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  •  Aaron Suppel - Senior Manager, Digital Marketing Platforms, American Express

    Aaron Suppel - Senior Manager, Digital Marketing Platforms, American Express


    Aaron is responsible for defining the strategy and creative digital assets for the American Express country and network websites across 67 countries. Aaron is also product owner for network content experience management within American Express. He’s been driving core business principles and strategy covering Amex’s use of CMS for scalability, responsive design and language. Aaron has 10 years of international experience in B2C and B2B environments. He’s passionate about design and digital marketing and has proven expertise in creative direction, interactive strategy and global campaign management as well the ability to build brand presence, increase customer acquisition, loyalty and enhance profitability agency-side and within a large corporation.

    Amanda Neylon - Head of Digital, Macmillan Cancer Support

    Amanda Neylon - Head of Digital, Macmillan Cancer Support


    Amanda is responsible for all the charity’s digital presence, from mobile to websites via social media and online marketing. She has over ten years’ experience in the digital world, having started her virtual journey in the car industry at Vauxhall Motors back when the web was all about sexy Flash microsites. As the web became more personalised and user-centric she moved to the charity sector. She revolutionised Diabetes UK’s web services and then worked on public sector digital engagement at the Metropolitan Police before joining Macmillan. Amanda believes in making life simple and engaging for the user and ensuring value for money through sensible research, evaluation and agile delivery processes.  

    Andy Hood - Head of Emerging Technologies, AKQA

    Andy Hood - Head of Emerging Technologies, AKQA


    At AKQA Andy helps teams and offices globally to identify opportunities to innovate with new and existing clients, and to demonstrate AKQA’s ethos of understanding, prototyping and applying new technologies to solve business problems and create opportunities. Andy founded AKQA’s Creative Research & Development Team, which operates at the intersection of creative, UX, technology and strategy. With over 15 years at AKQA, Andy’s worked with clients including Nike, Xbox, Ferrari, Orange and many others. A frequent keynote speaker at global industry events, in 2011 Andy was pleasantly surprised, he says, to find himself included in AdWeek's list of the Top 10 Creative Minds in Digital.

    Andy Sandoz – Creative Partner, Havas Work Club

    Andy Sandoz – Creative Partner, Havas Work Club


    Andy is acknowledged to be one of the UK’s leading digital creatives and innovators. A designer by background, Andy acts as digital coach to senior clients, helping them plan their businesses in ways that leverage the unfolding digital landscape. Andy is regularly invited to judge awards at D&AD, Cannes Lions and One Show. He is the Deputy President of D&AD and lectures for Hyper Island. 

    Ann Stanley - Managing Director, Anicca Digital

    Ann Stanley - Managing Director, Anicca Digital


    Ann has over 12 years' experience of online marketing. She's a chartered marketer and a qualified Google AdWords professional who provides practical PPC consultancy, training and management to businesses. Ann also provides consultancy and training across the full range of digital marketing techniques including website auditing/benchmarking, website design/functionality, SEO, PPC and other online advertising techniques, affiliate marketing, email marketing and social networking/web 2.0.
     

    Bruno Berthezene - Group UK Country Manager, Solocal Group

    Bruno Berthezene - Group UK Country Manager, Solocal Group


    Bruno is Solocal Group UK’s Country Manager and also Solocal Group’s global Partnerships and Business Development Senior Manager. As such, he develops partnerships with tech companies, large groups or start-ups. Bruno has been part of Solocal Group since 2001 and previously worked on strategic planning, strategic research and intelligence, and M&A.
     

    Chris Averill - Founder & Managing Director, we are experience

    Chris Averill - Founder & Managing Director, we are experience


    Chris set up we are experience in 2003 to provide an agency dedicated to creating the best customer experience. A product designer by training, Chris’s 18-year career encompasses the launch of the world’s first commercial interactive TV service, HomeChoice, and the launch of Bupa’s very first website, through to leading Andersen’s client digital design team to launch Sky Sports and Pop Idol. Chris’ interest and expertise in digital convergence, mobile technology and marketing strategies has put the company at the forefront of marketing innovation and digital brand solutions.

