Brands, agencies and experts poised to offer new business strategy insights at 'Brief Encounters' conference this November

Microsoft’s external agency and business manager Sam Violet; marketing communications director at Metro Bryan Scott; William Hill chief marketing officer Krsitof Fahy; We Are Social marketing director Tom Ollerton and chairman of Elmwood Jonathan Sands OBE are just some of the names taking to the stage at ‘Brief Encounters – New Business, New Relationships, True Love’, a special one-day event especially for agency people keen to improve their business performance.

‘Brief Encounters – New Business, New Relationships, New Love’

Hosted by The Drum, ‘Brief Encounters – New Business, New Relationships, True Love’ will focus on the challenges facing agencies when it comes to winning new clients providing strategies to improve success rates.

“We’ve named the conference after the famous film because there’s a close link between the process of finding new love and finding and keeping clients. Agencies of all types struggle with keeping the sales pipeline going and it’s a battle to establish new relationships in such a competitive space,” commented Anne-Marie Sheedy, head of conferences for The Drum.

Taking place on Thursday 7 November at Hallam Conference Centre the event, open to agency marketers, new business people and directors/owners, will bring together experts in the field from both client and agency side offering unprecedented insight into effective new business strategies.

Sheedy added: “The speakers include several client marketers who will explain what makes them want to see agencies, plus give an insight into their buying processes. The delegates will also get the benefit of the experience of agencies that we’ve invited to speak because of their impressive sales growth in the last year.”

More information about the conference and tickets can be booked from the ‘Brief Encounters – New Business, New Relationships, True Love’ website now.

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