Blog Archives - CMA Live 2017


What are the best conferences to attend in the UK in 2017?

If you are looking for the best marketing conferences in the UK in 2017, you’ve come to the right place.

2016 was packed full of great conferences but if you are anything like us, you probably like to be well organised and plan out your marketing conferences for 2017 well in advance.

We know how difficult that can be.  So we went out of our way and pulled together a helpful list of the best marketing conferences in the UK for 2017.

How we improve the delegate experience at CMA Live 17

Since starting my business in 2013 I’ve facilitated dozens of workshops. Most of them my own, and some of them have been run by other companies and organisations.

I’m confident stating that I know a few things about running and facilitating events, and some of my biggest lessons so far have come from running The Content Marketing Academy 2015.

Perhaps your are new to live events or you are about to run your first big seminar or conference,

How to dominate Twitter art CMA Live 17

If you are a regular delegate at industry conferences and events you’re probably well briefed on the benefits of using Twitter at conferences to engage with other delegates, sponsors and speakers.

Personally I love getting involved on Twitter before, during and after the conference and events I attend, and I’ve even engaged with Twitter Hashtags when I’m not attending!

The first thing you need to do before the event is take a note of the hashtag and then follow these tips on how to use the hashtag to engage and have conversations on Twitter before,

What’s the one thing I will get from attending CMA Live 17?

One of the questions I get asked a lot is “What’s the one thing that you want people to get from CMA Live?”. Or in other words, “What’s the one thing that people will learn or take away from CMA Live?”.

I think these are really important questions. You want to know that you’re not wasting your time and money. You want to know that you’re choosing to do something that’s going to be valuable to you.

How much does it cost to run CMA Live 17?

So, you’re thinking about running or hosting your own conference? Are you ready to get real about the costs of running a conference of live event?

OK, good. It’s expensive. There are a lot of cheaper ways to make money, so if you haven’t explored those yet, then this might not be your best option.

However, if you have a large audience and you want to bring everyone together once a year to experience something special,

19 ways to save money when attending CMA Live 17

There are dozens of conferences that you can attend both within the UK and abroad. But the reality is that they all cost money. Whether you or your employing organisation is paying for it, it can be hard to justify attending all of your favourite conferences.

Many turn to outlining the benefits of attending a conference, but for some attendees the total cost can be a major barrier to attending.

I totally get it!