An inspiring programme, rooted
in your ideas, interests and goals

Participate in our weekly programme of panels, roundtables, workshops and other stimulating sessions.

Modern work demands an open, outward looking and creative mindset; reflected in the thinking, challenges and opportunities we hear from our community. And we design our learning programme with these in mind — delivering the experience in motivating and memorable ways; combining talks, panels, roundtables and workshops with a digital learning platform to share, support and continue what happened in the room. 

June

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    Panel: Sector Briefing — Travel

    Join us at Shoreditch House for an exploration of innovations and emerging trends in the travel industry, and what brands in other sectors can learn from them.

    June 21st, 2018 at 9:30am—11:00am
    Shoreditch House, Shoreditch House Library, London
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    Group: Future Marketing Leaders 01, Group Meetup

    Sharing challenges, making connections and building capabilities among curated groups of peers

    June 22nd, 2018 at 9:00am—11:00am
    YCN, 72 Rivington Street, London
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    Workshop: Authentic & Purposeful Presenting

    Led by regular keynote speaker, author and change consultant Mark Shayler — this day long session is for those seeking to super-size their presentational skills.

    June 22nd, 2018 at 9:30am— 5:30pm
    Shoreditch House, Shoreditch House Library, London
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    Workshop: The Coaching Mindset

    Led by strategy consultant and leadership coach Liz Whitney, this hands-on full-day session is for those keen to explore coaching mindsets and methods for enriching management at work.

    June 29th, 2018 at 9:30am— 4:30pm
    Shoreditch House, Shoreditch House Library, London

July

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    Roundtable: Internal Creative Capability: TV and Film

    Continuing our focus on the ways that brands are combining internal and external creative resource, we'll explore learnings on developing and executing campaign ideas for film and TV

    July 3rd, 2018 at 9:30am—11:30am
    Innocent Drinks , Fruit Towers, London
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    Panel: Crafting brand-defining copy

    We've brought together a panel of copywriting specialists to share their approach to creating brand-defining copy.

    July 5th, 2018 at 9:30am—11:00am
    Shoreditch House, Shoreditch House Library, London
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    Group: Future Marketing Leaders 01, Group Meetup

    Sharing challenges, making connections and building capabilities among curated groups of peers

    July 6th, 2018 at 9:00am—11:00am
    YCN, 72 Rivington Street, London
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    Workshop: The art of negotiation

    On 10th July we will be hosting a full-day workshop on how to master the critical art of negotiation with business strategy coach Louise Hedges.

    July 10th, 2018 at 9:30am— 5:00pm
    Shoreditch House, Shoreditch House Library, London
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    Group: YCN Refresher Sessions

    We kick off the first of our YCN Refresher Sessions on 11th July in the Library.

    July 11th, 2018 at 9:30am—10:30am
    YCN Library, 72 Rivington St, London
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    Panel: Talking Shop: Sustainability

    Join us at Hammerson's offices in King's Place for an in-depth discussion of how retail brands today are finding greener, cleaner and more ethical ways of doing business.

    July 12th, 2018 at 6:30pm— 8:00pm
    Hammerson, Kings Place, London
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    Roundtable: Diverse Creative Workforces

    We will be bringing together a group to share experiences around diversity and inclusion in their organisations, with Sereena Abbassi Head of Culture and Inclusion at M&C Saatchi.

    July 13th, 2018 at 8:30am—10:00am
    YCN Library, 72 Rivington St, London
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    Roundtable: Compelling Employer Brands

    We'll be exploring what makes a compelling employer brand, and the value of having one in today's market.

    July 17th, 2018 at 9:30am—11:00am
    Dishoom Carnaby Street, Kingly Street, London
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    Workshop: Leading Effective Team Meetings

    Led by creative strategist, trainer and workshop facilitator Alison Coward, this session is for those seeking practical tools and tips to lead productive, engaging and creative meetings.

    July 17th, 2018 at 9:30am— 1:00pm
    Shoreditch House, Shoreditch House Library, London
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    Talk: Side Hustling with Jade Tomlin

    On 18th July, Jade Tomlin will be joining us in the YCN Library to talk side hustling, disruptive branding and creative strategy.

    July 18th, 2018 at 6:30pm— 8:00pm
    YCN Library, 72 Rivington St, London
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    Group: Future Marketing Leaders 01, Group Meetup

    Sharing challenges, making connections and building capabilities among curated groups of peers

    July 20th, 2018 at 9:00am—11:00am
    YCN, 72 Rivington Street, London
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    Workshop: Storytelling in the Digital Age

    At this half-day workshop, writer and editor Anna Kiernan will guide a group through the core principles of storytelling and their application to modern digital channels.

    July 24th, 2018 at 9:30am— 1:30pm
    YCN, 72 Rivington Street, London
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    Group: Leadership Group 01, Group Meetup

    Over a nine-month period, groups come together for six half-day facilitated sessions. Recommended reading, tools and digital resources are shared in-between.

    July 24th, 2018 at 2:00pm— 6:00pm
    YCN, 72 Rivington Street, London
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    Talk: Managing Multiplicity, with Giles Lury

    Giles Lury, director of brand consultancy The Value Engineers, will draw on the learnings of his book The Marketing Complex, and open up conversation around challenges for modern marketers.

