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International speakersPrestigious award show2 different locations8th edition

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Friends of Search

About Friends of Search

With at least 600 visitors each year, Friends of Search is one of Europe’s largest search conferences. Each year consultants, marketers, and businesses of every size attend Friends of Search to learn the latest insights on and techniques in SEO, SEA and more that will help them improve their online marketing strategies. As an attendee, you get to interact with international, expert-level speakers to get answers to your questions, and you get to network with fellow attendees to gain additional insights.

This year’s Friends of Search will be held on 9 November 2020 in de Kromhouthal in Amsterdam.

Friends of Search is hosted by industry associations DDMA and IAB Netherlands.


About DDMA

With 330+ members, DDMA is the largest trade association for data-driven marketing and service. We consist of a network over advertisers, non-profits, publishers, consultancies and tech-suppliers who aim to use data in innovative, but responsible ways to interact with customers. By providing knowledge, advice and networking opportunities in the field of marketing, data and privacy, we are contributing to a sustainable data-ecosystem in which organisations, as well as consumers, can profit from the benefits data can offer. Lastly, we aim to influence public policy by representing our members to policy-makers in The Hague and Brussels.


About IAB Nederland

The IAB is the industry association of digital advertising and marketing innovation. IAB accelerates digital growth and delivers a structural contribution to the qualitative development in the industry. With the help of sponsorship contributions the members of the association create content for this strategy by organising events, doing research and publishing whitepapers. The whole media chain is represented within the IAB. Advertisers, publishers, media-agencies, technology parties and creatives network and exchange knowledge & experience in the IAB meetings.


The people behind Friends of Search 2021

Eduard Blacquière (Edwords) – program & speakers
Lennert de Rijk (Artefact) – program & speakers
Marnix Bakker (Nochii) – advice, content & awards
Bas van Poorten (SDIM) – advice & Facebook marketing
Stefan Rooijakkers (SDIM) – advice, content & awards
Gerk Mulder (Briljante Geesten) – advice, communication, program
Bert van Dijk (Reprise) – communication
Martijn Beumer (Producthero.com) – communication
Merel de Koning (DDMA) – organization of events & sponsorships
Suzanne Ketelaar (IAB Nederland) – communication & content
Bob Younge (DDMA) – communication & content

Was a fantastic event. Great audience, acoustics and organization.
Marcus Tober Chief Innovation Officer Searchmetrics
This was one of the best events I attended. Loved the opportunity to hang out with the other speakers, great questions for the audience, I got 30 LinkedIn chat with people excited about the scripts we shared!
Gianluca Binelli Founder Boosterbox
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