DJ Norman Jay MBE To Bring Good Times To MAD//Fest

07 Jan, 2022

Legendary DJ Norman Jay MBE will provide the soundtrack to MAD//Fest London this summer with an exclusive 2 hour set on 7 July at The Old Truman Brewery Car Park.

Synonymous with London’s Notting Hill Carnival and a pioneer of the city’s dance music scene, Norman Jay was awarded an MBE for services to music in 2002. Aside from playing clubs and festivals across the globe, his eclectic mix of house, funk, groove and soul can be found on his Soho Radio show ‘Good Times At Home’ every Sunday evening.

For the first time, MAD//Fest London will feature a third day. Billed as ‘Disruptors Day’, the closing day will feature a programme of sessions from disruptive brands, innovation chiefs and £20k start-up challenges with briefs from major global brands. After lunch, the venue will be transformed into the MAD//Day Rave featuring sets from top London DJs, cocktails and delicious barbecued food.

“People come to MAD//Fest London for a good time so what better way to celebrate all that’s brilliant about London’s creative, cultural and marketing innovation scene than throwing a party with Mr Good Times himself, Norman Jay MBE?,” said Dan Brain, MAD//Fest London’s Co-founder. 

“Last year's MAD//Fest showed that people's appetite to come together, talk shop and meet the industry's movers and shakers over a drink or two is stronger than ever. In 2022, we've raised the bar again with an incredible line-up of inspiring speakers, entertainers and brand activations that make MAD//Fest the most distinctive industry event to go to in 2022. 

Held across five curated stages, this year’s MAD//Fest London theme is ‘No Guts, No Glory’. The programme will deliver insight on how current and emerging players are making bold decisions in the face of disruption to deliver competitive advantage, growth and adaptability.

Speakers include:

Cristina Diezhandino, CMO, Diageo
Tina Koehler, Global VP Marketing, Deliveroo
James Brown, MD, BrewDog
Cheryl Calverley, CEO, Eve Sleep
Sir Martin, Sorrell, Founder & CEO, S4 Capital 
Jonathan, Ryan, Oreo Equity Marketing Director, Oreo 
Rachel Kerone, Brand Director, Starling Bank
Shamil Thakrar, Founder, Dishoom
Lisa McDowell, Head of Brand Marketing, Ocado
Will Page, Author and former Chief Economist at Spotify
Rachel Waller, Global VP Innovation, Burberry
Finn Lagun, Co-founder + CMO, Pasta Evangelists (part of Barilla)
Keith Moor, CMO, Camelot
Bronwen Foster-Butler,CMO, Voylok
Ferry Kamp, CMO, Meatless Farm
Robbie McCawley, Marketing Director, Electronic Arts (EA) 
Arjoon Bose, Head of Brand, Experience + Culture General Mills
Simon Leesley, MD - UK, Stitch Fix
Steve Axe, Global CMO, Nomad Foods
Peter Zillig, Director of Marketing (Europe), Ford
Michael Inpong, Strategy and Marketing Director, Muller
Gareth Turner, Head of Marketing, Weetabix
Lee Price, Director, Campaigns + Storytelling, Allbirds
Rav Dhaliwal, Chief Marketing and Digital Officer, easyHotel
Gary Raucher, Executive Vice President, Asics

Early bird tickets are available here until 28 January. 

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