BIMA Springboard Event

6 May 2021

Join us for our sister conference, followed by our BIMA 100 celebration


BIMA Springboard Event

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What's happening when on the main stage

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Welcome to BIMA Springboard



This May, our BIMA Conference gets a sister event aimed at digital professionals working in/with brands, agencies, tech providers and more. Free to members, this springboard into the second half of 2021 will arm you with the latest insight about tech and consumer understanding, and will include:

• Quickfire sessions featuring sector experts and brand ambassadors from Finance / Retail / Healthcare / Entertainment / Sustainability / Travel / Work

• A chance to understand the systems, tools and technologies that are driving change

• BIMA Community sessions where you can meet your peers and discuss the content.


Digital moves so fast that it’s not easy to keep track. But on 6 May 2021, BIMA will bring together brand leaders and digital experts for an afternoon designed to share the latest innovations and help you understand how to apply them.


Join 600+ digital professionals working in brands, agencies, tech providers and more, including:

• CEOs / Founders

• Department leads

• Director Level

• Creatives and Designers

• CTO / Heads of Digital

• Marketers / Account Managers

• Client Services / Business Dev


Free to BIMA Members and £49.00 + VAT only for non-members.

Grab Your Tickets Here

Your Host & Keynotes:
Dan Sodergren
Keynote speaker, serial tech startup founder
Dr Mala Mawkin on Healthcare
Digital Health Podcast Host, Royal Society of Medicine
Professor Sam Shah on Healthcare
Chief Medical Strategy Officer, Numan
Katy Woodrow-Hill on Retail
Head of Brand at Depop
Kelliesha White
Global Brand & Cultural Impact Manager at Depop
Ria Ingleby
Engagement Manager at Headspace
Kevin Hanley on Financial Services
Director of Innovation, Nat West
Rory Sutherland on Travel
Vice Chairman,  Ogilvy UK 
Bruce Daisley
Author and Tech Leader
Noreena Hertz
Best Selling Author, Speaker and Economist
David Tuck
Group Chief Executive at Kin + Carta Europe
Dr Gabrielle Walker
Gabrielle Walker is Founder and Director of Valence Solutions.

Main Stage Agenda
What's happening when on the main stage...


Innovation Sessions

Our innovation sessions are designed to be quick-fire sessions, lasting no more than 7 minutes each. Within these sessions, you will hear from key industry players who will share examples of the tools, systems and latest technologies that are driving the future of our industry.

Tom Bianchi, VP Marketing, EMEA at Acquia

Cookieless future is coming. Are you ready?

Eric Fullerton, Lead Product Evangelist at Acquia

Cookieless future is coming. Are you ready?

Liz Osterloh, New Media Manager at Contentful

How to navigate constant change in the digital-first era?

Charlotte Williams, Founder at SevenSix Agency

Lifting the lid on influencer marketing. The state of the industry and what needs to change

Faisal Galaria, CEO at blippar

The Past, Present and Future of Augmented Reality

Leonie Watson, Director at TetraLogical

Sustainable accessibility

Jen Heape, CCO & Co-Founder at Vixen Labs

5 Ways To Build Your Brand Voice

Jason Cohen, Founder & CTO at WP Engine

How headless Wordpress will unlock the future of WebApps.

Aoibheann O'Carroll, Head of Operations, RYOT Studio

Pushing the Boundaries of Technology in an Era of Change

Sam Field. Director Creative Technology at Verizon Media

Pushing the Boundaries of Technology in an Era of Change

Fishbowls - Creativity In The Aftermath

Members of BIMA’s Creative & Immersive community discuss the implications of the topics raised by our springboard speakers and how creativity can thrive in a post-pandemic world.

Fishbowls - Human Behaviour In The Aftermath

Member of our Human Behaviour  council look at how the pandemic shaped our behaviour and how our behaviour will shape what happens next.

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