The keynote sessions offered delegates the chance to learn from the North’s key influencers and experts, featuring the latest industry developments through real-world case studies.

By attending our keynote sessions, you will gain clarity on the future objectives and ambitions for your business, while crucially comparing yourselves with competitors. Our talks give you the opportunity to discover the brand-new innovations and tech that will deliver the growth you’re looking for, as well as hints & tips on how you can become more effective in day to day work.

Day One Agenda Day Two Agenda

All keynote sessions are free to attend, but you can purchase a ‘Priority Pass’, giving you fast track entrance to the Keynote Theatre and secure your spot. Find out more about Priority Passes here.

You can find more information regarding the other seminar sessions and open air theatres here.



There will be eight keynote sessions in total across the two days. Each session will include three presentations from our keynote speakers.

The sessions are:

Keynote Day One – Inspiring Thought Leadership – Sponsored by Wavemaker & IAB
Keynote Day One – Customer Engagement – Sponsored by dotmailer
Keynote Day One – News Generation – Sponsored by 72point
Keynote Day One – Innovation – Sponsored by Emarsys
Keynote Day Two – Inspiring Thought Leadership – Sponsored by Wavemaker & IAB
Keynote Day Two – Technology Future Trends – Sponsored by UKFast
Keynote Day Two – News Generation – Sponsored by 72point
Keynote Day Two – Innovation


Click here to view the full list of confirmed speakers for across theatres.

*Please note that all speakers are confirmed at the time of announcement however we reserve the right to make any changes to the programme in circumstances beyond our control.

Priority Passes

Registration to attend is free, but there are priority passes available for the eight keynote theatre sessions to purchase at £20 + VAT per session. Gain access to the keynote theatre faster and jump the queues by purchasing your priority pass with your registration today.

If you would like priority pass entrance for all keynote theatre sessions, you will need to buy eight passes, one per session, and will be charged a discounted rate of £140 + VAT. Please tick all the relevant check boxes on the form.

Your priority pass will include access to your chosen keynote theatre session using the fast track lane, giving you ample opportunity for a prime spot in each session.

Already registered? Check your confirmation email for your unique link and add a priority pass to your registration today.