Call for nominations: The Drum Future 50, in partnership with WFA

Call for nominations: The Drum Future 50, in partnership with WFA

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Future 50 recognises the world’s best new marketing talent under the age of 30 or have only worked in marketing for less than 18 months

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  • Author:WFA


16 May 2022

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Industry publication The Drum has recently opened the call for nominations for this year’s Future 50, an annual list of up-and-coming marketing talent around the world from the brand and agency side who are taking our industry forward.

It is the second time WFA has partnered with The Drum to help identify the rising stars in marketing who are under the age of 30 or who have only worked in marketing for less than 18 months. The list recognises exceptional talent from different geographies and sectors including airlines, beverages, beauty, fashion, finance, FMCG, online services and tech. This scheme goes hand in hand with WFA’s broader efforts to promote Diversity and Inclusion in the marketing industry.

Nominate your colleague for Future 50

WFA members are invited to nominate their colleagues currently working for a marketing department within their company who they think deserve to be on the list. Each nomination will need a summary of the nominee's work history, as well as key achievements and/or campaigns or projects they have worked on. Nomination form here.

Deadline for nominations has been extended to July 29. The list will be published in December with a series of features, interviews and profiles of the recognised marketers. Future 50 nominees will also be entered into the running for The Drum’s Rising Star award.

WFA member nominations who made the Future 50 list in 2021 include Emilie Berg Kaasin, Concept Developer in Marketing & Digital Sales at DNB in Norway, Ben-Jie Lim, Group Head of Delivery at AirAsia, Krishma Sood, Marketing Manager at The Arnott’s Group in Australia, and Ioanna Kontorigopoulou, Brand Manager, Lion & Fitness Cereals at Nestlé/CPW Hellas in Greece. Read the interview with these four rising stars here.

For more information, contact Laura Baeyens.