     

    Derren Sequeira - FMCG Lead, Facebook UK

    Derren Sequeira - FMCG Lead, Facebook UK


    Derren has been at Facebook for over six years, performing a number of client-direct roles before he took on the leadership of the FMCG Vertical in 2013, heading up a team building partnerships with the top 15 brands in the category. Previously he was an Industry Manager at Google UK on the Entertainment Vertical and before that, a Commercial Development Manager at IDS (Virgin Media) selling integrated sponsorship packages across a range of digital TV channels including UK TV. Derren used to enjoy a wide range of interests outside work but these have now largely been replaced by his responsibilities as a first-time father.

    Gez Daring - Business Development Director, KMP Digitata

    Gez Daring - Business Development Director, KMP Digitata


    KMP Digitata is a long-established digital agency focused on getting measurable results against their clients’ business objectives. Gez has been with the company since 2007, helping companies from many sectors (including travel, manufacturing and luxury) successfully navigate the ever-changing digital landscape by focusing on the one consistent source of digital disruption – the user.

    Jennifer Watkiss - Head of Marketing Communications, Adestra

    Jennifer Watkiss - Head of Marketing Communications, Adestra


    Jennifer has been marketing to, for, and with B2B technology companies for the past decade. As Head of Marketing Communications at Adestra, she brings her deep knowledge of and passion for technology solutions to the realm of digital marketing. When she’s not busy nerding-out… actually, nevermind. That hasn’t happened yet. Find her on twitter: @JenAtAdestra

    Jonathan Whiteside - Co-founder, Building Blocks

    Jonathan Whiteside - Co-founder, Building Blocks


    Jonathan is Principal Consultant at Building Blocks. He co-founded the agency seven years ago, having worked in digital agencies for the past 14 years. In this time he has helped clients around the world including GE Lighting, Regus, Goodyear, E&Y and Alitalia.

    Jonathan’s main job is to help organisations become more efficient and effective by using digital technologies and processes. His particular specialism is helping companies do this internationally.

     

    Kristine Berry-Trow - Strategic Accounts and Marketing Director, Capita Translation and Interpreting

    Kristine Berry-Trow - Strategic Accounts and Marketing Director, Capita Translation and Interpreting


    Kristine Berry-Trow has worked at Capita Translation and Interpreting (Capita TI) for 18 months, acting as strategic accounts and marketing director for some of the company’s largest bluechip customers. She set up the account management team, ensuring client satisfaction and quality of service through account assessment and quality analysis of service and language. Kristine is also responsible for new business development and marketing functions at a strategic partnership level. She is a trained linguist with a German and Spanish BA and MA in translation and interpreting.

     

    Mat Diss - Operations Director, SDL

    Mat Diss - Operations Director, SDL

     
    Mat Diss has been involved in all things mobile since the early days of the industry in 2000. He’s always on the lookout for new technologies and approaches to the challenges of bringing user experiences to life. Mat takes a pragmatic view of the mobile industry and the ever-growing number of internet-enabled devices. He focuses on the issues facing users and developers alike.

    Matt Bush - Head of Performance Agency, Google

    Matt Bush - Head of Performance Agency, Google


    Matt is Head of Performance at Google where he works with leading advertisers and agencies to help them get the most from the web. He joined in 2010 and previously he has worked in press and digital publishing. He also started his own business, which is seen as a badge of honour now but didn't feel like it at the time. Matt is a regular public speaker on many topics around digital, technology and media and how businesses might want to react to benefit from it.
     

    Richard Harris - Head of Online Marketing, Paddy Power plc

    Richard Harris - Head of Online Marketing, Paddy Power plc


    Richard is Head of Online Marketing for Paddy Power PLC and leads a growing team across the full spectrum of digital marketing activity, focused on growing the Sportsbook and e-gaming businesses across existing and new geographies.

    Richard joined Paddy Power in June 2012 after 12 years at American Express where he held the position of Vice President and Head of Customer Acquisition for the UK across the portfolio of lending,charge and co-brand products such as the British Airways Amex card. He also spent a number of years in the International Marketing Capabilities Group in Amex working across several markets including the UK, Australia, Mexico and Canada on a range of customer management and experience projects.

