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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    WSMC: Presenter Bursaries

    Help us support authors from the developing world who are trying to create positive behaviour change for social good. The planning committee for the World Social Marketing Conference is raising funds through a campaign on gofundme to allow presenters from the developing world to attend and showcase their work. All donations will help bring professionals in the developing world working on social marketing projects to create real positive change in their communities to the event. Their work helps promote healthy...
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    Special issue of the Journal of Social Marketing

    Broadening the scope of social marketing theory, application and practice This special issue edited by Christine Domegan and Fiona Harris is focused on a timely topic: broadening the scope of social marketing. Fry, Previte and Brennan (2017) reflect on moving beyond benchmarks in social marketing. McHugh and Domegan’s article responds to the call for reflexivity in social marketing. Spotswood et al (2017) provide a conceptualisation of practice theory and social change. Hastings (2017) reflects on the spiritual dimension of social...
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    iSMA Webinar: Social marketing and health risk communication

    Adding Social Marketing to Health Risk Communications with Jose M. Sanchez March 14/15, 2017 Can Social Marketing and Risk Communications play on the same team? How can Social Marketing tools be effectively integrated into risk communications to optimise both communications and behaviour change when a population is under stress? Jose Sanchez will outline social marketing’s contributions to a disaster management program during Mexico’s 2009 H1N1 influenza outbreak, when social marketing tools functioned as key components supporting the strategies of other...
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    WSMC 2017: Take your social marketing skills to the next level

    To help potential delegates and presenters get the best registration rate possible, the conference early bird registration rates and association registration rates were extended until 31st of January 2017. Book your place now! The ESMA members benefit from special discounts. Contact your Association for the discount code. Learn from experts in the field at WSMC 2017 and take your social marketing skills to the next level. At this year’s World Social Marketing Conference there are a range of fantastic pre...



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