About

We believe creativity is undervalued

Why We Do This

We’re on a mission to champion creative communities around the world. Whether you want to attend an event or host one, we’d love your support.

Our Story

Based around a series of talks and informal networking, Glug has become one of the most exciting, credible and well-attended creative events around.

We started in 2007 as a handful of mates talking shop and showing their work and reels off in an East London pub. Twelve years later and we're an international movement with events in many cities around the world.

We’ve had names such as Anthony Burrill, Brendan Dawes, Design Studio, Turner Duckworth, Facebook, Future Deluxe, IDEO, Google Creative Labs, I Love Dust, Jason Bruges Studio, ustwo, Social Chain, Animade, Noma Bar, Uber, Wolff Olins and many more.

Alongside our regular Glugs, we’ve also run events in conjunction with BIMA, Cannes Lions, Microsoft Surface, D&AD, Adobe, WeTransfer, PickMeUp and charities such as Shelter. We like to have fun. 

So there it is, get yourselves down! New Gluggers are always welcome to come along and see what we're all about, so bring a friend and get Notworking with us.

See you at our events!

2007
Founded by Ian & Nick in London
35+
Global Glug Chapters bringing creativity to thousands of Gluggers
10m*
Pints of beer drunk since we started... and that’s just Nick

Speakers

We've been lucky enough to have some amazing people speak at Glug
Here's some of our recent speakers

All the Speakers

A

  • 18 Feet & Rising
  • 3 Sided Cube
  • 30 Dates
  • 3D Hubs
  • 44flavours
  • 9 Squares
  • AAAB Illustration
  • Aardman Animations
  • Ableton
  • Accept&Proceed
  • Adam Babajee-Pycroft
  • Adam Boita
  • Adam Rix
  • Adaptable
  • ADT Projects
  • Adult Art Club
  • Afriek
  • Agency Rush
  • Agency TK
  • Airbnb
  • Airside
  • AKQA
  • Albion
  • Alex Fowkes
  • Alexander Whitley
  • Alice Bowsher
  • Alice Tonge
  • Alison Battisby
  • Allez! Studio
  • Alphabetical
  • Amanda Baker
  • Amplify
  • Amy Heycock
  • Analog
  • AnalogFolk
  • Andrew Spitz
  • Andy Leek
  • Animade
  • Anna Eijsbouts
  • Anna Ginsburg​
  • Anna Mantzaris
  • Anna Mullin
  • Annatomix
  • Anne Noble-Partridge
  • Anrike Piel
  • Anthony Burrill
  • Anthony Burrill
  • Anthony Burrill
  • Arice
  • Arice
  • Art & Graft
  • Art&Graft
  • Artangel
  • Atyp
  • Austin Advisory Group
  • Austin Keeble
  • Availo
  • Avocado Social
  • Awesome Merchandise
  • Awkward Arcade
  • Aymi Duignan
  • e3creative
  • giffgaff
  • venturethree

B

  • B-REEL
  • Barclays
  • Baxter and Bailey
  • BBC
  • BBC Creative
  • BBC UX&D
  • BBCWW
  • Becky Henderson
  • Becky Henderson
  • Ben Akers
  • Ben Holliday
  • Berliner Benson
  • Billie Whitehouse
  • Bleep Bleeps
  • Blippar
  • BLOW
  • BLOW Photo
  • Bobbi Rae Gastall
  • Bompas & Parr
  • Box of Toys
  • Boy & Bird
  • Brand Nu
  • BrandNu
  • Brass Agency
  • Bread Collective
  • Brendan Dawes
  • Brendan Forster
  • Brewgooder
  • Brian Kenny
  • Brighton Illustration Fair
  • Brother Film Co
  • Brothers of the Stripe
  • BUILD
  • Bundobust
  • Bureau for Visual Affairs
  • BWM Dentsu

C

  • Calm
  • Camille Donegan
  • Campaign
  • Candi Williams & Natalie Lewendon
  • Cannes Lions
  • Carole Sertillanges
  • Cause2Create
  • Cavalry Studio
  • Chi + Josh
  • Chicks in Advertising
  • Chirp
  • Christian Eager
  • Christoph Cauvy
  • Cíara Hillyer
  • Ciarán Maguire
  • Cirque du Soleil Media
  • CKOL Studios
  • Claire Dowling
  • Claire Farrell
  • Clare Morton
  • Clemenger BBDO
  • Complex
  • Cooperative Innovations
  • CP+B
  • CPI
  • Crack + Cider
  • Craig Black
  • Craig Oldham
  • Crave Comms
  • Creative Dundee
  • Creative Equals
  • Creative Life
  • Creative Review
  • Creative Spark
  • Critical Mass
  • Crush Creative
  • Cub Studio

