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The ‘once again’ very social Hospitality & Catering News

by James on January 25, 2016

As regular readers will know we occasionally post news from and feature the B2B website Hospitality & Catering News, last year for example we were particularly impressed with their ‘Social Media Crusade’.


The Open brings £140 million benefit to Scotland

by James on January 20, 2016

Independent assessment shows ‘St Andrews effect’ increased visitor numbers.

The 2015 Open Championship in St Andrews delivered £140 million of economic benefit to Scotland - the largest amount ever achieved by a golf event in the United Kingdom or Ireland, according to an independent economic impact assessment.

The study, commissioned by the R&A, shows spending by visitors to Scotland for the tournament generated £88 million – nearly double the £47.5 million in visitor impact achieved in 2010 when the event was last held at the Old Course.


Short Video : The world famous golf courses of Northern Ireland

by Will Corry on January 17, 2016


Events : Are you a UK / EU Search Marketing Professional?

by Will Corry on January 15, 2016


Greenwich Design creates brand identity and website for Fig Childcare Training

Greenwich Design creates brand identity and website for Fig Childcare Training

by Loudmouth PR on January 5, 2016

New Bromley-based childcare training provider Fig Childcare Training, specialists in providing quality training for Childminders, Nurseries and Pre-Schools has appointed design agency Greenwich Design to create its brand identity and launch website.

The project involved developing a name for the organisation, creation of the brand identity and website design and build. [more…]

Laughter Spot : “Lost in translation”

by Will Corry on December 31, 2015


Events : Works with Water sponsor’s Red Scarf Boat Party

by Will Corry on December 14, 2015


Spooky Victorian dolls spotted in London

by Will Corry on December 12, 2015


“VCCP bolsters media proposition with acquisition of adconnection”

by Will Corry on November 19, 2015

VCCP Media: Mead (l) becomes the chairman of the expanded group, while Becker is the CEO

VCCP, the full service communications agency, has today acquired the independent media agency, adconnection.  The business will be fully merged with VCCP’s existing media operation, VCCP Media, creating a combined media capability with billings in excess of £50m.


VCCP Media has bought adconnection in a deal that will treble its annual billings to £50 million

by Will Corry on November 19, 2015

Catherine Becker, current CEO of adconnection becomes CEO of VCCP Media and Nick Baum, MD.  Paul Mead will be the Chairman.

Adrian Coleman, one of the founders of the ad agency VCCP, describes it as "reintegration". Others call it the return of "full service". But the thinking behind this week’s acquisition by VCCP of Adconnection, to create a top 20 UK media agency, is clear.

VCCP wants to reunite media buying with creative and all other disciplines, such as public relations, content creation and sports marketing, under one roof

Picture .. Catherine Becker and Nick Baum of adconnection.