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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Rough Runner 2017 – we smashed it!

On Saturday, we – a team of six eager ‘CubanEighters’ – descended on the Great Tew Estate, in deepest Oxfordshire, ready to start Rough Runner! This year we decided to enter to raise money to support Oxford Children’s Hospital’s 10th Anniversary Appeal, our chosen charity for 2017, so we were all in great spirits. Resplendent […]

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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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Does PR have a right to be at the content marketing table?

I was at an interesting event this week held by one of our clients, Outbrain discussing the land grab around content marketing. Panellists included Elizabeth McGuane, director of content strategy at Fleishman, Justin Pearse, journalist turned Head of Marketing at Bite, Kate Magee, Associate Editor at PR Week and Benjamin Cohen, journalist and publisher of […]

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Beyond PR….why events work

The creation of great content and media relations have long been at the heart of many PR campaigns. While digital and social is no doubt changing the way we do this, the fundamentals of content and relationships remain core. What’s really interesting in the digital age, where we can, if we want to, communicate entirely […]

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