Fiona Cruickshank, Women into the Network (WIN) – Women Entrepreneur of the Year 2003 and winner of the Journalís Tyneside Small Business Award, tells us what it took for her to take the plunge and cross the line between being employed and starting up a business. Fiona will share her beliefs and what has contributed to her business success ñ action, attitude and people! In the last five years Fiona has experienced year on year growth and has now committed to expansion in another business venture.
The session will look at the courage it takes to break from tradition, taken on the multi nationals and carve a place in a growth market by daring to make a stand. Governance Works, a Newcastle upon Tyne based company, will hold its second governance conference in September. This seminar is for anyone who needs to manage a range of communication tools across the board, or those wanting some tips on how marketing can work alongside other communications activity in a joinedup and creative way.
Participation in Governance is a unique conference for board members and staff, from the notfor-profit sector, to explore ways to improve participation in governance Social Media Marketing Services The conference programme is designed to give board members and staff a series of opportunities to participate in workshops, debates and hear the latest thinking on participation in governance. Delegates will explore how to create integrated communications campaigns, incorporating marketing (both external and on-site), media relations, web, stakeholder advocacy and internal staff communications.
Catherine Holden, Director of Marketing and Development at the National Museums of Scotland will lead the workshop. Catherine was, until recently, Head of Communications at the Natural History Museum and from there she will share case studies from major exhibition campaigns and the successful launch of the first phase of the museumís new Darwin Centre.