Awards

June 16, 2015 Transcript of #CommsChat on awards entries

Last night we spoke about the value of awards, which awards are worth entering and how you can improve your chances of winning. We were joined by awards entries expert Stef Brown. Here are some of the highlights: @KelYoung8 Enhancing your credentials with award accolades helps when new business pitching… So its a yes from me! #commschat […]

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June 11, 2015 #CommsChat on awards entries

Next week on #CommsChat we’ll be joined by Stef Brown from On Pointe Marketing as we discuss the merits of entering work into awards and share tips for the writing and submission of a strong award entry. Can awards entries create increased revenue for a business? How can entering awards impact upon employee engagement? Can entering awards […]

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April 14, 2015 Transcript of #CommsChat on people and the corporate report

Last night we spoke about the employee as a business asset. We tried to understand why it is that human capital is so often neglected in the corporate report when it contributes so much to brand value. Here are some of the #CommsChat highlights: @jzwier Often we do not track value/return of human investment vs other […]

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July 16, 2014 #CommsChat on corporate engagement

In advance of Communicate magazine’s upcoming Corporate Engagement Awards, #CommsChat is running a CSR special. We’ll be joined by a handful of guests with expertise in different areas of corporate engagement. Some of the topics we’ll be covering are: How has CSR changed recently? Has it become more integral in the comms mix and in […]

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June 3, 2014 Transcript of #CommsChat on the PRCA DARE awards

Last week on #CommsChat we were inspired by the PRCA DARE awards for Scotland and Northern Ireland that took place last week in Edinburgh. We chatted more broadly about what defines regional PR and how awards can champion its cause. ‏@SMXChat  A1. Skills ppl working in PR need: genuine passion for brand & transparent communications; regardless of […]

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June 2, 2014 #Commschat on the PRCA DARE awards

This week on #CommsChat, we’ll be chatting about last week’s PRCA DARE Awards, Scotland and Northern Ireland. The awards celebrate the work of regional PR practitioners and will continue across the UK over the next month. We’re delighted to be joined be the PRCA’s @MattCartmell and Clare Smith, from the Scottish Government PR Team, who won the ‘In-house team […]

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May 13, 2014 Transcript of #CommsChat on corporate engagement

Last week on #CommsChat Jackie Fast (@JackieFast) from Slingshot PR and the Communicate events team (@Comms_Events) joined us to speak about CSR, sponsorship and partnerships. We spoke about what makes a successful partnership, and pinpointed those sectors that perform best in CSR. ‏@PamelaWelsh I think it’s about trust too – putting your money where your mouth […]

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March 24, 2014 #CommsChat on Advertising Week Europe

This week’s #commschat will feature Advertising Week Europe. This year, communicators from across the continent have descended upon London for a menu of seminars, events, discussions and networking at BAFTA Piccadilly. Tonight, we’ll discuss: How are advertising events like AWE significant from a communications perspective? What do you think will be the hot topics at […]

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March 4, 2014 Transcript of #CommsChat on awards and events social media content

In honour of award season drawing to a close (poor Leo), we ran a #CommsChat last week looking at how brands use events like awards shows, sporting events and other major public activity to generate buzz for themselves on social media. We discussed content and platform and the ways in which a brand can gain […]

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March 3, 2014 #CommsChat on social media and awards events

Social media explodes around events like the Oscars, the Brit Awards, the Superbowl. Those events often encourage brands to develop content geared specifically to that event, such as the now-famous Oreo tweet and MasterCard’s now-infamous #PricelessSurprise campaign at the Brit Awards. Tonight, we’ll address the following topics: How can brands make use of major events […]

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