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Econsultancy Holds Digital Marketing Events at Leeds Digital Festival 2011

September 29, 2011

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Econsultancy, one of the UK’s leading source of training for digital marketing professionals has decided to run three digital marketing events as part of the Leeds Digital Festival in November.

The three events are, “Fast Track Digital Marketing”, “Creating Great Video Content” and “Finding a Job in Digital Space”.

In addition to these events, Econsultancy will also offer a complimentary Video Strategies Best Practice Guide to all the Leeds Festival attendees.

Vivien Underwood, Training and Operations Manager at Econsultancy said; “Leeds is a vibrant digital city and we’re keen to offer more events in the region. The Leeds Digital Festival is a great initiative which has given us plenty of opportunity to show local businesses what we offer and provide the Leeds digital community with the necessary knowledge and resources. We’re thrilled to be involved throughout the month long event.”

Sessions take place as follows and can be booked through the Econsultancy website:

  • Fast Track Digital Marketing – 7th-8th November, £695 for Leeds Digital Festival attendees. Course leader: Tim Tucker
  • Creating Great Video Content– 9th November (8:30am-10:30am, including breakfast). £30 per person. Led by Stefan Aquarone
  • Finding a job in the Digital Space – 23rd November (2pm-3:30pm). Free to all. Led by Andrew Thomas, with a panel session including academics, industry professionals and an Econsultancy representative.

For more information, visit, http://econsultancy.com/training/in/leeds

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Afri-Tech – Africa’s First Digital Marketing Event

May 21, 2011

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Africa is going to have its very first Internet and digital marketing event, Afri-Tech. The event expects to bring marketing gurus from around UK, USA, Asia and Africa. The event will be held in Nairobi, Kenya and will last four days from June 15-18.

According to the CEO of Afri-Tech, Bernard Sanganza, all the speakers that have confirmed the participation are likely to be graced by the Kenya’s President, Mwai Kibaki.

“We are just waiting for the big day in Nairobi as marketing gurus converge to discuss the way forward on digital marketing,” Mr Sanganza said. The chief executive officer said the realisation of “Africa’s dream” is finally coming to fruition, with significant support already confirmed from leading corporate firms in Africa, the Government of Kenya as well as universities. While the works involved have been hectic and bureaucratic, marketing experts argue that the conference will significantly shape the future of products and services sales globally.

“The development will see firms learn from marketing experts around the world. This will obviously impact positively on companies’ output,” Mr Ital Chando, the firm’s head of marketing said. Only three weeks ago, Afri-Tech hosted a curtain-raiser event at the Kenyatta International Conference Center that was well attended by industry leaders across East Africa.

Catherine Ngahu, the chairman of the Kenya ICT Board, lauded the June meeting, arguing that Africa can only come out of the perennial problems of poverty when the continent embraces modern technology. “This was a well thought-out meeting for digital marketing. Indeed through such a platform, firms can reach millions of clients within the touch of a button. ICT board is ready to host Afri-Tech, and provide all the support it will need,” Ms Ngahu said.

The four day conference will be a hub for mass of new knowledge and new contacts.

According to Mr Sanganza, marketing executives from brand organisations, agencies, publishers and solution providers “attend our events in order to stay on top of the most important content, network with industry leaders. The conference will also provide understanding on how firms can work with the latest technology and media. Our events truly answer the needs and wants of those passionate about digital media.”

This will be a very good platform for the growth of digital marketing in Africa.

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Digital Marketing Event by Ad:Tech

April 11, 2011

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ad:tech, Technology and Advertising Event is going to make its first appearance in India. The first event would be launched in New Delhi on 27th and 28th April 2011 at The Leela Kempinski, Gurgaon. ad:tech has been providing media, marketing and technology professional with the tools and techniques required to succeed in a changing digital world for over a decade.

According to Rammohan Sundaram, Event Chairman at ad:tech India, “ad:tech aims to bring together professionals and thought leaders in the digital advertising and marketing space on a common platform to meet new partners, potential customers and network with service providers from the country.”

Digital advertising is growing at a very rapid pace and its interest in Indian markets is also growing rapidly. Thus, an event like this will definitely help marketers and other marketing professionals mingle with each other and share ideas.

The exhibition cum conference will include presentations by global experts like Babs Rangaiah, VP Global Communications Planning Unilever, Elisa Steele, CMO Yahoo Inc, David Fisher, Global VP of Advertising & Operations, Facebook, Pearl Uppal CEO of Fashionandyou.com, Rajan Anandan MD, Google India & Sav Evangelou Executive Creative Director, Digitas UK and a joint keynote from Joshua Maa & Takayuki Hoshuyama from Madhouse China and D2 Communications Japan respectively. Ram further adds that “Through the event, we aim to bring together creative/media agencies, digital media experts, product /brand managers, marketing heads, mobile service providers, media buyers and planners among others to discuss and deliberate on issues around the growth of digital marketing in India.”

The event is sponsored by big brands including Rediff.com, Vivaki, Indiatimes.com, Blyk, Microsoft Advertising, in.com, Ozone Media, SapientNitro, Yahoo!, 160×2, Communicate2, Deals and you, Magnon Solutions, Fashion and you, Hover.in, InMobi, Komli, Media Contacts, One97, The Wall Street Journal, Adtech, Ohana , Neilsen, Vdopia, Comscore, Ibibo, InMobi, and Vserve.

If you are part of digital world, then we hope to see you there!

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