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Register your interest to attend Benchmark Search Conference 2018 to get practical, profitable ideas from search marketing innovators who are at the top of their game. Learn how they’re shaking things up at their own brands as they discuss their success stories and share the latest strategies and techniques.

Passionate about your brand’s online performance? Looking to upskill and ramp your search marketing knowledge up a notch?

Benchmark Search Conference 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.

Now in its fourth year, 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.

Highlights of last year’s event include Canon Europe’s Omi Sido discussing RankBrain and what it means for the world of SEO in 2018, Bas van den Beld talk through the power of storytelling within content marketing and Vodafone’s SEO Lead, Nick Wilsdon, talk about Google’s Mobile First Index and what brands need to do to prepare for this event.

Why should you attend?

Benchmark is 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

Register your interest to attend Benchmark Search Conference 2018

Previous attendees

Benchmark Search Conference 2017

Catch up on the event

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2017 Speakers

Anu Adegbola


Bas van den Beld

State of Digital

Tom Cheesewright

Amanda Coleman

Greater Manchester Police

David Edmundson-Bird

Manchester Metropolitan University

Zak Edwards


Sabrina Garufi


David Karellen

Click Consult

Dodo Kwong

Qihoo 360 International Advertising Unit

Sean McDonnell

Slater and Gordon

Paul Morris

PZ Cussons

Jon Myers


Alan Reeves

Click Consult

James Rowland

Thomson Reuters

Omi Sido

Canon Europe

Gerry White

Just Eat

Nick Wilsdon


Lukasz Zelezny


What did our delegates say?