    Richard is a fellow of the Institute of Direct Marketing.
     

    Simon Carter - Executive Director of Marketing, Fujitsu UK & Ireland

    Simon Carter - Executive Director of Marketing, Fujitsu UK & Ireland

     
    Simon is part of the UK & Ireland Executive Leadership Team for the £27bn global IT company Fujitsu. He’s responsible for all marketing activity in the region, from marketing strategy to customer insight, thought-leadership to corporate affairs, demand generation to advertising. In the past, Simon has held board-level and senior marketing positions for some of the UK’s strongest brands, including Thomas Cook, Post Office, EdF Energy, Virgin and NatWest. He is also a Non-Executive Director for Coventry University (London), is Secretary to the Armed Forces Committee for the Worshipful Company of Marketers, and past-Chairman and Trustee of the charity TSBC Foundation. 

    Stefan Finch -Technical Principal / Co-founder, Graph

    Stefan Finch -Technical Principal / Co-founder, Graph


    Stefan has spent his career managing the delivery of digital solutions for some of the UK's most well-respected organisations. Formerly a board director of fuse8 (The Drum’s Digital Agency of the Year in 2010) he has built the delivery teams of award-winning agencies for more than 15 years. Stefan advises clients on technical strategy and designs high-performance/high-availability digital solutions that enable organisations to deliver more of their services online.

     

    Stephen Bennett - Regional Sales Director, Acquia

    Stephen Bennett - Regional Sales Director, Acquia


    As Regional Sales Director at Acquia, Steve focuses on enterprise accounts, specifically financial services, high tech, energy and utilities, retail, CEP and telco. Steve is an internationally experienced, consulting-oriented business development and senior management professional with frontline sales and account management expertise in a number of key industry sectors. Steve has a customer focused, consultative approach to sales and demand creation with a history of successfully developing and executing business transforming initiatives around new product/service introduction in Fortune 500 and start-up organisations.
     

    Thomas Messett - Director, Online Integrated Marketing, Microsoft Mobile Oy

    Thomas Messett - Director, Online Integrated Marketing, Microsoft Mobile Oy

     
    Thomas is a digital native who has spent the last four years helping global brands understand the world of social media and how they can reach their potential customers in a mobile-first and cloud-first world.


  • Digital Transformation

    Digital transformation is the theme for our next Digital Marketing Conference, taking place on Thursday 27 November 2014.

    What does transformation mean? It means adapting to changes in technology and understanding consumer behaviour.

    It means adopting new working practices and managing constant change.

    Most of all it means living in a world where consumers engage with brands on their own terms, in their own time, for as long as those brands remain relevant.

    Sounds challenging? It is. Our speakers will explore the nature, pace and impact of rapid digital change. Join us for a day dedicated to the issues reshaping the marketing industry. It could transform the way you do business.

    Registration 8:30

    Evening Drinks and Networking 17:15 - 19:00

    Agenda coming soon...

    Book your tickets HERE

    Ticket cost until Friday 31 October: £395+VAT 
    Full ticket cost £495+VAT

    Buy two tickets and receive the third ticket at half price. Call 0207 870 3380 for group discounts, direct bookings and any questions regarding the conference.

  • Acquia

    Acquia


    Acquia is the digital business company. Pinterest, Mercedes Benz, Warner Music Group and LV= are among the more than 4,000 organisations that are transforming their digital businesses with Acquia. Global 2000 enterprises, government agencies and not-for-profit organisations rely on Acquia to create new revenue streams, lower costs and engage audiences more deeply through content, community, commerce and context.

    Adestra

    Adestra


    Founded in 2004, Adestra set out from the beginning to be the most respected email service provider (ESP). Well over 300 organisations globally and over 4,000 marketers across both B2C and B2B sectors work with their technology, people and deliverability solutions to generate effective email marketing that powers successful communications campaigns. Follow Adestra on twitter @adestra.

