In recent years, North of England has seen a number of big business companies opening their major offices here. One of the biggest additions lately is opening Channel 4 head office here in Leeds, which highlights the fact, that it’s not that grim up north, and we have a lot of young and talented professionals, we have perfect infrastructure and very great location from logistics point of view. Every year we have a growing number of brilliant conferences, expos and other events. There a lot of events down south in London, but only few here up north, where Yolka Digital is based.
We have compiled a list of all major events in digital marketing, covering such topics as social media marketing, PR, advertisement, marketing, project management, client acquisition, search engine optimization and many more in North England in 2020. We feel that our article with the list of events in 2020 is the least of the things we can do to support Digital & Tech industry in the mighty Yorkshire and surrounding counties. Share this article with your colleagues and friends, stay up to date with the most current events, so you don’t miss anything! All listed events are perfect for networking – this is a great chance to find new business opportunities, as well as industry partners. If you’re curious if we are going to attend any of these events, then follow us on Instagram where we will definitely post any information on our travels. And in case you know or you are the organizer of an interesting event that is not yet in this post, feel free to drop us a line. Let’s put together the most complete calendar of digital marketing events in North England in 2020.
Influencing in 2020
Where: Gosforth Civic Theatre, Newcastle
When: 6th February 2020
Topic: blogging, content, social media
Speakers: Nomipalony, Sail Creative, Crystlsd, The Slow Traveller and others
About the event: very unique conference, one of its kind in North East, will be covering all important topics around influencers marketing, blogging and content. At Influencing 2020 you will get new ideas about storytelling, you will meet great interactive speakers, and ultimately find what content is the best for your audience.
Digital City Expo
Where: Manchester Central
When: 11th & 12th March 2020
Topic: digital marketing, eCommerce, tech, media, creative and more
Speakers: Social Chain, Co-op, BBC, PureClarity, IBM, Deep Learn Strategies
About the event: Fantastic two-day digital marketing event bringing together company leaders, innovators and creators, who actually shape the future of digital. There will be several masterclasses as well as conference talks by the big names from the industry. Fully packed with events, you won’t go back into the office without any new creative ideas, it’s a perfect networking opportunity as well.
Strategic Marketing, Growth Hacking to Influencer Marketing
Where: Yorkshire Bank, Leeds
When: 13th March 2020
Topic: digital marketing
About the event: You will find out how to utilize growth hacking and influencer marketing within your business. How to build customer centric marketing, build trust, using proven techniques.
The Northern Business Expo
Where: Manchester Central
When: 17th & 18th March 2020
Topic: general business
Speakers: Dell, UNILAD/LADBible, Natwest Bank, Google, Starling Bank
About the event: This event is perfect for all business owners, directors, industry professionals, startup’s and entrepreneurs. It is a proven, simple way to stay relevant, get connected and achieve more. You’ll find easy steps to enhance and scale your business/career in the seminars and expert advice counters, pick up insider tips and motivation from the keynotes, master vital skills in the workshops, and make significant connections in the networking sessions.
Leeds Digital Festival
When: 20th April to 1st May 2020
Topic: everything digital
About the event: Leeds Digital Festival takes place over two weeks and hosts a ton of creative and interesting events covering everything digital, from marketing to VR and AI. It’s a great place to go and get inspiration for your business and see what other people in the marketing and tech spaces are currently doing.
Sheffield Digital Festival
When: 15th May to 21st May 2020
Topic: everything digital
About the event: After successful first ever digital festival in Sheffield last year, it returns with more events and more speakers in May 2020. Uniting steel city’s digital and creative communities with range of talks and keynote presentations from a host of people and organisations. It’s opportunity for any Sheffield based digital organisations to show what makes Sheffield so special.
Where: Leeds, venue TBC
When: TBC, June 2020
Topic: SEO, PPC, digital trends, social media
About the event: Free to attend, SearchLeeds is a one-day search marketing event taking place in the heart of Yorkshire, Leeds. SearchLeeds is the largest annual event for search marketers in the north of England. Perfect place to stay up to date with the latest digital trends, as well as new strategies around search engine optimisation, PPC and social media.
When: 19th June 2020
Topic: design, marketing, photography, content
Speakers: Ogilvy UK, Venngage, The Clever Copywriting School
About the event: the UK’s annual event for folks in the creative and digital industries. Basically this event brings together everyone who creates content, there will be insights, networking and loads of great tips on how to make content great again!
Once again, if you know any other interesting really valuable digital marketing conferences, which will take place in the Northern part of England in 2020, please drop us a message, we will update our list.