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Nonference Special

In this special one-off episode we bring to you the best of Nonference – hot off the press. Hear from the quiz masters at BuzzFeed on how they tackled running a session at Nonference, getting punters to make their own quizzes on crucial topics like ‘what type of garlic bread are you?’ for their different media brands. We caught up with Kathleen Moroney of Red Apple Creative and Jamie Morton from My Dad Wrote A Porno on podcast advertising and really knowing your audience. And we couldn’t...


The Sound of Nonference special

Explore all the sounds of Nonference in true binaural style in this special one off episode produced in partnership with Acast. Hear interviews with Jamie Morton of My Dad Wrote A Porno fame, Spotify, RYOT Studio, Voxly, dunnhumby Media, Mindshare and many more of the session hosts and attendees from our first ever Nonference at London’s Tobacco Dock. If it’s voice assistant fantasies, liquid nitrogen meringues and the second largest gong (well, technically a tam tam) in Europe you’re...


11: Engage Special

In this special one-off episode, we look back on the best bits from Engage 2018 while they’re still fresh in our memory. Christie & Jon sit down with James to reveal who impressed them the most on the Barbican stage and share their takeaways from another stellar IAB Engage. We also hear from a selection of speakers from the day including Polly Curtis, Tom Goodwin, Simon Gosling, Fleur de Force, Steve Bartlett, Lucy Jameson as well as the brilliant and newly minted MBE, Stacey...


10: Episode 10

In the final episode of Series One, we hark back to the best bits from Engages in years past with IAB UK BFF’s Amy Kean from Starcom and News UK’s Milton Elias. We reminisce about the inaugural Engage in 2005 with Bill Gates and discover something new about our CEO Jon Mew’s Mobile Engage event feedback scores. Our ad tech supremo Tina Lakhani gives a two minute explainer on RTB 3.0 whilst Sophia and Catherine from the IAB swing by to talk about Stacey Dooley’s book, Radio Audio Week and...


9: Episode 9

Hear a selection from our stellar line up of speakers that included, Global’s DAX and the brilliant Tracey Follows. Plus we chat about the incredible power of voice, how DOOH is being weaved into the fabric of Manchester City Centre and how Dr Peter Day of Quantcast reached legend status on the day. Tw: @iabuk Insta: @iabuk -- Refresh your memory on who talked about what at Bridgewater Hall Don’t forget to book your tickets for Engage 2018, 7 June at...


8: Episode 8

This week GroupM’s Bethan Crockett and Justin Taylor from Teads join our roundtable to debate whether digital advertising can ever be 100% brand safe. We cover the yeses, nos & maybes and get into the specifics on what can be done to make sure brands make informed choices about where their ads appear online. Unruly’s programmatic supremo Paul Gubbins fully dissects header bidding before serving it up as a two minute treat and Lizzie & Tom from the IAB drop in to eulogise about the Gold...


7: Episode 7

In Episode 7, Rak Patel from Spotify & Clear Channel’s Cadi Jones join us to talk about the new spaces in which digital innovation is thriving. We talk data vs. creativity, what’s currently being over-hyped and some predictions for the future. Jon Markwell from our Industry Initiatives team sums up Blockchain in just two minutes whilst our measurement supremo Hannah and CEO Jon drop in to talk (you guessed it) measurement, the countdown to Engage 2018 and complain about the size of this...


6: Episode 6

This week we’re joined by Creative Equals Advisory Board members Pip Jamieson (Founder of The Dots) and Cheyney Robinson to discuss how diverse digital advertising actually is. We get into their own stories, stats and ambitions for making diverse teams and diverse thinking a bigger priority for the industry. Our very own public policy maestro Christie Dennehy-Neil sums up the Digital Charter in two minutes while Frankie and Brad from the IAB swing by the studio to talk about our new...


5: Episode 5

In episode 5, we change up the format and hand the mic over to some of the industry’s leading lights who were in attendance at the IAB’s third annual Leadership Summit in February. Hear from a glittering line up of speakers and attendees that include Uncommon’s Lucy Jameson, Andy Sandoz from Deloitte Digital and Natalie Bell from MG OMD. Plus Nigel Gilbert from AppNexus talks collaboration and Twitter’s Dara Nasr tells us about the leader who has had the biggest influence on him. Tw:...


4: Episode 4

In episode four, L.A. Ronayne from Stink Studios and Art Tindsley from RYOT join us to talk creativity and debate whether or not digital advertising has overdosed on the science and forgotten about the art. Adland legend and CAP Chairman James Best gives us a specially extended ‘two minute’ lowdown on the ASA and CAP code whilst George & Amanda from the IAB drop in to talk Keith Weed, Adspend and their favourite Winter Olympics event. And Dora Michail from The Telegraph tackles our ten...


3: Episode 3

In our Leadership Summit themed episode, we are joined by host of Eat Sleep Work Repeat Bruce Daisley and IAB Chief Operating Officer Jane McNeill who share their thoughts on the fascinating world of work culture, wellbeing and Bruce's New Work Manifesto. IAB UK Chief Digital Officer Tim Elkington gets into the IAB Gold Standard in just two minutes, and our CEO Jon Mew and Senior Events Manager Anna Randles deep dive into what to expect from our Leadership Summit, coming up later this month...


2: Episode 2

In episode two we're joined by Ruth Zohrer at Mindshare and Vicky Foster from Bauer to debate whether or not media agencies have lost their mojo off the back of Rick & Dan’s Carat UK presentation at Engage last October. IAB UK ad tech specialist Dee Frew explains the inner workings of ads.cert in two minutes whilst Polly and Steph from the IAB talk ad spend, Dry Jan and the best/worst that CES had to offer this year. And Ed Couchman from Facebook shares an industry exclusive in answering...


1: Episode 1

In our first ever episode we're joined by Olly Lewis from News UK and Alistair Williams from The Guardian to discuss the now infamous Future of News session at Engage 2017 and how we spent eight months creating our fake editor-in-chief Ken Fawes. IAB UK's Head of Policy & Regulatory Affairs, Yves, covers off the complexities of the GDPR in two minutes whilst Christie and Lizzie from the IAB talk Summits, Select Committees and (Gold) Standards. And Alex Faust from Spotify takes on our...