Mark Walker is the Head of Content at Eventbrite UK & Ireland, where he leads a team that work on an award winning blog, social media and community engagement. Previously he worked as a Portfolio Director at a leading global events company where he successful led a team to year-after-year growth.
Mark is also a trainer for the UK’s Content Marketing Association; a regular speaker at events such as StartUp 2016, TFM&A, Harnessing the Web, Once Upon a Time and many more; and writes for top publications such Content Marketing Institute, Entrepreneur.com and HubSpot.
He loves technology, marketing and events - and especially the combination of all three.
Alison Battisby is an experienced Social Media Consultant and Founder of Avocado Social. She has worked in the social media marketing industry since 2008. Alison has been involved in some groundbreaking social media projects for brands including Nokia, Tesco and Pringles as well as a range of UK start-ups and growing enterprises. Alison has been praised for her no-nonsense approach to social media, which suits all levels of knowledge and understanding. She has plenty of experience training top UK brands including BBC, John Lewis and EDF Energy.
Avocado Social runs regular workshops and events around the UK and has experience managing and promoting these, as well as utilising social media to improve reach and encourage signups.
Ricardo is Co-Founder of BrightBull and UK country director for Increnta a B2B Digital and Inbound Marketing agency
Ricardo has a proven track record of delivering high-level B2B marketing strategies for over 15 years in conference, exhibitions, publishing and start ups businesses.
He advises Entrepreneurs, CEOs and Managing Directors of Conference and Exhibition companies on driving visitors and delegates through Inbound and Content Marketing. Works with Marketing Directors and Marketing teams in B2B organisations driving Leads and Revenue. Ricardo’s mission is to shake up the B2B and Events environment through inbound marketing. He also loves to write his views on the BrightBull blog.
Founder and Editor of Event Industry News and Founder of Event Tech Live and The Event Technology Awards