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21 March 2024, Amsterdam

Friends of Search

The date is set! Mark your calendars, because the next edition of Friends of Search will take place on 21 March 2024. Are we going to see you there?

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Welcome to Friends of Search

A stellar line-up

We will compose a stellar lineup of speakers, each one belonging to the front runners of the Search industry. Get ready to be amazed by their whirlwind presentations and bring yourself up to speed to the latest developments in search.

  • As for SEO, you can expect topics such as E-commerce SEO, E-E-A-T and technical SEO implementations
  • As for SEA (PPC), you can expect to learn about Performance Max, First-party data, Automation, Google Shopping and Bid strategies

In short, visiting Friends of Search is practically a no-brainer for any search specialist who takes their profession seriously.

Exclusive insights tailored to your needs

  • You’ll have access to knowledge that is not available with a quick Google Search or on free-for-all open forums, which means you get a huge advantage. The high-value content and networking opportunities are truly worth your time and money.
  • Our experts come to this event because they know you and your interests. You can count on them to entertain you and deliver actionable, implementable information.
  • You’ll hear and learn from a brilliant blend of speakers with diverse backgrounds in the Search industry. From specialized agencies, front running companies, and, of course, search engines.

Who should definitely attend?

If you still have doubts about whether attending Friends of Search fits your profile, don’t worry. We can’t list them all, but below are some job profiles who are going to look back on March 21 as the most fun day of 2024.

  • SEO specialist
  • SEA specialist
  • Content marketer
  • Copywriter
  • Online marketer
  • Developer
  • Campaign marketer
  • Online advertising specialist & consultant
  • (Digital/Online) marketing manager

Naturally, Friends of Search Fest is a place for anyone who practices search, whether it is for their employer, their client, or as simply a hobby.

