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Creating connections on every channel

With 50% of the global population on social media, your channels bring you close to your audience than ever before.

Whether you’re a new channel or established brand; part of a comms team or a team of one, cut through the noise and make your voice heard this June.

“This is always an inspiring event with lots of fresh ideas, practical takeaways and innovative problem-solving strategies. The quality of the speakers is excellent and thought-provoking. It’s an important conference for anyone who wants to keep their finger on the pulse and is refreshing in its scope, depth and creativity.” Emma Leech, Director of Marketing and Advancement, Loughborough University and CIPR President 2019

Key points for 2020 include:

  • Transforming your voice with your social channels
  • Metrics that matter: Defining what digital success means for you
  • Harnessing the full potential of social listening
  • Telling a story in 60 seconds or less
  • Creating content that connects

Speakers confirmed for 2020:

  • Emma Leech, Director of Marketing and Communications, Nottingham Trent University
  • Adam Waters, Director of Digital and Training, British Forces Broadcasting Service  
  • Paolo Valenziano, Head of Digital - Content Production, Bank of England  
  • Ollie Ratcliffe, Digital Communications Specialist, Taylors of Harrogate 
  • Florence Adu-Yeboah, Social Media Manager, Bank of England  
  • Dr Steven McDermott, Data Scientist, HMRC 

Pevious speakers have included:

  • Chris Hamilton, Head of Digital, Prime Minister’s Office and Cabinet Office Communications
  • Chris Shipman, Head of Brand Engagement & Social Media, Royal Opera House
  • Laurian Hubbard, Head of Campaigns and Channels. Intellectual Property Office
  • Hugh Macknight. Communication Specialist. Newcastle City Council
  • Steve Pritchard, Campaign Content Producer, University of Oxford
  • Ben Harwood, Digital Campaign Manager, University of Oxford
  • David Blundell, Global Social Media Manager, British Council
  • Athar Abidi, Head of Social Media, British Heart Foundation 
  • Sarah Fysh, Head of Content and Syndication, Met Office
  • Annie Andoh, Social Media Manager, V&A 

Who attends:

Heads of Crisis Communications - Heads of Corporate Communications - Heads of Communications - Heads of Correspondence - Heads of Digital - Heads of Internal Communications - Heads of News - Heads of Operations - Heads of PR - Heads of Social Media - Heads of Strategy 

Certification:

Dods is a registered Continuing Professional Development provider. This event is equivalent to 4 CPD points. A certificate is available on request post-event to all attendees.