Once upon a time, Kelvin decided it would be cool to get a group of SEO mates together in a pub to talk shop. The idea was to share ideas and chat about all the interesting stuff that we can’t really talk about with anyone outside the industry for fear of them falling asleep.
Word got out and more people showed up than he expected. So, next time he booked a larger room… again, more and more people showed up. This is probably when he realised he was onto something: an industry conference, talking about real issues, with practical advice from people who actually know what they’re talking about. brightonSEO was born.
Since then we have seen the conference continue to grow into the beautiful, if scarily large, thing we have today. Taking place at the Brighton Centre, we now have over 4000 delegates scrabbling for tickets from all over the UK and further afield. Of all the Search conferences in the UK & Europe, we reckon it’s also the most fun (but then we would say that wouldn’t we?). A massive chunk of the conference tickets are free, with an option of paid training workshops or fringe conferences the day before or paid VIP conference tickets.