Overcoming the Disconnect

Join us for SocialMinds’ first ever LIVE event, coming to Manchester on Thursday 21 September.
Thursday 21st

September 2023

13:00 – 17:00

+ After party until late

Everyman Theatre

Manchester St. John’s

Through social and digital media, we’re more connected than ever. Or so they said.

Our reality is that most brands and their social teams are actually disconnected – from their customers, from culture, and from the wider business. We also need time to disconnect for the sake of our wellbeing and our work. So in the first event of its kind, Social Chain has brought its network of bright and sharp industry minds together under one roof to debate and advise you how to reconnect, at a time when no brand can afford not to.

Meet the speakers

Michael Corcoran

Head of Social & Creator Content, Ryanair

Richard Cook

Senior Social Media Manager, Monzo

Belinda Boakye

Consumer Marketing Lead, Pinterest

Victor Bengtsson

Head of Content, Sidemen

Lisa Hale

Head of Consumer PR, Social Media and Brand Activation, Specsavers

Laura Chase

Chief Commercial Officer, WeAre8

Our Hosts

Pete Metcalfe

CEO, SocialChain

Eve Young

SocialMinds Podcast Host

The Lineup


Arrival Drinks & Welcome

with Pete Metcalfe, CEO


A Creator State of Mind

with Michael Corcoran, Ryanair


How to Make People Give a S**t

with Pinterest, Monzo & Specsavers



with pastries


Creator confessional

with Victor Bengtsson, Sidemen


How to Connect for Good

with Laura Chase, WeAre8


So What Do I Do Now?

with SocialChain


After Party

Let your hair down

Secure your seat to:

Harness the power of a creator-led approach
Connect to culture in a way people actually care about
Claim your all-access pass to a creator confessional
Master your role within social media & mental wellbeing

Register here