ABTA Crisis Communications Event

IMG_1670 Smoking Gun PR sponsored the ABTA Crisis Management Communications event at The Midland Hotel on Wednesday. The event gave practical guidance and advice to help delegates plan and update their crisis communications strategy. The interactive and skills based seminar provided people with insights, tips, techniques and case studies all tailored for the travel industry Our MD Rick did a presentation...

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April 2017 in the Smoking Gun study

IMG_5341 § Whilst most were spitting feathers at the thought of another vote, and our hometown of Manchester began preparations for its new elected mayor, here at Smoking Gun we had other things to think about. Namely owning Easter and bossing National Sleep Month for two of our clients, hiring hot new talent, and welcoming another major new brand. Shall we...

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Crisis management and travel PR: Where now for United?

airplane2 In recent weeks the Smoking Gun PR blog has had plenty of travel PR content. Maybe it’s the time of year, with many Britons who haven’t done so well in advance now scrambling to get their summer holiday plans in firmly in place. Perhaps it’s the ABTA Crisis Management Communications seminar we’re sponsoring in Manchester next month.

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Top 5 April Fools’ PR Stunts

April Fools’ Day PR stunts. Some might say they’re like Marmite and here at Smoking Gun, we have a pretty divided opinion within the team on whether they’re fortuitous for brands or simply a waste of time. To help us decide, we’ve decided to do a quick round up of the top 5 April Fools’ stunts from 2017.   To...

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March 2017 in the Smoking Gun study

17457937_10155137855338669_1284753171522681945_n With the triggering of Article 50 this week it’s easy to feel a little uneasy about what the future has in store. Not so here on Bridge Street, though, with an excellent month of new clients, new starters, and knowledge sharing pointing to a very positive immediate future and beyond. First things first, then, let’s get on with the introductions....

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