CI Group acquires Roundtable

CI Group has acquired brand marketing agency Roundtable, and announces Peter Thompson, founder and CEO of Roundtable, as Group chairman of CI Group. CI Group now consists of two companies, Corporate Innovations and Roundtable, which are complementary and which together can provide a full service marketing communications offering.

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Ever fallen asleep in a meeting or presentation? I must confess, I have

Have you ever sat in a meeting where you could happily chew off your right arm to escape? Haven't we all!! Many organisations underestimate the importance of the actual environment in which the meeting will take place, as well as the technology they are using to convey their messages, but in fact the environment can make or break a meeting or presentation.

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Ctrl – Alt – Delete

Like it, share it, view it, post it, tweet it, pin it….digitally engaged definitely, but enthused and excited or dare I say it, entertained, maybe - maybe not. All undeniably clear and concise measures but indications of what exactly?

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Corporate Innovations introduce creative director role

Corporate Innovations has announced that Danny Burchell has joined its team in the newly-created role of creative director. Danny’s brief is to lead Corporate Innovations’ team of creative talent and interpret clients’ strategic intent and brand dna before translating this into practical creative responses across the brand’s customer touch points.

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What a Night! What a Team! Event Team of the Year!!

Well What a Night! This is the one that we’ve been looking forward to all year, Event Magazine’s annual awards. And why were we so excited? Well Corporate Innovations were shortlisted for the inaugural ‘Event Team of the Year’ title at Event Magazine’s annual awards.

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Cultural Diversity in Events

So as a fresh faced, young naïve event manager I never gave second thought to different cultures when organising international events. As with many lessons in the events industry I learnt the hard way.

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Thankyou is a compelling word

Whether it be a quick thank you at an opportune moment or an award at the company’s quarterly or annual awards, it’s always a word that means so much to the recipient. In the recent SHRM/Globoforce Employee Recognition Survey it uncovered a connection between workforce recognition programs and engagement/ retention levels.

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Top Tips for Successful Delegate Management

Having just spent the last 8 weeks delegate managing four back to back conferences for a client - I came to realise how overwhelming the task could be for anyone not familiar with the process. From its time consuming nature to what seems like an overwhelming number of tasks - it can be easy to feel out of control with what’s happening to your email inbox.

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Dreaming of Summer

Ah summer! The sweet smell of freshly cut grass, the long days of sunshine, of lazy evenings over Pimms in a lively pub garden with your friends and colleagues... Familiar? But if it’s summer it must be that time of year when FMCG brands finalise their brand plans. The sounds, sadly rather more familiar to brand and trade marketing managers, are the sounds of number crunching and keyboard tapping as the plans are knocked into shape, ratified internally and then, finally wonderfully, unveiled to sales forces and trade alike.

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What makes great Account Management?

I've been thinking about this blog for some time. When I first ventured into the world of Account Management I found it to be somewhat challenging, as you do with any new job I guess. I was being entrusted with my employer’s most valued client relationships and I began to doubt myself, what if I wasn't good enough? What if I destroyed all my predecessor’s hard work? What if... Of course it didn't take long before I found my feet and all of my "what if's..." disappeared and I have never looked back.

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