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Our one-day event featured world-class inspirational keynote speakers, plenary sessions and engaging panels with search visionaries from:

  • Microsoft
  • O2 UK
  • Vodafone
  • State of Digital
  • The Co-operative
  • Searchmetrics
  • RadiumOne
  • Expedia
  • Click Consult

Benchmark Search & Digital Marketing Conference is designed for senior SEO and PPC marketing professionals that want to:

  • Improve their company’s customer engagement and increase ROI across paid, owned and earned media.
  • Gain actionable insights, advice and best practice techniques from the best in the industry.
If you missed out on the event, or would just like to catch up on a presentation you particularly enjoyed from the day, each can be viewed below…

Conference summary

Download a pdf detailing each of the talks from Benchmark 2015, in case you are wondering whether or not to attend next year’s (or any other year’s) event.

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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.

Microsoft presenting at Benchmark Conference

About the Benchmark Search & Digital Marketing Conference

Find out more about the conference as a whole - what drives it, what it covers and what it can do for you. We love being involved in the search community and can't wait to see you at one of our events in the future.

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panel discussion benchmark 2022

Benchmark Search & Digital Marketing Conference 2022

Our first event following the COVID pandemic, Benchmark 2022 will take place at Manchester Science & Industry Museum, where more than 200 search and digital marketing professionals will learn from the best and brightest in the industry while forming personal and professional relationships that last.

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benchmark 2019

Benchmark Search & Digital Marketing Conference 2019

2019 was Benchmark’s fifth birthday, and we outdid ourselves again – with the best line-up of speakers delivering outstanding talks that helped prepare a record number of attendees for the future (near and far) of search and digital marketing.

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benchmark 2018

Benchmark Search & Digital Marketing 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. The North’s leading search event once again offered an inspiring and engaging day for all attendees, with some of the world’s leading experts discussed the latest trends, strategies and techniques.

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benchmark 2017

Benchmark Search & Digital Marketing Conference 2017

The event, sponsored by Manchester Metropolitan University, 360 International Advertising, DeepCrawl, Digital Agency Network, Juice and Majestic was the largest to date and included 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 & Digital Marketing Conference 2016

The Benchmark Search Conference returned in 2016 for its second year delivering actionable insights from the leading lights of the search marketing industry. 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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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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