SAScon is back, and here at The Candidate we couldn't be any
more excited. We are thrilled once again that we are sponsoring the
event. SAScon is the ultimate search, analytics and social
conference, so don't miss out on this fantastic opportunity, and
get yourself down to Manchester Metropolitan University on the
4th December, 2015.
SAScon Beta is a one day
event which aims to educate and inspire anyone who wants to attend.
The day will include speeches from some unmissable key figures in
the industry and fantastic solo presentations which are not to be
The conference has attracted a wide range of industry
professionals including a speech from Dawn Anderson (Director, Move
it Marketing). Dawn has been involved in the search industry for
around 10 years; prior to this she ran a successful business in the
service industry. She has worked with leading digital marketing
agencies and now runs her own consultancy company.
Also speaking at the event is Dennis Bree (UK & Ireland MMS
sales manager for twitter). Dennis joined the European Twitter
headquarters as part of the UK sales team in 2013. However,
previous to this he was a Director for a leading agency,
responsible for delivering creative campaigns for successful global
brands such as Sony. As a young entrepreneur, he launched his first
business at 25 and his second business online in 2012, aiming to
build local employment.
One major speaker, not to be missed at the event is David
Edmundson Bird; a principle lecturer in Digital Marketing &
enterprise, and an Associate Director for digital innovation at
MMU. He runs various digital marketing programmes at MMU and is a
course leader for MSc in Digital Marketing.
4 years ago, David also introduced and founded MMU's Agency Life
programme which enables students to experience a live work
experience very early in their degree programme. He has experience
in a variety of senior management roles in the digital sector, and
was also involved in setting up Manchester's second web design
agency back in 1995.
David will also be speaking about The Candidates upcoming
research release. Last year, we accumulated research on '
Women in Digital' - A study into the gender representation in
today's thriving digital industry. The Study was very successful
and we can't wait to release our new research this year.
Speaking with David is, Sandy Lindsay MBE. (Founder & Chair,
Tangerine & the Juice Academy). In 2015, Sandy was named a
Member of the British Empire for services to business and young
people, as well as the North West Director of the year (SME) by the
institute of directors.
Sandy launched her business 'Tangerine' in 2002 which is now an
extremely successful company with world leading clients such as
Pizza Hut and Peugeot. She launched 'The Juice Academy' in 2013,
with the aim of creating career prospects for youths which has
successfully placed over 120 young people into leading businesses
across the North West so far. Sandy is also a member of the
'Charted Institute of Marketing', the Vice chair of Forever
Manchester and a National Ambassador for Apprenticeships.
This is a fantastic opportunity to meet with and hear from
industry experts. Gain more knowledge and understanding of the
thriving ever-changing digital industry, it's an event that is
surely not to be missed. Tickets cost £100+VAT which include lunch
and refreshments throughout the day and the social event. Get
your tickets here
At The Candidate we will be live blogging the event so keep up
to date with everything on our
website. Come and see us at the event to receive a free drinks
voucher for the bar.
We can't wait to see you all there!