We’re excited to announce the schedule for the upcoming M14 European Dating Conference.  The event will take place on May 26th at the Rode Hoed, in central Amsterdam. Tickets are currently available HERE! Tickets include lunch, drinks during the day, a three course meal, wine, champagne, and entry to the annual European Dating Awards.

Online Dating Conference Schedule

9.30 – Registration

10am – Robyn Exton, CEO, HER

“Can dating and social ever work together in one product?” – Robyn will discuss HER’s move from dating, to social, to dating.

10.30 – Geoff Cook, CEO, The Meet Group

“Consolidating a Fragmented Landscape” – Talking about the acquisition of Skout and if/we, and what The Meet Group looks for in acquisitions

11am – Mike Bandar, Owner, Toyboy Warehouse

11.30 – 11.45 – Coffee Break

11.45 – Justin Gerrard, formerly Bae and if(we), now Marketing & Growth, The Meet Group

The three marketing strategies which led to the growth of Bae – press, influencer marketing & events

12.15 – PR Panel – Robyn Exton, Charreah Jackson (Essence Magazine), Mike Bandar – chaired by Charly Lester

12.45-1.45 – Lunch

1.45 – Vera Ivashchenko, Global Marketing Solutions, Facebook

“Facebook and online dating – it’s a match!” –  Mobile devices are peoples everyday companion and the place to reach them with your business. Find out how by learning about the most popular apps, messenger bots and the largest opportunities to export in new markets.

2.15 – Jeronimo Folgueiro, CEO, Affinitas (Elite Singles)

“Creating a Global Leader in Premium Dating” – a discussion of the recent merger of Affinitas and Spark Networks

2.45 – Video Panel  – Charreah Jackson, Geoff Cook, Michael Gennitti (co-founder ShowReal) – chaired by Andrew McClelland, ODA

3.15 – 3.30 – Coffee Break

3.30pm – Grant Langston, CEO, eHarmony

We’re Not Selling Shoes – Making a Real Difference with Online Relationships” – What special responsibilities do companies have who are trying to create more love in the world? eHarmony CEO Grant Langston takes a look at their answers to this question, and examines the unique power of a value proposition in the business of love.

4pm – Final Panel – Grant Langston, Robyn Exton, Geoff Cook, Jeronimo Folgueiro – chaired by Charly Lester

4.30 – Head back to your hotels …

6.30 – The Dating Awards begin!

Matchmaking & Dating Expert Conference Schedule

9.30 – Registration

10am – Charreah Jackson, Senior Editor, Essence Magazine

Social Media Strategies

10.30 – Marijke Eerens, CEO, B-Loved

Building an international matchmaking business

11am – Matchmaker Round Table – Coordinated by Charly Lester

11.30 – 11.45 – Coffee Break

11.45 – Marketing Session with Online Dating Stream

12 – PR Panel with Online Dating Stream

12.45 – 1.45 – Lunch

1.45 – Svetlana Mukha, CEO, Diolli

“Attracting Paying Male Clients”

2.15 – Katy Horwood, Editor, All Sweetness & Life

“Creating an award-winning blog”

2.45 – Francesca Hogi, Dating Expert

“Combining date coaching and matchmaking”

3.15 – 3.30 – Coffee Break

3.30 to end – Sessions with Online Dating Stream

6.30 – The Dating Awards begin!