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Speakers from Everton and Paddy Power among first confirmed for Prolific North Live


We’re delighted to announce that speakers from Everton Football Club, Paddy Power and Smart Insights are among the first speaker to be confirmed for Prolific North Live.

Set to be the biggest marketing expo outside London in 2018, the two-day expo will take place at Event City in Trafford Park, Manchester, on February 28th and March 1st.

We’ve already revealed how Bing has joined Channel 4, Steamhaus and The Landing as event partners.

Any companies and organisations wishing to exhibit at the event – which will explore the latest developments in the marketing, digital, creative and comms sectors – should contact Jill Taylor on

Here are the latest confirmed speakers:

  • An experienced marketing and communications professional, Richard Kenyon has been the Director of Marketing and Communications at Everton Football Club since January 2014. Previously he was the Managing Director at Kenyon Fraser – one of the North’s most established and largest marketing communications consultancies. For eight years prior to Kenyon Fraser, Richard worked in marketing / business development with an international sports coaching company. He is also a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Marketing a Chartered Marketer and has a MBA and BA (hons) qualifications.
  • Paul Mallon is responsible for developing and managing a portfolio of domestic and international projects (like convincing Floyd Mayweather to wear green Lucky Pants for his weigh-in against Conor McGregor) that generate huge spikes of brand fame. Previously Head of Brand Engagement at Paddy Power, building and leading the award-winning social media, PR and editorial proposition.

  • Dr Dave Chaffey is CEO and co-founder of Smart Insights. Smart Insights is a digital marketing learning resource that helps businesses manage their online marketing activities to compete more effectively through practical guidance in Templates, Ebooks, Video Training, free blog posts and their weekly Digital Marketing Essentials newsletter.

Get in touch with Jill Taylor, Expo Director, to find out more
Great stand locations still up for grabs!

In addition to 120+ exhibitors, ProlificNorthLive will also feature innovation and storytelling workshops, tech demonstrations, venture-funding and growth finance sessions, conference seminars and much more, all designed to motivate and inspire.

Free to attend, this expo is an unrivalled opportunity for buyers to meet and network with prospective suppliers, key decision makers and potential clients and learn about the latest industry innovations.

For more information on stand prices and other ways to get involved contact Jill Taylor on or 07879 471 636.

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