YMS is focused on providing attendees with as many new connections as possible. Through fun and interactive networking within every part of the youth marketing spectrum you will expand your community with exactly the right people. This will provide you with the best connections to build your business and develop your career.
This is what sets YMS apart. We spend months conducting research and strategically developing the agenda. Content is guided by this research, together with our YMS Advisory Board, to ensure the programme reflects the latest trends and hottest topics in the youth marketing industry.
Our Vision for #YMS17
The Youth Trends Report
Youth Trends delves into a youth consumer behaviour forecast for the year ahead and beyond. This must-have report is a unique piece of research for the youth marketing community, revealing the trends driving young people’s behaviour now and in the future.
In-depth research from our insights team via a survey of over 1,000 16-24s ensures brands are in the know when it comes to youth trends within key themes Digital, Lifestyle and Content. There’s also a spotlight on the most relevant topic to young people that year.
WHAT'S IN STORE AT YMS
Day 1 of YMS is all about helping you to understand young people today. Hear the trends and future concepts that are shaping youth culture and be inspired. Topics include:
Navigating the digital language of youth
Future tech trends
The challenges facing young people today
Tapping into the influence of female-empowering role models
Day 2 at YMS focuses on the insights and ideas you need to shape and refresh your youth marketing strategy. Be inspired by the brands and campaigns that are winning in this space. Topics include:
Big marketing vs little marketing
Influencer marketing: how to make sure it’s worth it
Getting youth content right: creating fans, advocates and shares
Brand loyalty - how to get the ‘love’ from the youth market
We have some AWESOME speakers lined up over two great days
AN INSPIRATIONAL VENUE
In the heart of East London’s creative hub on the inimitable Brick Lane, lies The Old Truman Brewery, the perfect venue for YMS 2017. Home to some of the most forward-thinking, international businesses in the capital, as well as independent shops, galleries, markets, bars and restaurants.
Get involved with YMS
Connecting you to the right people in a space designed to optimize your relationship-building and deal-making. Sponsorship gives you access to the YMS audience through the following options
Feature your brand on the main agenda, in emails, on our website, and throughout the event itself
Host one of the coffee breaks or the drinks reception and make sure you are front of mind throughout the event
Showcase your marketing expertize and demonstrate your expertise to an audience of decision makers