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Leaders from ITV Studios, Warburtons and more to speak at Prolific North Live 2023

Prolific North Live 2023

Today we can unveil more details of the industry-leading speakers appearing at Prolific North Live, which is now just three weeks away.

Hosted on 22 November at UA92 in Manchester, Prolific North Live will be held in collaboration with headline partner Clear Channel UK as well as Teads, Ponderosa, WPP and Awin.

As the end of the year is almost upon us, make sure you and your team are prepared with all the latest trends and insights across media, marketing, and digital that will shape your strategy heading into 2024.

Working in partnership with some of the leading brands and agencies in the North, we’ve curated a full day of fantastic insights including:

  • An exclusive fireside chat with Warburtons chairman, Jonathan Warburton
  • The social media trends you need to know about for 2024
  • How will AI continue to affect marketing in 2024? Your burning questions answered by world’s largest advertising company, WPP
  • The future of podcasting in the marketing mix
  • Essential SEO tips to turbocharge your organic traffic

Social media landscape heading into 2024 with ITV Studios, SoSquared and more speakers to be announced soon

During a dedicated panel session, you’ll be able to hear from Claire Hoang, vice president, ITV Studios Social Media; and Sam Royle, founder of influencer marketing platform SoSquared.

Keynote speakers

Two unmissable keynote talks will feature a fireside chat with Jonathan Warburton, chair of bakery brand Warburtons and a keynote from Mirage Islam, lecturer in digital marketing and innovation lead at the University of Salford.

More than a podcast: Reinvent your marketing strategy with the power of audio and video with Crowd Network

Wondering how to reinvent your marketing strategy with the power of audio and video? This interactive talk hosted by Mike Carr, co-founder and CEO at podcast network Crowd Network with Amy Thomson, BDM of Crowd’s branded division, will show you how to stand out from the crowd with an effective branded podcast. The duo will also be discussing trends in the podcasting landscape, debunk myths and highlight the opportunities.

A practical guide to supercharge your teams with Generative AI with WPP agency EssenceMediacom

Louis Georgiou, chief creative and technology officer at WPP agency EssenceMediacom North and Kenny Skelton, managing partner & head of UK Google Practice at EssenceMediacom, will be delving into a practical guide to supercharge your teams with Generative AI as they showcase how they’ve been rolling out this technology across their own agency.

Use the laws of growth to Gr-OOH your brand with Out of Home advertising with Clear Channel UK

Lindsay Rapacchi, director of research and insight at Clear Channel UK, will be sharing how your brand can grow with out of home (OOH) advertising, focusing on how you can turn more customers into ones that choose your brand.

AI to ROI: how an intelligent platform can save you time and transform your media plans with Teads

During a session with Stephen Bullivant, head of regional sales at global media platform Teads UK, you’ll be able to uncover how AI-powered platforms can make all the difference to your marketing goals.

Invest in strategy, rather than just tactics. A bird’s eye view beyond marketing trends with Ponderosa

Do we need to dig deeper beyond trends to grow brands? Adam Irwin, strategy director at Leeds agency Ponderosa, will address the importance of investing in strategy, rather than just tactics, in his talk.

Tickets start from just £35 + VAT – with lunch and drinks reception included. Make sure you join us to uncover the next big thing for your business heading into 2024 by booking your tickets to the event here.

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