Want to know how to set up your own PR agency? How to win big clients? How to open a second office in New York? How to execute award winning campaigns? How to break into Africa? How to manage your business brand? Find out from the best (and the very cool):
Daljit Bhurji, Global MD and Co-founder, Diffusion PR
Daljit (@Daljit_Bhurji) is co-founder of Diffusion PR, an award-winning international integrated communications agency, with offices in London and New York. He brings almost 20 years of public relations experience as an adviser to some of the world’s leading brands, companies and political organisations. Beginning his career launching start-ups during the dotcom era, Daljit now guides new, established and challenger brands alike, through an equally transformative period for business and communication. http://www.diffusionpr.com
Jessica Hope, Founder and MD, Wimbart
Jessica (@WimbartHope) is the founder and MD of Wimbart, a boutique public relations company with a heavy emphasis on Africa and emerging markets. Her clients include Iroko, Konga, Ringier, She Leads Africa, Paystack and many more. Prior to starting her own PR company, Jessica worked at the Natural History Museum, the Jewish Museum and was Head of Communications for African entertainment brand, irokotv. http://www.wimbart.com
Ronke Lawal, PR Specialist and Founder, Ariatu PR
Ronke (@ronkelawal) is the founder of Ariatu PR and is a Mentor for The Cherie Blair Foundation and for The Elevation Networks Start Ups Initiative. In 2011 she received a Precious Award for Inspirational Leadership. In 2015 she launched the RONKE LAWAL MEANS BUSINESS YouTube Channel which provides PR and marketing advice as well as small business tips for start ups and entrepreneurs. She became a #TropicsVoice Ambassador in January 2016 to raise the visibility of members of the African Diaspora across the world. Ariatu PR currently represents clients in many industries including entertainment, fashion, lifestyle, beauty, food and luxury goods. http://www.ariatupublicrelations.com
Adrian Ma, Founder, Fanclub
Adrian (@4DMA) is the founder of Fanclub, an agency set up to make PR more valuable and seek out like-minded, curious people who want to do the same. He’s been working in PR in London for over 17 years, and in that time has worked at various agencies, across most PR disciplines and with every manner of client. http://www.fanclubpr.com
Join us for ‘How to set up a successful PR agency and win big clients’ on Thursday 5 October (6 till 9)– a diversity event by BME PR Pros open to all. Book your tickets now.
Chaired by Elizabeth Bananuka, Freelance PR Consultant, founder of http://www.bmeprpros.co.uk.
[Networking drinks will take place after the event]