Join Our Movement of Positive and Authentic Marketers

Celebrating the best people in marketing that your community has to offer. If you love content, social and selling online, you don't want to miss this. 

GROW will host 120+ people, learning new skills and sharing awesome ideas for marketing your work in honest, authentic and effective ways.

Confirmed Speakers

Jules White

Best Selling Author & Dragons Den Winner

"Putting HUMANITY back into selling"

Jules White is here to take us on a sales road trip, to show you exactly how your best sales always come from developing great relationships.

Jules has written an Amazon bestseller, is a TEDx speaker AND she’s won investment from a top businessman on BBC’s Dragons’ Den.

Tim Healey

 Founder at Shoot 4 The Moon

"Social Media: a force for the greater good?"

After 20 years as a globe-trotting house music producer/DJ/label owner, Tim flipped his career and became an award-winning creative director, strategy and solution supplier for global ad agencies, this included working on several projects with Google Creative Labs and various think tanks for YouTube. 

Now he coaches, supports and mentors individuals and teams passionate about creating an impact with their business through his business development consultancy Shoot 4 The Moon.

Neil Witten

Tech. Entrepreneur

"How to change, the super power you never knew you needed"

Neil is a technology entrepreneur and modern day philosopher. He co-founded Brighton Tech startup Story Stream, but recently exited the business to focus on new projects!

Neil hosts the podcast Life Done, which is a journey to discover what drives people to get out of their comfort zones and create inspirational stories.

Jenni Sargent

Founder & MD of First Draft

"Building trust in an age of disinformation"

Jenni founded  First Draft in 2015, devising initiatives to support organisations tackling the challenges of trust and truth online.

As a specialist in digital verification, Jenni pioneered CrossCheck, a global network that connects competing newsrooms around the world to collaboratively investigate and report misinformation.

Iain Scott

MD at BaseCreative

"How not to win clients and influence nobody"

Iain has a long history in online and digital marketing, with experience and passion in knowing how the web can generate prospects and new business.

Iain has worked with brands such as the BBC, the RSPCA, the National Trust and Harrods.

Damian Keyes

MD - Black Rock Media

"How to grow your personal brand on YouTube"

Damian was a founder of the British & Irish Institute of Modern Music (BIMM), the largest independent provider of music education in the world.

Damian owns several businesses including DK Music Management, Warble Entertainment and Black Rock Media. Damian is also the author of 2 Amazon best-selling books and has over 100,000 followers on social media.

Bethanie Mardon & Sam Garrity

Marketing Director & CEO, RocketMill

"Why marketing needs to put people first."

Beth and Sam come to us from the headquarters or Rocketmill, one of Brighton’s most exciting content and digital agencies in Brighton and the UK!

RocketMill is one of the largest independent digital marketing agencies in the UK. They placed 12th on The Sunday Times 100 Best Small Companies to Work For and have been recognised as one of Campaign’s 50 Best Places to Work. 


Panel Discussion

At 8.10pm our brilliant panel will be discussing 'Becoming a lovable brand' and taking questions from the audience.

Join Imelda Glackin, CEO of Martlets, Jon Card, Co-founder of Chief Storytellers and journalist for The Guardian, Telegraph and The Times, Laurence McCahill,
Co-founder, The Happy Startup School as well as Emilie Lashmar, Creative Director, Platf9rm.

Meet Your Hosts

Toby Moore

Founder of Content Club

Kerry Watkins

Founder of Social Brighton

What's Happening?


4.00 Arrival & welcome drink

4.20 - 4.30 Welcome to Grow 

4.30 - 5.45 The Future in Your Hands

  • 4.30 - 4.55 'Social Media, a force for good?' - Tim Healey
  • 4.55 - 5.20 'Why marketing needs to put people first.' - Bethanie Mardon & Sam Garrity
  • 5.20 - 5.45 'How to change' - Neil Witten

- 15 MIN BREAK -

6.00 - 6.10 Welcome Back 

6.10 - 7.25: Becoming the most authentic YOU

  • 6.10 - 6.35 'Building trust in an age of disinformation' - Jenni Sargent
  • 6.35 - 7.00 'How not win clients and influence nobody' - Iain Scott
  • 7.00 - 7.25 'How to grow your personal brand on Youtube' - Damian Keyes

- 5 MIN BREAK - 

7.30 - 7.55 Keynote 'Putting HUMANITY back into selling' - Jules White

8.00 Food from Fourth & Church 

8.15 - 8.45Panel Discussion: 'Becoming a Loveable Brand' 

8.45 - 9.00 More drinks and networking then home time :)

About GROW

The team at Social Brighton and Content Club have curated an AMAZING day of marketing talks to help you leap forward with content, social and digital marketing.

We have searched the marketing community high and low for the best speakers, stories and experiences!

Enjoy a taste of FOURTH AND CHURCH at Grow19. At 8pm they'll be providing us with tasty vegan salad boxes.

GROW19 Salad boxes include...
F&C pickles. cherry tomatoes, butterbean hummus with pumpkin seed dukkah, broad bean falafels, tahini sauce, muhumarah, quinori- quinoa, wild rice, rice, chickpeas, sunflower seeds, herbs, pomegranate, roasted vegetables, squash, ferment, spiced aubergine, pitted olives, caperberry, guindilla and gem (gluten and nut-free,  seeds only)

Fourth & Church is your neighbourhood restaurant with the best wine and aperitif welcome in the city, always followed by an enticing range of ever-changing explosive dishes.

Why not visit in groups of two to six for the perfect Fourth & Church sharing experience. Private hire and tutored tastings alongside a celebrated wine collection to go!

Organised by...

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Social Meda Agency, Specialising in Facebook advertising.

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