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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CIPR PRide Award win for Clearswift campaign

Annabel and I went to the annual shindig that is the CIPR Pride awards last Friday – and am pleased to say that we won a PRide award for the Corporate & Business Communications category for our Clearswift campaign!  This was great news – Clearswift are an enterprise security company and our PR strategy focused […]

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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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Four is the magic number!

Great excitement in the CubanEight office today! Popping up in our in-box was the news that we have been shortlisted for four CIPR Thames & Chiltern PRIDE Awards! Three campaign awards: – Best Media Relations for our work with Renaissance Learning, Consumer Relations Campaign for The Direct Selling Association: ‘Reinventing direct selling’ and Corporate & […]

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