1284 talks PR as guest speaker at hospitality network event

George Oliver

Apr 12


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1284 account director Amy Orton shared PR and comms strategy tips at Kith & Kin hospitality network’s latest forum.

Amy presented to the network before joining a panel with Cool as Leicester founder Gabrielle Miller and Jenny Cross of Cross Productions.

Kith & Kin was set up and is managed by Cassie Davison as a dedicated community for those in the hospitality industry. 

Cassie Davison opens the Kith and Kin event at the Belmont in Leicester

The forum is a unique space exclusively for hospitality professionals to build community and share challenges, insights, and understanding. 

Owners, employees and sector leaders, met at the Belmont Hotel with the latest meeting’s focus on how hospitality professionals can best secure media coverage and attention for their businesses.

The panel shared insights into how those in hospitality can use PR and communications strategy to grow their business before answering questions about traditional and new media, drawing up a comms strategy and how to build relationships.

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Chartered PR practitioner Amy said: “There were some really strong questions from the floor that sparked some really interesting and important conversations. 

“It was encouraging to speak to and hear hospitality business owners talk about steps they plan to take as a result of the presentation and panel discussion.”

The event also saw the launch of the Leicestershire Hospitality Awards.

1284 is committed to sharing practical PR and comms advice with small businesses. 

Amy’s appearance comes shortly after 1284 founder George Oliver delivered his talk ‘Get Productive with your PR’ at a recent FSB Bootcamp event for East Midlands businesses.

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