Executive Director of Government Communications
Based in Downing Street and the Cabinet Office, Alex Aiken is the most senior communications professional in the Civil Service.
Sam Ashken is a Strategic Planner at Blippar, building strong, user-centric relationships for brands in AR.
Imran Azam is the Founder of thesisreel.co providing brands with strategic, creative, training and production services.
National Crew & Facilities Manager
Nicky Ball works as the National Crew & Facilities Manager for Creative England running a bespoke crewing service for Productions shooting across the English regions.
Dr. Robin Bargar
Professor, School of Arts and Media and School of Computing Sciences and Engineering
University of Salford
Robin Bargar is Professor in the School of Arts and Media and the School of Computing Sciences and Engineering at University of Salford.
Helena Barras is an award-winning Chartered Marketer with over ten years’ global marketing experience.
Founder and Course Director
Accolade Media Training
Jeni Beattie is Founder and Course Director at Accolade Media Training.
Victoria Boldison is a multi-award winning Chartered Marketer with an international career.
Founder and MD
Alison Bowcott-McGrath is the Founder and MD of PinPointer, a proud ambassador of the high street.
Martin Bryant is Community Editor at Tech North, where he tells the story of technology in the North of England.
Head of New Technologies
Studio Liddell VR & AR
Peter has decades of knowledge, expertise and ‘hands on’ experience as a producer, game designer and developer in both 2D and 3D. With many years experience developing VR & AR projects he is a passionate advocate of immersive technologies.
Tim Cameron-Kitchen is a bestselling digital marketing author, Head Ninja at Exposure Ninja and host of the Exposure Ninja Digital Marketing Podcast.
Moose Media Management
Graham Campbell is the MD of Moose a social media agency in Blackburn with clients all over the world.
The Wheel Exists
Katy set up The Wheel Exists in 2013 to help charities and small businesses create lovely, professional and mobile friendly websites using Squarespace.
Martin Carr is Executive Producer at AbbottVision, which was established in 2008 by the multi award-winning writer, creator and producer Paul Abbott.
Anna Carlson is a client partner at Hyper Island, designing and co-delivering its tailored partnerships with organisations.
Tom Cheesewright is the founder of applied futurism practice, Book of the Future and creator of the Futurist’s Toolkit, a suite of tools for agile organisations.
Head of Corporate Communications
Greater Manchester Police
Amanda Coleman is responsible for Corporate Communications at Greater Manchester Police and has almost 25 years’ experience both as a journalist and in communication roles.
Caoilfhionn Nic Conmara
Caoilfhionn Nic Conmara is an Account Manager at Quantcast, a digital advertising company specialising in audience measurement and real time advertising.
Jamie is a seasoned broadcast professional with over eleven years’ experience in broadcast television.
CEO and Co-founder
Jon Cornwell is CEO and Co-founder of Newsflare.
Jane Dalton puts her experience to good use as Creative Instigator at Groundswell Innovation
Henry Davies is the founder of 106 Communications
Managing and Creative Director
Anthony Diver has over 18 years hands-on experience in the digital and creative sectors heading creative, strategic and technical roles holistically.
TV and Film Writer
Jimmy Dowdall is a film and television writer, who has worked extensively with Channel 4 including on hit series Shameless.
Principal Lecturer in Digital Marketing & Enterprise
Manchester Metropolitan University
David Edmundson-Bird is Principal Lecturer in Digital Marketing & Enterprise at Manchester Metropolitan University
Disruptive Consumer Intelligence for Marketing & Media
Skin the Cat Ltd
Brand Marketing Executive
Nicola Emmerson has been working in the marketing industry for over 10 years and most recently at Bakery Wholesaler, BAKO.
Director of Cloud Services
Marc Esmiley is Director of Cloud Services at iomart and heads up the public cloud division.
First Annapolis Consulting
Scott Frisby is a strategy consultant in First Annapolis’s European practice, and specializes in consumer products and payment innovation.
Ben Harper is an entrepreneur, author, speaker and Director at Datify.
Head of Commercial and Events
Chris Heyes is the Head of Commercial and Events at IFB2018.
A former PR professional, Caroline Hopkins is now a presentations coach, enabling people to engage with an audience and win new business.
Matt Emmett is Sales Director at ProCo and has over 20 years’ experience of direct mail, data driven communications and cutting edge digital print technology.
CEO and Digital Marketer
Imran is the CEO of Infusionsoft and has been educating Marketers for the last 20 years and is highly driven to help Marketers succeed, earn more and have a better life style.
Head of Creative
Oliver Francis is Head of Creative for Consumer PR at Sky.
Lucia Fuertes is Managing Consultant at Bolst Global and has a long track record of successfully directing the development and execution of marketing, advertising and media sales strategic solutions for clients.
Greg Furber heads up the 360 degree production division as VR Director at REWIND.
Tim Glanfield has been the editor of RadioTimes.com since 2013 and oversees all of Radio Times digital products.
Gordon Glenister has been director general of BPMA, the UKs largest trade association for promotional merchandise for almost 10 years.
Andy Green Creativity
Andy Green is a Brand Story and creativity expert.
Smoking Gun PR
Rick Guttridge co-founded Smoking Gun in 2010 and has over 15 years Public Relations and communications agency experience.
Mark Herbert is joint CEO of Sheffield based-Warp Films, known for its multi award winning films and television.
Matt Hunt is CEO of Apadmi Enterprise, part of the Apadmi Group, the UK’s leading mobile app developer.