     

    AKQA

    AKQA


    AKQA is an ideas an innovation company. It uses the imaginative application of art and science to create ideas, products and services.
     

    Anicca Digital

    Anicca Digital

    Anicca is one of the fastest growing digital agencies in the UK.

    We are the experts in the science of search. While other agencies may rely on gut-feel and inspiration to get results, we plan our campaigns on hard data and extensive research.

    We focus on Paid, Owned and Earned Media (POEM), which includes PAID (PPC or paid search, social, display), OWNED (SEO, content marketing, email) and EARNED (PR, social and link building).

    We will help demystify these vital marketing channels and help you maximize your ROI. We’ll work with you to provide the extra technical resource that your team really needs and to help give your business a competitive advantage.

    Branded3

    Branded3


    Branded3 is a specialist SEO and digital agency, offering an interdependent approach to clients which involves looking at a project from all aspects of digital marketing to deliver a seamless solution. Using this approach, Branded3 acts as an extension of the client’s team, ensuring all SEO and digital strategies feed directly back into their business and marketing objectives, delivering high-quality results which make a material difference to the bottom line.

    As a team, Branded3 is now over 50-strong and growing all the time, with offices in Leeds and London. Branded3’s enviable client base is at the centre of everything they do, with a dedicated client services team to ensure that the agency doesn’t just offer a service, it offers an experience.
     

    Building Blocks

    Building Blocks

    Building Blocks build digital capabilities for global organisations to help them get closer to their customers.

    The agency works with clients to identify digital opportunities that will increase revenues, develop relationships and improve efficiencies.

    Their creative, technical and operational expertise then put those opportunities into practice - rapidly, reliably and at scale.

    With a team of over 70 people based in Manchester and San Francisco, Building Blocks works alongside its clients from strategy through to roll-out, implementing and integrating digital platforms that help drive their business forward.

    The agency is often engaged by large organisations that recognise their existing web infrastructure is no longer fit for purpose, and needs modernising and consolidating to create a solid foundation on which to build their future. In many cases, the work they do instigates a complete transformation of their online customer experience.
     

    Capita Translation and Interpreting

    Capita Translation and Interpreting


    Capita Translation and Interpreting (Capita TI) provides a comprehensive range of language and localisation services, such as website translation, interpreting, human translation, machine translation, proofreading and transcription.

    Our success is built on a combination of traditional translation methods, innovative technology and a clear focus on quality. Capita TI can support new customers and existing clients with a wide range of services, built on an evolving mix of time-tested translation methods and emerging technology, such as custom-built Machine Translation engines. Our services enable clients with an international reach to deliver their key messages on a truly global scale.

    iomart

    iomart

    iomart is one of the UK's leading providers of cloud computing services. From a single server through to private cloud networks, iomart specialises in the delivery and management of mission-critical hosting services, enabling customers to reduce the costs, complexity and risks associated with maintaining their own cloud applications. By physically owning and managing its own infrastructure, including state-of-the-art data centres in eight locations across the UK and a private, fast fibre network, iomart offers world-beating levels of service to its customers. The Group offers a unique 100% uptime guarantee with all hosting services being engineered to ensure no single point of failure.


     

    KMP Digitata

    KMP Digitata


    KMP Digitata excel at creating and managing user-centric digital experiences that deliver outstanding ROI for our clients. KMP are a group of innovative and exciting digital marketing practitioners, creatives and client side and server side developers based in Manchester. Established in 1991, they have been working within the Digital space since 1995 with a range of clients, including Asda, Manchester Airports Group, Makro, The Open University & Tui Group Plc.

    SDL

    SDL


    Everything you need to deliver unique and personal customer experiences.

    SDL Customer Experience Cloud (CXC) is an integrated technology platform that enables companies to deliver seamless, data-driven experiences to customers at every point of the buying journey – across all channels, devices and languages. 72 of the top 100 global brands use SDL technology to provide superior customer experiences


     

    Silverpop, an IBM Company

    Silverpop, an IBM Company


    Silverpop is the only marketing technology provider that offers a powerful marketing automation solution built atop a scalable email marketing platform. The company has more than a decade of experience empowering marketers to deliver highly relevant communications that efficiently drive revenue while also building brand loyalty. Companies rely on the Silverpop Engage platform to create and manage sophisticated multichannel marketing campaigns that nurture customer and prospect relationships from interest to conversion and beyond.
     

