Next Thursday’s exclusive media briefing with InStyle.co.uk marks the return of Cision’s regular PR events schedule following its summer hiatus.
As well as the usual packed calendar of webinars, media briefings and panel events, the Cision team is planning a range of intimate networking opportunities – including the fifth annual City Quiz night.
To make sure you don’t miss any of these essential PR briefings, here’s a round-up of the key events to look forwards to in the coming weeks.
InStyle media briefing
InStyle editor Charlotte Moore will join Josh Newis-Smith, digital fashion and celebrity director, and Chloe MacDonnell, digital fashion features editor, for an exclusive briefing at Weber Shandwick’s Holborn office on Thursday 7 September.
With its audience of young urban women, InStyle says it celebrates the coolest and most talked about celebrities in the world with a spirited mix of “warm, smart, original” content.
Philip Smith, Gorkana’s head of news and content, will host the event as the InStyle team reveals the best ways for PRs to work with the title.
The Scotsman media briefing
Cision is heading to Edinburgh on Tuesday 12 September for an exclusive briefing with 200-year-old national newspaper The Scotsman.
Launched in 1817 by William Ritchie and Charles Maclaren, the paper is currently distributed throughout Scotland with a print circulation of 20,740. Its online and mobile sites receive 10 million page views a month, on average.
Join Smith and Frank O’Donnell, The Scotsman’s editor-in-chief, at 9.30am at the title’s Orchard Brae House office to hear its plans for the future and how communicators can work effectively with the team.
The Vilification of Instinct discussion
Ruth Yearley, Ketchum partner and director of insight and planning, will join Paul Hender, Gorkana’s head of insight, to discuss the relationship between data and insights in PR on Thursday 19 October.
In addition to providing a personal account of how she’s worked with data over the course of her 30-year career, Yearley will outline how communicators can use data to discover useful insights and enhance the performance of their earned media initiatives.
The event will start at 6.30pm in London’s Courthouse Hotel. To put your name down to attend, please email Hannah Hodges on firstname.lastname@example.org or call 020 7074 2495.
Financial News media briefing
Francesco Guerrera, head of Europe at Dow Jones Media Group, and Chris Newlands, editor at Financial News, will give an exclusive media briefing on Wednesday 25 October.
Financial News is a weekly publication covering European securities, investment banking and fund management news – making this an essential briefing for anyone in financial PR.
The pair will meet with Smith at 8am in London’s The News Building to share their insights with Cision, Gorkana and PRNewswire clients.
The annual City Quiz
The fifth annual City Quiz night will take place at 6pm in Factory House on Tuesday 7 November.
Join the Cision team for a night of corporate and financial PR networking – as well as your chance to win £500 for a charity of your choice.
Food and drinks will be provided, tables cost £70 and teams of 5-8 are recommended.
To reserve your place, please call Hannah Hodges on 020 7074 2495 or email email@example.com before Tuesday 24 October.
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