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The Debating Group http://debatinggroup.org.uk Just another WordPress site Tue, 25 Feb 2014 09:50:07 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.5 http://debatinggroup.org.uk/584/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=584 http://debatinggroup.org.uk/584/#comments Tue, 04 Feb 2014 12:01:17 +0000 Bage http://debatinggroup.org.uk/?p=584 Date:  Monday 27th January

Sponsor: Internet Advertising Bureau

Motion: “Britain’s favourite screen is now mobile”

In the chair: Austin Mitchell MP

For the motion                                  Against the motion
   
David Black
Director of Branding, Google UK
Tess Alps
Chair, Thinkbox
Dr Simon Hampton
University of East Anglia
Nigel Walley
Managing Director, Decipher

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http://debatinggroup.org.uk/574/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=574 http://debatinggroup.org.uk/574/#comments Tue, 03 Dec 2013 16:45:09 +0000 Bage http://debatinggroup.org.uk/?p=574 Date:  Monday 25th November

Sponsor: Market Research Society

Motion: “Big data has made market research redundant”

In the chair: Nadhim Zahawi MP

For the motion                                  Against the motion
   
Alex Chruszcz
Head of Insight and Pricing, Asda
Justin Sampson
CEO, BARB
Morag Blazey
CEO, Ebiquity
Colin Strong
Managing Director, GfK NOP Business and Technology

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‘Customer experience is now the responsibility of the CFO, not just the CMO’ http://debatinggroup.org.uk/customer-experience-is-now-the-responsibility-of-the-cfo-not-just-the-cmo/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=customer-experience-is-now-the-responsibility-of-the-cfo-not-just-the-cmo http://debatinggroup.org.uk/customer-experience-is-now-the-responsibility-of-the-cfo-not-just-the-cmo/#comments Mon, 11 Nov 2013 14:03:46 +0000 Bage http://debatinggroup.org.uk/?p=568 Date: Monday 28th October

Sponsor: Direct Marketing Association

Motion: ”Customer experience is now the responsibility of the CFO, not just the CMO.”

In the chair: Tim Loughton MP

For the motion                                  Against the motion
   
Chris Arnold
Founder of Creative Orchestra
Hugh Bishop
Chairman, MRM Meteorite
Steve Barton
Barton Consulting
Ben Felton
Executive Planning Director, MRM Meteorite

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http://debatinggroup.org.uk/550/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=550 http://debatinggroup.org.uk/550/#comments Fri, 12 Jul 2013 08:28:33 +0000 Bage http://debatinggroup.org.uk/?p=550 Date:  Monday 8th July

Sponsor: Professional Publishers Association

Motion: Advertising is good for the soul

In the chair: The Rt Hon Lord Black of Brentwood

For the motion                                  Against the motion
   
Charlie Meredith
Managing Director, IPC Advertising
Dr Giles Fraser
Priest in Charge at St Mary’s Newington
Philip Thomas
CEO, Cannes Lions
Zoe Williams
Columnist, Journalist and Author

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http://debatinggroup.org.uk/541/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=541 http://debatinggroup.org.uk/541/#comments Thu, 09 May 2013 13:04:40 +0000 Bage http://debatinggroup.org.uk/?p=541 Monday 25th March 2013

It pays to advertise, but not enough to revive Britain (carried)

Sponsor: Advertising Association

In the chair: Helen Goodman MP

For the motion                                  Against the motion
   
Laurence Green
Founding Partner, 101 London
Sam Blackie
Director, Deloitte
Luke Owen
Year 3 advertising student
London College of Communication
Max Lehner
Year 3 advertising student
London College of Communication

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http://debatinggroup.org.uk/525/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=525 http://debatinggroup.org.uk/525/#comments Mon, 04 Feb 2013 16:26:56 +0000 Bage http://debatinggroup.org.uk/?p=525 Monday 28th January 2013

Do social responsibility claims by businesses amount to little more than posturing to gain commercial advantage? (carried)

Sponsor: The Chartered Institute of Marketing

In the chair: Lord Hastings of Scarisbrick

For the motion                                  Against the motion
   
Keith Weed
CMO, Unilever
Mark Lloyd Davies
Senior Director, Johnson & Johnson
Hamish Pringle
Strategic Advisor, 23red
Liz Bingham
Managing Partner, Ernst & Young

 

 

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http://debatinggroup.org.uk/498/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=498 http://debatinggroup.org.uk/498/#comments Tue, 27 Nov 2012 16:05:53 +0000 Bage http://debatinggroup.org.uk/?p=498 November 26 2012

Traditional journalism is not sustainable in an age of citizen journalists and social media

Sponsor: JICREG

In the chair: Lord True

For the motion                                  Against the motion
   
Steve Marinker
Managing Director, Havas PR
Kim Fletcher
 Chair of NCTJ (National Council for the Training of Journalists)
Clinton Manning
Director of Support Services, Pelham Bell Pottinger
Anthony Longden
Journalist, Editorial Consultant and General Adviser to PCC
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http://debatinggroup.org.uk/sexualised-imagery-in-advertising-need-to-be-controlled-by-statutory-regulation-defeated/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=sexualised-imagery-in-advertising-need-to-be-controlled-by-statutory-regulation-defeated http://debatinggroup.org.uk/sexualised-imagery-in-advertising-need-to-be-controlled-by-statutory-regulation-defeated/#comments Wed, 18 Jul 2012 09:19:05 +0000 Bage http://debatinggroup.org.uk/?p=472 July 9 2012

Sexualised imagery in advertising need to be controlled by statutory regulation (Defeated)

Sponsor: Outdoor Media Centre

In the chair: Jo Swinson MP

For the motion                                  Against the motion
   
Anna Van Heeswijk

CEO, Object

Guy Parker

Chief Executive, ASA

Elizabeth Wilmott Harrop
Caitlin Ryan

Executive Creative Director, Proximity London

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http://debatinggroup.org.uk/463/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=463 http://debatinggroup.org.uk/463/#comments Thu, 17 May 2012 14:37:35 +0000 Bage http://debatinggroup.org.uk/?p=463 A devalued creative industry has led to a disengaged youth (defeated)

May 14 2012

Sponsor: Marketing Agencies Association

In the chair: Austin Mitchell MP

For the motion                                  Against the motion
   
Lord Stevenson of Balmacara Damian Collins MP
Michelle Clothier
Managing Director
Livity
Tom Schuller
Director
Longview
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http://debatinggroup.org.uk/451/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=451 http://debatinggroup.org.uk/451/#comments Tue, 03 Apr 2012 09:59:54 +0000 Bage http://debatinggroup.org.uk/?p=451 Government advertising saves the country money (carried)

March 26 2012

Sponsor: Thinkbox

In the chair: Lord Black of Brentwood

For the motion                                  Against the motion
   
Stephen Woodford
Chairman and CEO
DDB
Matthew Sinclair
Director
Taxpayers’ Alliance
Mark Lund
Founder
Now
Matt Tee
Former Perm Sec.
for Government. Communication

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