For our most recent Big Night In, we swapped our usual pizzas for Chinese food for an early Chinese New Year celebration. The Tech team‘s takeover focused on their work with Huawei, with Tyler and Alison recounting their work trip to Shanghai. They invited consumer technology influencers to enjoy the city
The Sports Marketing + Sponsorship team has been shortlisted twice at the BT Sports Industry Awards. Their work with adidas and the Tango Squad campaign has reached the final round in the Digital Community of the Year category, while HSBC‘s Sevens from Heaven short documentary film to promote rugby sevens has been shortlisted in the Film Content of the Year category.
The Consumer-Packaged Goods team in collaboration with SMARTER, H+K’s behavioural science unit, has also been shortlisted for its work with Duracell for a PR Moment award and PR Week Global Awards. To positively influence recycling habits through the use of behavioural insights, the team created the Big Battery Hunt, a recycling challenge set across 40 schools around the UK.
As part of World Radio Day, Emma from our sports team participated in a panel discussion at SOAS University alongside sports broadcasters on whether the media has forgotten the social values of sport.
Back at the H+K London office, we hosted two events: a panel discussion hosted by the PRCA with BBC and CNBC journalists and producers on technology opportunities in broadcasting, and a Technology Spectator session with Vamp, an influencer marketing and content creation platform.
Last week, the H+K Tech team attended the Marie Claire conference #womankind to mark Marie Claire’s 30th birthday year. The conference explores why 2018 will be the year of Womankind, celebrating the collective power of women to create, to inspire, to challenge and to change the world.