Decoded Fashion London

Decoded Fashion London will be a defining moment for the future of the fashion industry - where tech and fashion don't just meet, they collide. The one day forum will see stellar keynote speeches from captains of industry as well as captivating panels tackling the problems facing every one of us.

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Date: 1 November 2012
Location: The Royal Society, UK

HIT ME! How To Get Your Business To Punch It's Weight Online

HIT ME! will bring you the latest will bring you the latest ideas, information, tips and advice on how you can master internet marketing.

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Date: 27 November 2012
Location: Google Campus, UK

From AKQA to We Are Social: Shortlist for the 27th BIMA Awards Announced

BIMA Awards

The British Interactive Media Association (BIMA) have announced the shortlist for the 2012 BIMA Awards, hailing it as the most diverse agency spread in recent years.

Finalists for the 27th annual awards included Heinz for Get Well Soup, Skype for Say it with Skype, the Kaiser Chiefs bespoke album creation experience, BBC Sport’s website relaunch, Nike Academy, Pottermore, M&S for Pass the Parcel, and Microsoft for Brandon Generator.

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A Recap of Unique Digital at #SMWLDN: 'Chopped, Diced and Sliced' Live Onstage


This is a Guest Blog Post by Unique Digital.

On the 27th of September, Unique Digital showcased the new KETTLE® Chips social media campaign live at Social Media Week London.

'Chopped, Diced and Sliced' mirrored what is happening within KETTLE® Chips online social environment at an offline event, showcasing a 360 degree view of the planning, strategy, process and implementation of the new social campaign.

The first half of the event covered KETTLE® Chips social brief, new product launch and objectives giving you a taste of the entire process from the initial concept. This was followed by Unique Digital's creative response, media planning and new innovations within social media.

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Social Media Week London: Some Choice Events Curated by Chinwag's Sam Michel

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Social Media Week London Sep 2012 - Schedule Screenshot

Social Media Week September is almost upon us, next week, and for one year only, London’s playing host to its second week-long festival of all things social.

There’s stack of events, virtually of them free, to choose from, but with just a couple of days to go, spaces are getting snapped up fast. Fortunately a whole heap of events have been added in the last few days.

In a bid to find to navigate the schedule and provide a few pointers, I’ve rummaged through the list of events and picked out a few choice nuggets in a range of topics. Enjoy perusing them, and make sure you snap up a ticket quick smart!

On to the events...

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CIPR Social Media Conference

Based on best-selling CIPR publication, Share This: The Social Media Handbook for PR Professionals

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Date: 1 November 2012
Location: Cardinal Place, UK

Global Keynote: Alex Balfour, Head of Digital, LOCOG (London 2012 Olympics)

Join us for the SMWLDN Global Keynote, a fireside chat with Alex Balfour, the at the centre of the digital delivery of the massively successful London Olympics and Paralympics Games. Opening this Sep’s Social Media Week and hear about the trials, tribulations and successes behind the digital success of the games.

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Date: 24 September 2012
Location: SMWLDN Media, Mobile and Lifestyle Hub @ Unruly Media, UK

PlayGen's Make Play Workshop

Come along to PlayGen's "Make Play" workshop to harness the power of play and improve your process, brand, product or service!

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Date: 3 October 2012
Location: PlayGen HQ, UK

Trend Briefing: The Co-Commerce Revolution

The briefing explores the forces rewriting the rules of commerce in the 21st century, across three new global-facing trend areas.

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Date: 10 October 2012
Location: Kings Place, 90 York Way, N1 9AG, UK

On The Edge Digital, Birmingham

On The Edge is brought to you with a guarantee that you will gain insight from world-renowned innovators on the future of marketing. A fantastic line-up of speakers covering all the hot topics in digital marketing: SEO, PPC, Social Media, Digital Branding, Mobile, Video, and Digital Content.

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Date: 30 October 2012
Location: Macdonald Burlington Hotel, UK

The Guardian Mobile Business Summit 2012

Top Speakers already confirmed include: Dr Federico Casalegno - Director of the Mobile Experience Laboratory MIT Alina Vandenbreghe, Head of mobile and gaming, Pearson Simon Stanford, Vice president, UK & Ireland telecommunications and networks division, Samsung Andreas Gal, Director of research, Mozilla

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Date: 19 November 2012
Location: The Grange, St Pauls, UK

The Guardian Changing Advertising Summit 2012

"Really enjoying the @guardian advertising summit" Executive experience director, Crispin, Porter + Bogusky "Fascinating and highly insightful presentations at the Changing Advertising Summit" Senior account manager, Propeller Group "Absolutely cracking Guardian conference" Reporter, Marketing Week

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Date: 24 October 2012
Location: Kings Place, London, UK

SMW '12: Behavioural Economics for the Web

Join us for a very exclusive breakfast and brunch to discuss the latest experiments and techniques from the masters of behavrioural economics – and how as digital natives, we can leverage these to take over the world.

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Date: 25 September 2012
Location: Digital Shoreditch HQ, UK

Content Creation Collective: Secets behind social media

If you’re a writer, editor, blogger, videographer, designer, producer or otherwise involved in the creation of cool stuff online then you need to come along to Content Creation Collective: Secrets behind social content on 26th September aboard the HMS President (1918), in association with Social Media Week.

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Date: 26 September 2012
Location: HMS President (1918), UK

Make Play Workshop

If you’re looking to improve engagement using play, then come along to our Make Play session and let us show you how we do it!

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Date: 18 September 2012
Location: PlayGen HQ, UK