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News from the South West Group.

Coming up

Social Media Masterclass: smartphone food photography and personal branding

Friday 7 November, 08:00 – 10:45
Fifteen Cornwall, Watergate Bay, Cornwall. TR8 4AA

In the world of social media, content is king. Learn how to take amazing photographs on your smartphone with a masterclass from a top food photographer, and find out how to harness the power of your personal brand online from a digital marketing pioneer.

Don't forget to bring your smartphone or tablet with you as there will be a practical element to the session. Attending the event will earn CIPR members five CPD points. For more information and tickets, visit our booking page.

Social media - advanced

Wednesday 18 March 2015

CIPR HQ training coming to our region. Watch this space for booking details. For more details on what the training covers, view the course description.

CIPR Council elections – results!

Following the close of the ballot at 5pm Monday 22 September, the results of the 2014 Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) elections have now been announced. Full details of results are available on the CIPR news page. We are very happy to share here that our South West Committee Chair, Pam Lloyd has been elected to the English Regions List.

Five CIPR Council seats were contested on the English Regions List by eight candidates. The following candidates were elected:

  • Paul Cullen MCIPR (CIPR Greater London)
  • Lisa Jones MCIPR (CIPR Midlands)
  • Pam Lloyd MCIPR (CIPR South West)
  • Justin McKeown FCIPR (CIPR Yorkshire & Lincolnshire)
  • Abi Whitfield MCIPR (CIPR North West)

It's great news that the South West will be represented by a member of our regional Committee on the Council.

Pam said:

The South West is a vast region geographically, with comms people from all sectors, in businesses large and small, as sole practitioners, in in-house roles, in huge public sector organisations and everything in between. I am constantly impressed and delighted by the breadth of great work going on in our region.

Now the real push towards professionalising our industry begins, so that all of these individuals and those coming into the field in generations to come are working to a common standard of excellence.

I'm proud to be representing our great region on the CIPR Council. My thanks to everyone who voted for me – I really do appreciate your support.

Thanks again to everyone that took the time to vote in this year's elections.