MOVES AND MANDATES
WEDNESDAY 1 MAR 2017 4:46 PM
MARKETING COURSE LAUNCHED TO ADDRESS UK’S DIGITAL SKILLS GAP
Spotting a gap in the market, within a country currently facing a major digital skills shortage crisis, Growth Tribe is bringing its practical two-day growth marketing course to London. Backed by Facebook and already having trained experts in growth marketing for the likes of ING, Booking.com and Catawiki in the Netherlands, the first of its kind, two-day growth marketing course will be held monthly, beginning in March.
WEDNESDAY 1 MAR 2017 4:33 PM
O2 RENEWS PARTNERSHIP WITH AEG FOR THE O2
O2 and AEG have announced the signing of a new agreement for the world’s most successful music and entertainment venue, the O2. The landmark deal secures O2 as the O2’s naming rights partner for a further 10 years.
MONDAY 27 FEB 2017 12:02 PM
STARTUPS.CO.UK ACQUIRED BY GLOBAL MARKETING BUSINESS, MVF
Leading international tech and marketing business MVF has acquired the UK’s largest website for small businesses and entrepreneurs, Startups.co.uk. The acquisition of the London-based publisher, for just under £1m, is set to be the first of many digital brand purchases intended to accelerate MVF’s growing business.
WEDNESDAY 22 FEB 2017 12:20 PM
GRABR LAUNCHES NEW CONTENT DISTRIBUTION PLATFORM
GRABR has launched BLINK, a proprietary suite of marketing tools that enables brands to securely distribute exclusive original content on established social networks, websites and broadcast media, while protecting their IP and commercial rights.
TUESDAY 21 FEB 2017 10:16 AM
THE LIGHT CINEMA APPOINTS COMMERCIAL DIRECTOR
UK cinema operator, the Light Cinemas, has appointed Mike Thomson as its new commercial director. Thomson has 20 years of experience in the cinema industry, having previously held the positon of commercial director at Virgin and at UGC Cinemas. Over the last eight years, Thomson has been a partner at Europe’s leading cinema and leisure consultancy, Cinema Next Consulting.
WEDNESDAY 1 FEB 2017 10:28 AM
JAYWING NAMED AS SOCIAL MEDIA LEAD FOR CENTER PARCS
Following a competitive pitch, Center Parcs has appointed marketing specialist Jaywing as its lead social media and CRM agency.