HubSpot Events - What Are They And Where Can You Find A HUG In The UK?

Posted in HubSpot by Claire Dibben

HubSpot is an all-in-one marketing, sales and service platform built to help you grow your business. But you already know that, don’t you? What you might not know is that they also host a series of events worldwide to help existing HubSpot users get more from the tool.

Not only do they host INBOUND (their flagship conference held in Boston, MA which welcomes over 21,000 marketers every year), they also facilitate HubSpot User Groups all around the world.

What Is A HubSpot User Group?

HubSpot User Groups are free, in-person meetups which are typically held once a quarter and are open to all HubSpot users. The purpose of a HubSpot User Group (HUG) is to educate, inform and inspire HubSpot users with all things related to strategy and software. 

The events are usually hosted by a HubSpot Partner Agency and sessions are often ran by experts who work within the HubSpot team. Attendees get access to free advice and support, enabling them to leverage the events to grow their business better.

Where Can I Find A HubSpot Event In The UK?

There’s over 150 HUGs hosted in over 35 countries so there’s bound to be one in your area. If you’re based in the UK, you’ll discover that there are tons of HUGs throughout the country.

Some of the places you’ll find a HubSpot User Group in the UK include:

  • Bristol
  • Central London
  • Manchester
  • Oxford
  • Leeds
  • Milton Keynes
  • Cambridge
  • Birmingham

You'll find a more comprehensive list of HubSpot User Groups on the HUG directory here. Just type in your city and the closest HUG to you will pop up on the screen.

Here's a small snapshot of some of the HUGs you can find in the UK...

Bristol HubSpot User Group

Photo of the HUG in September 2019Attendees taking part in a reporting workshop at the September Bristol HUG

We couldn’t start this list without a shout out to the Bristol HubSpot User Group run by yours truly. The events are hosted once a quarter at the Waterfront Meeting Rooms in Central Bristol and they gather around 40 HubSpot users to share knowledge and ideas. Previous topics include HubSpot content strategy, chatbots, how to use video in sales, and more!

The next Bristol HubSpot User Group is on Tuesday 19th November - you can book on to the free event by registering here. New call-to-action

Central London HubSpot User Group

HubSpot User Group September 2019This is a picture of the Bristol HUG because I literally couldn't find a photo of the Central London event ANYWHERE

Hosted by Whitehat SEO, the London HUG is the “world’s largest HubSpot User Group”. They get speakers flying in from the US to discuss all sorts of topics from the Inbound Flywheel including things like ‘Setting Up For Success With HubSpot Sales Hub’ and ‘Implementing Sales & Marketing Strategies In Large Corporate Clients’.

You can find out more about the London HubSpot User Group here.

Oxford HubSpot User Group

Oxford HUGPeople registering at the Oxford HubSpot User Group

The folks over at Babelquest have been running the Oxford HUG for a few years now. In fact, I went to one of their events back in 2017 and really enjoyed it. They’re a friendly bunch who love sharing the HubSpot gospel. Their 2019 events have covered a ‘Spin Your Flywheel’ series which educates attendees on all the different aspects of the inbound flywheel model.

You can find out more about the Oxford HUG and book onto a future event here.

Manchester HubSpot User Group

Manchester HubSpot User GroupPresentation being delivered at the Manchester HUG - photo taken from their Twitter.

The Manchester HUG is run by the folks over at Digital22. Getting a special shout out here because their November 2019 event is being run from the Manchester Art Gallery - pretty cool!

If you’re based near Manchester, you can find out more about the Manchester HUG here.

Head to your nearest HUG!

So there you have it - a quick overview of what a HubSpot User Group event is and where you can find meet-ups across the UK. Don't forget to use the HUG Directory to find your local HUG event - hope to see you at a HUG soon!

And if you can't make it in person, check out the guide below to help you on your HubSpot journey.

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Claire Dibben
Claire Dibben

Events & Marketing Manager Claire writes about events, and, uh, marketing.

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