Cadbury's, Manchester City FC, We Are Social & GlobalWebIndex join Facebook Marketing Conference (18th July)

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With two weeks left to go 'til Facebook Marketing Conference (18th Jul, ICO Conference Centre, London) we're very pleased to announce more amazing speakers joining our line-up from the likes of Cadbury Dairy Milk, Manchester City FC, TBG DigitalGlobalWebIndex and We Are Social.

That's in addition to our already super line-up: we'll be hearing from Nokia, BBC Worldwide, Yorkshire Tea and more! Find out more about our new speakers below.

There are a few tickets remaining, which you can get your hands on for only £145 + VAT. Check out the Facebook Marketing Bootcamp (17th July) for hands on training the day before the conference and if you fancy coming along to both the Facebook Marketing Bootcamp and Conference, grab a combo ticket for just £395 + VAT. Book your place now!


sarah lindleySarah Lindley
Brand Executive, Cadbury Dairy Milk at Kraft Foods

Working for Kraft for just over 2 years, a variety of sales roles first and then settled in Marketing on CDM where Sarah is responsible for Singles (i.e. ‘chocolate bars’ under 49g) and Digital across CDM. Sarah loves bringing new products to market as at Kraft the marketeers manage NPD all the way from conception through to market launch, as well as the complex challenge of FMCG+/- digital (both getting it right and reporting it back internally!). Prior to Kraft, Sarah hid away in the French alps where she took a French Ski School digital and social, and did quite a lot of skiing…!

Sarah will be sharing a case study of how Facebook plays a part in Dairy Milk's social media marketing. 

richard ayersRichard Ayers (@richardayers)
Head of Digital at Manchester City FC / BFI Digital

Richard is focused on driving forward the club’s approach to media – by championing innovation, forming unique partnerships and delivering increased audience engagement and reach. For the last few years Richard has focused on a small portfolio of clients including the BFI, the Guardian, Kasabian and was Web Publishing Director for the regionals division of Trinity Mirror until joining Manchester City FC at the end of 2010.

Richard will be discussing how Manchest City used Facebook as part of their marketing strategy, how it integrates with other social media platforms, what works and more importantly, what doesn't.

tom ollertonTom Ollerton (@mrtomollerton)
Marketing Director at We Are Social

Tom Ollerton is Marketing Director at We Are Social, a global conversation agency, with offices in London, New York, Paris, Milan, Munich, Singapore, Sydney & São Paulo. We Are Social help brands to listen, understand and engage in conversations in social media. Tom’s career in digital has taken him from mobile marketing through digital and finally found him in his natural home in Social Media. Tom is a strong digital all rounder and a respected regular on the conference speaking circuit.

Tom will be joining the Adventures in F-Commerce Session to tell us how Heinz bravely innovated on the Facebook platform to create one of the most widely appreciated FMCG campaigns in recent years.

jeremy waiteJeremy Waite (@jeremywaite)
Head of Social Strategy at TBG Digital

As Head of Social Strategy for TBG, Jeremy helps to create social media strategies, specializing in Facebook and Twitter. TBG creates innovative creative campaigns that deliver a clear and concise ROI, working with brands such as Vodafone, Dell, Walmart, Ford, Hugo Boss, News International, Heineken and 100+ more. 

tom smith gwiTom Smith (@tomtrendstream)
Founder of GlobalWebIndex 

Tom founded the GlobalWebIndex, which is the most detailed survey in the world on the consumer adoption of the Internet. The survey asks 160+ questions providing incredible detail on all forms of the internet usage, social media, e-commerce, content, brands online and much more. GlobalWebIndex provides cross platform data, from 122K+ consumers, across 27 markets. It's been adopted by some of worlds leading agencies and brands including: BBC, Nokia, Pepsico, P&G, Dell, SMV Group, Ogilvy, Razorfish, LBI and many more.

brett Petersen gwiBrett Petersen (@brett_gwi)
Director of Strategy Consulting at GlobalWebIndex 

As Director of Strategy Consulting at the GlobalWebIndex, Brett is currently responsible for leading all GWI research and insight generation. His core role is consulting with agencies and corporates to build comprehensive strategies for communications,product development, and business planning. He has a global remit at GWI which has allowed his to develop a knowledge of markets and online cultures across the globe and gives him a unique global perspective.

Tom and Brett will be using data collected by GlobalWebIndex across 150,000 users and 31 markets to enlighten us on how Facebook user's behave, access the platform including emerging trends and the competitive landscape.

All in addition to our wonderful existing line-up, including:

  • Vincent Sider (@vincentsider)
    VP Social Media, BBC Worldwide
  • Dom Dwight (@domdwight)
    Conversation Manager, Yorkshire Tea
  • Thomas Messett (@tom_messett)
    Global Editor in Chief, Social Media, Nokia
  • Emeric Ernoult (@eernoult)
    Founder, Agorapulse
  • Kathryn Corrick (@kcorrick)
    Digital Communications Consultant
  • Kelvin Newman (@kelvinnewman)
    Strategy Director, SiteVisibility
  • Nils Mork-Ulnes (@nilsmu)
    Head of Analytics, Beyond
  • Martin Belam (@currybet)
    Principal Consultant, Emblem
  • Luke Brynley-Jones (@lbrynleyjones)
    CEO, Our Social Times
  • Sam Michel (@toodlepip)
    CEO, Chinwag

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