SearchBHM – Birmingham’s Very First Digital Marketing Networking Event – May 2018

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On Wednesday 2nd May 2018, Ricemedia put together their very first SearchBHM event. SearchBHM is a Digital Marketing event where creatives in the SEO, PPC, Social Media and Digital PR sectors all meet up, socialise and take tips from fellow professionals. Held at The Botanist on Temple Row, we decided there was a gap in Birmingham’s Digital Marketing community after attending some amazing events in London, Manchester and Leeds.

So, the Ricemedia team joined forces with other creative agencies across the West Midlands, and put Birmingham’s Digital Marketing scene in the spotlight. Even though it was our first ever SearchBHM, we were chuffed to see that it had SOLD OUT a week before. This shows there is an incredible demand for networking events and social gatherings within Birmingham’s ever-evolving Digital Marketing community.

Birmingham’s Brightest Digital Talents

Bringing together some of the city’s brightest digital talents, the country’s best digital speakers and industry professionals under one roof was a blast. It was made even better with great food, flowing drink (the hangover the day after – not so much!) and excellent conversation.

With mind blowing talks from headliners such as Nick Wilsdon, Global Search Product Owner of Vodafone and Prezzybox owner Zak Edwards, we were pretty excited. The lineup also featured dynamic speaking from our very own Head of Search, Laura Hogan, Rachel Costello from Deepcrawl and Luke Boxall from SimilarWeb. What made these talks so valuable is that the attendees left with a number of invaluable and actionable takeaways. The speakers delivered nuggets of information about everything from how to increase your ROI to preparing yourself after Google’s Mobile First Indexing.

 Nick Wilsdon – Secrets of Big Brand SEO  – @nickwilsdon



Zak Edwards – Don’t Be Awesome, Just Be Alright At Everything  – @diddleyays


Laura Hogan – 6 Tips to Increase Digital Revenue by 10%   – @lauralouise90



Rachel Costello – How to Survive & Thrive after Mobile First Indexing  – @rachellcostello



Luke Boxall – How To Triple Your Organic Search Using SimilarWeb – SimilarWeb


Don’t worry if you missed our very first SearchBHM, we will be coming back in August with another awesome line-up of speakers who are at the cutting edge of the digital industry. You could almost treat us as a warm-up event for September’s Brighton SEO. To avoid missing out on the next event join the fun online by following up on Twitter @SearchBHM. If you did make it, tweet us with #SearchBHM and let us know how much fun you had!