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Follow Student Beans as we tour the globe, stopping off at physical events, virtual meetups and webinars each month. If our paths just happen to cross, come and say hello to the team – we’d love to meet you!

Here’s where you’ll find us in 2021

2-4 August 2021

small agency

We are delighted to be sponsoring Ad Age’s Small Agency Conference & Awards. This is a truly unique industry event and brings all of the best small agencies together for a jam-packed agenda.

7 September 2021

affiliate huddle

Join us this September in Brighton for Affiliate Huddle. As sponsors of the event, you can meet us on our stand to discuss how Student Beans and affiliate networks work in perfect tandem together.

29-30 September 2021

Online Retailer

For the first time, we will be heading to Online Retailer in Sydney, as we meet the wider e-commerce industry, and share strategic Gen Z insights and solutions, both on the stage and over on our expo stand.

Catch up on recent webinars

The Gen Z Shopper: What brands need to know to be at the top of their 2021 list

We teamed up with industry experts, Jeff Fromm, President at FutureCast, and Alex Sukhoy, Marketing Communications Manager at Creative Cadence – to highlight the latest Gen Z shopping and spending habits and trends brands need to know about.

Panel discussion: The voice of Gen Z

Authenticity. Activism. TikTok. Humor. Digitally native. All are words that have been used to describe Gen Z. But who exactly are they? Meet our Gen Z panel, Bailey, Kenia and Rachel, as they give their honest opinions on what brands are doing right – and how they can do better.

Gen Z and pent-up demand: a quick explainer

This quick explainer will give all US brands an overview of Gen Z and post-pandemic life. Access informed predictions of what comes next for student consumers – and learn how your brand fits into that picture.

Princess Polly wears the crown: how to build brand loyalty with a global Gen Z audience

Join us as we sit down with Kim Zorn, Head of Performance Marketing at Princess Polly to discuss the challenges of international expansion, the benefits of social media marketing, and why Gen Z students should be at the heart of your marketing strategy. 

Pent up demand: Travel’s roadmap out of lockdown

In this short on-demand webinar, Mark Walker, the CRO of Student Beans, will show you exactly what you – as a travel brand – need to do to engage with Gen Z students in the coming months.

Pent up demand: Fashion’s roadmap out of lockdown

Join Mark Walker, CRO at Student Beans, as he takes a closer look at how Gen Zs’ fashion preferences have evolved throughout lockdown – and gain an insight into how pent-up demand for in-person activities will feed into the fashion sector.

Pent up demand: Food & Drink’s roadmap out of lockdown

With over 12 months of insights into the food and drink preferences and habits of our student community, Student Beans will give you a snapshot of the future of the sector – and give you actionable tips on how to reach Gen Z students.

Pent up demand: Fitness’ roadmap out of lockdown

Join Mark Walker, CRO at Student Beans, as he maps out the trajectory of students’ fitness attitudes during the COVID-19 pandemic – and makes predictions about how they’ll take new habits into a post-COVID world.

Pent up demand: Events’ roadmap out of lockdown

In this 10-minute on-demand webinar, learn how Gen Z students’ anticipation for nightlife, festivals, concerts and sporting events has built over the past year – and understand what you need to do to balance their excitement with their caution.

Pent-up demand: predicting Gen Z’s post-covid spending

Join our CRO as he explores the key trends and predictions for Gen Z’s post-lockdown spending. Learn how demand has grown across Fashion, Travel, Events, Fitness, and Food & Drink – and join us in mapping out how they’ll be releasing this pent-up demand in the months.

Rethinking retail: How to prepare for the post-pandemic landscape

We caught up with Eastpak and Laced to hear how they evolved to meet changing consumer needs during the pandemic, and to discover ‘what’s next?’ as we look to the future.

eCommerce Trends, Behaviour, and Loyalty of Gen Z

Listen in as we speak to Partnerize, a leading global affiliate network, about how ecommerce brands can tap into the latest Gen Z trends, to win students’ long-term shopping loyalties.

Domino’s spills the beans: How to be remembered by Gen Z for the right reasons

Joined by Kathy Connolly-Livings, Customer Acquisition Manager at Domino’s, we talk first impressions, gamification, international expansion, and adapting to continue to win Gen Z’s hearts during the pandemic and beyond.

Previous events we’ve been at

19-20 July 2021

new york

The affiliate world will be meeting again in-person for this eagerly anticipated event. Find us at Affiliate Summit East in New York this July. Will you be attending? Connect with us on the event app and let’s chat!

13-15 June 2021

YMS Online USA

We’re heading back to YMS Online USA this year, and are looking forward to joining forces with FASHIONPHILE to discuss “From Discounts to Luxury: Rethinking Retail to Fuel Gen Z’s Love of Shopping”.

29-31 March 2021

Retail Global

The world of retail will meet again, in person, at the Gold Coast Convention Centre, and we’re going to be there! Attendees can find us over on stand 33, where we will be giving away our latest insights on how Gen Z engage with AU shopping events.

9-11 March 2021


For the first time, we will be attending Groceryshop’s spring meet-up to connect with the grocery and CPG industry community. Attending? Let us know, we’d love to connect to see how you’re navigating the challenges presented by COVID-19!

23-25 February 2021


We’re heading back to YMS Online (virtually) this year, and are looking forward to inspiring like-minded brands, passionate about engaging young consumers. Join us for a 30-minute session, “Student marketing: ripping up the rulebook”.

28-29 October 2020

YMS Online virtual theatre

We’re excited to be a part of YMS Online, an event with Gen Z at the centre of its agenda. This year, we’re hosting the College Marketing Track – stop by to check out our Cyber Week themed 30-minute panel, featuring some BIG brand names.

20-22 October 2020

Shoptalk goes virtual for 2020.

 As retail’s first digitally native event nears closer, the team are preparing for a busy few days networking with existing clients and retail leaders from potential new brand partners. Will you be in the (virtual) room? Let us know!

27-30 October 2020

This year we are returning to PI Live, but this time, in a virtual capacity. We’re excited to meet brands, publishers and retailers, to discuss their challenges and how investing in targeted marketing to Gen Z can help to overcome these.

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