Security experts Blackstone Consultancy have analysed the City of London's top venues to find the best spots for those wanting to host clandestine meetings.
The programme, which is looking to connect high-growth businesses with tools needed to secure an initial public offering (IPO), is drawing on companies in the financial services, leisure and consumer goods spaces.
The first 25 companies have been named, including: cloud content service Huddle;online fashion brand and shopping site Farfetch; furniture retailer MADE.com; peer-to-peer lender Zopa and travel search company Skyscanner.
The Institute of Promotional Marketing is the UK trade association which represents brand owners, agencies and service providers which use or create promotional marketing. The news is they have a new website.
They " hope you like the improved clarity and simpler navigation on the site, as well as the new searchable Best Practice section. Behind the website is a new CRM system that will improve the way we communicate with you and deliver a better experience when booking courses and events".
Omaid Hiwaizi has been appointed by Geometry Global UK as Chief Strategy Officer. Hiwaizi was formerly planning director at SapientNitro and marks Sarah Todd’s first major appointment as CEO of Geometry Global UK, completing her UK management team line-up.
As Chief Strategy Officer, Omaid will report into CEO Sarah Todd and be responsible for driving the Precision Activation proposition at all levels of the business, developing a more precise understanding of consumer habits and motivations through a mix of data, analytics and behavioural insights across all relevant channels and contexts.