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AOP Spring Conference 12th March - Senior Industry Figures Join the Speaker Line-up


Nial Ferguson, Managing Director of Future UK, and Kit Gould, CEO & Managing Director, IDG UK, will take part in the closing “View From The Top” panel at next month’s AOP Spring Conference. They join Haymarket Consumer Media MD David Prasher to discuss the strategic implications for specialist and targeted publishers of the issues raised during the event.

To open the day, EMAP CEO Natasha Christie-Miller’s opening keynote will look at the enduring importance of the customer relationship in a world where so much is changing. Christie-Miller will talk about her mission to put the customer relationship back at the heart of the business and how the strategy is working as EMAP moves into its third year of growth.

The AOP Spring Conference is aimed specifically at specialist and targeted media companies, both B2B and B2C. The key themes of the conference programme are content, commerce and community, and how these are interacting to create opportunities for publishers of quality specialist and targeted content. Other senior industry figures  joining the sessions include Alan King, Managing Partner: Digital, UM London, who has been creating award-winning B2B Content Marketing Strategies for Microsoft for the last ten years, will be taking part in the discussion of content marketing, alongside James Ranson, Director of Advertising Sales, Future; Dan Linstead, Group Editor, Immediate Media; and Kevin Sutherland, Strategy Director, Seven. And Mike Goldsmith, Head of Content Strategy for Mobile at Future will be joining the panel discussing “Editorial That Delivers” with Adrian Barrick, Chief Content Officer, UBM; Matt Egan, Editorial Director, Tech Media Group, IDG; and Karl Schnieder, Editorial Development Director, RBI.

For full details of the programme and to book your place click here

We look forward to seeing you there!

The AOP Team