News3.0: a two-week pop-up event in London W1 from News UK.

Identifying and promoting examples of innovation and new concepts within news media. News3.0 events offered insights, innovations and opportunities to debate and interact with some of the most pertinent issues facing the future of news and advertising.


News3.0 Pop-up took place at:
14 Percy Street,
London, W1T 1DR
5th – 15th March



FULLY BOOKED. 5th – 8th March
Future of Insight. 12.30 –14.30
4 ‘Speed research’ sessions with The Sun, The Times and The Sunday Times readers.

NABS Speed creative mentoring. 18.15 – 20.30
This is a chance to ask six hugely experienced and influential creative mentors the things you’ve always wanted to, but not necessarily had the opportunity to. When the whistle blows… it’s time to move on to the next one!


Tuesday 12th March
FULLY BOOKED. KEYNOTE SESSION*: The Future of News on social media. 13.00 – 14.30
Tom Whitwell, Head of Times Digital hosts a fast-paced future facing social media debate, with Bruce Daisley, UK Commercial Director, Twitter;Paul Armstrong, Head of Social Media, Mindshare; David Hepworth, writer, blogger and broadcaster.

Our expert panel will look at how news spreads across social media channels, how this has changed the media landscape, and how companies can use this to their advantage.

Inside newsbrands session. 09.30 – 15.30

An immersion into newsbrands for recent joiners to media agencies. Sessions cover an overview of the newsbrands audience, what makes a great ad in newsbrands, highlights from our latest research and convince the client.

The Sun’s Bizarre team host an evening with Glasvegas. 18.00 – 21.30
A special gig brought to you by The Sun’s Bizarre team. Tom Thorogood, Showbiz Reporter, will interview Glasvegas live on stage before a full performance. 

Wednesday 13th March
Innovation café. 08.30 – 12.30
At News UK we love innovation and we always look at new ways to engage with our customers, we also love seeing other great industry ideas. Pop in, take a look and pick up a complimentary coffee and pastry in our innovation café. Please bring this invite with you for entry.

FULLY BOOKED. Battle of the agencies. 17.30 – 21.30
Teams across media agency land pit their wits in our mini-pub Olympics, with special guest Steve Daking, World Pool Trickshot Champion and the chance to win some fantastic prizes.

Thursday 14th March
Innovation café. 08.30 – 12.30
Day 2 of the innovation café will see some more new and exciting gadgets and technologies from both within and outside of News UK. Pop in, take a look and pick up a complimentary coffee and pastry in our innovation café. Please bring this invite with you for entry.

Friday 15th March
FULLY BOOKED. The Future of Style. 15.00 – 17.30
Discover the future trends in fashion, beauty and high street retail. The Sunday Times Style team bring you a pampering experience with expert opinion. Colin McDowell will interview renowned designer Anya Hindmarch alongside Imran Amed from the Business of Fashion.

The event celebrates the launch of the new look Sunday Times Style, and will focus on “The Impact of Digital on Fashion” – discussing how fashion marketing has been affected by digital.

*Amazing prizes to be won!

The Future of News on social media
3 x iPad minis

Innovation Cafe
Weekend spa for two or weekend trip for two to Paris or an iPad 3

Battle of the agencies
Prize voucher for each team member! 1st =£300, 2nd =£150, 3rd =£50

The Future of Style
An Apple MacBook or a case of super Champagne or £500 Selfridges vouchers
+ Five people will be drawn to choose from a clothes rail from the Sunday Times Style Mercer Street Style pop up shop.

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