News from the South West Group.

Coming up

CIPR South West's look-ahead for 2015 and AGM

Join the CIPR South West Group's look ahead for 2015, with excellent guest speakers following the AGM.

This event will take place from 18:00 on Wednesday 28 January 2015 in Merchant 1 Suite, Bristol Marriott Royal Hotel College Green Bristol, BS1 5TA

The speakers are:

  • Rich Leigh
    Rob founded in 2012 has recently launched Rich Leigh & Company, a brand new agency specialising in personal PR. He looks at the challenges and opportunities surrounding launching a new PR business in a digital environment.
  • Gemma McGratton
    Gemma is a Director at Synergy, a brand engagement agency which won four PRide SCI gold awards in November. She looks ahead at what 2015 holds for the business and how the agency will use creative communications to meet its clients' needs.
  • Alastair McCapra
    The CIPR's Chief Executive will look at 2015 from the perspective of the CIPR Board as the march towards professionalism continues and the CIPR's CPD scheme becomes ever more important.


18:30 – Registration, drinks and networking

19:00 – Annual General Meeting

19:30 – Presentations and look ahead to 2015

Download the AGM notice (Word format) for more information.

If you would like to join the CIPR South West's committee in 2015, download the above document to view details of the roles available and what they involve. Nominations must be received by 12 noon on Monday 26 January 2015.

Book your place now

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 PRide 2014 SCI awards photos

Official photos of the hugely successful first PRide South of England and Channel Islands awards are now available.

Go to our photo gallery then follow these instructions:

  1. Click on 'Batch Download' (right-hand side of page)
  2. Enter password: Bristol
  3. Select which images you want to download

If you took part in the photo booth on the night, you can also download those images.

Don't forget to share your images with the hashtag #PRideSCI!

And if you missed our video on the night showing the great work the CIPR is doing in the South West, watch it again below.