Search Director at every1, Jon Hunter has over 20 years experience in the digital sector, 12 of which specically within search marketing
Simon Iredale runs several companies in the field of digital design, marketing and analytics. and founded the Motionlab group in 2004.
Head of eCommerce & Retail
Virgin Trains East Coast
An experienced digital leader and digital transformation specialist, Kristal Ireland heads up the Ecommerce and Retail team at Virgin Trains East Coast.
Lotte Jeffs is Acting Editor of ELLE UK.
Daniel Keighron-Foster has been the Managing Director of Steamhaus since August 2015.
Director of Marketing & Comms
Everton Football Club
Richard Kenyon’s current role at Everton Football Club involves him overseeing marketing, insight, corporate communications, PR & media functions.
Director of Marketing & Industry Engagement
Alex Kozloff is Director of Marketing & Industry Engagement at the IAB.
Slater and Gordon Lawyers
Steve Kuncewicz is a principal lawyer in the business advisory team at Slater and Gordon Lawyers in Manchester.
Simon Landi is one of the founding members of Manchester-based marketing communications agency Access and is developer of the social media tool Events Stream Live.
Jonathan Leather is a Line Producer with 10 years experience in drama production.
Founder of Tech Essence, Ken Leren is passionate about all things digital.
CEO and Founder
Return On Digital
Guy Levine is the CEO and Founder of Return.
Head of Marketing
Emmy Lipoid is the Head of Marketing at Data8, including brand awareness, demand generation, and public relations.
Head of Brand Engagement
Paul Mallon heads the digital engagement team at Paddy Power.
Green Hat People
Georgie Mann is one of the Directors of Green Hat People UK, a company that designs active meetings, workshops and business games engaging audiences on an entirely new level.
Head of Innovation & Emerging Technologies
Tony Markovski is the Head of Innovation & Emerging Technologies at Mirum Agency, named “Visionary” in the 2016 Gartner Magic Quadrant.
Founder and Managing Director
An experienced PR and marketing professional, Laura Mashiter is founder and managing director of award-winning communications agency, Refresh PR.
Bing Ads UK
Aaron McGrath is UK Sales Director at Bing Ads UK managing some of the largest Travel and Finance advertisers and agencies in the UK.
Account Director & Social Media Lead
Lucy McKerron is Account Director and Social Media Lead at Synergy Creative and has over a decade of experience in helping brands shape their employee and customer experience.
Media Commentator and Mediatel Journalist
Dominic Mills is a Media Commentator and Mediatel Journalist.
Product Marketing Manager
Bing Ads, Microsoft
James Murray works for Microsoft and is the Product Marketing Manager for Bing Ads across EMEA.
Senior Agency Development Manager
James Nesbitt has been at Google for almost 10 years and currently works as Senior Agency Development Manager.
Head of UK Agencies
Gareth Neville is Head of UK Agencies at Ve Interactive, one of the fastest growing ad tech businesses in the UK.
Lyndon Nicholson is a marketing professional with a career spanning three decades.
Daniel Nolan is managing director of theEword, one of Manchester’s leading independent digital agencies.
Brand Engagement Director
Rapport The People Activation Agency
Russell Oakley is Brand Engagement Director at Rapport and specialises in helping brands understand, inspire and grow their audience.
Search Sales Lead SMB
Bing Ads UK
Adela Popilkova is a sales lead at Microsoft Search Advertising and is a search marketing expert with extensive experience across all corners of the industry.
Sima Ray is a Series Producer with more than 20 years’ TV experience ranging from hard-hitting investigative and undercover journalism to more recently working on Features, Observational Documentaries and Children’s programmes.
Global Partner Development
Peter helps marketing agencies, web site developers, and SME consultants deliver sales and marketing success to their clients as Global Partner Development at Infusionsoft
Co-Founder and Managing Director
Gavin Sherratt is Co-Founder and Managing Director of leading Liverpool digital development agency Mashbo, delivering events for digital businesses to network and showcase their work to influential audiences.
Dr. Nick Southgate
Applied Behavioural Consultant
Nick Southgate is one of the leading practitioners in the emerging field of applied behavioural thinking.
Head of Marketing
Sally Stanton is Head of Marketing at Warburtons Ltd.
An experienced quantitative market researcher, Duncan Swan is a director of Vision One.
Commercial Director and Co-founder
Bevan Thomas is Commercial Director and Co-founder of Newsflare.
Sales and Marketing Director
Debbie Thompson is Sales and Marketing Director at PinPointer, assisting the MD in developing and implementing the strategic growth plan that will take the business from good to great.
Senior Product Manager
Oliver Thompson is the Senior Product Manager for BBC Live, the BBC’s digital live event service.
Sue Todd has been the CEO of Magnetic since it opened its doors in January 2015.
Head of PR - Insurance, Funeralcare and Legal Services
Cat Turner currently heads up the Consumer Services PR team at the Co-op
Simon Wharton is Managing Director at PushON and has more than 2 decades experience working in digital
Commercial Content Director
Tash Willcocks is Programme Leader at Hyper Island and has 20 years of experience shaping future changemakers in the creative industry.
Head of 360
Richard Wormwell is Head of 360 at Dock10 and has 20 years’ experience in broadcast television
Head of External Affairs & Content
Steve Woolley has been the Head of External Affairs and Content at the Chartered Institute of Marketing since 2014.
Head of Organic Acquistion
Lukasz Zelezny is the head of organic acquisition at uSwitch.com, a UK-based price comparison website with offices in London.