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Festival Of Happiness – Introduction to The Festival Of Happiness

Date/Time
Date(s) - Tuesday, 12 October 2021
9:30 am - 10:00 am



Though the festival is free we ask for you to donate via our Just Giving page. All donations will be split between two fantastic charities – Nabs and Born Equal

Session Overview

A recent survey by Opinium into the mental health and wellbeing of agency people found that 96% of marcomms professionals had experienced some aspects of poor mental health in the last year. We will share the top line findings of that research report and introduce our three-day Festival of Happiness programme.

Graham Kemp | C-Founder Director of the Alliance of Independent Agencies

Graham is Co-Founder of the Alliance of Independent Agencies. Graham began his career client-side before joining McCann-Erickson to work on the Tesco account. In 1986 he Co-Founded The Marketing Store and helped it grow to one of the largest independent agencies in Europe before selling it to US based HAVI. He was recruited to head up the expansion of The Marketing Store globally from Chicago and lead it to an organisation with 12 offices worldwide and a client base including McDonald’s, Shell and Nissan. Amongst other things, Graham looks after the Talent based activities of the Alliance, including Training & Development.

 

Joe Curran | Senior Research Executive at Opinium

Joe is Senior Research Executive at Opinium. He specialises in social and political research, as well as helping clients to understand consumer and market trends. As a member of the mental wellbeing team at Opinium he runs their wellbeing audits which enable employers to evaluate the wellbeing of their employees and make better decisions as a result. He is also a member of political polling team.

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