    Solocal Group

    Solocal Group


    Solocal Group (NYSE Euronext Paris: LOCAL) is a European leader in multichannel marketing solutions. It delivers online content, advertising, geolocation solutions and transactional services that connect customers to brands. Its portfolio of solutions helps over 650,000 clients engage with customers and drive online traffic in-store through display advertising, a store locator solution, real-time online booking and many other services. In 2013 Solocal Group generated over £800 million in revenue. The company is headquartered in Paris, France, with offices in Tech City, London, Spain and Austria.

    Upfront

    Upfront


    Upfront is a full service business development agency famous for helping digital agencies win big. Upfront keep you top of mind with key marketing and digital decision makers with a winning combination of email, social media, events, PR and the good old fashioned phone call until the timing is just right. When you work with Upfront, it’s all about results.

    we are experience

    we are experience


    we are experience was established in 2003 to meet the challenges faced by clients who knew they needed more specific skills in user centred design than full services agencies could offer, but struggled to find suitable substitutes.

    Our business has evolved from a small usability and accessibility agency to become one of the country’s leading user experience design and digital research businesses, who have pioneered the use of rapid prototyping in across mobile, web and TV.
      


  • Digital Transformation

    Digital transformation is the theme for our next Digital Marketing Conference, taking place on Thursday 27 November 2014.

    What does transformation mean? It means adapting to changes in technology and understanding consumer behaviour.

    It means adopting new working practices and managing constant change.

    Most of all it means living in a world where consumers engage with brands on their own terms, in their own time, for as long as those brands remain relevant.

    Sounds challenging? It is. Our speakers will explore the nature, pace and impact of rapid digital change. Join us for a day dedicated to the issues reshaping the marketing industry. It could transform the way you do business.

    Registration 8:30

    Evening Drinks and Networking 17:15 - 19:00

    Agenda coming soon...

    Book your tickets HERE

    Ticket cost until Friday 31 October: £395+VAT
    Full ticket cost £495+VAT

    Buy two tickets and receive the third ticket at half price. Call 0207 870 3380 for group discounts, direct bookings and any questions regarding the conference.

  • iHug: The Rise of the Caring Connected Device

    iHug: The Rise of the Caring Connected Device

    21s: Pete Miller, Creative Director at Tangent Snowball, on the rise of the internet of things and connected devices.
    How you Drive Engagement and Revenue Growth Through Understanding Individual User Behaviours?

    How you Drive Engagement and Revenue Growth Through Understanding Individual User Behaviours?

    Sebastian Hoelzl, Director of Marketing Strategy Europe at Silverpop (an IBM Company), explains how contextually relevant communications can significantly increase conversions.
    How to Become an Unstoppable Launch Machine

    How to Become an Unstoppable Launch Machine

    Launches are high profile, high risk operations – with high rewards. Martin Flavin, Creative Director at launch specialists Five by Five, counts down eight tips for a spectacular take-off.
    Auto Trader’s Digital Journey

    Auto Trader’s Digital Journey

    Rakesh Patel, Digital Sales Director at Auto Trader, discusses the challenges and opportunities the organisation faced during its digital transition.
    Social Media – It’s Not a Popularity Contest!

    Social Media – It’s Not a Popularity Contest!

    21s: Richard Summers, Innovation Director at SocialPromote, on using social media to build customer data and generate revenue.
    Keeping Your Audience Engaged in 2014

    Keeping Your Audience Engaged in 2014

    Mark and Jade explain how you can better understand your customer lifecycle journey and gain the best possible ROI from email campaigns.
    15 Easy Things to Test for Better Email Marketing Results

    15 Easy Things to Test for Better Email Marketing Results

    21s: Jennifer Watkiss, Head of Marketing Communications at Adestra, explains how to get emails opened and acted on.
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