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Inspire, Innovate and Invest with New Opportunities in Digital Retail

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Inspire, Innovate and Invest with New Opportunities in Digital Retail

The "Inspire, Innovate and Invest with New Opportunities in Digital Retail" FREE to attend breakfast event, hosted by Armagh City Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council, is the first in a series of four high quality digital retailing events for local businesses. Each event is designed to help businesses develop digital skills within their retail business and to provide an overview of the opportunities that digital marketing can bring.

This FREE event is the one digital marketing event for retailers you can’t afford to miss.

Our award-winning guest speakers will be covering topics including:

  • Custom built websites; WordPress, Magento and Expression Engine

  • Storefronts; Shopify, Wix and Woo Commerce

  • Marketplaces; eBay, Amazon, Etsy

  • Social Media Channels; Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat and LinkedIn

Attendees will benefit from a panel discussion around latest opportunities in digital retail as well as a case study from a local retailer detailing their experience of bringing retailing across to digital platforms.

9am Tea & Coffee Networking with event starting at 9.30am sharp.

Host: Emma Gribben

Emma is a global digital marketing consultant, mentor and trainer with over 8 years’ experience within the field of digital marketing gained from challenging projects within the UK, Ireland and Dubai. Emma is the Director of digital marketing consultancy Digital By Emma with offices in Armagh and Belfast. Emma is an accredited Google training partner on two of their digital programmes; Google Digital Garage delivered in the UK and Ireland plus the Google Digital Academy delivered to top tier AdWords clients throughout Europe. Emma works directly with clients on digital projects via digital strategies, e-commerce, website analysis and design advice, social media consultancy, content marketing, email marketing and bespoke digital marketing training. Emma has delivered a series of digital mentoring programmes to SMEs and start-ups through council led programmes. Emma is a regular speaker at digital training events and delivers her own programme of digital training with Enterprise bodies and Business Centres.

Speaker 1: Niamh Taylor, FCIM, Digital 24

Niamh Taylor is a multi award-winning digital marketing expert with over 18 years’ experience. She is the Director of digital marketing and ecommerce consultancy Digital Twenty Four, with offices in Belfast and Omagh. Niamh has a vast array of experience in marketing, both online and offline, across B2B, B2C and public sector in 4 markets including retail in the UK and Australia. She is a digital specialist business mentor on local council programmes and Women In Business NI. She previously lectured for The Digital Marketing Institute Ireland and was part of the MSc Digital Media Communications postgraduate degree team at Ulster University. Niamh is a regular guest speaker at conferences and delivers training on all areas of digital marketing. Niamh has recently been promoted to Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM), their highest level of membership.

Speaker 2: Kirsty Nixon, Digital 24

As a CIM-qualified marketer, Kirsty has over ten years experience working in Marketing, in various industries ranging from financial services to retail and ecommerce including Chain reaction Cycles, Sliderobes and the Finanical Times. With experience in all digital marketing channels from PPC to SEO, she has a particular flair for content marketing and now manages the content pipeline for all of Digital Twenty Four’s clients. She possesses an impressive balance of creative, writing and organisational skills, along with along with the ability to empathise and engage with clients’ target customers. She has also regularly mentored SME businesses providing hands on training and support.

Speaker 3: Stephen Kinkaid

Stephen Kinkaid is founder of Big Wet Fish and Kobault, a custom web design and development agency based in Carrickfergus. Stephen is passionate about design, user experiences and helping others to achieve more through their websites for both lead generation and ecommerce purposes. Stephen is a regular speaker at events.


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