February 28, 2018

6:00 PM - Poole


The future of influencer marketing is this year’s hot topic that will be addressed at the Mike Warne Event.

With influencer marketing continuing to grow in popularity, this year’s final year BA (HONS) Marketing Communications students at Bournemouth University, with the support of CIM, have sourced a range of speakers experienced in influencer marketing.

Since the events launch in 2007, the lecture addresses topical marketing issues, and honours the memory of CIM Regional Director, Mike Warne, who was a strong advocate of building relationships between aspiring marketing students and the CIM. The event now attracts over 200 attendees annually.

Speakers include:
Louie Gatas, Digital Marketing Manager (EMEA) at Warner Bros. Louie has over 12 years’ experience in digital marketing and a wealth of experience across both sides of entertainment and digital communications.

Philip Brown is Head of Influencer Marketing & Brand Advocacy at Come Round. Philip focuses on getting brands into the hands and homes of brand advocates and influencers. Philip is a renowned speaker and spokesperson, having spoken at festivals and conferences across Europe and featured in PR week, The Daily Beast, The Huffington Post, the Telegraph and Brandwatch.

Jamie Spafford is one of the founders of YouTube's most engaging cooking channel’s, SORTEDfood. Jamie has helped build a global community of more than two million friends who love socialising around food, his role is looking after community, media and partner relationships. The channel uses a unique blend of entertainment, inspiration and education to reach and engage millions of people every month in one of the world's largest conversations around food.

Suitable for marketing professionals, marketing students and business professionals, this event is one of the highlights in CIM’s event calendar.

CPD category: Insights
Duration: 2 hours

Registration and networking is from 18:00; the event starts promptly at 18:30 and finishes at 20:30. If you are a non-EU resident, please contact the Network Support
team to make your booking.

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Bournemouth University
Fusion Building, Talbot Campus
Fern Barrow
BH12 5BB
United Kingdom

Sector: Higher Education

Region: South-West
Map link: click here

Joining Instructions Networking Tips

Speakers: To be confirmed


Regional Events team


+44 (0)1628 427340


  • Member: £15
  • Studying member: £0
  • Student: £0
  • Non-member: £20

This event is free for studying members and students. Prices for members and non-members are inclusive of VAT. If you have any special requirements please contact the Network Support team.

Please book online for this event. If you cannot do so, please call the Network Support team on +44 (0)1628 427340.