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Friday, 29 May 2009

PR master classes throughout the summer

by John Walding, PR Manager

Great news for Chamber members who are looking for a bit of help with PR; GM Chamber is teaming up with Regus, Weber Shandwick, Smith & Smith PR and Tangerine PR to offer a series of free PR master classes throughout the summer.


PR on a budget
The first master class, PR on a Budget, will be held on Tuesday 23rd June from 9:00 (9:30 start) - 11:00. Jo Leah, Managing Director of Weber Shandwick's Manchester operation, will give firms practical advice on how to use PR to promote their businesses. Book online here.

Social media master class
The second master class on Thursday 9th July will look at the phenomenon of social media. Nathan Smith of Smith & Smith PR will explain how using innovations such as Twitter and Facebook can benefit businesses. The event will run from 9:00 (9:30 start) to 11:00. Book online here.


Both events will be held at Regus' offices at Peter House, Oxford Street in central Manchester. For a location map click here.


Then on Thursday 3rd September, we'll be holding a Social Media Surgery with Tangerine PR at the Chamber offices at Churchgate House. Members will have the chance to get one-to-one practical advice on how best to approach digital PR in 30 minute sessions held throughout the day. More details to follow. (Read our recent guest blog from Tangerine's Head of Digital PR, Russell Hirst)

If you'd like to know more about any of the events give one of the PR team a call on 0161 237 4103 /4226 / 4124.


Have a great weekend.

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