HootUps & Adventures from Glasgow to Manchester ~ Your @HootSuite_UK News Round-up

Owly at the Horse Guards Parade

Owly adventuring London checking out the Horse Guards Parade

Hope you had a wonderful holiday season and New Year. With all the excitement with last year’s London office launch and subsequent events, outreach and HootUps, we want keep the momentum rolling by letting you know about upcoming events, profile some partners and show you Hoo’s Hooting in the UK. 

London HootUp – @HubIslington

#TheHub, London’s (and the world’s) largest social enterprise shared workspace, is hosting the first official London HootUp on 2013. Sign up and come along on January 17 at it’s Islington location. Focusing on community building through social media, the HootUp is hosted by UK Ambassador Allan Beaton and HootSuite’s UK Community Coordinator, Shain Shapiro. RSVP today for #HootUpLondon and enjoy the pro tips, Owl swag and meet other Hootfans. 

Manchester Away Day

On January 22nd, the HootSuite UK delegates will board the train to Manchester for an away day of HootUps with new Manchester Diplomat, @Philipcoen. They’ll visit The University of Manchester, The Sharp Project and Boohoo.com, all of whom are at the forefront of social media in the city.

The Sharp Project is a new council-funded creative industries incubator with hundreds of emerging digital agencies and start-ups working within. Shain and pals will live-tweet from the trip to keep you in the loop, so be sure to follow along the journey via @HootSuite_UK.

Glasgow University Social Wellness Week

Next up, the HootSuite UK community builders travel to Glasgow to participate in the University of Glasgow’s Social Wellness Week 2013 to chat with students about social media and wellness. Expect oodles of #HootKits and #OwlLove, and we’re also looking for campus ambassadors!  If you are interested in becoming one of our first in Scotland, ping us @Hootsuite_UK.

Hoo’s Hooting?

We’ve diligently scouted lots of UK companies who use HootSuite to manage social media across industries, including: transportation, sports, education, music and more. You might have caught the jumbo list of London-centric brands in Hoo’s Hooting in London, and we proudly work with remarkable companies to maximize their experience with HootSuite and impact of their social media campaigns.

Here are a few more which have caught our Owl eyes of late. Have other suggestions? Post a comment or send a Tweet to @HootSuite_UK.


London Heathrow – @HeathrowAirport
London Luton – @LDNAirportGuide
Belfast Airport – @BELFASTCITY_AIR
Bristol Airport – @OfficialBRS
Liverpool Airport – @LPL_Airport
Manchester Airport – @ManAirport


Birmingham City FC – @BcfcDotCom
Everton FC – @Everton
Fulham FC – @FulhamFC

Higher Education

Nottingham University – @UniofNottingham
Glasgow University – @GlasgowUni

Art and Travel

National Portrait Gallery – @NPGLondon
Lonely Planet UK – @LonelyPlanetUK

More exciting news is coming as we continue expand the London Nest. With a full staff of corporate sales, customer support and community builders on site, we’re eager to help.

Follow all of HootSuite’s UK adventures @HootSuite_UK and of course, Keep Calm, Hoot On.