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Book Before Tomorrow & Save Up To £400! 30 Charities, Public Sector, Higher Education & Not-For-Profit Organisations Reveal Practical Strategies On Results-Boosting, Engaging Digital & Social Comms

Beyond The Theory – Cut Through & Cost-Effectively Maximise Digital Reach, Impact, Conversions & ROI. Discover Advanced Insights On Social Media, Engagement, Content, Future Trends, Multi-Channel, Targeting & Limited Budgets All In 1 Day!

A One-Day, Practitioner-Led Conference & Networking Event, 24th April 2018, Hallam Conference Centre, London. Download The Brochure. Book Before Tomorrow & Save Up To £400!

30 Charity & Public Sector Organisations Drive Digital & Social Media Engagement With Innovative, Compelling Content, Integrated Multi-Channel Journeys & Targeted Communications & Campaigns – On A Shoestring!

  1. SOCIAL: Next-Level, Cost-Effective Social Media Engagement: Boost results with insights into the latest trends and innovations across established and emerging platforms
  2. ENGAGEMENT: Drive Engagement, Awareness & Advocacy: Build loyalty and capture attention with innovative tools for engagement
  3. CONTENT: Creative, Stand-Out Digital Content Generation: Deliver engaging, authentic brand messages quickly and effectively with agile processes
  4. ROI: Measure & Prove Digital Impact & Value! Quantify engagement, showcase success and prove bottom-line results
  5. FUTURE: The Latest Digital Trends, Technologies & Innovations? What can truly impact low-cost digital strategies – and what can you ignore?
  6. BUDGETS: Optimise Limited Budgets & Resources: Unlock the secrets to delivering more with less!
  7. MULTI-CHANNEL: Integrated, Engaging Multi-Channel Journeys: Power impactful, high-quality, consistent campaigns and journeys
  8. TARGETING: Understand, Reach & Engage Your Target Audience: Deliver personalised, relevant campaigns video on the right platforms

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  • 30 Practitioners Speaking On How To Cut Through With Results-Boosting Engaging Digital & Social Comms: 9 Charities • 11 Public Sector • 2 Small Charities • 1 University • 7 Not-For-Profits
  • 9 Advanced Sessions Focused On Toughest Engaging Digital Comms Challenges Facing Charities, Public Sector, Higher Education & Not-For-Profit Organisations
  • 2 Interactive Panel Discussions: Social Media Advisory Board” & “Impact & ROI 
  • 5 Lunchtime Facilitated Peer Discussions: A) Impactful Digital Advertising B) Adapting Communications Strategies C) Effective Organisation-Wide Digital Change D) Maximising Your Video Impact E) Digital-Friendly Internal Processes
  • 2 Conference Chairs: James Freed, Chief Information Officer, Health Education England and Alison Cook, Director of Policy & Comms, British Lung Foundation
  • New! Social Media Troubleshooting Clinics
  • New! 4 Interactive Practical Application Snapshots 
  • New! Social Media Advisory Board Q&A Panel
  • New! Measuring Impact & ROI Interactive Panel
  • New! Icebreaker
  • Meet The Speakers Area
  • Open Q&A
  • 1 Unmissable Day!

Benefit From 9 In-Depth Sessions Focused On Toughest Engaging Digital Comms Challenges Facing Charities, Public Sector, Higher Education & Not-For-Profit Organisations: Social Media Engagement • Awareness & Engagement • Stand-Out Content • Limited Resources • Integrated Multi-Channel Journeys • Impact & ROI • Reach Target Audiences • Video The Future Of Digital

Can you help organisations take their digital communications to the next level? For more information on how to get involved, please call +44 (0)20 3479 2299 or email partner@digitalcommsconference.com.

Book your exhibition stand and two delegate passes before tomorrow for only £1,424 +VAT (Save £200). Book your stand here. Please note that we have a limited amount of exhibition space available and stands will be issued on a first-come, first-served basis.

The Digital Comms Conference – Charities, Not-For-Profit, Public Sector

08.30 Registration & Coffee With Morning Icebreaker Discussion: Digital Overload? “Is digital taking over communications? Should we go back to basics?”

9.00 GIC Welcome, Interactive Voting Introduction & Co-Chairs’ Opening Remarks
8.00 ICON
James Freed, Chief Information Officer, Health Education England

Alison Cook, Director of Policy & Comms, British Lung Foundation


09.20 Next-Level Social Media Engagement: Keep Up With The Latest Trends & Platform Developments & Maximise Social Media Cost Effectiveness

David Boorman, Head of Fundraising & Communications, Bliss


09.40 Join The Discussion! Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, Pinterest, WhatsApp…
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  • Melissa Thermidor, Social Media Manager, NHS Blood & Transplant
  • Joe Freeman, Assistant Director, Digital Engagement, Breast Cancer Now
  • Devia Gurjar, Director of Marketing & Communications, Girlguiding
  • Tom Wright, Director of Digital Student Life, The University of Lincoln
  • Naomi Rose, Digital Manager, Canal & River Trust
  • Katie Morrison, Deputy Director of Communications, Great Ormond Street Hospital & Charity


10.10 Bonus Session; Reserved For Exclusive Partner Speaker. To get involved in The Engaging Digital Communications Conference, please call +44 (0)20 3479 2299 or email info@digitalcommsconference.com for more details.


