Brian Fetherstonhaugh, Chairman and CEO of OgilvyOne Worldwide, Announced as Keynote Speaker

London – 31 March 2009: Search Marketing Expo (SMX) London, the leading event for cutting-edge SEO and PPC tactics, today announced that Brian Fetherstonhaugh, Chairman and CEO of OgilyvyOne Worldwide, will be the keynote speaker at this year’s event.

As one of the World’s most influential marketing executives, Brian will open proceedings on day one of SMX London with a strategic view of how marketing is evolving and the critical role search must play. Brian’s dynamic keynote address, entitled “Search and the evolution of marketing”, will provide an insight into what will happen as the world goes digital in terms of how brands are built and how corporate cultures are created. Delegates will hear how marketing is changing, why consumers are adopting digital much faster than marketers and how to close the gap.

Matthew Finlay, Managing Director, Rising Media said:

“We are delighted to welcome Brian as our keynote speaker at this year’s SMX. Brian is one of the World’s most respected authorities in global marketing. His expertise and passion for search marketing and his success in using digital for brand building and developing cultures is well documented. Delegates will understand why Brian believes that search is “the single most profound change in marketing for over 25 years” and how to maximize the opportunities from digital marketing.”

The Search Marketing Expo (SMX) London takes place at the New Connaught Rooms, London 18-19 May. See

Programmed by world-renowned search authority Chris Sherman, Internet Marketers and web professionals from around Europe will learn how to grow their business and improve their ROI using cutting-edge techniques and industry best practices in search marketing.

To register go to: or call + 44 7092 047095. Press registration contact: Jackie Bissell, or call + 44 7710 512617. For sponsorship and exhibition information contact Nick Paul at Rising Media

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About Search Marketing Expo and Third Door Media

Search Marketing Expo is produced by Third Door Media & Rising Media Ltd. Third Door Media’s mission is to empower interactive and search marketing professionals by providing trusted content and community services they need to be successful. Third Door Media publishes web sites, and produces in-person events and webcasts. Each of the four brands – Search Engine Land, Search Marketing Expo, Search Marketing Now, and Sphinn – fosters continuing education, evolution and engagement for the search community.

About Rising Media

Rising Media Ltd is a professional event producer specialising in Internet-related events and currently produces the eMetrics Marketing Optimization Summits in San Jose, Washington DC, Toronto, London, Munich, Stockholm, Madrid, Mexico City and Sao Paulo, Predictive Analytics World in San Francisco and Boston and, with Third Door, SMX in London, Munich, Stockholm and Toronto.

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