Expand Digital

Burnley College, Princess Way, Burnley, Lancashire, BB12 OAN

Event Schedule

Breakfast is on us!

Join us for bagels-a-plenty with all your favourite toppings. Or if granola is more your thing, make your way over to the granola station. Obviously the tea, coffee and fresh juices will also be on hand and we’ll even have breakfast sandwich canapes doing the rounds - grab them while they’re hot!

Welcome to Expand Digital

  • Burnley College / Themis
  • thisisLDA

Keynote Speakers

  • Jonathan Fell, Senior Vice President, Head of Digital Services for MBNA
  • Jon Corner, CEO, The Landing, MediaCityUK
  • Mike Ryan, Futurist and Technology Evangelist
  • Cath Rogan, Principal, Smart Garment People

Expand Digital is not just about listening to the experts, it’s about making it relevant to your business needs. We’ll give you a 360 view of the digital landscape and then the floor is open! We want you to ask questions, challenge preconceptions and most importantly walk away with answers that will help you implement digital change in your business.

Digital Surgery

Digital Surgery is open! This is your chance to have a one-on-one conversation with one of our experts about your business and your digital needs. Take your pick from strategy, content, creative & tech.

From 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 pm. each tailor made surgery will last 20 mins. Spaces are limited, you can register your chosen topic and preferred time with one our experts as soon as your arrive. If you would like to pre-book a session prior to the event email hello@thisisLDA.com

Breakout Speakers

Want to find out how digital has made a positive impact in business and how you can implement positive change into yours? We have been joined by four companies who have all used digital as part of a successful growth strategy, hear their stories!

Each speaker will be presenting two 40 minute sessions, so you can maximise your time and take your pick as to what is of most relevance to you and your business. The timings for each session are: 10.30am-11.10am & 11.20am-12.00pm.

Stokers Ltd, Simon Parker

Hear how, following the need to transform their business model, Stokers experienced significant gains in turnover and online sales. Simon will share his secrets.

Daisy Group, Andrew Frost

In this interactive workshop you will hear how Daisy have transformed their digital content strategy and gather practical examples to take back to your business.

Pizza Hut Restaurants, Martin Kevill

Martin will be talking all things brand, specifically how things needn’t be a revolution but can benefit from a slight evolution.

Thingimijigs, Rachael White

Considering eCommerce? Rachael will let you in on how she has grown her family business through online channels, including an eBay presence accounting for 30% of her overall sales.

What's Next?

After a morning of digital discussion and insight into the future of digital, join Simon Jordan, Director of Themis to find out what's next for Expand Digital.