10.40 Now, Make It Applicable To Your Organisation!

What is the main practical action point you’ve taken from the social media sessions? Discuss with your peers and send your answers via our interactive voting tool.


10.45 Morning Refreshment Break With Informal Networking & Social Media Troubleshooting Clinics

  • Jeremy Monblat, Head of Digital Engagement, Foreign & Commonwealth Office
  • Kate Cooper-Owen, Head of Content & Communities, Battersea Dogs & Cats Home
  • Esme Jones, Digital Marketing Manager, Diabetes UK
  • Naomi Rose, Digital Manager, Canal & River Trust
  • Joe Freeman, Assistant Director Digital Engagement, Breast Cancer Now


11.15 Build Awareness, Advocacy & Engagement: Innovative, Proactive Approaches For Sparking Engagement, Winning Supporters & Driving Loyalty

Emma Reynolds, Head of Communications, National Crime Agency


11.35 Creative, Stand-Out Digital Content: Maximise The Power Of Digital Communications With Engaging Content Which Drives Impact & Results

11.35 Samantha Fanning, Head of Digital Communications, St John Ambulance

11.55 Henry Lau, Data Visualisation Lead, Office for National Statistics


12.15 Optimise Limited Budgets & Resources: Overcome The Challenges Of Limited Budgets, Time & Resources To Do More With Less

Rebecca Sterry, Senior Communications Manager, Autistica


12.35 Now, Make It Applicable To Your Organisation!

12.40 Lunch & Informal Networking For Delegates, Partners & Speakers

13.15 Informal Peer-To-Peer Discussions

A) Impactful Digital Advertising
Emma Hartley, Head of Campaigns & Corporate Communications, The Electoral Commission

B) Adapting Communications Strategies

C) Effective Organisation-Wide Digital Change
John Bevan, Head of Digital, British Heart Foundation

D) Maximising Your Video Impact
Ravinol Chambers, Producer/Director, Be Inspired Films

E) Digital-Friendly Internal Processes
Sian Owen, Lead Officer Destination – Marketing & Communications, Denbighshire County Council

13.45 Co-Chairs’ Afternoon Remarks


14.00 Integrated, Engaging Multi-Channel Journeys: Deliver High-Quality, Consistent Multi-Channel Digital Campaigns & Journeys With Real Impact

Robin Lewis, Head of Marketing Programmes, National Trust

Tom Barker, Head of Digital, National Trust


14.20 Measure Digital Impact, Value & ROI: Prove Bottom-Line Results With The Most Effective Measurement Strategies, Tools & Techniques

  • Louise Ogden, Head of Communications, British Science Association
  • Joanna Blackburn, Head of Digital Communications, Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy
  • Esme Jones, Digital Marketing Manager, Diabetes UK
  • Mike Suter-Tibble, Head of Digital – Performance Analytics, Department for Work & Pensions
  • David Hunt, Head Of Digital, Breast Cancer Care
  • Paolo Valenziano, Head of Digital Communications, Bank of England


14.50 Understand, Reach & Engage Your Target Audience: Take Advantage Of Targeted, Personalised, Relevant Communications On The Right Platforms For Your Audience To Boost Value & Loyalty

Andrea Daniels, Director of Strategic Marketing & Digital, British Council

15.10 Bonus Session; Reserved For Exclusive Partner Speaker. To get involved in The Engaging Digital Communications Conference, please call +44 (0)20 3479 2299 or email info@digitalcommsconference.com  for more details.


15.40 Now, Make It Applicable To Your Organisation!

15.45 Afternoon Refreshment Break With Informal Networking


16.15 Create Engaging, Impactful Video Campaigns: Advice On Standing Out & Engaging New & Established Audiences With High-Impact Video Content

Daniel Pattison, Digital Communications Manager, Campaign to End Loneliness


16.35 The Latest Digital Trends, Technologies & Innovations: Avoid Falling Behind With Insights Into The Trends & Innovations Worth Paying Attention To Which Can Truly Impact Low-Cost Digital Strategies

Clive Gardiner, Head of Digital, NSPCC


17.05 Now, Make It Applicable To Your Organisation!

17.15 Co-Chairs’ Closing Remarks & Official Close Of Conference

Are you interested in getting involved with The Engaging Digital Communications Conference – Charities, Not-For-Profit, Public Sector? For more information, please call +44 (0)20 3479 2299 or email info@digitalcommsconference.com.