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Create & Evidence Authentic, Relevant Audience Connections & Experiences With Limited Resources For High-Impact, Inspirational & Engaging Digital Communications Which Deliver! Charities, Public Sector, Not-For-Profit & Higher Education Organisations Share Practical, Fresh & Cost-Effective Digital & Social Engagement Strategies To Maximise Online Reach & Impact & Measurably Drive Results. 8th Annual Event! A VIRTUAL, One-Day, Industry-Led Conference & Networking Event, 27th April 2021, Online.
Social Media Panel Discussion
09.30 Make Your Social Media Work For You! Push The Boundaries For Vibrant Social Media From Stories To Influencers, Established & Emerging Channels
- Unlock the potential of stories: the how, where, when, what and why behind Facebook or Instagram story success
- Dare to innovate? Push the boundaries for vibrant social media which keeps with the times when internal stakeholders are hesitant
- You’ve established Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn and Snapchat but new players keep emerging – what is TikTok and what opportunities does it present?
- Do influencers still have real influence? Examine the role of working with influencers in a small-budget social media strategy
Amina Khan, Senior Digital Communications Advisor, International Planned Parenthood Federation
Elizabeth Starling, Senior Marketing Officer, Digital & Communications, Norwich University of the Arts
Oli Dillon, Social Media Manager, Stroke Association
Klare Kennett, Assistant Director Marketing, Communications & Education, RSPCA
Measure & Prove Digital Impact
The 6-Month Digital Rebrand – Case Study
11.05 Teach First share their journey of undergoing a full website transformation in 6 months, sharing insights about brand in digital and how to create digital products that are future-proofed without being full-featured at launch.
Jeremiah Mahadevan, Head of Digital, Marketing and Communications, Teach First
Breakouts: Your Choice
11.45 Informal Breakout In Networking Room
A. Customer Service Or Digital Comms?
Catherine Hepton, Head of Marketing & Engagement, Sandwell College
B. Email Personalisation
Phil Clark, Head of Content & Audience, British Medical Association
C. Accessible Digital Comms
12.15 Lunch & Informal Networking For Speakers, Delegates & Partners
13.25 Low-Budget, High-Impact Strategies For Shareable, Informative & Engaging Video Content Which Bolsters Brand Image & Resonates With Supporters & Customers
- When all you’ve got is your smartphone, how can you still produce high-quality, high engagement stories, narratives and campaigns?
- Any tips on great free/budget-friendly editing tools?
- From shaky cam to stop motion, longer or shorter clips, what are the latest video trends to achieve authentic content which engages viewers and drives action?
- Facebook, YouTube, Instagram, Stories, Websites… how to successfully build video into each channel strategy
Sean Ryan, Director of Communications, Save the Children UK
Sasha Nicholl, Head of PR & Digital, Save the Children UK
The Children's Society: Website Rebrand & Relaunch
14.05 Leverage Brand Ambassador Relationships To Drive Growth, Trust, Authenticity & Engagement
Catherine Beachill, Social Media Manager, University of Salford
14.30 Afternoon Refreshment Break With Informal Networking
15.00 Cultivate Content To Drive Audience Conversations & Conversions!
- Simple ideas to shake up your digital communications and storytelling for fresh, relevant content which inspires action
- Craft your organisation’s narrative and story to not only fuel engagement, but ensure ROI
- Ensure your comms tone is authentic, clearly conveys the organisation’s message and resonates with your audience
- Achieve spontaneity with a mix of pre-determined content plans and the green light for off-the-cuff posts
Speaker To Be Announced
Budget-Friendly New Tech Panel Discussion
15.25 Leverage Cost-Conscious Technologies & Explore Emerging Trends To Future Proof Your Digital Comms
- When shiny new tools aren’t always an option, what platforms should you investigate to build your tech toolkit?
- As the established channels (and their audiences) mature, what is next?
- AI, automation, voice tech… what are the opportunities for charities, not-for-profits and the public sector to get involved?
- Tap into chatbots’ potential to increase speed of service, handle FAQs and reduce manpower spend while maintaining that ‘human’ touch
- When budget for a new tool does emerge, navigate the complexity of procurement to ensure you’re getting the best option!
Said Dajani, Head of Digital, Diabetes UK
David Geary, Director of Communications, Irish National Teachers’ Organisation
Michael Paxton, Head of European Business Development, Canto
Andrew Youngson, News and Campaigns Content Manager, Imperial College London
Darren Hill, Digital Media Manager, University of Lincoln
17.05 Co-Chairs’ Closing Remarks & Official Close Of Conference