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April 15, 2021

The Digital Circus LIVE 2021-Meet The Speakers

The Digital Circus LIVE is coming to a computer near you on the 18th May 2021 and we literally cannot wait to welcome you into our virtual big top for the day.

We have been busily planning behind the scenes to ensure that this one day virtual event is crammed full with as much value as possible for you all and we are incredibly proud of the line up that we will be bringing you. The Digital Circus LIVE has been designed to celebrate digital visibility, business growth and most importantly, opportunity in the online space. Each and every one of our industry experts speaking on the day come with so much knowledge and a unique story to tell. They don't just talk the talk, they have all very much walked the walk also...

Who are our keynote speakers at The Digital Circus?

As well as all of the incredible workshops running throughout the day we will be bring SIX keynote speakers in to the main circus ring between 10am and 5pm. So who are they and what will they be talking about?? Lets find out...

Mark Masters- We Are The Media

Mark Masters from We Are The Media speaker at The Digital Circus LIVE on the 18th May

Mark Masters is based in Poole and owns We Are The Media, a content marketing company. Since 2013 Mark has demonstrated with his side project, You Are The Media (YATM), a platform to show how businesses can build their own loyal audience, via the spaces they control. He did it by building his own community from scratch! 

You Are The Media has become a marketing and media training and learning community. It consists of the YATM annual conference, YATM online events, YATM Lunch Club, the weekly YATM Podcast and the weekly YATM email sent every Thursday at 6.30am (GMT).

Mark believes that if you want to grow your business, you need to find subscribers, members and customers to join you and to believe in what you stand for. He will be discussing audience building at The Digital Circus LIVE with his keynote "Seven Awesome Moves to Build an Audience That is Truly Yours..."

Paul and Rebecca Whitewick- Every Disused Railway

Husband and Wife team Paul and wife team embarked on a project a few years ago whereby they wanted to visit every disused railway in the UK over the next ten years and used YouTube as their platform to tell their story. What started out as a passion project for them both has now very clearly become a business. They now have a very healthy following with a monetised YouTube channel, leveraging to power of Patreon to support their project. Paul and Rebecca will be discussing their journey into YouTube and touching upon how the creator economy is booming in 2021.

Ricky Locke- Ricky Locke Magic

Ricky Locke is a professional magician of The Magic Circle, behavioural trainer, speaker, and host of the successful Unlocked podcast.

With an extensive background in Retail leadership, colleague development & training. Over the last 15 years, Ricky has been on the front line performing, serving, studying and putting to practice the simple formula of how to create a magical customer experience.

Ricky believes that we should all be going the extra mile and creating magic moments for our customers, relationships, connections and relationships to create a wonderful and successful life. Obsessed with delivering a magical experience in his own business and life, he now wants to help inspire others to create magic moments too! We are very much looking forward to hearing about Rickys insights into creating a magical customer experience on the 18th May.

Vaishali Shah- Creative ID

Vaishali Shah is the founder of not one but three businesses, Creative ID, Ananya Cards and Culturally Minded and this year is celebrating her 21st year in business.

Creative ID’s mission is to make a difference for their clients and their community. They create brands that stand out. Brands with purpose. Brands that people believe in. Their mindful marketing strategies will ensure you’re seen, heard and understood. 21 years and still creating…

Her businesses support several charities worldwide and they give 10% of their profits back to worthwhile causes. They really are fabulous humans!

Vaishali will be sharing her knowledge of both branding and cultural identity with us all in the main circus ring at The Digital Circus.

Yann Ilunga

Yann Ilunga is a podcasting and lead generation consultant, podcaster, and international speaker. He helps consultants and coaches generate leads, and leverage podcast hosting and/or guesting as a business asset. Dubbed ‘Podcasting Advocate’ by Forbes and ‘Unicorn-Level Digital Marketing Expert’ by Inc., he has shared his insights and expertise on places and events such as Forbes, Inc., Podcast Movement, Foundr Magazine, the Podcast Business Journal, and Podfest Global. 

Yann will be discussing how can you incorporate audio content into your business strateg and what should you think about and do to leverage audio to generate business.

Jane Ray- The Firsty Foal

Since Lockdown The Firsty Foal has changed (pivoted) from a mobile horse trailer bar to a product based e-commerce shop selling Gin Tasting and Cocktail Making Kits. In April 2020 she started selling via Facebook with one Hampshire Gin Tasting Kit and now has around 16 products and over 10,000 visitors to the shop on a regular basis.

We are bringing Jane into the circus ring because we absolutely love her online success story during a time that has been so unsettling for so many small businesses. We look forward to seeing her bring more hybrid events to the Firsty Foal in 2021 and beyond.

Jane will also be heading up our end of event Sundowners session which we would love for you all to be involved in. You can pre-order your DIY drinks kit for just £15 to be delivered to your door ready for the day of The Digital Circus LIVE and Jane will be guiding us through the steps to make a beautiful Limoncello Collins as well as a refreshing Pomelo gin and tonic.

What else is happening at The Digital Circus LIVE?

As well as our keynote presentations we are so pleased to announce that we also have a further ten workshop speakers running sessions throughout the day for you to get involved with. Check out our event on Hopin to find out more about the topics they will be covering.

Remember all ticket holders will have full access to all of the session recordings after the event so don't worry if you miss any of the speakers, you can catch up on replay!!

There will also be a virtual exhibition hall on the day of event filled with some amazing small businesses showcasing how utterly fabulous they are and for you to get to know a little better. If you would like to find out more about getting an exhibition booth for your own business find out more here.

Don't forget there will plenty of networking opportunities throughout the day in the networking zone for you to join up with fellow attendees and chat about your learnings!

How can you get tickets for The Digital Circus LIVE?

Tickets for the event are just £35 and include everything above as well as a virtual goodie bag for each of our attendees. To book your ticket visit The Digital Circus LIVE on Hopin and grab yours today. We really look forward to seeing you there!

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