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Nokia, Google, Experian and Salesforce to speak at TFM&A 2013 Keynote Programme

LONDON, January 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

TFM&A (Technology for Marketing & Advertising) has announced a host of heavyweight speakers from some of the world's most prominent brands to headline its Keynote programme at the upcoming show on 26th-27th February at Earls Court 2 in London.

Now in its thirteenth year, TFM&A is the UK's largest and longest running multi-channel event for the marketing, media and advertising industry, and the Keynote Theatre sponsored by Experian Marketing Services, will see senior-level speakers sharing first-hand insight into their thoughts for the future and trends set to shape the marketing landscape.

Kara Hiscox, Event Manager, TFM&A, explained:

"This exciting Keynote line-up has been built around the issues and ideas raised at our Advisory Panel meeting towards the end of last year. The marketing scope is becoming wider each year and our Panel believe that not only digital but also direct marketing lies at the heart of this revolution. As such, our Keynote speakers will reflect this by informing marketers on what this means for their business."

Tuesday 26th February

Richard Robinson, Director at Google, will be kicking off proceedings on day one with an exploration into The Future of Digital and how marketers must adapt to the changing nature of the digital platform. With digital now being virtually everywhere, Robinson will identify what's in store for marketers and how their strategies must evolve in order to succeed in this new era.

Staying on the topic of digital, VP of Digital Marketing & CRM at mobile giant Nokia, Chris Schaumann will examine the evolution of the industry as a result of digital advancements in his presentation Digital Marketing Transformation: Embracing this new Digital Reality to provide insights around the latest marketing trends. Schaumann's presentation is a must-attend for marketers wanting to gain insight into the successful approach taken by Nokia in successfully embracing this new digital reality.

Day one will also feature two panel debates, the first of which will see senior representatives from Oracle, SAP UKI, Beyond Philosophy and, exploring the implications for businesses following recent shifts in CRM strategies.

The second debate, featuring the TFM&A Advisory Panel, will address the crucial role of Direct Marketing in the current marketing revolution and whether the fundamentals have changed in light of the continuously evolving range of marketing channels now used by marketers.  

Wednesday 27th February

Day two will feature The Omni-Channel Big Bang: Engaging the connected customer in 2013, which will be presented by Colin Grieves, Director of Propositions and Strategy at Experian Marketing Services. Using recent examples, Grieves will analyse the changing relationship between the marketer and consumer and how expectations have matured from multi-channel strategies to a more personalised approach.

Luca Benini, Managing Director at Salesforce, will be looking into The Evolution of the Marketer. In this case study driven presentation, Luca will walk delegates through six principles which allow marketers to embrace the social fast lane and keep up with the rapidly changing nature of the industry.

Justine Arthur, Head of Communications and Campaigns at BT and Brett Willis, Head of Digital at Westhill Communications will present in the final Keynote session, How technology is shaping the relationship between B2B marketers and their agencies. In a world where increasing marketing responsibilities are managed in-house, Arthur and Willis will explore how to get the most out of the new relationship that technology creates between the marketer and agency.

TFM&A will take place alongside Online Advertising & Affiliate (OA&A) and International Direct Marketing Expo (IDMX), offering a truly integrated, multi-channel experience for the UK's largest gathering of advertising and marketing professionals. And fittingly, the Keynote programme reflects the huge breadth of content that visitors can look forward to at the show.

For more information on the keynote programme, please visit:  and to register for free entry, please visit

About UBM Live (organiser of TFM&A, OA&A and IDMX)

UBM Live connects people and creates opportunities for companies across five continents to develop new business, meet customers, launch new products, promote their brands and expand their markets.   Through premiere brands such as MD&M, CPhI, IFSEC, TFM&A, Cruise Shipping Miami, the Concrete Show and many others, UBM Live exhibitions, conferences, awards programs, publications, websites and training and certification programs are an integral part of the marketing plans of companies across more than 20 industry sectors.

SOURCE Technology For Marketing & Advertising (TFM&A)

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