Search Marketing Expo (SMX) returns to Stockholm

SMX Stockholm 2009Search engine marketing conference SMX returns to Stockholm on October 12-13; Early Bird rates available until September 11. 

September 2, 2009 – After last years success with more than 250 attendees, the leading search engine marketing conference, SMX, returns to Stockholm for the third time. The conference and exhibition will take place on October 12-13 in the City Conference Center (Folkets Hus) in Stockholm.  Continue reading

Transport renewable energy conference in Iceland

driving car sustainabilityDriving sustainability is the name of a cutting edge international sustainable development conference focusing on transport issues to take place on the 14 and 15 September in Reykjavik, Iceland.

On 14 and 15 September this year, prominent experts, policy makers and visionaries from around the world are set to assemble and discuss subjects including electric mobility, the future of biofuels and energy efficiency in land and sea transport, along with the latest trends in urban planning, energy infrastructure and policy. Continue reading

Iceland looks to biogas, electric cars for sustainable transport

teslaJapanese automakers Mitsubishi and Toyota along with the Chinese BYD Auto will be presenting their green car solutions in Iceland at the third annual Driving Sustainability international gathering of decision makers in Reykjavik September 14th and 15th.

The price of imported petrol and diesel to power Iceland’s 200,000 cars has nearly doubled since last year due to a dramatic devaluation of the currency following the collapse of the country’s financial system. Continue reading

Marketing Iceland and the West Nordics to the global travel industry

norway mountainsAnyone with a professional interest in tourism to Iceland, Greenland or the Faroe Islands should make time to visit the Vestnorden Travel Mart in Copenhagen on 16 and 17 September this year.

The Vestnorden Travel Mart is a co-operation between the tourism authorities in the Faroe Islands, Greenland and Iceland. The three countries take it in turns to host the event and this year is Greenland’s turn. Taking place in the convenience of central Copenhagen, exhibitors and buyers alike are all able to reach the venue with relative ease, meaning the event promises to be a great success. Continue reading

Internet Marketing tips and more at the 4th UK International Search Summit

internet search summitSearch experts from around the world will be coming together in London on 19 November 2009 to discuss the latest developments in internet marketing. The International Search Summit will be held in the British Library in London. This summit is the fourth UK based International Search Summit to take place. There is even a discount price for a limited time.

The price will be only GBP 250 until 31 August. The full price is GBP 495, which means the discounted price is at 50% until 31 August to attend this very informative internet marketing conference. Continue reading

Ambergreen “Thinking on a different level” conference

Some of the leading thinkers in search and digital marketing will meet in Scotland this week to explore current and future trends in this fast-paced sector that has changed the media and marketing landscape forever.

Hosted by pioneering digital marketing agency Ambergreen this exclusive conference “Thinking on a Different Level” takes place at the beautiful Dundas Castle on the outskirts of Edinburgh on Thursday 2 April from 11 am.

Tino Nombro, Ambergreen MD comments: “Working across multiple sectors, Ambergreen has a unique insight into the world of search and digital marketing. It is exciting to see such a powerful line up of speakers and we expect the debate that ensues to be challenging and break new ground for the industry.”

The conference includes guest speakers, client case studies and panel sessions. Some highlights of the day include:

Is content the only key to success?
Robert Brown, Media Business Director, Exalead

Lies, Damn Lies and Analytics
Steve Dalgleish, Commercial Director, Lynchpin

The Future of Mobile
Jonathan McDonald, Senior Consultant, OgilvyOne

Everybody’s Talking! Social Media
Eliza Dashwood, Director of Sales & Marketing, Ambergreen

Usability for ecommerce success
Chris Rourke, Managing Director, User Vision

Panel Q&A
Tino Nombro, Managing Director, Ambergreen (Moderator)
Grant Whiteside Technical Director, Ambergreen
John Denholm Managing Director Denholm Associates
Chris Rourke Managing Director, User Vision
Andrew Hood Managing Director, Lynchpin Analytics

After the conference delegates will enjoy dinner, whisky tasting and Scottish entertainment.

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For more information contact: Sarah Lee :: 0131 225 3875 :: sarah@hottinroof.co.uk

Ambergreen “Thinking on a different level” conference

Some of the leading thinkers in search and digital marketing will meet in Scotland this week to explore current and future trends in this fast-paced sector that has changed the media and marketing landscape forever.

Hosted by pioneering digital marketing agency Ambergreen this exclusive conference “Thinking on a Different Level” takes place at the beautiful Dundas Castle on the outskirts of Edinburgh on Thursday 2 April from 11 am.

