FinalsiteU-London 2019

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The Top Conference for School Professionals

Join us for FinalsiteUniversity-London 2019!

October 24-25 at Lady Eleanor Holles School, South West London

Inspiring. Educational. Epic.

FinalsiteUniversity 2019 brings together the brightest minds in school communications, marketing, admissions, and technology. Finalsite experts will be joining with these great folks to once again host the world’s best conference for school professionals.

October 24-25 | LEH | Hampton | South West London

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Who's Speaking at FinalsiteU-London 2019

We're still finalising our final agenda and speakers, but you can count on hearing from these inspirational thought leaders.

Jon Moser, CEO and Founder, Finalsite

Jon Moser founded Finalsite close to 20 years ago and is passionate about EdTech and digital engagement. He's sought-after as a speaker at conferences world-wide and is a widely respected thought leader and author.

Sophy Walker, Director of Marketing, Felsted

Sophy has 24 years of global marketing experience in the Finance and Education Sectors, with roles including Brand, Advertising and Direct Marketing Manager. Sophy created the Felsted Marketing Department in 2014 and has helped to grow the school from 750 students to over 1050 today. Felsted Marketing has been shortlisted twice for Marketing Campaign of the Year at the TES School Awards 2018 and 2019.

Jack Dougherty, Marketing Manager, Felsted

Jack is a passionate digital marketer and joined the Felsted School Marketing team in 2010, prior to graduating from Leeds College of Art & Design and working on various projects in the digital industry. At Felsted Jack has overseen three website builds, won three digital awards and helped form a digital strategy that is a vital part of the school’s overall marketing ethos. 

Lauren Barth, Chief Product Officer, Finalsite

Lauren is Director of Product at Finalsite where she manages our product lifecycles, strategy, and roadmap, as well as working to ensure a superb user experience.

Miles Latham, Managing Partner, Affixxius

Affixxius' Managing Partner, Miles Latham has always been driven by a desire to produce engaging, results-driven film that pushes the boundaries of what is considered ‘the norm’ in the Education Sector. Proud Daddy, whisky collector, amateur academic and semi-professional sports watcher.

Philippa Scudds, Director of Marketing and Communications, Canford

Philippa started her working life in the 1990s in the City of London, initially in institutional equity sales for a leading US investment bank before moving into financial PR. Philippa has worked with independent schools achieving demonstrable results in what is an increasingly competitive marketplace. 

Keegan Soncha, Manager of Product Education, Finalsite

Keegan is the Manager of Product Education at Finalsite. In a previous life she worked as a chemistry teacher at an independent school in the US. She and her team manage our daily live webinars, Finalsite Training, and the Knowledge Base to help empower clients to make the most of their Finalsite platform. 

Nick Mason, CEO, Turtl

After spending time with psychology professors at the University of Oxford, Nick realised the way businesses share information with their audiences online is at odds with how our brains work. In light of this research, he co-founded Turtl, a unique content marketing platform that leverages principles of psychology to improve the performance of content, used by the likes of Cisco, Bloomberg and Allianz.

Vina Kapasiawala, Technical Trainer, Finalsite

Vina is Finalsite UK’s expert product trainer and works with clients across the globe to help them get the most from their CMS. With 15 years of technical training experience Vina loves learning and is passionate and enthusiastic about helping people.

Red Abbott, Consulting Services Manager, Finalsite

Red leads our team of experts who have your back when it comes to organic online searches and ads. With a long history in independent schools — as an alum, former teacher, dorm parent, coach, and now a current parent — his passion for helping you is rooted deep in his own experiences. Alongside his degree in engineering and a master’s in school leadership, it’s easy to see why clients say Red “gets them” when they discuss marketing strategy!

Tracy Tigchelaar, Marketing Consultant, Finalsite

Tracy is a Marketing and Communications professional with almost 25 years’ experience within the Independent and International Education sector. She appreciates the significant and important role of positive internal and community relations with all stakeholders - parents, students, staff and alumni — and understands the need to balance their individual needs.

