Marketing Conference | delegate information

Marketing Conference | delegate information

Find below all the information you need to attend the 2023 English UK Marketing Conference.

Conference timetable

09:00 - 09:30 Registration, exhibition and refreshments
09:30 - 09:45 Welcome from English UK
09:45 - 10:25 UK ELT – where we are now and where we are headed with Ivana Bartosik (Slobodnikova), BONARD
10:25 - 10:30

Meet our exhibitors

10:35 - 11:05

Convert the students of tomorrow with TikTok ads with Herbert GerzerLURN MEDIA

  Self-service culture: tools and resources to empower your sales teams and agents with Faeza Afzal, The London School of English
11:05 - 11:30 Refreshments and exhibition
11:30 - 12:00 Robot overlords or helpful friends: How might Artificial Intelligence tools help (or hurt) your marketing in 2024? with George Chilton, Hubbub Labs
  Conversational Marketing – how to do it, even if it's obvious with Richard Bradford, Disquiet Dog
12:05 - 12:35 Unleashing the power of digital marketing: tracking touchpoints, SEO and social search with Philippe Taza, Higher Education Marketing
  Keeping on brand with many cooks in the language centre kitchen with Ann Hawkings, Ann Hawkings Limited
12:40 - 13:10 How much will AI disrupt how customers find you, (and will you still need a website)? with Jimmy Leach, Disquiet Dog
  Turn parents into ambassadors through digital marketing tactics with Gina Rodriguez, GR School Marketing
13:10 - 14:10 Lunch and exhibition
14:10 - 14:50 Market panel: China with Igor Skibickij, BONARD, Mark Henebury, DBT, May Huang, Edulosophy International, Rebecca Stead, Bell Educational Services and Jodie Gray, English UK
  Discussion session
14:55 - 15:35 Market Panel: Saudi Arabia with Patrik Pavlacic, BONARD, Robin Garforth, EC English Language Centres, Shoko Doherty, Celtic English Academy, Saeed Adam, Malvern International and Huan Japes, English UK
  Discussion session
15:35 - 16:00 Refreshments and exhibition
16:00 - 17:00 Closing keynote: Creating I.M.P.A.C.T. with Nigel Risner
17:00 - 18:00 Networking reception

Venue and travel information


etc.venues St Paul's
South Wing
200 Aldersgate Street
London EC1A 4HD

By underground or DLR

etc.venues St Paul's is a:

3-minute walk from Barbican Underground station (Hammersmith & City, Circle & Metropolitan lines)
4-minute walk from St Paul's Underground station (Central line)
9-minute walk from Farringdon station (National Rail, Elizabeth, Hammersmith & City, Circle & Metropolitan lines)


The closest car park is located next to the venue at 158–170 Aldersgate Street. Visit for more details.


Free wifi is available throughout the venue.


You are required to wear your official conference name badge at all times during the event.

Special dietary requirements

Vegetarian options will be provided. For those who have informed us of dietary requirements (allergies and intolerances), special meals may be provided. Please speak to a member of the catering team on arrival for further information.

Exhibitor information

Exhibitors will receive one table and two chairs. The table size is 70cm (w) x 120cm (l) x 70cm (h). Your exhibition space is approximately 3m x 2m.

We recommend, for environmental and Covid-19 reasons, that paper materials, promotional giveaways, food items and displays which encourage physical interaction or excessive waste are avoided. Consider the use of digital tools such as QR codes, and other alternative means of capturing and sharing information.

­­Delivery of materials

Promotional material can be delivered to the venue on Wednesday 27 and Thursday 28 September 2023.

All packages must be clearly labelled using the delivery label provided. Please note that both English UK and etc.venues do not accept liability in the event of items being undelivered, returned to sender, lost, misplaced or damaged in these circumstances.

Collection of materials

Please arrange for your courier to collect all items on Monday 2 October. All items must be clearly labelled with your organisation name.

Exhibition space set up

Set-up and breakdown times are:

Set up: 08:00 – 09:00
Breakdown: 16:30 – 18:00


If you have any questions about your attendance at the event, please contact Siobhan Baccas or Eleanor Thomas.