MK Digital Summit 2018

MK Digital Summit 2018

For the first year, 123 Internet Group will be hosting the MK Digital Summit at the prestigious Chicheley Hall located near Milton Keynes. A stunning Grade I listed mansion, regarded as one of the finest examples of early 18th Century architecture and home to the Kavli Royal Society International Centre, the oldest scientific academy in continuous existence, The Royal Society is dedicated to promoting excellence in science and is a fellowship of many of the world's most eminent scientists.

Delegates who attend this exciting event will have the exciting opportunity to learn about the impact of digital transformation from leading industry experts and how to make sure your business is at the forefront of digital marketing.

We have partnered with long standing connections and world-renowned influencers to help you develop your digital marketing strategy. Some of the biggest software platform providers and industry leaders will be discussing how they have been involved in the digital transformation world and how they have taken on this trend to enhance their business.

As well as a wide range of keynotes you'll have the opportunity to network with other delegates and experts throughout the day and attend workshops where you can have live demos on these digital platforms.

If you would like to attend this full-day summit, please register your interest and a 123 Internet Group appointed associate will be in touch shortly to confirm your space, dietary requirements for the inclusive lunch and provide further exciting information.


  • Professional Business Networking
  • Introduction - 123 Internet Group
  • The Growth of Social Media Management - SproutSocial & Twitter
  • Banking Industry with Digital Transformation - Barclays
  • Growing your business on LinkedIn - Bernard Marr
  • Cyber Security & Online Security - Jelf
  • The Future of Automotive with Digital Transformation - Integral Powertrain
  • MK Digital Future, Economy and Culture - Invest Milton Keynes
  • Live Workshops with SproutSocial
  • Wrap Up - 123 Internet Group

MK Digital Future, Economy and Culture - Invest Milton Keynes

Nathan Hankin, Cyber Security & Online Security - Jelf

Nathan Hankin is the newly appointed Regional Cyber Development Executive for Jelf. His role is to train and educate staff on the evolving world of Cyber and how insurance policies will respond and protect their clients. Nathan has been an advocate for Cyber insurance for several years helping his clients and colleagues alike. He has 8 years’ experience in the insurance industry dealing with SMEs in a broad range of sectors.

Gerard Murnaghan, General Manager EMEA - SproutSocial
Joseph Rice, Data & Enterprise Solutions EMEA - Twitter

In the UK alone, there are over 39 million users on social media providing plenty of marketing opportunities for a wide range of businesses. Learn from the experts at Sprout Social & Twitter on how powerful social media is for this decade's businesses.

You will hear how social media applies to the marketing mix and how it connects you to the world. You'll receive interesting stats, industry insights and top tips on posting via social platforms.

Sprout Social has been a strategic partner with Twitter since 2012. In their time together, Sprout have built a comprehensive Social Care Suit in order to benefit clients across the world. In this talk they go into more detail about how their partnership has helped to showcase the world of social media.

Joseph Cooksey, Digital Engagement Manager - Barclays Bank

Joseph joined Barclays in September 2007 as a personal banker in Ipswich. He became a branch manager in May 2008 and managed a number of branches in Suffolk. In April 2013 Joseph was a founder member of the Digital Eagles. The Digital Eagles were formed to help engage colleagues with new technology. They now provide support for colleagues and customers across the bank and the original 18 members have grown to over 18000.

Joseph now works in the business bank helping customers across East Anglia, Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire and Northamptonshire. He helps customers in meetings and at events on subjects such as Cyber Security, Data Security, Digital Marketing, Data and using digital to become more efficient.

Bernard Marr, LinkedIn Influencer - Bernard Marr & Co

Recognised by LinkedIn as one of the top 5 business influencers in the world. Bernard Marr will discuss how LinkedIn has helped him form his business and become a major influence on social media.

Bernard Marr is an international, best-selling business author having published over 15 books. He is also well known as a keynote speaker and strategic advisor to companies, such as Shell, Amazon and Tesco and government bodies, such as the FBI and Royal Air Force. He is one of the world's most highly respected experts when it comes to business performance, digital transformation and the intelligent use of data in business.

123 Internet Group have been working closely with Bernard in order to grow his social media presence. Since working with him, we have seen his LinkedIn following grow to over 1,279,328 and his Facebook page now having reached over 121,294 fans. By using social media Bernard is able to improve his communication with his following and find new opportunities for his own business.

Stuart Jaycocks, Marketing Manager, Integral Powertrain

The automotive industry has learned quickly that they must meet consumer demands for a digitally enhanced experience. You will hear how the Automotive industry is going digital and how it also supports their drive to engineer next generation technologies to power electric and hybrid vehicles.

Integral Powertrain have employed a strong ‘first principles’ engineering capability to develop a number of innovative technologies and services. One of their recent ventures included a partnership with Volkswagen for the Pike Peak International Hill Climb 2018 with their Integral e-Drive technology powering the I.D R Pikes Peak to victory.

Highlights - Thank you for attending the MK Digital Summit, we hope that you enjoyed your time!

We would like to thank everyone who attended the first MK Digital Summit. Make sure you check out next years event here.

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