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The Search, Analytics and Social Media Conference (SASCon) is an annual UK marketing conference series focused on search engine marketing,[1] social media marketing and search engine optimisation.[2] The conference takes place in Manchester over 2 days and includes seminars, workshops and discussion panels. Venues have included Bridgewater Hall (2010), The Hive (2011–2012) and Manchester Metropolitan University Business School[3] (2013–2014).[4][5]


The conference was created by Richard Gregory, Simon Wharton, Pete Young, Peter Cobley, Ben McKay and Richard Hudson[3][6] in 2009. Past keynote speakers include Mike Little, co-founder of WordPress.[7]

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  1. ^ SAScon shares on Search Engine Marketing SASCon 2011
  2. ^ News in brief, Manchester Evening News
  3. ^ a b "MMU Business School will be hosting this year's SAScon". Manchester Evening News. 29 May 2014. Retrieved 29 May 2014.
  4. ^ "Global Digital Marketing Experts". Richard Shaffer. Retrieved 10 April 2014.
  5. ^ "Juris Digital". Thursday, July 23, 2020
  6. ^ Jenkin, Matthew. "Live Q&A: How to use social media more efficiently". The Guardian.
  7. ^ "Unsung Internet Visionary to be Honoured at SASCON". Archived from the original on 16 August 2014.

External links[edit]

Analytics and Social Media