1284 director to be guest speaker at FSB small business bootcamp

Richard Bowyer

Jan 18


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1284 managing director George Oliver will talk 'Productive PR' at an FSB bootcamp for East Midlands small businesses.

The small business PR agency owner was invited to speak to around 200 local firms at the day-long event in late January.

The bootcamp is aimed at helping business owners get their mind, body, and business ready for the year ahead.

And George will present a talk entitled ‘Get Productive with your PR’ at the event in South Leicestershire on January 25.

Making PR content work harder

George will lead a 20-minute session looking at how time-pressed small businesses can make their PR content work harder.

The Leicester PR agency founder will provide a practical step-by-step guide to comms that move firms towards their business goals.

Chartered PR practitioner George will also join expert panels during the day to answer questions from delegates from around the East Midlands.

He will be be one of 11 experts offering advice at the event organised by the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) which is being held at the Woodlands venue at Hothorpe Hall. 

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George said: “Small businesses often have a struggle for time for time.

"Although many would like to do PR and corporate comms they struggle for time and don't know where to start.

"I'll be talking about some simple methods of planning, persuading, and packaging content.

"I'll also be answering questions and providing a few pointers to delegates on the day."

Attending FSB bootcamp

You  do not have to be a member of the FSB to attend the New Year Business Bootcamp.

The event is focussed on practical business advice and is open to entrepreneurs, self-employed, and small businesses owners.

It is supported by the Department for Business and Trade.

Places are limited and few remain. You can book here.

George is the founder and MD of 1284, an award-winning B2B corporate communications agency working with innovative SMEs in the East Midlands.

1284 publishes a monthly newsletter: 100s of local business leaders subscribe to gain monthly insights into effective small business PR.

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