Are you looking for practical advice and inspiration for your PR, place-branding or communications strategy? Then come along to this exciting CPD learning event from Scotland's Towns Partnership!


Tuesday 16 May 2017, 1.30 - 4:00pm
Architecture & Design Scotland, Edinburgh
Refreshments provided

Hear from media experts and local case studies that will leave you feeling equipped and inspired to find your town's USP, grab the headlines, or make a cutting-edge film. Get top tips from Morrison Media Strategies, Newsquest Media Group, Enterprise Screen, Explore Largs BID, and Scotland's Towns Partnership. Network over refreshments with town stakeholders from diverse sectors, and discuss strategies for your town. Don't miss out - book today!

Please see agenda and reserve your place at the details below. 

This event is free for STP Members, and £60 (inc VAT) for non-members: 

- STP Members can RSVP here (see bottom of page).

- Non-Members can purchase tickets here (see bottom of page). 

If you have any queries, please contact [email protected]



1330​ Networking and Coffee

1400 ​Welcome: "Finding your USP and using it!"

Phil Prentice, Scotland’s Towns Partnership

1415 ​"Grab the Headlines"

John Morrison, Morrison Media Strategies: branding and selling your town and developing positive media relationships.

Gordon Stevenson, Head of Digital, Newsquest Scotland & Northern Ireland: capitalising on new media​.

1445 Q & A with John and Gordon

1455 ​"Towns on Film"

John Hamilton, Manager, Explore Largs Business Improvement District - Case Study: Largs

Brendan Smith, Creative Director, Enterprise Screen

1525 ​Q & A with John and Brendan

1535 "Town therapy!" Top up your coffee and work through ideas, queries, challenges with speakers & fellow participants

1600 Finish

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