Archive for April, 2023

Come and hangout with us!

Posted by Gemma Bonska

At 2 pm every day of the Digital Marketing Festival we will be opening our doors to the hangout tents.

Here you will be able to mingle and chat with attendees and share knowledge and experience in digital marketing. As well as leaning on everyone present, to help solve any challenges you may have.

We have special hangout tents on both Monday and Friday during the festival. 

On Monday, Mollie & Rosie Kmita, Sports broadcasters and Co-Founders of the Powerhouse Project, will be our VIP guests and both former professional footballers. They now appear regularly on Soccer AM and Sky Sports News. We can’t wait to hear from them and enjoy hanging out with them!

On Friday, Daisy Domenghini will be in the hangout tent. Daisy helps lead one of the most famous and globally acclaimed digital media and marketing agencies in the world. It is a fantastic way to end the Digital Marketing Festival.

Remember once you have registered you simply head into the Digital Marketing Hub and find the festival section, here you can book all your sessions and start getting involved straight away!

Register now:

Why should I join the Digital Marketing Hub?

Posted by Gemma Bonska

The Digital Marketing Hub was been created due to research within the leisure, health, sports and fitness sector which identified a clear need and desire need for improved learning, knowledge, understanding and application of all things digital!

The Digital Marketing Hub is delivered by CIMSPA, supported by Sport England and the National Lottery to ensure that this improved awareness of digital marketing is FREE to the sector.

The Hub is easy to register for, can be accessed via your smart phone and ensures that not only do you have a ton of resources at your finger tips, but also an engaged community, where you can learn and share experiences with people in the same field (excuse the pun!).

It doesn’t matter of you work full time, part time, a volunteer who works for a sport club within your community, an NGB or charity… Everyone is welcome.

What do others say about the Digital Marketing Hub?

Over 80% of registered Digital Marketing Hub users say that they have improved a lot or a little in their confidence using digital marketing.

Over 80% of registered users of the Digital Marketing Hub say that their digital marketing skills have improved a lot or a little.

55% of registered users state that the impact of the Digital Marketing Hub has increased awareness of their organisation/business.

With 45% having seen an increase in engagement.

With 42% saying that they have seen an increase in new customers/participants.

With this sort of data why wouldn’t you join!

How do I sign up?

Simply visit the registration page and complete the details, you will then be sent instructions how to access the Digital Marketing Hub

Want to get on track quickly? Then why not join us for the Digital Marketing Festival, happening between the 24th – 28th April. We want you to find your digital marketing mojo! Find out more here;

Festival preparations are hotting up!

Posted by Gemma Bonska

Speakers have been announced, registrations are booming and the team at the Digital Marketing Hub are getting prepared to welcome you all to the festival next week!

Every day at 11 am there will be a headliner who will kick off the day.  In the afternoon we will be hosting ‘Hangout Tents’ where you can drop in on the community and share your experiences and learn from others too.

Here’s a recap of the headliners, day by day:

Monday 24th @ 11 am Alison Battisby will be headlining the kick off to the festival. With over 14 years of social media marketing experience, including representing brands such as Tesco, Estee Lauder, Heineken as well as a range of start-ups and growing enterprises. Alison will be welcoming you all and getting the week started to be a super knowledgeable and learning experience.

Tuesday 25th @ 11 am Oli Patrick will be sharing his experience and story of navigating the world of digital marketing and growing your personal brand. Oli is a leading expert in lifestyle management and a renowned physiologist. Oil’s session will be packed with ‘gold nugget’ takeaways!

Wednesday 26th @11 am Ivo Gormley who is the founder and Chief Executive of GoodGym, which has grown to be a movement of 20,000 people in 59 cities and boroughs. Ivo also won the Cambridge Social Innovation Prize in 2020 and has advised on user participation for tech startups in the UK and US. Ivo’s session will be empowering and full of energy , a great way to beat the mid week hump.

Thursday 27th @11 am Preeti Shetty who is the CEO of Upshot, a social enterprise that helps non profits. Preeti has worked in the social change space for over 10 years, starting off at the BBC and working for various national and international NGOs and brands. Preeti’s session is set to be incredibly insightful and defo one for NGB’s, charities and volunteers.

Friday 28th @11am, will see Diego Borgo, a metaverse and NFT advisor, who works with leading Fortune 500 brands to navigate the new era. Take a listen and join Diego giving updates on this next generation of Web 3.0. 

Have you registered to join the Digital Marketing Festival?

To find out more about the Digital Marketing Hub please visit