A collection of key takeaways, and a comprehensive review of each individual talk from the day.Read more
All of the action from our Benchmark Search & Digital Marketing Conference 2018.
Benchmark Search Conference returned for its fourth year at Manchester’s Hilton Deansgate Hotel on 5th September 2018. The North’s leading search marketing event once again offered an inspiring and engaging day for all attendees, where some of the world’s leading search marketing experts discussed the latest trends, strategies and techniques to advance your brand’s online presence.
As you can see from the testimonials below, our guests went away with inspiration to become better marketers and how to apply what they’d learnt to their own strategies.
Benchmark Search and Digital Marketing Conference provides search marketing professionals with a platform to amplify their knowledge and understanding across a range of search marketing disciplines, including organic search (SEO), paid search (PPC), social media and content marketing. Delivered by renowned industry experts and thought leaders, each year the day is filled with cutting-edge insights, shared best practices and the very latest in search marketing innovation. Designed to attract the very best in digital marketing, 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. 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…
Great event again, getting better and better each year #benchmarkconf2018 @ClickConsultLtd thanks for having me!
Great to be back at #benchmarkconf2019 for the second year running! Looking forward to hearing all the latest tips and tricks to succeed in the industry I love
Thanks Stacey Harper for giving a quick insightful session regarding migration to GA
Our marketing team attended Benchmark the other week and we all came away with some interesting insights!
Great selection of speakers, central venue, inclusive refreshments, mainly focused on search (which is great) – it’s one of the best events of the year.
Excellent conference, well done all.
Great speakers from lots of different backgrounds – great networking opportunity
Exceptional talk from John Warner. Could not agree more about Google’s emphasis on quality and where it’s going
Brilliant talk by Giulia Panozzo about causal impact and understanding the impact of SEO changes
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.
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.Read more
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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.
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.
Our inaugural conference, 2015 featured 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.