Who owns the Social Space? A Debate

Social Media Week kicks off next week, February 7-11 and as part of this, Nichola will be hosting an event with Claire Thompson of WavesPR. “Who Owns the Social Space?” A Debate. The debate marks the laaunch of a joint business venture between the two SEO PR Training.


It’s a hotly contested topic at the moment, with many large media and organisations such as NMA and Econsultancy also debating which discipline is best qualified to own your strategy and budget, with Chris Lake of Econsultancy telling brand owners “your social media strategy shouldn’t be owned by a PR or ad agency“.

Social Media and PR in a tug of war - Who owns the social spaces?

Registration is free and the event starts with a little light networking at 4.30, with the debate commencing at 5.30. Drinks and refreshments will be served.

Arguing their respective case:

Digital Marketers: Andy Oakes, NMA (New Media Age)

SEO specialists: Kevin Gibbons,  SEOptimise

PR specialists: Claire Thompson, Waves PR

Social Technologists: Benjamin Ellis, Redcatco

Social Media specialists: Nichola Stott, theMediaFlow

Event hashtag = #ownSMW

See you there!

About the author


Nichola Stott

Nichola is Founder and Director of theMediaFlow; with over 10 years experience in online marketing, over six of which in search. Nichola learned all about search at Yahoo! as head of UK search partners.


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  2. Alan says:

    Hey Stotty, glad to see you and Claire are still using the ropes to get the message across.

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