Social Media Week London is produced by Chinwag.
Chinwag has produced Social Media Week London since 2010 and the team is excited about the challenge of building on the ongoing success of the event.
Chinwag connects digital businesses and people. We were around when the industry started in 1995. As it’s changed, so have we.
Our Digital Missions promote international partnerships, helping over 150 British firms understand overseas markets and championing start-ups to establish themselves in this country. Chinwag Jobs, our recruitment website, features exciting vacancies in digital media, marketing, technology, production and design.
We also offer consultancy services covering digital and social media strategy, collaborative working practices and event design. Our clients include UKTI, Technology Strategy Board, BIS, Google UK, Google Korea, Betapond, EngageSciences, Conversocial, Unique Digital, Ogilvy, Adobe, Oracle, McKinsey and over 150 SMEs.
Founder and CEO at Chinwag.com, Chinwag.com
Sam founded Chinwag in 1996, as a hub for those working in the digital industry, since then it has become one of the leading community organisations for the digital sector running regular events, the UK’s leading niche jobs board, Chinwag Jobs and helping digital professionals develop their skills, expertise and businesses.
Sam devised and produces the Digital Mission series of events with UK Trade & Investment, a series of overseas events specifically designed for digital companies looking to expand into the US market. He speaks and writes regularly about the digital economy, communities that evolve around social media and digital marketing including appearances on BBC Radio 1, BBC Radio 5 and Bloomberg TV.
Sam was one of the UK’s first full-time webmasters for Time Out magazine, executive producer of the BAFTA-nominated movie website, Popcorn.co.uk, for Carlton plc and has consulted on email and digital marketing projects for clients including MSN, the BBC and World Wildlife Fund.
Marketing Assistant at Chinwag.com
Before Chinwag, Hattie assisted on the sports events programme at Cancer Research UK, one of the world’s largest fundraising medical research charity.