Event Overview

Following the success of the first DIMA Summit: Diversity in Marketing & Advertising Summit, held in London at Channel 4, Lync Media Group is delighted to bring you the second annual series of the highly anticipated event to London yet again.  DIMA Summit is the only event of its kind in Europe, bringing together the entire marketing and advertising ecosystem under one roof, with a focus on fostering greater diversity and inclusion in the industry.

Through expert-led keynotes, panels, and interactive sessions, the event will highlight success stories, best practices, and insights from inspirational leaders championing diversity in the media and marketing world.

This event was a sell out in 2017, we recommend that you book your tickets early to secure your place.


Marc Timmerman

Managing Partner, Axiom

With more than 20 years executive and consulting experience, Marc combines deep insight with real-world operational experience to develop practical yet high-impact HR and Talent Management solutions. Prior to joining Axiom Consulting Partners, Marc was the Head and Executive Director of the European Talent Management practice of Hudson Highland Group (NASDAQ HHGP), where he was a member of the European Executive Team. Before this, he led the HR consulting practice and founded the assessment and competency management practice for leading Belgian consulting firm De Witte & Morel. Between 1995 and 2001, he was a Partner at Ernst & Young in Belgium. He is a Guest Professor in Leadership and Talent Management at the Vlerick Business School since 2001. In 2013 he was appointed as Senior Advisor to the European Foundation of Management Development. Marc has a Master degree in Clinical Psychology, majored in Psychoanalysis and holds a postgraduate degree in Business Administration. He is also a qualified assessor of competencies and a certified practitioner in the Saville Wave, Hogan and Hudson tools, and experienced in using the Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI). He is fluent in Dutch, English and French. Watch Marcs video: Managing in a world of VUCA


  • 180 +


  • 70 +


  • 12 +

    Hours of engaging content

Client side marketers


Media Owners




Whether you from an agency, media owner, tech provider or a client side marketer, this event is a must attend. It is the only two day event in Europe dedicated to diversity & inclusion in marketing and advertising. The event brings together the entire marketing and advertising ecosystem under one roof. All are encouraged to register and attend this significant and timely event.


Learn from the game changers in diversity and inclusion, the innovators who are helping to rewrite the future of advertising, marketing, media and tech


Network with and learn from like-minded professionals who share your commitment to the business imperative of diversity and inclusion


Take part in interactive discussions with your colleagues and experienced practitioners who ventured successfully into new territory with new approaches.

Gain insights

Gain insights into solving the most pressing challenges faced by individuals and organisations in marketing and advertising. The content of the summit is shaped by a diverse planning committee and feedback from the industry.

It’s all about you

It’s all about you. Our event format encourages a great deal of attendee participation through our interactive sessions and ‘unconference sessions’ whereby the agenda of the session is set by the attendees themselves. Often at events, there is a missed opportunity of the ideas within the audience. We have a varied approach to attendee participation and attendees are the heart of this summit. The ideas you contribute could change the face of the industry and we want you to be able to share your ideas with your peers at the event!

Fun and Engaging

Fun and engaging session formats. We promise two days packed with informative and inspirational sessions and no long and boring presentations or sales pitches. There will also be plenty of opportunities for networking and interaction with your peers.

London, United Kingdom

Please note, due to varying numbers, the exact venue details in London will be announced 4-6 weeks prior to the event. Registered participants will receive a discount code to book nearby accommodation.

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