New Business Survey Report and Q&A

When: 29th April, 2PM

What: Virtual Event

New business experts jfdi present their findings from their recent survey, the largest survey of new business professionals in UK agencies. They will discuss what the survey indicates about:

  • How people are preparing for new business
  • How agencies are pursuing new business and what makes them successful
  • Agency Conversion Rates from Opportunity to Pitch, from Pitch to Win
  • What the challenges to new business are likely to be looking forwards
  • Key questions agencies ought to address

The presentation will be followed by a Q&A in which attendees will be able to ask questions about the report and about winning new business more generally. Places will be strictly limited to 20 to ensure questions can be answered and detail from the survey pulled out. We will run a second event on the 6th May should there be sufficient take up. If you register to attend and are no longer able to, please let us know immediately so we can release your place to someone else. Register for your free place here.

To Office or Not to Office: POSTPONED

When: 30th September, 4:00pm – 5:00pm

What: Webinar

Industry leaders discuss the challenges around moving your workforce back into the office. With input from a HR consultant, the panel share their experience on how to begin this process safely, what to consider and why office culture matters. 

Please note: Following Government guidelines around working in offices, this webinar has been POSTPONED for the present moment.

EVCOM Clarion Awards Open for Entry

When: 2nd February

The EVCOM Clarion Awards celebrate excellent work across film and live, that has a CSR focus. Find out about the EVCOM Clarion Awards and enter here.


EVCOM Clarion Awards Close for Entry

When: 19th March

The EVCOM Clarion Awards celebrate excellent work across film and live, that has a CSR focus. Find out about the EVCOM Clarion Awards and enter here.


EVCOM London Live and Film Awards Open for Entry

When: 10th June

The EVCOM London Live and Film Awards celebrate the best of the best in live events, experiences and corporate film. Find out about the EVCOM Industry Awards and how to submit here.


EVCOM London Live and Film Awards Close for Entry

When: 30th July 

The EVCOM London Live and Film Awards celebrate the best of the best in live events, experiences and corporate film. Find out about the EVCOM Industry Awards and submit your work here.


FOCUS Award: Deadline for Entries

When: 10th September, midnight

The FOCUS Award is a new film award for young Black, Indigenous and People of Colour filmmakers who are not currently working in the TV and film industry. Find out more about it and how to enter here.

EVCOM London Live and Film Awards Ceremony

When: 18th November, 6:30pm 

This year sees the return of the EVCOM London Live and Film Awards – the only awards platform that recognises excellence in both craft and communications across the live, screen and digital communities. We will be celebrating the winners, as well as the industry as a whole, at a virtual ceremony. Tickets are available here.



Notice: Covid-19

Please note, if the Covid-19 situation changes we will need to make amends to this calendar. We will only run events at which we are certain our delegates can have a safe experience. We will do our best to ensure that any live events that have to be cancelled are either transferred online or postponed until this is possible. Thank you for your understanding.


When: Wednesday 21st July

EVCOMference combines workshops, panel discussions and keynote talks from experts in the industry. 

This is a chance for people from across the industry to come together to address the issues most impacting us. 

Find out more about EVCOMference 2020 here.

Tickets will be available closer to the time.


Senior Leaders' Summit

When: TBC

Where: Venue TBC

We welcome senior leaders in the events and corporate film industries to come together for a Senior Leaders’ Summit. This two-hour long facilitated discussion will give industry leaders the chance to discuss the global environment and it’s impact on business, and to share experiences and advice. This discussion is aimed at CEO’s, MDs and Board-level Directors and is invitation only, however should be interested in attending please contact Amelia on


When: Thursday 21st October, 9:30am – 11:00am

EVCOM’s Annual General Meeting is a chance for incoming and outgoing Board Members to come together, along with EVCOM Members, to discuss how EVCOM can best work for the community that it serves. This is a wonderful chance to have your views heard. All EVCOM members are welcome. Please note, this is an EVCOM Members only event.

EVCOM Fellowship Awards Lunch

When: December 

The EVCOM Fellowship Awards in association with GROSVENORFILM recognise and reward outstanding contributions to the communication industry.

This annual event which takes place at the House of Lords brings together leading professionals from across the industry to celebrate the outstanding work and contributions by Fellows who are chosen as exemplars of the power of communication. The EVCOM Fellowship Awards continue the tradition of our industry to celebrate innovative, visionary and outstanding achievement in communication. EVCOM Fellows include John Simpson CBE, Baroness Martha Lane Fox, Lord Attenborough CBE, Bob Geldof KBE, Sir Trevor MacDonald, Dame Anita Roddick, Lord Michael Grade and Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson.


Christmas Drinks

When: December

Where: London

We have reached the end of a challenging year, and so we want to come together. We invite our members to come for a drink to celebrate getting through 2020 and the possibilities of 2021. This event is for members, and for non-members who have won an award at the EVCOM Industry Awards in 2020. Tickets will be available soon.

The Only 5 Ways to Grow Your Agency

Date TBC (postponed due to Covid-19)

Effective new business and sales campaigns are often a challenge. In the UK’s crowded, hyper-competitive market place how can you cut through the noise and reach the right clients? What is the best way to engage and convert them to drive predictable revenues for your business? How can you fast track all of this to deliver more effective client conversations and rapid revenue growth?

Join Rob King, Founder Director at The Client Key, at this campfire looking at how to deliver more effective new business and sales campaigns – specifically for creative agencies. The workshop will be structured around the key steps to grow your agency for long term new business success.

You can access resources from our past events and virtual sessions here.

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