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The hottest event in town – Venturefest Oxford

Yesterday was the hottest day in 40 years but that didn’t stop over 600 people coming together for this year’s Venturefest Oxford.  It was a great day – with a real focus on innovation, showcasing emerging talent within the business community as well as providing advice from business experts – everything from growing a team, […]

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Oxford Children’s Hospital, our charity of the year for 2017

As part of the CubanEight CSR programme for 2017, we have nominated Oxford Children’s Hospital as our charity of the year. It was a team decision to choose this charity, as it is local and some of us have had personal experiences benefiting from the specialised care it offers. This year the hospital is celebrating its […]

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Rising to today’s cyber security challenges

The government “needs to raise its game” on cyber security, according to a new report published by the Public Accounts Committee this month. It’s the latest in a string of noteworthy announcements made in the few short weeks since the start of the New Year about the increasing need to bolster our defences against these […]

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CubanEight named as a Top 20 UK B2B PR agency

Celebrations at CubanEight HQ as we have found out today that we have been ranked 14 in the Top UK B2B PR agencies by B2B Marketing. Creating campaigns which set our clients apart in their marketplace, as well as direct engagement and talking points to open doors to their business customers is a real strength […]

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Reality II: In pursuit of happiness

A lively panel discussion kicked off the second half of the Reality event with Steve Kemish, MD of Junction, managing the discussion. Gemma Davies from Apptus, Jack Collier from Circle, and CubanEight’s MD Sian Gaskell, joined the two previous speakers on the panel – Christopher Baldwin and Graham Wylie. The topic of how to get […]

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Talking innovation at Venturefest Oxford

Yesterday I attended this year’s Venturefest Oxford – it is a key event in the Oxfordshire business calendar and over the past 18 years has played a key role in the innovation and entrepreneurial landscape of Oxfordshire.  Peter Turfano, Dean of Said Business School set the tone of the day in his opening address when […]

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Everyday female leaders

I was interested to read yesterday’s PR Week article on CIPR’s soon-to-be released State of the Profession 2016  report and it is encouraging that there has been an increase in the rise of women in senior positions in the PR industry, particularly when it is a profession that women are choosing to enter into. I thought […]

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A new home for CubanEight

CubanEight has a new home: 8 Bignell Park Barns.  Just a week ago we left our office at the Cherwell Innovation Centre – where we had been based for the first six years of CubanEight’s life – and moved five minutes away. We now have some great office space in a converted barn and we […]

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Happy sixth birthday CubanEight!

The sun is shining and later today we are going to be marking CubanEight’s sixth birthday with clients and friends.  We have come a long way since we started and I am so proud of all that we have achieved since then – working in partnership with great clients, producing outstanding campaigns, winning awards and […]

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CubanEight named a Top 20 B2B PR Agency

We are delighted to have been named this week a Top 20 B2B PR agency in the inaugural listing by B2B Marketing. The listing forms part of B2B Marketing’s first benchmarking research. It provides insight into the PR landscape along with trends and challenges. I am also included in the report talking about why the […]

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