Professional Development

Why People Buy


“This program offers a vital connection between art and industry that offers informative and engaging presentation, challenging discussions and encourages diversity of thought." 

Cheyney Robinson, Panelist 2018

The Museum of Brands’ professional development programme is gathering momentum. With its industry focused series of talks, workshops and masterclasses, attendees can build on their knowledge with the latest insights from marketing experts. The Museum’s unique setting offers access to a huge range of displays showing brands, packaging and advertising from Victorian times to present day.

Karin Kihlberg, Museum Manager says, ‘The Museum’s growing reputation helps us to attract great speakers with expertise and insight. Our aim is to build a world class programme of events that supports the marketing industry and enhances the careers of its practitioners. Also it’s a great opportunity to catch up with fellow practitioners and colleagues over networking drinks.’

Upcoming events:

Words Matter: How to Build Your Brand's Tone of Voice

Thursday 6 September 2018 £26 plus booking fee

At this evening talk discover the power of words to save - or make- millions of pounds for your business by developing the right tone of voice for your brand. Mark Schulz, Head of Words at True & Good, will reveal how brands such as Innocent, Spotify, and Google have used words to build valuable equity by creating a verbal identity.

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Heaven or Hell: Technology Can Support Your Customer Journey, Or Drive You Nuts

Monday 8 October 2018 £26 plus booking fee

The average company invests in 16 separate marketing technology platforms. Siloed solutions however can lead to blind spots posing a huge risk to the business, as delivering a seamless customer experience is nearly impossible to deliver from marketing side. Find out how with Sandro Scharsach. 

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Naughty or Nice? Insights from Sarah Hyndman’s Type Tasting Studio

Thursday 25 October 2018 6.30-9pm £48 plus booking fee

At this interactive masterclass discover the power of typography to enhance customer experiences and modify behaviour with Sarah Hyndman, founder of Type Tasting. Learn how typography can initiate positive behaviour change, with the intention of making the world a better place. 

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Design for Happiness

Monday 19 November 2018 6.30-9pm £26 plus booking fee

Attend this talk to find out how your brand can utilise positive psychology to make people happy. Paul Marsden, Consumer Psychologist at insight and innovation agency Brand Genetics, will reveal why 'positive branding' is the future of marketing. Discover how to redesign your brand, life and love with people's happiness in mind. 

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