."
    "An intense, but extremely informative and very useful event. Reminding me a lot of the things I should be doing and the right ways to do them!"
    RSA Insurance Group
    "Brilliant event, great atmosphere - just the right balance of supplier 'pitching' and genuine engagement from passionate people that all do the same thing."






Sample Itinerary
Sample Itinerary
  • So now you know about the event format, here’s a taster of what your itinerary might look like. You select the conference sessions you want to attend, the suppliers you want to meet and which informal networking options you like. You create your own itinerary and make the best use of your time.

    6.00pm Opening Address
    7.30pm Speed meetings and champagne
    8.30pm Pre-arranged dinner meeting with a supplier and fellow delegates, entertainment afterwards
    7.45am Pre-arranged breakfast meeting  with a supplier and fellow delegates
    9.00am Mixture of conference sessions, supplier meetings and requested free time
    1.15pm Pre-arranged lunch meeting with a supplier and fellow delegates
    2.45pm Mixture of conference sessions, supplier meetings and requested free time
    6.00pm Free time or an activity
    8.30pm Pre-arranged dinner meeting with a supplier and fellow delegates
    10.30pm Post dinner drinks or the P&O show
    6.30am Breakfast, disembarkation from 06:30am

General Enquiries:

T: +44 20 8487 2200
F: +44 20 8487 2300

T: +1 212 651 8700
F: +1 212 651 8701

T: +41 61 335 94 44
F: +41 61 544 74 44


T: +39 02 312009
F: +39 02 3313976

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