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Visual Media Conference 2018 returns to Leeds Beckett University

The Visual Media Conference (VMC) returned to the Rose Bowl for the fifth consecutive year. Well Met, the conference office for Leeds Beckett University hosted the annual event on Tuesday 27 March.

Organised by Creative Digital Industries, VMC provides an in-depth insight into the world of marketing communications. This year’s event looked to expose the effectiveness colour has in marketing and communications. Hosted by Nick Jaspan, publisher at Prolific North, the event provided the chance to engage with excellent exhibitions, demos and opportunity to network with like-minded people.

Prominent speakers included Johnathon Sands OBE, Chairman at Elmwood; James Marks, CMO at DoubleMe; Jasper De Tarr, CEO at Raktor; Kim Arazi, Founder and CEO at IN3; Phil O’Driscoll, Head of Innovation and NPD at Parkside Flexibles; Roger Marsh, Chair of Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership; Neil Tilling, UK and Ireland Installed Base and Supplies Manager at HP Indigo.

Based at the prestigious Rose Bowl this city landmark sits at the centre of the booming financial and business sector in Leeds – offering VCM invaluable links with professional bodies, employers, business students and teaching staff.


With an abundance of teaching rooms, Well Met encourages space for training workshops; Leeds Business School at Leeds Beckett holds a wide range of professional training courses within its area of expertise which are set up to broaden and enlighten business minded individuals to the new marketing communications. The Visual Media Conference works closely with the school to co-create bespoke professional courses to meet the particular developmental needs of the digital and media discipline.

Providing a dedicated Event Management team, Well Met have continued to seamlessly host this high-status conference from the initial enquiry right through to the post-event briefing. With several auditoriums, numerous teaching rooms and a large banqueting hall available, the Rose Bowl continues to be the ideal venue for the annual conference.