Speakers 2024

Kevin Indig

Growth advisor Bounce, Riverside, Auto & General
Gianluca Binelli

Gianluca Binelli

Founder & Managing Director Booster Box
Aleyda Solis

Aleyda Solis

Founder & international SEO Consultant Orainti
Martin Röttgerding

Martin Röttgerding

Founder & CEO SEA Safeguard
Roxana Stingu

Roxana Stingu

Head of Search and SEO Alamy LTD

Jono Alderson

Independent technical SEO consultant Freelance (Self employed)
Gregory Edwards

Gregory Edwards

Senior SEO Manager Blue Array SEO

Lidia Infante

Senior SEO Manager Sanity.io
Barry Adams

Barry Adams

Moderator, Founder & SEO consultant Polemic Digital
Reuben Milne

Reuben Milne

Moderator at Friends of Search
Nataliya Kozak-Klaverstijn

Nataliya Kozak-Klaverstijn

Moderator, Senior Industry Manager Google
Purna Virji

Purna Virji

Principal Consultant, Content Solutions LinkedIn
Navah Hopkins

Navah Hopkins

Evangelist Optmyzr
Bibi Raven

Bibi Raven

Bibi The Link Builder BibiBuzz.com

Kevin Indig

Growth advisor Bounce, Riverside, Auto & General
Gianluca Binelli

Gianluca Binelli

Founder & Managing Director Booster Box
Aleyda Solis

Aleyda Solis

Founder & international SEO Consultant Orainti
Martin Röttgerding

Martin Röttgerding

Founder & CEO SEA Safeguard
Roxana Stingu

Roxana Stingu

Head of Search and SEO Alamy LTD

Jono Alderson

Independent technical SEO consultant Freelance (Self employed)
Gregory Edwards

Gregory Edwards

Senior SEO Manager Blue Array SEO

Lidia Infante

Senior SEO Manager Sanity.io
Barry Adams

Barry Adams

Moderator, Founder & SEO consultant Polemic Digital
Reuben Milne

Reuben Milne

Moderator at Friends of Search
Nataliya Kozak-Klaverstijn

Nataliya Kozak-Klaverstijn

Moderator, Senior Industry Manager Google
Purna Virji

Purna Virji

Principal Consultant, Content Solutions LinkedIn
Navah Hopkins

Navah Hopkins

Evangelist Optmyzr
Bibi Raven

Bibi Raven

Bibi The Link Builder BibiBuzz.com

Kevin Indig

Growth advisor Bounce, Riverside, Auto & General
Gianluca Binelli

Gianluca Binelli

Founder & Managing Director Booster Box
Aleyda Solis

Aleyda Solis

Founder & international SEO Consultant Orainti
Martin Röttgerding

Martin Röttgerding

Founder & CEO SEA Safeguard
Roxana Stingu

Roxana Stingu

Head of Search and SEO Alamy LTD

Jono Alderson

Independent technical SEO consultant Freelance (Self employed)
Gregory Edwards

Gregory Edwards

Senior SEO Manager Blue Array SEO

Lidia Infante

Senior SEO Manager Sanity.io
Barry Adams

Barry Adams

Moderator, Founder & SEO consultant Polemic Digital
Reuben Milne

Reuben Milne

Moderator at Friends of Search
Nataliya Kozak-Klaverstijn

Nataliya Kozak-Klaverstijn

Moderator, Senior Industry Manager Google
Purna Virji

Purna Virji

Principal Consultant, Content Solutions LinkedIn
Navah Hopkins

Navah Hopkins

Evangelist Optmyzr
Bibi Raven

Bibi Raven

Bibi The Link Builder BibiBuzz.com

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Friends of Search Awards Registration 2024 Now Open

Friends of Search Awards Registration 2024 Now Open

On March 21, 2024, we’ll celebrate the 5th edition of the Friends of Search Awards, recognizing excellence in the field of Search. Starting today, you can submit your entries for the awards. If you’re a forward-thinking Search specialist, showcase your best wo…

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Back in 2023

In 2023’s edition of Friends of Search was a pink sensation! Check out the recap page now.

Recap 2023

Back in 2022

In 2022’s edition of Friends of Search more than 500 search fanatics came together and indulged themselves in all things search. Start recapping now.

Recap 2022

Back in 2021

After months of struggling with COVID, we were still able to put together another Friends of Search edition in 2021. And what an edition it was! Check out the recap page to get an impression.

Recap 2021

Back in 2020

With the conference for the first time being held in both Amsterdam and Brussels, Friends of Search 2020 was a great success. Almost 900 international search enthusiasts came together to talk, live and breath search. Check out the recap to get an impression.

Recap 2020
I've loved my experiences speaking at Friends of Search. The staff is extremely professional, knowledgeable, and not to mention - lots of fun! The quality and professionalism of the conference are top-notch.
Lily Ray Sr. Director, SEO & Head of Organic Research Amsive
What a great event, even grander than usual, well done to you and the whole team!
Frederick Vallaeys Co-founder & CEO Optmyzr
Everything was well-organized! As a speaker, I felt supported and cared about. Thanks to all who helped to organize such a wonderful event! The venue, food and all decorations and details were gorgeous!
Kristina Azarenko SEO Consultant MarketingSyrup
Incredible experience at Friends of Search! It was an honor to speak at this great conference and meet a such nice and warm audience. Big shout to all the organizers.
Marco Frighetto Managing Partner Booster Box
Was a fantastic event. Great audience, acoustics and organization.
Marcus Tober Chief Innovation Officer Searchmetrics
I liked the events both very much – they were well organized and as a speaker I felt really well cared for… it was a pleasure to be a part of the show :)
Martin Röttgerding Head of SEA Bloofusion Germany
I think you and the team have hit a whole other level that isn't matched on the European conference scene at all.
Brendan Almack Client Director Wolfgang Digital
Hands down best-in-class conference (organisation) from start to finish. Really enjoyed it! Thanks for all the great work.
Christopher Gutknecht Head of Online Marketing Norisk