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