31 OCT - 1 NOV

What’s next? Future trends in social media for brand comms

Hosted by Battenhall

  • Monday, September 23, 2013

  • 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

  • Venue: The Royal Institution of Great Britain

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There’s no end of innovation in how brands use Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest and Instagram to get their message out. But what’s next for brands?

This event will cover:

  • Future social network innovations
  • How to set up a social media monitoring team
  • Ways to spot innovation for brand communications on social media
  • Battenhall will also exclusively unveil its report into the FTSE 100 and its use of social media


Taking this into account, our event  is ideal  for guests who are communications professionals, both in-house and agency side, and are wanting to learn more about future social media trends for brand communications. Guests will also learn where to consider putting resources for brand social media campaigns for the year ahead.

Drew Benvie, founder of Battenhall, will present future trends shaping brand communication in social media. A practitioner on the front line of social media for big brands and startups, Drew first wrote the page on social media on Wikipedia in 2006 and has worked for brands such as Red Bull, Microsoft, Penguin and The BBC.

Speaker Background
Drew is a seasoned agency CEO and digital and social media PR specialist. Named as the UK’s #1 most respected individual in New Media Age 2011, Drew was (once) one of PR Week magazine’s 29 under 29, and is a member of the PR Week Power Book. As one of the earliest UK PR and marketing practitioners to foster social media and use it in communications campaigns, Drew has represented brands and organisations across all sectors throughout his career.

To be held at The Royal Institution of Great Britain in Mayfair. Doors open 8am for breakfast & networking. Talk starts 8:30am.


Social Media Week

What’s next? Future trends in social media for brand comms

September 23, 2013 - 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Hosted by Battenhall

Drew Benvie

Drew Benvie

Founder and MD, Battenhall