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.

Our full speaker list including keynote speakers for 2018 and agenda will be announced shortly. Feel free to get in touch for more details.


The event brings together like-minded individuals from the entire marketing and media ecosystem including senior leaders from brands, creative agencies, media agencies, publishers, broadcasters and key influencers in marketing and media industry.

Join your peers in London at  BBC Broadcasting House in London for a unique and dynamic experience that will sharpen your vision for the future and enable personal, professional and corporate development.

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Key Topics

  • Case studies and success stories – inclusive brand campaigns and impact on business results, lessons learnt and best practices
  • The relationship between HR & marketing – diversity & inclusion offscreen and onscreen
  • Socio-economic diversity in marketing & media
  • Engaging men and empowering male advocates for change
  • Content commissioning and media owner perspectives on diversity in media and marketing
  • Diversity, disclosure and inclusion – lessons learnt and best practices
    Senior leaders perspective
  • Talent – how to create a truly diverse team, avoid tokenism and empower the generation of diverse leaders
  • Intersectionality and belonging – what marketers and content creators need to know about challenges faced by individuals from BAME, LGBTQ communities
  • Supporting invisible disabilities in the workplace
  • Getting your D&I strategy right and going beyond diversity reports – what to look for and what needs to be done to ensure our D&I efforts deliver the tangible results
  • Closing the gap in leadership positions
  • Interactive sessions and more…

Featured Speakers / Meet Our Speakers

Stephanie Himoff

Managing Director, Northern Europe, Outbrain

Dan Brooke

Chief Marketing & Communications Officer and Board Champion for Diversity, Channel 4

Michele Oliver

Global VP - Corporate Brand & Purpose, Mars

Nick Hart

Head of Corporate Social Responsibility, Turner Broadcasting EMEA

Elise James-DeCruise

VP, Global Education Services & Founder of the New Marketing Institute, MediaMath

Daniel Walsh

Portfolio Head of Marketing, BBC Central Brand, BBC

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BBC Broadcasting House
Portland Place
London, W1A 1AA

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