D

  • Dalton Maag
  • Dan Hett
  • Dan Log
  • Dan Logan
  • Dan Woodger
  • Dan Woodger
  • Dave Draws
  • Dave Wharton
  • David Carson
  • David Lindsay
  • David Pearson
  • David Shrigley
  • David Wall
  • DBD Design
  • DBLG
  • Delete Agency
  • Deliveroo
  • Deloitte Digital
  • Dentsu Aegis Network
  • DesignStudio
  • Diageo
  • Diesdas Digital
  • Digital Futures
  • Dixon Baxi
  • DixonBaxi
  • DixonBaxi
  • Do The Green Thing
  • Dominic Shadbolt
  • Don't Panic
  • Dot One
  • Dotforge
  • Doug Faulkner
  • Dowse Design
  • Drew Forsyth
  • Drew Lakin
  • Drew Millward
  • Duck Soup Films
  • Duke Studios
  • Duo

E

  • Each&Other
  • East London Comics & Arts Festival
  • Edelman
  • Edenspiekermann
  • Eleanor Barrett
  • Elise
  • Ellen De Faux
  • Ellen Ling
  • Ellie Foreman-Peck
  • Ellius Grace
  • Emery Boardmen
  • Emily Forgot
  • Emma Gannon
  • Emma Sexton
  • Emmy Millichip
  • Empire Magazine
  • Engage Works
  • Equal Lens
  • Equator
  • Equinox
  • Erik Lindvall
  • Etsy
  • Eyes Brewing

F

  • Fabien Strunden
  • Facebook
  • Fairweather Cider
  • Farm
  • Farmdrop
  • Fazeley Studios
  • Fern Canning-Brook​
  • Field
  • Fire Panda
  • Fischer Meyerhans Architects
  • Fish&
  • Fjord
  • Flamingo
  • Flatpack Film Festival
  • Flavourly
  • Flock Global
  • Florence Blankard
  • Foka Wolf
  • Foolproof
  • Forever Digital
  • Found Studio
  • Framer
  • Francis Augusto
  • Franklin Till
  • Fred Aldous
  • Fresh Cut Creative
  • Frolic Studio
  • Frukt
  • Future Deluxe
  • FutureDeluxe
  • Fuzzy Duck

G

  • Gavin Strange
  • GeekGirl Meetup UK
  • Get a Grip Studio
  • Getty Images
  • GF Smith
  • Gillian Ferrabee
  • Giovana Medeiros
  • Glimpse
  • Golden Wolf
  • Golin Health
  • Good Girls Eat Dinner
  • Google Creative Lab
  • Google Creative Labs
  • Gorbet Design
  • Gossip Girl Talks
  • Grace Hughes
  • Grace Ramirez
  • Gray318
  • Greenkern
  • Grey London
  • Grimm & Co
  • Guerilla Suit

H

  • Hacksaw Studio
  • Hactar
  • Handsome Frank
  • Hannah Robathan
  • Harris Ejaz
  • Hato Press
  • HavASole
  • HealthTech Women UK
  • Hellicar & Lewis
  • HelloFresh
  • Henry Collingham
  • Here Design
  • Hero Of Switzerland
  • Hicks Design
  • Hirschandmann
  • Holition
  • Home Agency
  • Hong Yiling​
  • Hou Junhao​
  • HRDWRKER
  • Huge
  • Huggg
  • Human After All
  • Hygge Styling

I

  • Iain Valentine
  • Ian Barnard​
  • Ian Callum
  • Ian Hambleton
  • Ian Stevenson
  • IBM
  • IDEO
  • If Not Now
  • Imagination
  • Independence Brewing co.
  • INSA
  • Interference Pattern
  • Intern Magazine
  • Isaac Ravishankara
  • Isabel + Helen
  • Isobar
  • It's Nice That
  • It’s Okay

