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Prolific North Live agrees partnership with Broadcast magazine for 2017 event


Broadcast, the UK’s leading national broadcast media platform and its sister operation, the Media Production Show, have agreed a key partnership with Prolific North Live that is set to deliver one of the major broadcasting events of 2017.

The subscription-only magazine, which is circulated to over 36,000 readers across the broadcasting industry, will lead two full days of outstanding speakers and stimulating content as part of the Broadcast and Visual Media Theatre at next year’s expo, which takes place at EventCity in Trafford Park on February 15th and 16th 2017.

Conor Dignam, chief executive of Business Media Insight Conor Dignam, chief executive of Media Business Insight

Broadcast is planning to curate up to seven sessions a day in the 100-seat theatre, allowing several hundred delegates to engage over the two-day event.

“We’re delighted to be working with Prolific North Live and running a two-day conference programme on broadcasting at the event in February,” said Conor Dignam, chief executive of Broadcast publishers Media Business Insight.

“We’ll be looking at everything from the impact of VR on the sector, to the growth of the indie sector in the north. We’re excited to be involved in the event.”

Also partnering for the event is Media Business Insight’s event, the Media Production Show, which enjoyed a highly successful debut year in London this year at the Business Design Centre in Islington and will be moving to a larger space at Olympia next year.

Dunstan Carter, event director for Prolific North Live, said the partnership was a real coup for an event that is still only in its second year.

Prolific North Live is being held at Event City Prolific North Live is being held at Event City

“We’re delighted to welcome Broadcast and the Media Production Show to Prolific North Live. It is a further indication of the reputation that Prolific North Live has already garnered across the media industries and the Broadcast and Visual Media Theatre will be a simply unmissable event for anyone with an interest in the broadcasting sector.”

The lead media title for the broadcasting sector, Broadcast also has a highly successful online operation, with 160,000 active users and 500,000 page views a month.

With four months still to go until the return of Prolific North Live, over 80 exhibiting companies have already signed up,

Steamhaus Identity-01-3Three Event Partners – SteamhausVision One and The Landing are also on board, as well as three room sponsors: Parker Software (the Storytelling & Innovation Theatre), Smoking Gun PR and the CIM (The Marketing Suite). We have one remaining Event Partner slot left.

We’re anticipating well over 150 exhibitors and partners together with an expanded content and theatre programme schedule over the two-day event.

Vision One logoYou can take a look at the full list of exhibitors and the floor plan here

And see what many of last year’s exhibitors, event partners and sponsors thought about the first Prolific North Live here

We already have a number of great speakers lined up for our Agencies & Suppliers and Storytelling & Innovation Theatres, and shortly we’ll be releasing full details of the Keynote seminars and other sessions that will look at six wide-ranging themes – Marketing, Content, Digital, Broadcast, Technology and Communications – fill the packed programme.

TheLandingLogo_v1_redAnd there will be numerous other seminars, workshops and other sessions focusing on Innovation, Storytelling, Freelancers, Finance & Growth.

We are also introducing two new rooms for marketing and communications professionals – a Marketing Suite and a Communications Suite, the latter sponsored by the CIPR.

As a whole, Prolific North Live represents a truly unrivalled opportunity to generate new leads, expose your business to key decision makers and buyers, launch new products and services to a highly engaged audience, and presents a fantastic chance to network with customers and peers, discuss ideas and make new contacts and leads.

There are still numerous ways for businesses to become involved, including Event Partnerships, Keynote Seminar sponsorship, Agency and Innovation session sponsorship, Growth Finance Hub sponsorship and Drinks sponsorship.

For exhibitors, stands for Prolific North Live ’17 start from just £1,150+VAT, with a variety of stand sizes accommodated.

We offer a ‘first come, first served’ policy on specific stands in the exhibition, so exhibitors can choose their space in the room.

We have made sure that our pricing structure is very competitive and there are discounts to reward those who book early.

To find out how you can book a stand today and secure a prime location in the exhibition hall, please contact Dunstan Carter on 07940 423202 or by emailing

You can find out more information on our dedicated Prolific North Live site here.

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