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Forthcoming events and conferences

Autumn is upon us and Oban is getting geared up with a number of forthcoming events and conferences. If you fancy catching up with us to talk about your international digital marketing plans make sure you pop the following dates in your diary. We’ll be visiting all the major conferences for the remaining year and we’ll also be running some exclusive speaking sessions too.  To arrange a meeting with the team at any one of these events, please contact Oban on (0)1273 704 434 or email [email protected]. We hope to see you soon!

European Online Retail Forum, Barcelona, Spain 3-4 September

The European Online Retail Forum is researched and produced by etailcore, the global information consultancy specialising in online retail. This event brings together the most creative minds in etail in order to collaborate, learn, pitch, vote and network. Taking place in the city of Barcelona on the 3 & 4th of September, this event truly is a global retail experience.  This year the event focuses on the key areas of Global, Mobile and Marketing with a special focus on social.

This event will be attended by John Sellwood, Head of New Business UK at Oban. The European Online Retail Forum attracts an unparalleled group of eCommerce leaders with confirmed speakers of the event including Amazon and Carrefour amongst many more.

For more details on the event, please see here.


On the Edge Reading, UK 24 Sept   

We’re pleased to announce that we are event partners to this year’s On the Edge conference in Reading.  This year the conference focuses on how to avoid marketing pitfalls and discovers the latest developments in marketing.

You will leave the conference educated with new tools to implement immediately.

Learn secrets and actionable strategies from some of the marketing industry’s leading figures

Network with leading marketing professionals, build relationships and make new contacts.

Uncover best practice strategies with keynote speakers from global brands. Come and meet the Oban team who will be exhibiting and find out how we can help improve your international digital marketing strategy.


DemandWare Xchange, Barcelona, Spain, 6-7 October 2014

In October we will be attending the third annual DemandWare Xchange European Summit. The event brings together a global community in Barcelona to discuss the elements at play in retail and growth strategies that will accelerate revenue.  We are excited to be energised and inspired to push the pace of retail. Oban’s Head of New Business UK, John Sellwood will be attending the event on Oban’s behalf. Please contact us on [email protected] to arrange a meeting with John and find out how we can help improve online performance in more than 30 markets worldwide.


The Marketing Forum 8-11 October

The 2014 Marketing Forum takes place on board a cruise ship. Over two and a half days on board the Aurora, the forum will be focusing on the key competencies, skills and ideas that will transform good marketers into great ones. Oban’s Channel Manager Haych Phoenix-Stones will be in attendance at this event alongside senior marketing professionals from a wide range of companies. If you are attending the event and haven’t already booked your 121 meeting with Haych, please email Oban on [email protected] Book now to avoid disappointment – spaces are filling up fast!



Ad:tech, London, UK, 21-22 October, speaking and exhibiting at stand 411

Ad:tech Londonis where the UK marketing and media community meet each year to source suppliers, network with the  industry and understand the latest trends and technologies. This year we are proud to announce that we are both exhibiting and speaking at this event.

Oban’s Channel Manager Hayley Phoenix-Stones and Head of SEO Emily Mace will be speaking at this year’s Ad:tech. Titled ‘The SEO secret sauce to international success’, Hayley and Emily will discuss the importance of International SEO for businesses hoping to expand into foreign markets and improve performance. Join Oban as we talk you through how finding out about your local market needs can take your business the extra mile.

The Oban team will also exhibiting at stand 411, come and say hi and hear how we can help you grow globally.


For further information on our attendance for any of these events or to speak to one of Oban’s global marketing experts please call (0)1273 704 434 or email [email protected]