    July 26th, 2018 at 9:30am—11:00am
    YCN Library, 72 Rivington St, London
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    Talk: Navigating gender and negotiation with Louise Hedges

    Join us for an evening session addressing some of the unique challenges faced by women when negotiating at work.

    July 31st, 2018 at 6:30pm— 8:00pm
    YCN Library, 72 Rivington St, London

August

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    Roundtable: Intellectual Property matters

    In the latest in a series of sessions, legal expert William Miles will be answering questions, and talking over a series of case studies, relating to intellectual property and the ownership of ideas.

    August 2nd, 2018 at 9:30am—11:00am
    YCN, 72 Rivington Street, London
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    Group: Future Marketing Leaders 01, Group Meetup

    Sharing challenges, making connections and building capabilities among curated groups of peers

    August 3rd, 2018 at 9:00am—11:00am
    YCN, 72 Rivington Street, London
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    Workshop: Essential Creative Project Management

    A half-day workshop led by project management specialists to develop capabilities among those managing all kinds of creative projects.

    August 3rd, 2018 at 9:30am— 1:00pm
    Shoreditch House, Shoreditch House Library, London
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    Workshop: Strategic Social Media Marketing

    A half-day workshop led by social communications consultant Paul Sutton, to develop a strategic approach to marketing in social channels.

    August 7th, 2018 at 9:30am— 1:00pm
    YCN Library, 72 Rivington St, London
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    Roundtable: Procurement insights, with Tina Fengent

    To impart her extensive knowledge on modern marketing procurement, we've invited specialist Tina Fengent to join a roundtable for founders and principles of agencies.

    August 9th, 2018 at 9:30am—11:00am
    YCN, 72 Rivington Street, London
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    Event: Reading List – Daniel Eatock

    The innovative and enigmatic multi-disciplinary artist Daniel Eatock joins us in the library to talk about his favourite reads.

    August 9th, 2018 at 6:30pm— 8:00pm
    YCN Library, 72 Rivington St, London
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    Group: Future Marketing Leaders 01, Group Meetup

    Sharing challenges, making connections and building capabilities among curated groups of peers

    August 10th, 2018 at 9:00am—11:00am
    YCN, 72 Rivington Street, London
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    Workshop: YCN Refresher Sessions

    Join us for the second of our YCN Refresher Sessions on 16th August in the Library.

    August 16th, 2018 at 9:30am—10:30am
    YCN Library, 72 Rivington St, London
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    Workshop: The Coaching Mindset

    Led by strategy consultant and leadership coach Liz Whitney, this hands-on full-day session is for those keen to explore coaching mindsets and methods for enriching management at work.

    August 21st, 2018 at 9:30am— 4:30pm
    Shoreditch House, Shoreditch House Library, London

September

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    Talk: Libby Sellers presents her new book, Women Design

    On 6th September we will be joined by Libby Sellers in the YCN Library to hear about her new book, Women Design.

    September 6th, 2018 at 6:30pm— 8:00pm
    YCN Library, 72 Rivington St, London
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    Workshop: Effective Team Meetings

    Led by creative strategist, trainer and workshop facilitator Alison Coward, this session is for those seeking practical tools and tips to lead productive, engaging and creative meetings.

    September 13th, 2018 at 9:30am— 1:00pm
    Shoreditch House, Shoreditch House Library, London
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    Workshop: Storytelling in the Digital Age

    At this half-day workshop, writer and editor Anna Kiernan will guide a group through the core principles of storytelling and their application to modern digital channels.

    September 27th, 2018 at 9:30am— 1:30pm
    YCN Library, 72 Rivington St, London

October

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    Workshop: Vocal Confidence

    Come and build your vocal confidence at YCN in this three-hour session with vocal coach Ingrid Gray.

    October 9th, 2018 at 9:30am—12:30pm
    YCN Library, 72 Rivington St, London
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    Workshop: Strategic Social Media Marketing

    A half-day workshop led by social communications consultant Paul Sutton, to develop a strategic approach to marketing in social channels.

    October 18th, 2018 at 9:30am— 1:00pm
    YCN Library, 72 Rivington St, London
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    Workshop: The Coaching Mindset

    Led by strategy consultant and leadership coach Liz Whitney, this hands-on full-day session is for those keen to explore coaching mindsets and methods for enriching management at work.

    October 31st, 2018 at 9:30am— 4:30pm
    Shoreditch House, Shoreditch House Library, London

November

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    Workshop: Effective Team Meetings

    Led by creative strategist, trainer and workshop facilitator Alison Coward, this session is for those seeking practical tools and tips to lead productive, engaging and creative meetings.

    November 22nd, 2018 at 9:30am— 1:00pm
    Shoreditch House, Shoreditch House Library, London
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    Workshop: Storytelling in the Digital Age

    At this half-day workshop, writer and editor Anna Kiernan will guide a group through the core principles of storytelling and their application to modern digital channels.

    November 29th, 2018 at 9:30am— 1:30pm
    YCN Library, 72 Rivington St, London