Tino Nombro, Ambergreen MD comments: “Working across multiple sectors, Ambergreen has a unique insight into the world of search and digital marketing. It is exciting to see such a powerful line up of speakers and we expect the debate that ensues to be challenging and break new ground for the industry.” Continue reading

Scandinavia’s leading internet marketing conference draws closer

Scandinavia’s leading internet marketing conference and expo to take place in Reykjavik, Iceland this week, on 20th March.

The conference has secured over 15 high profile industry experts from companies including NIKE, Nordic eMerketing, BBC, Google, Microsoft, IBM, Augure, eNewsWire, Yandex, WebCertain, Receptional, SEOmoz, NFL, BeyondINK, Omni Marketing Interactive and more.

The conferences Keynote Speaker is Rand Fiskin, CEO of SEOmoz and world renowned authority on internet marketing. His topic will be the challenges facing marketers in a modern multi-channel environment.

Other topics include such interesting material as Online Youth Marketing, Online Corporate communications and ePR, Client Agency Relationship, Social Marketing and Engagement and Challenges Facing Traditional Media, among others.

The importance of the internet as a communications tool is being tested like never before – and it emerges again and again that companies systematically using the internet to get their message across are the ones standing fast in the storm.

It is, for example, increasingly essential for companies to use the net to protect and strengthen their reputations and trademarks.

Guests of the Reykjavik Internet Marketing Conference will have a unique opportunity to combine a trip to this wonderful island in the north and experience a unique twist of raw nature and a unique and pervasive culture – not forgetting the nation’s renowned hospitality and openness.

The natural and cultural surroundings will be a pleasant addition to the high quality of the topics and speakers attending the conference this year.

For more information about the conference, go to www.rimc.is/en/

Style and luxury at the biggest hotel in Iceland

Grand Hotel Reykjavik is one of the newest additions to the Reykjavik hotels scene, and also the biggest hotel in Iceland. Grand Hotel mixes modern décor with old fashioned good service.

Grand Hotel Reykjavik is a first class hotel and a leading Reykjavik conference centre, ideal for business visitors, conference guests and discerning tourists. The attractive newly built tower offers 209 of the hotel’s 314 rooms.

Accommodation at the four-star Grand Hotel is of the highest standard: clean, comfortable and uncomplicated, with all the expected amenities, including safe, bath, wireless internet and satellite television.

With 24-hour room service, the laundry and dry cleaning service, as well as the comfortable furnishings and satellite TV; guests will feel very comfortable in their rooms.

The Grand Hotel Reykjavik also boasts an excellent restaurant, where hotel guests enjoy a ten percent discount. The Brasserie Grand offers superb international and Icelandic cuisine – a real treat whether for a four course meal, or simply a quick bite.

Reykjavik Hotels owns the Grand Hotel Reykjavik, which has stunning views and is situated next to the city’s biggest recreation area – home to the zoo, ice rink, national stadium and botanical gardens, among others.

Reykjavik Hotels is a respected group of three of Reykjavik’s best-known hotels; each with unique character and style, but operated to the best international standards.

Grand Hotel Reykjavik also has the accolade of being among Iceland’s biggest conference venues. With 14 conference rooms seating 6 to 450 people, Grand Hotel can cater for almost any conference or event.

Whether staying in Iceland for work or pleasure, guests always appreciate the superb Grand Spa, opened in November 2007. The exclusive spa fitness centre has trainers on hand to help at every turn; and the spa area itself includes sauna, steam bath and Jacuzzi, with the option of professional massage a constant temptation. As hotel guests get discounted entry to the Grand Spa, the temptation usually proves irresistible.

For further information on the Grand Hotel Reykjavik, or to book conferences or accommodation, visit www.grand.is

Actavis and Medis represented at CPhI

Actavis Group employees from diverse departments from all over the world will be present at this year’s annual CPhI conference, held in Frankfurt, Germany, 30 September to 2 October.

Actavis’ third party sales division, Medis, had its own stand at the CPhI exhibition for 8 years, but shared the floor with Actavis Group last year for the first time. Actavis and Medis employees will take part in the CPhI conference, the world’s leading pharmaceutical trade conference, now in its 19th year.

CPhI Worldwide 2008 presents a truly unique opportunity to exhibit in front of a global contingent of pharmaceutical professionals. Gathering in Frankfurt, this three day event will attract everyone from manufacturers and purchasers of fine chemicals and pharmaceuticals to solution providers, all in search of the latest industry developments.

CPhI Worldwide was launched in 1990 as an international convention on pharmaceutical ingredients and intermediates. The first CPhI Worldwide in 1990 attracted 250 visitors for the 16 exhibitors. This year about 24,000 industry professionals are expected, visiting about 1,500 exhibiting companies from more than 125 countries.

For more information about the conference visit www.cphi.com.