The Social Media Conference 2019 (Manchester)

The Social Media Conference 2019 (Manchester) 

Join in your colleagues and peers from across the public sector to discuss the latest in creating engaging social media content, designing a social media strategy, identifying the right channels, measuring success, using video and the future of social media.

Website and full agenda:

Check out the latest confirmed speaker line-up and up-to-date agenda on our website here.

Key issues to be discussed include:

  • Successfully using social media to drive real change
  • Planning, creating and delivering engaging content
  • Developing and refreshing a social media strategy
  • Measuring engagement and boosting ROI
  • Right channel, right time: Reaching your target audience 
  • Video, video and more video: Tools and techniques for live content
  • The future of social media: New channels, new rules?

Previous speakers have included:

  • Joanna Blackburn, Head of Digital Communications, BEIS 
  • Josephine Fawkes, Director of Marketing & Communications, Saïd Business School, University of Oxford
  • Alicia Custis, Head of Communications and Marketing Stockport, NHS Foundation Trust
  • Peter Sharples, Web and Social Media Specialist, West Midlands Combined Authority 
  • Emma Leech, Director of Marketing and Advancement, Loughborough University
  • Charlie Beaty-Pownall, Senior Social Media Manager, Cancer Research UK
  • Justin Clark, Social Media Specialist, Transport for Greater Manchester
  • Ceri Rose, Assistant Director Marketing, NHS Blood and Transplant
  • Emma Reynolds, Head of Communication, National Crime Agency
  • Tom Wright, Director of Digital Student Life, University of Lincoln
  • Scott McLear, Senior Digital Manager, Registers of Scotland
  • Helen Chivers, Head of News and Social Media, Met Office 
  • Simon Enright, Director of Communications, NHS England
  • Michael Connolly, Head of Digital Engagement, DWP
  • Tom Freestone, Interim Head of Social Media, HMRC
  • Kailesh Sudram, Head of Social Media, DWP 
  • Becky Brynolf, Social Media Lead, Shelter


    The event is CPD certified, and a certificate is available to confirm your attendance.

    Visit the dedicated event website to find out more

    Interested in attending?

    For registration enquiries please contact: | 0207 593 5657

    Thursday 26th September 2019

    10.00 - 16.00 (including networking lunch)

    Hilton, Deansgate -  303 Deansgate, Manchester M3 4LQ

    Public sector attendees:
    1 Place: £295+ VAT
    2+ Places: £245+ VAT each


    Private sector attendees:
    1 Place: £595+ VAT
    2+ Places: £545 + VAT each

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