Ashley Kirk, Regional Sales Manager, EMEA, OpenApply

Ashley Kirk is Regional Sales Manager, EMEA at Faria Education Group. From his work helping hundreds of schools go paperless with their admissions process on OpenApply, Ashley has gained substantial insight into the complex and varied challenges admissions, marketing and communications teams face in both independent and international schools. 

Alex Wack, Product Manager, Finalsite

Alex Wack joined Finalsite in 2009 and has spent the last 10 years, developing, managing, and presenting on new Finalsite products. Following Composer’s launch in 2014, Alex has also overseen the releases of Finalsite Feeds, Resources and the upcoming Mobile App.

Kealan Duffy, Production Manager, Finalsite

As UK Production Manager at Finalsite, Kealan oversees the designers and developers in our UK office to deliver innovative and engaging websites to clients across the globe. He has a strong passion for audience-driven web design and has been working closely with schools since 2009 to understand their needs and lead the creative direction of their projects.

Finalsite University: Something for Everyone

School professionals of every skill level, from every department are encouraged to attend.
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Informative Sessions

Improve your school's marketing plan with just one conference. Choose from a variety of sessions — from inbound marketing best practices to digital strategy.

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Long-lasting Connections

Coming together to experience, network, learn, problem solve and master school marketing.

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Learn from Peers

Hear from school marketing and communications professionals from around the world as they share their challenges and triumphs.

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Meet Finalsite's Experts

Meet one-on-one with your favourite Finalsite partners! This is your chance to have face-to-face interactions and instruction.

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Finalsite University is the top conference for school professionals to attend. We know you want to join us, so we compiled a few persuasive reasons why you should attend just in case you need to convince another person!

FinalsiteU Fans

FinalsiteU-London is ideal for professionals of all skill levels. Whether you're a rookie webmaster or seasoned marketer, you'll leave feeling inspired and ready to meet your goals.

Hear From Our Clients

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"The best schools digital marketing conference on the market in Europe at the moment. It is rare in the schools world to have the opportunity to meet marketers from so many different countries both in Europe and further afield, and it was really interesting to learn more about the approach to schools marketing outside the UK. 
Philippa scudds, director of marketing and communications,
Canford

Hear From Our Clients

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"Both thought provoking and enlightening,  a great chance to network with peers at other schools both in the UK and internationally. I picked up an enormous amount of insight and made some excellent connections. "

hina ghumra, head of marketing

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Hear From Our Clients

 

"Great learning, relevant content, engaging speakers, beautiful venue, and overall a conference with great take-home value. I would highly recommend it to anyone involved in school communications whether or not you use Finalsite!"

Karishma chugano,  director of alumni relations

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Thank you to our generous sponsors!

Affixxius Films is a video production company specialising in high-quality films for commercial world. Driven by a constant desire to be better, our team and technical expertise have grown to match our creative ambition and client success.

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Bonjour School Photography provides school Marketing Managers with high quality images to use in all aspects of marketing. Website photography, prospectus photography and equipping you with a vast bank of images for multiple usage.

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Eye Film captures video marketing with engaging, creative and dynamic approaches. We offer film training as well as production, giving your staff and students first­hand experience with tools and production to continue creating new content after we've left.

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iSAMS is the first management information system for schools that’s entirely browser-based. Its clever design creates a single database through a suite of portals, to bring together the whole school community.

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The paperless admissions office. Simplify the admissions process for applicants and families from enquiry to enrolment. OpenApply frees up time and collects valuable information for recruitment and marketing purposes.

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WCBS ’management information systems give independent, international schools powerful software to perform classroom, administrative and alumni relations tasks with ease.

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Weglot integrates into your school website within minutes and simplifies the translation process through automatic detection and translation of text content for a reliable and easy way to manage translations.

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