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1 Jun 2017

Last week at the Guardian, APG Young Planners met for the third time this year to dig deep into the minds of five top Planners and Strategists all from different types of agency.

We heard from a Direct, Digital, Brand, Media and Traditional Planner, and asked them to sh...

3 May 2017

On 20th April 2017, 60 lucky APG Young Planners spent an evening with Jim Carroll, the former Chairman and Planning Director of BBH London, as he reflected on his 30 years in advertising. He also shared with us 10 characteristics he thinks a Planner has and a few top t...

29 Mar 2016

Last week I went along to the ‘Sources of Inspiration and Insight’ Young Planner’s event. The night was hosted by BBH’s John Harrison at their Kingly Court offices. John shared with us his biggest bugbear – that all too often we are focused on finding the consumer insi...

27 Nov 2015

Do join us for our last APG Young Planner evening of the year on Thursday 26th November at 6.30pm.

The theme is careers and networking and we're thrilled that Craig Mawdsley, Joint Chief Strategy Officer at AMV BBDO, has agreed to speak about how to build a career as...

1 Oct 2015

APG Young Planners first event of the season is on the 1st October. 'Pints, Stats and Pork Scratchings' is the theme and we'll be running a pub quiz with The Nursery to demystify the world of quant.

Date: Thursday 1 October 2015

Time: 7:00pm - 9:00pm (Doors open at...

18 Jun 2015

An evening of talks, tools, interactive exercises and discussion to demystify qualitative research. A brief but incredibly useful, interactive session to get the most out focus groups and qual research.

24 Mar 2015

On Tuesday 24 March, 60 young planners and strategists got together for one of our regular #APGYP sessions generously hosted by MRM, to talk briefs and briefings with Paul Feldwick and Pete Heskett of JWT.

26 Feb 2015

We have now hosted 2 extremely successful Speed Mentoring events with top CSO's and Heads of Planning and Strategy from the best London agencies.

10 Jul 2014

Having good relationships beyond your fellow planners is vital. Being on good terms with account management, creatives and above all clients can kill or cure ideas.

19 Mar 2014

Should my job title on LinkedIn be 'experience design architect' or 'planner'?

  • Should you be a generalist or a specialist? 

  • Which is better for long-term career prospects? 

  • What are other junior planners doing? 

This stuff majorly affects early...

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