Events & Training Calendar

Upcoming APG Events and Training Courses for 2019 and 2020. Scroll down to see our past events and training.

2020

JANUARY

Events

29th | APG Noisy Thinking

FEBRUARY

Training

4th | Workshop - How to run a really useful workshop

26th | How to do Integrated Planning

MARCH

Events

11th | APG Noisy Thinking

Training

10th & 11th | Agile Strategy

24th | Telling Stories with Data

JUNE

Events

10th | APG Noisy Thinking

SEPTEMBER

Events

23rd | APG Noisy Thinking

OCTOBER

Events

14th | APG Noisy Thinking

NOVEMBER

Events

18th | APG & Flamingo Panel Discussion

25th | APG Noisy Thinking

2019

Please note that some dates may change through the course of the year. 

JANUARY

Events

23rd | APG Noisy Thinking

Training

22nd | Workshop - Telling Stories with Data

29th & 30th | APG Strategic Thinking with Merry Baskin

Awards

30th | APG Creative Strategy Awards 2019 - Launch

30th | APG Creative Strategy Awards 2019 - Entries Open

FEBRUARY

Events

27th | Resilience and Mental Well Being for Planners

Training

Starts 20th | APG Essential Planning Skills

Awards

5th | APG Creative Strategy Awards 2019 - How to Win

MARCH

Events

20th | Thinking Around Corners - Using insight to build business

27th | APG Noisy Thinking - How do you plan faster and more effectively?

Training

20th | Managing Stress & Building Resilience Workshop

21st | How to Sell Strategic Ideas Workshop

Awards

5th | APG Creative Strategy Awards 2019 - How to Win

APRIL

Events

15th | How better sleep makes you more resilient (with Phoebe Smith & Prof Hugh Selsick)

30th | APG Young Planners - How to talk to creatives

Training

3rd| Savage Thinking Workshop

9th | Visual Narrative & Keynote Workshop​

30th| Richard Shotton Behavioural Science Course

Awards
4th | APG Creative Strategy Awards 2019 - Entries Close
MAY
Events
7th | APG & BBC 'Where do planners go next?' (click through for tickets)

22nd | APG Noisy Thinking - How do you keep strategy interesting?

 
Training
15th May | Visual Narrative & Keynote Course
Starts 29th | Essential Planning Skills

29th & 30th | APG Strategic Thinking with Merry Baskin

JUNE

Events

4th | APG & ITV

19th | APG Noisy Thinking

26th | APG Young Planners

Training

3rd & 4th | APG Agile Strategy with Jon Leach

Awards

Shortlist Announced

JULY

Events

10th | How to turn around a business by putting people at the heart of the strategy: The APG talks to David Pemsell, CEO of the Guardian 

Training
3rd | Holding your own with Senior Clients
9th | Workshop - Telling Stories with Data
16th |Run a Useful Workshop with Julian Saunders

23rd | How to Sell Strategic Ideas Workshop

AUGUST

Events

6th | TED 2019 in 60 Minutes with Kev Chesters

SEPTEMBER

Events

24th |  APG Noisy Thinking - The Right to Disconnect

Training
4th & 5th | APG Strategic Thinking with Merry Baskin

Starts 18th | Strategy Leaders of Tomorrow

Awards

11th & 12th | APG Creative Strategy Awards 2019 - Final Judging

OCTOBER

Events

9th | APG & Flamingo Panel Discussion

Training
22nd & 29th | Why did nobody teach me this stuff? with Russell Davies

Starts 30th | Essential Planning Skills

Awards

17th | APG Creative Strategy Awards 2019 - Awards Ceremony

NOVEMBER

Events

12th | APG Noisy Thinking - Long Term Thinking

20th | APG Young Planners - Building Good Fences

25th | APG Thinking Around Corners

Training

12th & 13th | Agile Strategy with Jon Leach

26th & 27th | Strategic Thinking with Merry Baskin

DECEMBER

Training

2nd | Behavioural Economics Course

2018

JANUARY

Training

18th | Workshop - Creative Briefs & Briefings

From 24th | Training Network

Events

24th | YouTube Works for Brands (How to Win)

Awards

4th | YouTube Works for Brands (Entries Open)

FEBRUARY

Events

15th | Noisy Thinking

 
Training

6th | Smart Strategy for Comms Planning

7th & 8th | Strategic Thinking

20th & 21st Agile Strategy Course  

22nd Feb (Pt 1) | 'Why did nobody teach me this stuff?'

MARCH

Events

13th | Noisy Thinking

Training

1st (Pt 2) | 'Why did nobody teach me this stuff?'

14th | Workshop - What makes brands grow?

Awards

9th | YouTube Works for Brands (Entries Close)

APRIL

Events

11th | Panel Discussion on APG Creative Strategy Award Winners in 2017

19th | APG Young Planners - Problem Solving with Andrew Gibson

26th | Noisy Thinking

Training

12th | Workshop - Creative Briefs & Briefings

17th | Workshop - How to run a really useful workshop

Starts 25th | Essential Planning Skills

MAY

Events

8th | Thinking Around Corners

Training

14th | Workshop - Ethnography

22nd & 23rd | Strategic Thinking

JUNE

Events

6th | Think like a CSO (with Matt Tanter)

14th | APG 50 Years of Planning Party

19th | Noisy Thinking

27th | Young Planners

Training

5th | Brand Purpose that Sells

26th | Dynamics of Business

Awards

7th | YouTube Works for Brands (Winners Announced)

JULY
Events

9th | APG How Not To Plan - Book Launch

18th | Thinking Around Healthy Corners

24th | Ted2018 in 60 minutes (with Kevin Chesters)

Training

4th | Selling Strategy

10th Workshop - Semiotics

SEPTEMBER

Events

19th | APG & Flamingo Panel Discussion

Training

5th & 6th | Strategic Thinking

11th | Smart Strategy

12th - Programme start date | Strategy Leaders of Tomorrow

25th|Storytelling with Excel Workshop

OCTOBER

Events

8th | APG Strategy Conference

11th | Eat Your Greens Book Launch

17th | APG Young Planners

Training

4th | Strategies and Models for Creating Fame

17th | Essential Planning Skills starts

19th | Savage Thinking Workshop

NOVEMBER

Events

20th| Thinking Around Corners - Is 'consumer' a dirty word?

21st | Noisy Thinking - Planning Surgery with Sarah Carter and Les Binet

Training

6th & 7th | Agile Strategy

14th & 15th | Strategic Thinking

26th | Behavioural Science with Richard Shotton & Milla McPhee

28th | Creative Briefs & Briefing

DECEMBER

Training

6th | Bullet Proof Strategy

2017

 

JANUARY

Event
  • Open APG Breakfast 

Training

FEBRUARY

Events
Training

MARCH

Events
Training

APRIL

Events
Training

MAY

Events
Training

JUNE

Events
Training
  • Agile Strategy

JULY

Events

AUGUST

SEPTEMBER

Events
Training

OCTOBER

Events
  • APG Young Planners - Planning Outside of your Comfort Zone

Training

NOVEMBER

Events
Training
 

2016

JANUARY

Events

FEBRUARY

Events
Training

MARCH

Events
Training

APRIL

Events
Training

MAY

Events

JUNE

Events

 

Training

JULY

Events

AUGUST

No Events

SEPTEMBER

Events
Training

 

OCTOBER

Events

Training

NOVEMBER

Events

Training

DECEMBER

Events

Training

 

2015

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