Media Release: Assembly Rooms contract win for CM Porter Novelli


LEADING Scottish PR consultancy, CM Porter Novelli, has been appointed by Edinburgh’s iconic Assembly Rooms, to provide PR and marketing support leading up to its re-launch this summer.

The much-loved Assembly Rooms is currently undergoing a £9.3m refurbishment project, due for completion in July 2012.

Edinburgh-based CM Porter Novelli will be supporting the venue in the run-up to the opening as well as the launch itself, reinstating the Assembly Rooms’ importance as an events venue of major cultural, civic and historical significance.

Shona Clelland, general manager of Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh, said: “When completed, the restored and refurbished Assembly Rooms will provide flexible, best-in-class facilities suitable for hosting a range of events.

“This is a landmark stage in the venue’s history, and we’re delighted to have CM Porter Novelli supporting us.”

Anne McMunn, CM Porter Novelli director, said: “CM Porter Novelli is the ideal partner for this project.

“Not only do we have extensive experience of working with the City of Edinburgh Council and other public sector and tourism organisations, but we have also worked with many of Scotland’s iconic launches and announcements.

“This is a fantastic appointment for us and we’re thrilled to be working with the Assembly Rooms team at such an exciting time. We are confident that we can achieve some great results together.”

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