Social Media Spouses Live

A path to a new you

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Let's get social

Let's get social

Are you a military spouse or partner? Do you fancy a career in Social Media, learning something new or simply upgrading your skill level?

Then join our BFBS Social Media Team for a day of networking, workshops, entertainment, stalls and food at the Great Yorkshire Showground on the 19th of October* from 10am-3pm!

This will be our second Social Media Spouses event and our team can't wait to bring you a day of training, guest keynote speakers and more! 

Tickets are available now and if you can't make the event then, don't worry, we'll be streaming the event live on our BFBS Academy Facebook page!

*Please note the original date was July however this has now changed

Meet the speakers

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Suli Tuiteci

Suli Tuiteci is originally from the Fiji Islands, and now based in Topcliffe, North Yorkshire. Suli is a professional cake maker and decorator, and her business, Sweetly Sulis, has been running for almost 2 years. She is a committee member of the Fijian Women’s Group, Marama Alliance UK, where she champions Fijian women and help them realise their power and influence in their different communities, and empower them to be agents of change. Suli has a real passion for community and helping people. She spends a lot of her free time offering advice and support, doing charity drives for people in need and organisations in Fiji.

Suli is mother to three gorgeous girls, and her husband is serving in the British Army.

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Sue Llewellyn

Sue Llewellyn is a former BBC journalist turned social media trainer and consultant. She introduced Twitter to the BBC Newsroom in 2008 and led social media training for the BBC Academy for over a decade.

She helps people to find their voice, build their profile and to make an impact online, on social media and on air. To date she has trained well over 7000 people around the world including some of the biggest names in broadcasting.

She is also a regular speaker at conferences on the Psychology of Social Media and How Journalists are using social media. Offline she’s a mother of 6, proud new granny and slave to one quirky dog.


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It's magic!

We'll be joined on the day by magician and sleight of hand artist, Laura London. 

Laura is one of the world’s best female sleight of hand artists. She is also a highly skilled close-up magician, a cabaret performer, a motivational speaker and an acclaimed lecturer on various aspects of the history of magic.

She’ll be performing on stage and joining you in the breakout areas for some close up magic too!

Join us at the event

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Calling all stallholders

Are you a military spouse or partner with a small business? If so, then we want you to join us, in Harrogate, at our Social Media Spouses market area.

It's a perfect place to network and showcase what you have to offer so, if you're interested, just email us below and let's connect!

About Social Media Spouses

Not only are social media skills very much in demand but they often allow you to work from anywhere! So find more about the only free social media training programme for military spouses and partners.

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The BFBS Academy

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Building skills and inspiring confidence

With our BFBS Academy we can help you build an exciting future with high-calibre training in media production and digital communications. Want to get started?