J

  • Jack Morton
  • Jaguar
  • Jamesp0p
  • JamFactory
  • Jasmine Thomas
  • Jelly and Gin
  • Jelly London
  • Jennifer Hayashi
  • Jessie Lloyd
  • Jigtalk
  • Jill & Gill
  • Jim Stoten
  • Jim Stoten
  • Jim Stoten
  • Jim Sutherland
  • Jimmy Turrell
  • JJ Anderson
  • Jo Wallace
  • Joan Quirós
  • Joana Correia
  • Job, Joris & Marieke
  • Joe Boyd
  • Joe Gosling
  • Johanna Drewe
  • John Bond
  • Jon Francis
  • JonesMillbank
  • Jordan Burns
  • Jordan Yates
  • Joseph Liu
  • Josephine Hicks
  • JOTO
  • Joyann Boyce
  • Judd Wrighton
  • Junior Press

K

  • Kara Pangilinan
  • Karbach Brewing co.
  • Katee Hui
  • Katy West
  • Keith Davis Young
  • Keith Wildman
  • Kerry Harrison
  • Kevin Tran
  • Kickpush
  • Kidz Express
  • Kin Design
  • Kindred
  • Kinzen
  • KMAH Radio
  • Konichiwa
  • Kristyna Baczynski
  • Kuva
  • Kyle Bean

L

  • LA LATINA
  • Lauren Dickens
  • Laurie Rowan
  • Lauryn Nwankpa
  • Layer Design
  • LCC
  • Leo Burnett
  • Lewis Hackett
  • Life Agency
  • Light Sail VR
  • Lightscape
  • Littlstar
  • Livity
  • LJB Studio
  • Lotte Alexis Smith

M

  • M&C Saatchi
  • Made Thought
  • Magazine Brighton
  • Mainframe
  • Make Works
  • Malin Persson
  • Man Made Music
  • Manifest
  • ManifestWorks
  • ManVSMachine
  • ManvsMachine
  • ManvsMachine
  • Mark Halliwell
  • Marshmallow Laser Feast
  • Martina Flor
  • Marylou Faure
  • Mashay
  • Mathilde Cabanas
  • Matt Geeling
  • Matt Golding
  • Matt Lamont
  • Matt Saunders
  • Matt Sewell
  • Matt Thompson
  • Max Phillips
  • McKinsey
  • Media Chain
  • Media Disrupters
  • MediaMonks
  • Meïdy Baffou
  • Mercedes Benson
  • Merijn Hos
  • Merlin Nation
  • MetaDesign
  • Middle Boop
  • Mills
  • Mindleaps
  • Minerva Freire
  • Minerva Freire
  • Monorex
  • Monsterism
  • Monzo
  • Morag Myerscough​
  • Moritz Waldemeyer
  • Move On
  • Moving Brands
  • MPC Creative
  • Mr B & Friends
  • Mr Bingo
  • Mr President
  • MTV
  • MullenLowe​
  • Multiadaptor
  • Multiply
  • Murat Germen
  • Music

N

  • Nabeel Yousuf
  • Native
  • Nativve
  • Nature Nurture
  • NB Studio
  • Neighbourly
  • Nerve
  • New Media Scotland
  • New Substance
  • Niamh Herrity
  • Nick Ellis
  • Nicole Levings
  • Nils Leonard
  • Noir Agency
  • Nomad
  • Nomads Agency
  • Northern Monk
  • Nova Dando
  • NXNW Brewery Co.

O

  • Offset Earth
  • Oggadoon
  • Ogilvy Labs
  • Oh My!
  • Okido
  • One Green Bean
  • One Minute Briefs
  • Onformative
  • Orderbird
  • Outcrowd Collective
  • Owen Harvey

P

  • Paper Moose
  • Parallax
  • Parrot Bespoke Printing
  • Pass The Crayon
  • Passion Pictures
  • Paul Felton
  • Paul McMahon
  • Paul Wickers
  • Paul Windle
  • Paulette Long OBE
  • Pentagram
  • People Of Print
  • Petra Benach
  • Phil Cleaver
  • Photobot
  • Piing
  • Pinky
  • Pippa Murray
  • Pippa Murray
  • Pippa Murray
  • PITCH
  • Pivotal Labs
  • Pixel Pyros
  • Plug-in Media
  • Polina Joffe
  • Ponderosa
  • Projection Artworks
  • Provide
  • Publicis London
  • Purple Pill VR

