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The Big ConnectedTV Brighton Conference: speaker presentations, findings & shared thoughts

On Wednesday 4th September, as part of Brighton Digital Festival, Wired Sussex held The Big ConnectedTV Brighton Conference.

Offering a practical guide to making money and reaching new audiences within ConnectedTV, the full day conference welcomed 100 attendees from various walks of the creative and digital sectors, and saw bought together some of the industry’s most creative forward thinkers & thought leaders.


Speaker's presentations are available to view online via the links below.

Matt Locke, Storythings (event host), Creating Connected Stories

Richard Waterworth, YouTube/Google, How you can reach new audiences & make money with YouTube

Neil Mortensen, ThinkBox, Can Second Screen TV Content Make Money or is it Just Marketing?

Holly Goodier, Future Media at the BBC, How to Listen To What Your Audience Has To Say

Rob Barnes, The Project Factory, Storytelling on Different Platforms

Andy Eades, Relentless Software, Designing Games for a ConnectedTV Audience

Angi Mariani, Latest TV, Local Audiences Are Local Communities

Antony Mayfield, Brilliant Noise & Andy Keetch, Brandwatch, Mobilising Audiences for Good

 The People Formerly Known As The Audience- Q+A with guest panel

Further information on the speakers can be found on the conference web page here.

We've seen some fantastic write-ups from conference attendees following the event, from summaries of the day and its content overall, to a detailed look at Storytelling and Generation ‘C’, the next generation of internet users (Connected, Curators, Creative & Community) as well an insight to key information and highlights that were taken away, ready to be applied to everyday business.

You can read each blog post on the event via the links below:

•             Conference Season: The BIG ConnectedTV Brighton Conference, Adam Englebright, Englebright

•             TV is Dead.  Long Live TV, Bob Madams, BroHo

•             The Big ConnectedTV Conference, Laura Message, Kanoti

•             TV, or Not TV….. Richard Calcutt, Brightwave

•             Changing Content Considerations: YouTube Insights from #CTVBrighton, Phil Williams, CopyWrite Now

•            Is Storytelling Changing? Brighton’s ConnectedTV Conference, Phil Williams, CopyWriteNow

There are some great pictures from the event on our Facebook page.  Thanks to photographer Oleg Pulemjotov.

Despite some intermittent wi-fi issues, there was lots of insights, thoughts & opinions shared via the event hashtag #CTVBrighton.  We’ve captured some of the top tweets from the day in a Storystream.

If you have any questions about The Big ConnectedTV Brighton Conference, or about Wired Sussex events in general, please get in touch with



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