It’s your last chance to get tickets to the Venture Village and Apex Communications Power Session on “Publicising your relations – The what, how and why of PR for startups” held this Thursday at the Whiskey Room in the trendy Michelberger Hotel.
During the three-hour workshop, a line-up of industry experts will be sharing their experiences and advice on how to tackle startup PR. Afterwards, there will time for mingling and business card-swapping – with free drinks and great company. The event is sponsored by the Berlin School of Creative Leadership.
Check out the PR pros who will be leading the upcoming session:
Colette Ballou – Founder & President, Ballou PR
Colette is the founder of Ballou PR, a European PR firm that focuses on high-growth technology and internet companies. The Ballou PR team has had a string of well-documented client success stories including the exit of Musiwave for $100m+, entry of Facebook in France and the launch of Eventbrite in Europe. Colette has also worked with big names such as Accel Partners, Dailymotion, Groupon, HotelTonight and many more.
Björn Sievers – Director of tech PR at Edelman, spokesperson for Edelman Germany
Björn Sievers is a media and PR specialist with more than 20 years of experience behind him. In 2011, he joined Edelman, the world’s biggest PR agency, consulting for clients – such as Microsoft and Juniper Networks – in the technology sector . Prior to Edelman, Björn was in charge of communications at TOMORROW FOCUS Media and has developed the social media strategy for FOCUS Online.
Virginie Coulloudon – Communications Director, Transparency International
Virginie Coulloudon joined Transparency International in August 2012. Previously, she was a spokesperson responsible for press and public information at the Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) and European head of communications at Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty. Moreover, she is a former investigative journalist and permanent correspondent in Moscow.
Proudly sponsored by the Berlin School of Creative Leadership:
The mission of the Berlin School of Creative Leadership is to become the world’s leading institute for quality executive education and research into creative leadership. It fuels open dialogue within the creative community and tackles key issues in media, entertainment, advertising, design, journalism and marketing.
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