Interested in the world of digital and design? Well, so are we. As you’d expect. Every year there are loads of events happening all across the UK that are well worth your time. If you’re a marketing manager, a business owner who wants to be on top of the latest digital trends, or merely interested in design and development and you want to immerse yourself in a more creative, cutting-edge world, then here are a few good events for your diary. These are chances to not only learn, but to network with like-minded people.
Awwwards London, 2nd – 3rd February
Awwwards London is a major innovation and creativity conference that looks at the latest trends on the Internet. Full of workshops and talks, by the industry’s leading ‘entrepreneurs and evangelists’, it promises to be a fantastic glimpse into the future.
Manchester Digital Skills Festival, 14th February 2017
Manchester Digital Skills Festival pitches itself as the largest digital skills conference in the North of England. Expect to find practical advice on the current realities of implementing digital in modern workplaces. It seems like a great place for recruiters or maybe those looking to get into the industry.
MWLive, 8th – 9th March 2017
A collaborative conference between major companies Marketing Week and eConsultancy, MWLive offers advice for the rapidly changing world of marketing. Interactive workshops, talks from industry leaders, exhibitors and more, the conference looks to offer technical, practical or professional development for marketing professionals. It’s a great way to find the answer to a marketing problem within your organisation.
Brighton SEO, 7th April 2017
In just a few years, Brighton SEO has gone from a meet-up of like-minded folk to one of the largest and most influential conferences in the UK for search marketers. If you want to know the current landscape in how people discover brands or information online, then this conference is a must.
#DMWF Expo, 19th – 20th June 2017
#DMWF Expo has been bringing marketers together to look at the latest trends for the better part of a decade. This year the event is focussing on developments in Digital Marketing Technologies and Strategy, Virtual Reality, Artificial Intelligence, eCommerce, Influencer Marketing, Content Marketing, Data, Analytics and Mobile Marketing.
Generate London 2017, 20th to 22nd September 2017
The Generate conference, which comes to London in September is focussed on web designers in particular. There are workshops and talks by the folk behind net magazine and Creative Blog. Their aim is to give practical inspiration – as well as some networking opportunities.
Festival of Marketing, 4th – 5th October 2017
The Festival of Marketing is the largest event in the world that’s dedicated to brand marketers. It’s a mixture of inspiration, celebration – and more practical advice in how to take forwards your ideas and inspiration. There’s also training, awards and the chance to mingle with like-minded people.