117-119 Portland Street
Manchester, England M1 6ED

ONLINE PR – A Manchester Digital / Chartered Institute of Public Relations Event - Sold Out

As newspaper and magazine circulation figures plummet, TV viewing figures decline and radio is reaching less listeners than before, the population is embracing a digital revolution and turning to the World Wide Web for their entertainment and information. As communicators it is more important than ever that we harness and utilise online and social media to communicate our messages and enter dialogues with our customers, stakeholders and audiences. The Chartered Institute of Public Relations and Manchester Digital, the trade association for Manchester’s digital industries, have joined forces to deliver this evening seminar which will provide you with the knowledge, tools and inspiration to effectively communicate online. We’ll be exploring social media tools such as blogs and podcasts, social networking sites such as MySpace, YouTube and virtual worlds such as Second Life. We’ll also look at how to write for the web and provide case studies of companies who have successfully embraced online communications.

Speakers include:

· Stuart Bruce, Bruce Marshall Associates – Stuart is one of the PR industries most prolific bloggers and lectures all over the UK on blogging and new media http://www.stuartbruce.biz

· Jane Smith is MD of Smith & Smith PR, an agency based in Cheshire. Jane is a passionate advocate of online pr and social media tools and often lectures for the Media Trust

· Jonathan Bowers, UK FAST – Jonathan is PR Manager of UK FAST and a regular podcaster, he creates podcasts for UK FAST and their clients

The event takes place on Wednesday 7th March 2007 6.30pm – 8.45pm at MDDA on Portland Street, Manchester. Tickets cost £20 + VAT for CIPR or Manchester Digital members and £30 + VAT non-members. To book your place please contact Andrew Wake at Don’t Panic on 01706 828855 or e-mail [email protected]

You can also book online at www.dontpanicprojects.com/ciprbooking.htm

The CIPR NW AGM will be taking place immediately prior to this event from 6.00pm – 6.30pm at MDDA, entrance to the AGM is free and open to all members of the CIPR. For further information on the AGM please visit the CIPR website.

Official Website: http://www.manchesterdigital.com/event.asp?action=view&id=66047

Added by Stuart Bruce on March 6, 2007

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