R

  • R/GA
  • Rabbit Portal
  • Rachel Clancy
  • Ragged Edge
  • Rally & Broad
  • Rana Fadavi
  • Rana Fadavi
  • Rapha
  • Raphaël Perrier
  • Reading FC
  • Record Cafe
  • Red & Grey
  • Red Bee Media
  • Red Paper Heart
  • Republic of Everyone
  • Rich Strachan
  • Riposte
  • Rob Alderson
  • Rob Flowers​
  • Robert Walker
  • Robot Food
  • Robyn + Henry
  • Rog How
  • Ronzo
  • Roots
  • Rope Press
  • Rory McCormick
  • Rose Blake
  • Rose McAleese
  • Rude
  • Ryan Todd

S

  • Sam Ailey
  • Sanctus
  • Sanctus
  • Sarah Hyndman​
  • Scarlett Curtis
  • Science Gallery Dublin
  • Science Museum
  • Science: Disrupt
  • Scrimshire
  • Seb Lester
  • Seeds
  • Sennep
  • Seven9 Signs​
  • Shahnaz Ahmed
  • Shine Communications
  • Shotopop
  • Si Scott
  • Siberia
  • Sid Lee
  • Side by Side
  • Signal Noise
  • Sir John Hegarty
  • Skylab
  • Smith & Harrop
  • Snakes And Ladders
  • Sneaky Raccoon
  • Social Chain
  • Social Fixt
  • Someone
  • Sony PlayStation
  • Space66
  • Spin
  • Squad
  • St Elmo Brewing
  • State of Play Games
  • Steve Clarkson
  • Stink Studios
  • Stories About Talent
  • Storm Branding
  • Streaker
  • Stuart Outhwaite Noel
  • Stuart Watson
  • Studio Boost
  • Studio DBD
  • Studio Gang
  • Studio Koto
  • Studio Output
  • Studio Sophisti
  • Studio Sutherl&
  • Studio Treble
  • Studio Yukiko
  • Su Zhongwei​
  • Suburb
  • Sue Doeksen
  • Sunshine
  • Super Freak
  • Super Global
  • Superhi
  • SuperHuman
  • Supermundane
  • Superunion
  • Supple Studio

T

  • Tara Moore
  • Taxi Studio
  • TBWA
  • Team Cooper
  • Team Eleven
  • Team Flawsome
  • Tech Dept
  • Technology Will Save Us
  • Tehmina Khurram
  • Territory
  • The App Business
  • The Beautiful Meme
  • The Boom!
  • The Brick Box
  • The Clearing
  • The Conscience Organisation
  • The Counter Press​
  • The Decorators
  • The Designers Republic
  • The Doodle Man
  • The Dots
  • The Fandangoe Kid
  • The Foundry
  • The Future Positive
  • The Graphic Foodie
  • The Hebridean Food Co.
  • The Mill
  • The Partners
  • The Radavist
  • The Rusted Pixel
  • The Skinny
  • The Stone Twins
  • The Swine that Dines
  • The Union
  • The Woodpecker
  • These Northern Types
  • Thin Silence
  • Thinkhouse
  • Third Channel
  • Third Sight Pictures
  • This Because
  • Thompson Brands Partners
  • Tim Jarvis
  • Tiny Giant
  • Toby & Pete
  • Toby Amies
  • Together Design
  • Tom Cunningham
  • TOMS Shoes
  • Tonton Club
  • Tusko
  • Twitter
  • Two Bit Circus

U

  • Uber
  • Ugly
  • UKTV
  • Uncommon
  • UNILAD
  • Unit9
  • United Visual Artists
  • Unruly
  • Upfest
  • Urban Splash
  • Ustwo

V

  • Vanilla Ink Studios
  • VCCP
  • Viacom
  • Vimla Appadoo
  • Vix Hansard

W

  • Waldemeyer
  • Waste Studio
  • We Are Seventeen
  • We are Social
  • We Are Us
  • We Launch
  • We Love This
  • Wearable Experiments
  • Well Made Studio
  • Wendy Adamson
  • Wes Hosie
  • WeTransfer
  • WeWork
  • What3Words
  • Whitespace
  • Wilfred Wood
  • Wilfrid Wood
  • Will Barras
  • Wolff Olins
  • Woodwork Music
  • Work.Life
  • WorkGroup
  • Worldwide FM
  • Wur

Y

  • Yas Banks
  • Yoni
  • Your Majesty
  • Youtube
  • Yvonne Carmichael

Z

  • Zara Zaman Khan
  • Zealous
  • Zelig