Digital U

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Digital U – Meet our Speakers

Melanie Oldham

Founder and CEO

Bob’s Business

Chris Allen

Managing Partner

Blacks Solicitors LLP

Rachel Hatfield

Co-Founder and Project Director

Shoo Social Media Ltd

Nathan Thomas



Matt Lamont

Rich Sutcliffe

DC Dean Russell

Alan Tisch

Head of Production

Visual Eyes Media Ltd

Simon Edwards

Simon Edwards

JPI Media

Gemma Edwards

Copywriter and Content Director


Maximise the digital potential of your business while avoiding the pitfalls with Digital U – a unique business seminar and networking event bringing together Yorkshire businesses with industry experts from the worlds of digital marketing, SEO, social media, cybersecurity and content creation.

Digital U is an annual event that is hosted and run by Shoo Social Media. The event is aimed at variety of businesses/audiences (including trades, charity, public sector, schools and government), business leaders, marketing directors, managers, those that are looking for a career change or currently not working (including undergraduates, graduates, sabbatical, job seeking or redundancy) and those involved in the digital elements of a business in the local area (the size of the business doesn’t exclude anyone). The event is being held at Denton Hall, Ilkley to support another local business in the district which is important for the collaboration element of Shoo’s business vision. The conference is informative and practical and is a unique seminar as it investigates the positive aspects of digital but also highlights the pitfalls.

Subject-matter experts from across the fields of social media, web development, AI, software, technology, cybersecurity, and content marketing will share insight and advice on how businesses can harness digital technologies to drive their success. We have also partnered with Yorkshire & Humber Regional Organised Crime Unit (YHROCU) PROTECT team for education and awareness training who will be delivering a workshop.

Join us at Denton Hall on Thursday 13th June from 10:30 am19:00 pm for an informative day of presentations, workshops and a networking lunch. This rare and fantastic opportunity will provide you with the chance to learn from renowned and successful industry professionals, drawing from their expertise and gaining new skills and knowledge around the digital world.

This conference/ networking event will give you an opportunity to come and learn from leading industry experts. leave the event with a broader understanding of the digital world and how it is important to your business.

Digital U brought to you by Shoo Social Media.

Cost To book your tickets click here cost £55.00 inc VAT:

Your ticket price includes:

  • Formal networking (we will provide a seating plan) to include buffet lunch
  • Tea/coffee and snacks throughout the day
  • Keynote speakers
  • Workshops
  • Informal networking drink after the conference

Shoo Social Media have joined forces with RTC North who are delivering Innovation coaching for the Access Innovation programme (A Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership Programme). We are offering eligible businesses that attend Digital U and sign up to the Access Innovation programme on the day (or before), a full refund of their ticket price. For more information about eligibility and to register for Access Innovation, see here: (Ticket price will be refunded after the Digital U event.)

Shoo Social Media LTD
137 Bolling Road
Ben Rhydding
Ilkley Leeds
LS29 8PN


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