ESMA was founded with the aim to connect social marketing people, research and practice at the European level.

By creating a community where people practicing and researching social marketing in Europe can connect with other colleagues to share experiences, knowledge, findings, methods, and practices ESMA endeavours to contribute to the development, evidence base and promotion of the social marketing discipline in Europe. ESMA aims:
  • to establish a community of Social Marketers in Europe
  • to enhance and facilitate knowledge and experience exchange in the different fields of social and behaviour change
  • to promote the use of social marketing as an approach to social change in Europe

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    Changes to our privacy policies

    This article is to inform you of changes to our privacy policies that affect you individually. The ESMA board recently negotiated an agreement with the International Social Marketing Association (iSMA) whereby iSMA will provide ESMA members with full membership of the iSMA in return for 10% of ESMA’s total contributions from members. Note, that this transaction is resolved at no extra cost to ESMA members, who will continue to pay the same rate for ESMA membership. For members’ benefits to...
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    Digital Behaviour Change Conference 2017

    Save the date for the 3rd Digital Behaviour Change Conference to be held on 22-23 February 2017 in London, UK. World-renowned academic experts will be joining key members of the public health and technology sectors for insightful seminars, panel discussions and more across a variety of topics. Submissions for talks, poster sessions, interactive workshops and technology demonstrations can be submitted beginning with July 2016. More details here.
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    41st Macro-marketing Conference, Dublin, Ireland 2016

    Don’t miss the 41st Macro-marketing Conference to be held 13-15 July, in Dublin, Ireland. In addition to the special session on critical social marketing, the Conference tracks include other fascinating topics such as consumer vulnerability; new consumer activism; ethics, equity and social justice; arts and culture; religion in marketing; sustainability; marketization and subalternity; conflict and constructive engagement; consumer culture etc. More details on the conference website.
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    European Code Against Cancer: 12 ways to reduce your risk

    Prof. Jeff French represented ESMA at the special two-day Workshop on Behaviour Change and Social Marketing organised by the Association of European Cancer Leagues in Brussels on 23rd and 24th of May 2016. The event was attended by representatives of 18 European countries all dealing with the issues of preventing cancer and promoting its early detection and treatment. Jeff French acted as a keynote speaker and gave the group an introduction to key social marketing concepts and principles as well...



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