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Hastings Hotels hosting digital conference

Prof Julie Hastings and Hannah Corbett from Hastings Hotels were joined by Prof Una McMahon Beattie (right) of the Ulster Business School to launch Digi-talk 2015.

Prof Julie Hastings and Hannah Corbett from Hastings Hotels were joined by Prof Una McMahon Beattie (right) of the Ulster Business School to launch Digi-talk 2015.

Hastings Hotels has announced the line-up for its annual Digi-Talk conference, and once again it has a tasty line up of big names including leading experts from the Jamie Oliver Group and Guinness.

The innovative conference, which is endorsed by the University of Ulster, takes place on Thursday November 5 in the Europa Hotel, and aims to help local businesses and students find out more about the growing realm of digital marketing.

Steve Cardwell from the Jamie Oliver Group, Lisa Fitzsimons from Guinness Europe and David Douglas from digital agency Ebow will discuss a range of topics including the importance of online marketing for brands and the growing trend of advertising via YouTube.

In addition, Guinness will share the story behind the evolution of marketing in a long established worldwide brand.

Delegates will also have the unique opportunity to ask questions, interact and learn from the industry leaders and take part in breakout workshops.

Hannah Corbett of Hastings Hotels said: “We are delighted to launch Digi-Talk 2015, which is taking place at the Europa Hotel on Thursday November 5, with the aim of helping local businesses and students find out more about the fast-paced, growing world of digital marketing.

“Once again, we have secured a fantastic line-up of speakers from well-known brands at the forefront of social media including the Jamie Oliver Group, Guinness and local company Ebow who will share their knowledge and provide plenty of topical information to professionals and students in Northern Ireland,” Hannah added.

Digi-Talk 2015 is endorsed by the University of Ulster and supported by the premium hotel booking agent Avvio.

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