benchmark audience 2022

Benchmark is the North’s leading search marketing event, offering an inspiring, engaging and entertaining day where world-class experts discuss the latest strategies and techniques, and share their own success stories.

Benchmark has established a reputation for attracting the best search marketing thinkers and speakers from a diverse range of global brands covering subjects across SEO, PPC, content marketing and social media.

The one­-day event has been designed exclusively for senior in-house marketing professionals and features world­-class speakers that cover all of the need­-to­-know search marketing topics to develop and advance your brand’s online presence.

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Organic search (SEO)

How to achieve and maintain your brand’s ranking in natural search engine results and ensure your customers can easily find you.

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Paid search (PPC)

Driving targeted traffic to your website by showing ads in search engine results when people search for related keywords

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Social media

Enhancing brand awareness and advocacy to support your search visibility; your social authority is increasingly considered by Google as a ranking factor.

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Content marketing

How to be smart with your content campaigns to build trust and credibility by returning relevant answers to search queries, and earning quality backlinks.

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Designed to attract the very best in digital marketing by award-winning agency Click Consult, the event’s content is tailored to the requirements of senior level digital marketing professionals looking to take their search marketing performance to the next level. It’s an opportunity to pick up practical, profitable ideas from search professionals at the top of their game.

Benchmark Search & Digital Conference is perfect for you if:

  • You’re a senior marketing professional who’s passionate about achieving search marketing success
  • You want inspiration to become a better marketer
  • You’ve got a desire to learn and get actionable insights and practical advice from the best in the industry
  • You want to meet other digital marketing professionals who are on your wavelength
  • You’re not satisfied with simply ‘adequate’ performance when it comes to your brand’s online visibility
  • You fancy spending a productive day out of the office in a friendly and collaborative atmosphere

Whether you’re looking to learn from some of the fantastic speakers we’ve had at previous events, checking to revisit a talk you have particularly enjoyed whilst attending a conference yourself, or deciding whether to attend, our conference resources are full of useful content and every talk from previous years. If you’d like to join a host of high profile brands that have sponsored the event, however, then check out what we had on offer last year for an indication of what will be available this year.

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Benchmark Search Conference 2022

150 delegates from across the UK came for the one-day event, our first conference since 2019.

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benchmark 2019

Benchmark Search Conference 2019

The 5th Benchmark delivered outstanding talks that prepared a record number of attendees for the future (near and far) of search and digital marketing.

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benchmark 2018

Benchmark Search Conference 2018

300 attendees, 20 speakers and a whole heap of ideas and inspiration at Manchester’s Hilton Deansgate Hotel for our biggest Benchmark yet.

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benchmark 2017

Benchmark Search Conference 2017

With esteemed guests from some of the world’s most recognisable brands, including Coca-Cola, Tesco, Autotrader, Man United, Money Supermarket and JD Williams.

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benchmark 2016

Benchmark Search Conference 2016

With well over 300 delegates from across Europe, the conference featured speakers from Microsoft, Google and a host of other high profile industry speakers.

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benchmark 2015

Benchmark Search Conference 2015

World-class, inspirational keynote speakers, plenary sessions and engaging panels featuring search visionaries from some of the most recognisable brands in the world of search.

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Due to our highly targeted delegate profile, Benchmark is the perfect conference for exhibitors from the search and digital marketing sector. As such, we fill our exhibition space quite quickly and highly recommend potential sponsors to confirm their interest as soon as possible.

Some of the benefits include:

  • An opportunity to promote your product or service to a highly targeted delegate audience
  • Benchmark attracts a senior level audience, enabling conversations to take place with key decision makers from some of the world’s leading brand
  • Quality networking opportunities with delegates
  • Continued brand exposure through Benchmark’s ongoing marketing & communications
  • Access to highly influential speakers and event partners
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