Media Release: Learn how to create and develop winning brands


‘BLUE chip’ companies, SMEs and not-for profit organisations will have the opportunity of learning how to create and develop winning brands from some of the country’s top marketing and brand building experts.

Promotional merchandise marketing experts, Orb Group, has announced the lineup of speakers at their showcase at Glasgow’s Marriott hotel on Tuesday March 12.

Managing director, Mike Smith, revealed that the event will feature seminars from marketing and brand-building experts who have been involved in the creation and development of top brands.

Mike said: “Laura Vernett from Harper Macleod and Miles Duncan from Leverage Business Performance will be giving their insight on marketing for professional services.

“We have Graeme Atha from the Marketing Society talking about how to inspire bolder leadership in marketing.

“Gordon Brown from Circuit Break will be speaking about delivering ‘reassuring insight’, while Gordon White from FatBuzz will be sharing his expertise on how to integrate online and offline into your marketing campaigns.”

Mike continued: “I am looking forward to hearing Fergus Loudon from Tunnock’s talk about how the iconic biscuit firm have developed their brand using promotional merchandise and I know that the audience will be interested in learning about the growing role of promotional merchandise in sport and sponsorship from Jonathan Bailey of Sports Merchandise Global.”

He added: “All who attend will have the opportunity to mingle with some of the country’s top marketing experts and learn some cutting-edge strategies to promote their brand, get their message across and build their business.”

10:15 Laura Vernett, Harper Macleod

11:00 Graeme Atha, The Marketing Society

11:45 Gordon Brown, Circuit Break

12:30 Gordon White, Fatbuzz

13:30 Fergus Loudon, Thomas Tunnock Limited

14:15 Miles Duncan, Leverage Business Performance

15:00 Jonathan Bailey, Sports Merchandise Global


Notes for Editors

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The Orb Group Promotional showcase will take place on 12th March 2013 10am-4pm Marriott Hotel, 500 Argyle Street, Glasgow, G3 8RR

Seminars throughout the day include, expert speakers on current best practices, campaign case studies, cutting edge marketing strategies, how to win new business and integrating social media with your campaign.

Timetable to be confirmed.

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Contact: Eileen Henderson Phone: 01414277272 Email:


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