Smartphones at the ready for the South East Digital Picnic, a social media and digital marketing conference aimed at start-ups, small business owners, brands, marketing managers, bloggers, freelancers and marketing managers, who are looking to improve their online presence using the latest social and digital technology trends.
The event is the first of its kind in Wexford and will take place at Wells House and Gardens on June 20 from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. and the theme is a barbecue picnic, with a barbecue buffet provided at lunch time.
'Technology is rapidly changing the way consumers interact and engage with brands. It is vital for businesses to learn how to embrace social and digital technologies to ensure they remain relevant and work smarter,' said organiser Sarah-Jane Vincent, CEO of Miss Content Creative which is based at the Hatch Lab in Gorey.
'The inspiration for this inclusive indoor and outdoor event was to do something different, fun and upbeat while recognising such a thriving county and showing what it has to offer,' Sarah-Jane added.
There will be guest speakers and workshops scheduled throughout the day, the highlights including Mick Keane of Twitter giving a talk on using the platform for business, Sinéad Carroll of the Irish Blogger Agency, who will talk about building relationships with social media influencers and Amy Mcmanus of AM Marketing on paid social media marketing.
'The speakers will provide attendees with advanced tips, tactics and strategies that will arm you with the best social and digital approaches for business,' said Sarah-Jane Vincent.
Other speakers include Bradley Mcmanus of AM Marketing, Philip Donnellan of Digigrow, and Gary Evans of Feedalpha) with more keynote speakers to be announced shortly.
Attendees will benefit from expert insights on various topics including video marketing, social media strategy, Facebook ad campaigns, content marketing, search engine optimisation (SEO), community building and understanding key metrics and many more.
'With a passion for teaching and digital social innovations, I wanted to combine both. When you're having fun, you'll engage and learn more and it makes it easier to network and build better relationships,' said Sarah-Jane Vincent.
Sarah-Jane added that sessions will be interactive and combine experience with real life tips and strategies from leading industry practitioners participating and engaging, supporting others in the audience.
For more information about the event and to book tickets, visit southeastdigitalpicnic.ie, or you can email Sarah-Jane Vincent at firstname.lastname@example.org.