SMW Bristol Announces Return to City in Feb 2018

Social Media Week Bristol Returning In February 2018

Global conference, Social Media Week has announced its return to Bristol from 26th February – 2nd March 2018. One of 25 cities worldwide to host Social Media Week, Bristol is the only city in the UK outside of London to get involved.

The 2018 edition of Social Media Week Bristol will have a curated stream of inspirational events, talks and seminars. It promises to be as impressive as the inaugural Social Media Week Bristol held in November 2016 which trended live on Twitter, included keynotes from Facebook, Buzzfeed, Twitter, Glassdoor and Yahoo, a 50-strong events programme attended by 1,500 delegates from over 80 different brands and businesses and visitors from as far afield as Austin, Texas.

Presented by Business West, Bristol Media, and Destination Bristol, Social Media Week Bristol provides a global collaborative and innovative platform to showcase the South West’s expertise as well as providing grass roots opportunities for networking, knowledge sharing and engagement with the wider business community.

The event will bring together key players that contribute to that knowledge and also seek to facilitate collaboration with businesses and enterprises that have yet to fully realise the potential of social media. It has events tailored to businesses and professionals who want to further their understanding of emerging technology, mobile and social media and sessions dedicated to those who are already at the cutting edge of new trends.

The event includes a stellar line up of industry support from agencies e3, Fat Media, Noisy Little Monkey, Prophecy Unlimited, saint nicks, True, SearchStar, Synergy, The Agency Works, and city newcomers noble studios. Partner and trade organisations such as Digital Marketing Association (DMA), PRCA and Business Marketing Club (BMC) have pledged financial support for the event as well as sector recruiter, ADLIB.

Social Media Week which commemorates its 10th anniversary in 2018 will have the global theme, “Closer” which will explore the intensifying conflict between community and individualism.

The event programme will be announced the first week of January and tickets will go on sale soon after. If you would like to be alerted when the schedule goes live, please visit register.

To start a conversation online go to #smwbristol, or if you are interested in sponsorship/ partnership opportunities, or being part of our volunteer #DigitalSquad who report the events live, please contact organising partner, Ambitious PR on 0117 905 1177 to find out more.


For more information please contact:

Sarah Woodhouse

We are in the process of launching our presence on the following channels. Keep in touch via:
Hashtag: #smwbristol

Note to editor:

Social Media Week (#smwbristol)

SMW is a leading news platform and worldwide conference that curates and shares the best ideas, innovations and insights into how social media and technology are changing business, society and culture around the world.

SMW is an established, respected and truly international event. SMW hosts over 25 conferences four times a year on dedicated weeks in February, June, September & November, across six continents. On a global level, SMW reaches 75,000 physical attendees, hosts 10,000 speakers and has a global reach of 600 million people.

SMW is one of the world’s most important source of information in regard to the future of human connectivity, with four editions of SMW held per year, and in 2018 SMW will celebrate its 10-year anniversary in New York City.

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