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Embracing media change  –  could 1998 really shape 2018?

Embracing media change – could 1998 really shape 2018?

by on January 4, 2018

Digital technologies have for nearly two decades fundamentally altered the nature and function of media, reinventing age-old practices of communication, challenging traditional media and its privileged role as gatekeepers of news and entertainment.

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Many layers, textures and constantly evolving #HandCSocial 2016

Many layers, textures and constantly evolving #HandCSocial 2016

by on August 26, 2016

We are delighted to report that the #HandCSocial 2016 date has been announced and is taking place on Wednesday 21st September at CLERKENWELL London.

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“Wakey Wakey to digital and experiential convergence”

“Wakey Wakey to digital and experiential convergence”

by on November 26, 2015

The convergence of social media with wider digital media offers marketers reach beyond what is possible through any other media and is well reported and [more…]

Hospitality, catering and foodservice : The social media crusade heads north and support grows

by on September 9, 2015

The #HandCSocial Crusade to share knowledge and learning in social media across the hospitality, catering and foodservice industry is gaining influential new followers.

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Thought leadership in social media – an initiative from Hospitality and Catering News

Thought leadership in social media – an initiative from Hospitality and Catering News

by on March 4, 2015

We recently reported on an initiative from Hospitality and Catering News demonstrating thought leadership through research of the adoption and use of social media by restaurants, hotels, contract caterers and other providers of hospitality and catering services in their industry.

Now they have taken things a step further by holding a Roundtable event to discuss the findings of their research with a group of leading figures representing their industry. The event drew delegates from Twitter UK, a board director of Westbury Street Holdings/BaxterStorey, Mridula Baljekar award-winning cookbook author plus many other notable figures.

Copies of the report are available to readers of theMarketingblog and can be requested by sending an email to Hospitality and Catering News. [more…]

“Pie-jacking”, ugly scenes and acrimonious controversy about the Arsenal’s new trophy

by on May 31, 2012

Triumph Shrouded In ‘Pie-Jacking’ Controversy

Tom Marshall of the Islington Gazette reports ... After an agonising seven-year trophy drought, Arsenal had finally won something – by topping the Football Pie League.

But the awards ceremony in Brighton descended into acrimony on Friday when the club’s official caterers went off with the gong – despite the fact the hard-won victory was all down to a Highbury couple selling gourmet pies from their front garden.

Paul Campbell, 47 and his wife Nicky, 39, have become a popular matchday fixture this year with their Piebury Corner stand in Gillespie Road, which sells award-winning pastries named after Gunners greats.

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The Football Pie League David Rocastle Memorial Match / 7pm, Thursday 5th April, Ascot United FC

by on March 29, 2012

Regular visitors to The Football Pie League will know that Laura ‘Gooner’ Howard is coming to London on a visit from Brooklyn, New York, USA to see us next week.

The focus of her trip is to meet with fellow Gooners on 31st March when Arsenal play QPR at Loftus Road and again at Piebury Corner on the 8th April when Arsenal take on Man City to mark the anniversary of the passing of David ‘Rocky’ Rocastle.

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