Broadcast Summit

This one-day summit is a must-attend for senior executives and decision makers working in all areas of television and new media.

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Date: 10 November 2008
Location: The Mayfair Hotel (Radisson Edwardian), UK

Are search and location based services going places?

Location and geolocation technologies might sound boring to the novice, but they're fuelling a raft of bold new web and mobile services with a social and locative flavour that are setting media and technology trendwatchers alight with excitement.

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Interactive Marketing Show

Interactive Marketing 2008 is the must attend event for B2C and B2B marketing and communications professionals.

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Date: 4 November 2008
Location: Manchester Central, UK

The Guardian buys Madeleine McCann

Newspapers competing for audiences are not dissimilar to kids in a sandpit as they jostle for that top search engine ranking. The seach engine is king these days and online content is often written for SEO bots instead of human eyes. In fact this boring headline is written for Google.

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Creative Solutions for Marketing on YouTube

Find out how Heinz, Dove, Bazooka Joe and other major brands are using creative YouTube campaigns to gain millions of video views and direct engagement with consumers.

•  Comprehensive guide to campaign management

•  12 major brand marketing campaign case studies

•  Profiles of 100 video social networking sites

•  Download sample pages and table of contents PDF

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Chinwag Live: MoSo Rising

With mobile social usage soaring, is ‘mobile access’ enough, or do users seek more? What does the future hold for this most social of devices? Discussion innovations and opportunities with NinetyTen, Moblog, Piczo, Next2Friends, WhatIfInnovation and GoMoNews.

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Date: 11 November 2008
Location: Slug & Lettuce (Downstairs), UK

Alt.Net UK Summer Conference

We are pleased to announce that the Alt.Net UK Conference will be returning in September, and that there will be room for more attendees this time! User registration will start from Friday 11th July at 07:00 UK time so the early birds will get the worm!

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Date: 12 September 2008
Location: Conway Hall, UK

Play: Exploring the UX Dimensions of Video Game design

'Play' will go beyond simple usability issues exploring different dimensions of User Experience that make games enjoyable. Use8 events are informal and tend to create an open atmosphere conducive to discussion and networking. A good mix of creative businesses, professionals and students are expected to attend

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Date: 29 August 2008
Location: Jury's Inn, UK


Crowdsourcing is one of the most original business ideas and buzzwords of recent years, the idea of crowdsourcing is that companies and institutions of all kinds use the internet to harness the wisdom of the many rather than relying on the expertise of the few.

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Date: 17 September 2008
Location: Institute of Contemporary Arts, UK

SMX Search Marketing Expo

SMX London is programmed by the sharpest minds and most experienced team in search marketing. Together, Search Engine Land editor-in-chief Danny Sullivan and executive editor Chris Sherman have covered the topics, interviewed the news makers and educated generations of search marketers. SPECIAL OFFER: 15% off for Chinwag readers, use code CHIN15

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Date: 4 November 2008
Location: New Connaught Rooms, UK

Mobile Development Fest at Smartphone

Mobile DevFest is a dedicated arena for developers to learn, meet, showcase and share ideas. Incorporated with Smartphone Show, attendees can participate in both events.

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Date: 21 October 2008
Location: Earls Court 2, UK

Social Media Camp London

SocialMediaCamp London is a BarCamp-style unconference to be held in Central London (exact location to be confirmed). We'll cover topics from blogs, podcasts, mobile tech, marketing ethics in new media and community relations...

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Date: 4 October 2008
Location: TBC, UK

Geek up Sheffield

GeekUp Sheffield takes place on the first Wednesday of every month. It's a grass-roots knowledge sharing and networking social for folks involved or interested in all forms of technology and creative media.

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Date: 1 October 2008
Location: Showroom Cafe Bar, UK

World Social Marketing Conference

The National Social Marketing Centre, in partnership with the University of Lethbridge and the Chinese University of Hong Kong, are pleased to announce the first World Social Marketing Conference.

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Date: 29 September 2008
Location: Hilton Brighton Metropole, UK

Your turn to shine: Channel 4 leads cross-discipline talent search

4Talent are scouring the country for the UK’s most innovative and ground-breaking talent for the 4Talent Awards 2008.

Those entering will be judged by industry insiders who, if you’ve got what it takes, could be your commissioning editors of the future.

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