Make it British with Nellie PR and Meet the Manufacturer

We have been appointed to look after the PR for Make it British and its first-ever Meet the Manufacturer event, taking place in London on the 11 and 12 June.  You can read more about our appointment here, but hear first from Kate Hills at Make it British about why you can’t to afford to miss this event for the fashion and textiles industry.

Go on, book your tickets and we look forward to seeing you there.

Ellen Carroll

Ellen Carroll is a strategic PR and communication consultant. I provide PR training, mentoring and consultancy to help people and businesses to step out of the shadows with #PRthatPAYS

Find me on: Web | Twitter

Make it British Appoints Nellie PR to Promote Meet the Manufacturer Event

Mary Portas and industry experts champion the return of UK fashion manufacturing at first-ever ‘Meet the Manufacturer’ event.

Kate Hills Make it British

Make it British, the campaign for UK manufacturing, has appointed Nellie PR to handle public relations for its ‘Meet the Manufacturer’ conference and sourcing event, taking place in London on 11 & 12 June 2014.

Meet the Manufacturer, the first event of its kind for the fashion and textiles industry, will bring together over 1,000 clothing brands, retailers, buyers and manufacturers to champion the return of UK manufacturing.

Headlined by retail expert Mary Portas and Ian Maclean, managing director of John Smedley, over 20 industry experts from the likes of Mulberry, Private White V.C. and Roland Mouret will be passing on tips on how to build Great British brands and work with UK factories.

The PR brief will focus on an issue-led PR campaign, targeting national, trade and regional media, as well as securing media attendance at the event.

The Meet the Manufacturer event is organised by Kate Hills, who founded Make it British in 2011 to support businesses that manufacture their products in the UK.

Kate Hills, said: “I’ve had dealings with Nellie PR through their work with various UK manufacturers and I’ve always been very impressed with the high profile coverage they secure for clients.

“They have a very good knowledge of the UK manufacturing industry, great contacts, and a proactive and professional approach, so were my number one choice to promote the first Meet the Manufacturer event, for Make it British.”

Nellie PR provides public relations, content and social media services, specialising in UK manufacturing, business and enterprise, education and skills.

Founder and director, Ellen Carroll, said: “We’re really passionate about UK manufacturing, and by working with a number of clients in the sector, we’ve had ongoing contact with the Make it British campaign.

“Meet the Manufacturer is a landmark event for the fashion and textiles industry, with a fantastic line-up, so it’s a real compliment to have been chosen to handle the PR.”

For more information on Nellie PR please contact us on on 01392 247 948.

About Nellie PR:

Nellie PR is a public relations agency based in Exeter, Devon. The PR agency provides profitable public relations and newsworthy content, and works with businesses and organisations right across the UK.

 

 

 

Ellen Carroll

Ellen Carroll is a strategic PR and communication consultant. I provide PR training, mentoring and consultancy to help people and businesses to step out of the shadows with #PRthatPAYS

Find me on: Web | Twitter

International Dance Supplies Picks Nellie PR

Nellie PR awarded new PR brief to promote Made in Britain dancewear brand 1st Position.

JimW-Anne Walker 2

International Dance Supplies (IDS) based in Newton Abbot has selected Nellie PR to handle public relations for its UK-made 1st Position dancewear brand.

IDS, the UK’s largest dancewear supplier with a £9 million turnover, design and manufacture its own 1st Position dancewear brand in the UK. 1st Position is the official uniform for many UK and international dance associations, including American Ballet Theatre after IDS became one of the first non-American dancewear suppliers to break the US.

The PR brief will focus on media relations and campaign strategy to highlight the brand’s Made in Britain credentials and raise the profile of its founder Anne Walker, MBE.

Young dance teacher Anne Walker founded 1st Position in 1978, after becoming increasingly frustrated with the lack of good quality dancewear available. 35 years later 1st Position export to 53 countries worldwide, and is enjoying record sales.

Nellie PR, based at The Innovation Centre in Exeter was invited to pitch for the account following successful PR work on behalf of other UK manufacturing and retail clients.

Nellie PR relocated its headquarters from Nottingham to Exeter in early 2013 and is currently growing its team in the South West.

Founder and director Ellen Carroll, said: “1st Position is a high quality British brand and it’s great to be working with Anne Walker, who is a truly inspirational entrepreneur.”

Nellie PR provides profitable public relations and newsworthy content, specialising in B2B, UK manufacturing, business and enterprise, education and skills.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ellen Carroll

Ellen Carroll is a strategic PR and communication consultant. I provide PR training, mentoring and consultancy to help people and businesses to step out of the shadows with #PRthatPAYS

Find me on: Web | Twitter

Al Jazeera interview for the Autumn Statement

Ellen Carroll

Ellen Carroll is a strategic PR and communication consultant. I provide PR training, mentoring and consultancy to help people and businesses to step out of the shadows with #PRthatPAYS

Find me on: Web | Twitter

The Times

Coverage in The Times for our client, including video interview.  See here in The Times coverage.

Ellen Carroll

Ellen Carroll is a strategic PR and communication consultant. I provide PR training, mentoring and consultancy to help people and businesses to step out of the shadows with #PRthatPAYS

Find me on: Web | Twitter