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The biggest search conference in the North of England. A free one-day event created to bring together the brightest and best of search. No sales pitches – just actionable advice in the UK’s SEO capital.

15/06/2017

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Aleyda Solis, International SEO Consultant
Orainti
@aleyda

Aleyda Solis provides international SEO consultancy through her boutique agency, Orainti. Aleyda blogs for Search Engine Land, State of Digital and Moz, has spoken at over 70 conferences in 17 countries and is the author of ‘SEO. Las Claves Esenciales’.

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Barry Adams, Founder
Polemic Digital
@badams

Barry Adams founded Polemic Digital, a specialised consultancy offering bespoke SEO services to clients around the world. In addition to delivering his award-winning SEO services, Barry also teaches SEO in various universities and regularly takes the stage at top international search conferences.

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Samantha Noble, Director of Strategy
Koozai
@SamJaneNoble

Samantha is a Digital Marketing Expert, rated 6th in PPC Hero’s ‘Most Influential PPC Experts’ list in 2016. Her core role is as the Director of Strategy at Koozai, a UK-based digital marketing agency. She is also the Co-Chief Editor for State of Digital and founded the Digital Females group.

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Paddy Moogan, Co-Founder
Aira
@paddymoogan

Paddy is co-founder of Aira, a digital marketing agency based in Milton Keynes specialising in SEO, PPC and creative content marketing. He has been working in SEO for over ten years, working with clients around the world of all sizes. Paddy wrote ‘The Link Building Book’, which is now in its second edition.

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Will Critchlow, CEO
Distilled
@willcritchlow

Will Critchlow is the CEO of Distilled – a company he founded in 2005 with Duncan Morris. Distilled provides online marketing services from offices in London, New York and Seattle, hosts the SearchLove conference series in the US and UK and produces the popular online training platform DistilledU.

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Paul Madden, Co-Founder
Kerboo
@PaulDavidMadden

Co-founder of the SEO platform Kerboo, Paul Madden has been making his living online for over 15 years. Initially a self-confessed web spammer, he then built a link building business at scale before switching to the software business with Kerboo.

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Tim Grice, CEO
Branded3
@Tim_Grice

Tim joined the Branded3 team in 2010, bringing with him five years of experience in developing and executing online marketing strategies for businesses globally. As an influential SEO blogger, Tim’s unique insights and creative strategies have helped to establish him as an industry thought leader.

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Laura Crimmons, Communications Director 
Branded3
@lauracrimmons

Laura is Branded3’s Communications Director, leading the PR and social media strategy across a variety of client accounts. With extensive SEO knowledge, and experience in traditional and digital PR, Laura knows how to create and execute campaigns which deliver multiple online benefits.

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Dawn Anderson, Director
Move it Marketing
@dawnieando

Lecturer and Researcher in Digital and Search Marketing.  International SEO consultant with her agency Move It Marketing. UK Search Awards and Northern Digital Awards Judge.  Specialist in Technical SEO and SEO Developer practices including crawl optimization and architectural SEO.

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Mathew Court, SEO Consultant
Auto Trader
@Mcourt_

Mathew is responsible for SEO & PPC within Auto Trader’s Non-Car Division, looking after everything from Tractors to Vans. Auto Trader is the UK’s leading digital automotive marketplace, serving over 13,000 automotive retailers.

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Christina Ohanian, Agile Coach
River Island
@ctohanian

As an agile evangelist Christina is passionate about helping build and support self organising teams and individuals from the ground up. As a member of the Agile community of practice, she speaks and runs workshops at conferences.

Ned Poulter, CEO & Founder
Pole Star Digital
@NedPoulter

Ned is CEO & Founder of Pole Star Digital – a digital marketing consultancy based in the UK, serving clients internationally. After several years of both in-house and agency experience, Ned decided to setup his own consultancy helping clients to bring real world results from their digital marketing exploits.

Martin Mcgarry, SEO Manager
WhichBingo
@gamblinginseo

As SEO Manager of WhichBingo Martin holds nearly a decade of search experience. With a focus on acquiring players through search in both paid and organic channels, investigating search journeys and matching user intent with relevant content. WhichBingo are currently the most visible organic bingo site, multi award winning and probably the most recognised bingo affiliate in our industry.

Jon Greenhalgh, Director of Paid Media
Branded3
@jongreenhalgh

Jon is Branded3’s Director of Paid Media, having over 10 years of experience in the field. He has a strong track record of developing market leading digital products and growing agencies digital revenues. He has a real passion for developing the right digital strategy to help our clients grow and to deliver best in class activation.

Alexandra Tachalova, Digital Marketing Consultant & Founder
Digital Olympus
@AlexTachalova

Alexandra Tachalova has worked in digital marketing for over six years. She is a digital marketing consultant, helping digital businesses to open new markets and boost sales. Alexandra is a frequent speaker, and Founder of online digital marketing event DigitalOlympus.net.

Jon Myers, Chief Growth Officer
DeepCrawl
@JonDMyers

Jon is an experienced senior leader with over 19 years’ experience within the Digital Marketplace working for large corporate organisations to start ups within the sector. Having worked Senior Roles for Agencies, Publisher side with Yahoo and more recently the Ad Technology space as VP and MD EMEA of Marin Software and CMO Karhoo Inc. He is a regular speaker/moderator at conferences worldwide and frequently judges Awards in the Industry such as UK Search Awards, European Search Awards, US Search Awards, Performance Marketing Awards to name a few.

Stephen Power, Agency Development Manager
Google
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Hailing from Cork Stephen has been at Google Dublin for 4 years; Starting as an Agency Strategist in the Irish team and now and Agency Development Manager in the UK team. Keen golfer, footballer and soon to be cyclist (by June 15th, I’ll be just back from a 450km cycle from Croatia to Venice)!

Olga Andrienko, Head of Global Marketing
SEMrush
@olgandrienko

Olga is the Head of Global Marketing at SEMrush. Together with her team, she has built one of the strongest international communities in the SEO industry. In 2016 Olga mainly focused on tapping into new markets and YoY average revenue growth from top 10 new markets was over 90%.

Ian Harris, CEO
Search Laboratory
@Ian_M_Harris

Ian is the founder and CEO of global search engine marketing agency Search Laboratory. For the last nine years his unique scientific and mathematical approach to content marketing, SEO and pay-per-click advertising has seen him grow Search Laboratory from a two-man operation in 2005 to today employing over 160 in-house search specialists and linguists, managing a client list including BT, Viking, VisitBritain, Ted Baker and Superdry.

Adam Lee, Senior Data Strategist
Amaze

With over 10 years of data experience Adam is the CRM & Data Consultant at Amaze, responsible for the development of a digital CRM approach as well as helping to develop a data intelligence practice that increasingly places multichannel data at the heart of insights and decision making.

Liam Mordow, Data and Intelligence Strategist
Amaze

Liam is an experienced DI Consultant having worked in analytics and marketing positions for over 3 years. At Amaze, Liam works with a number of clients including Lexus, Toyota, Pizza Hut Restaurants, Hiscox, and Emirates.

James Carson, Head of SEO and Social Media
The Telegraph
@mrjamescarson

James Carson is Head of SEO and Social Media at The Telegraph – the UK’s best selling quality newspaper and one of the largest newspaper websites. He has written extensively for Smart Insights and Econsultancy on content marketing, native advertising and distribution.

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