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MPA Blog Share: 🤯 ‘Manchester, how’s your head?’

By Liane Grimshaw, MD of Supareal and Host and Curator at Manchester Meditate. Let me cut to the chase… Meditation is a simple, yet powerful practice that has enabled me to cope with life’s challenges (better). And it played an important role in helping me overcome depression and anxiety. That’s why, with everything going on, I felt compelled to do something that might help people and raise some much needed funds for local charity Forever Manchester. That compulsion has now culminated in the launch of a unique online event, or should I say, series of events, under the banner 'Manchester, [...]

2021-01-28T11:22:07+00:00January 27th, 2021|Blog, News|

Welcome to January’s MPA member spotlight

Welcome to our next opportunity to meet one of our members, as we put them under the MPA spotlight, so you know who they are and what they’re all about. Please have a good read and hopefully a beautiful partnership will develop.   his time, we are delighted to welcome Lisa Bhatti, Head of Regional at Hearst who gives us some insight into Hearst UK and what it’s all about... Agency / Business name Hearst UK What do you do? We are part of the commercial team who create premium purposeful campaigns and experiences that are underpinned through our data and insight. [...]

2021-01-26T12:06:36+00:00January 26th, 2021|MPA, News|

MPA Inspiration Awards 2020 Short List Announcement

The MPA, the leading not for profit membership organisation for Manchester’s Media, Digital and Creative sector, has confirmed their list of shortlisted entries for the MPA Inspiration Awards 2020. A high profile list of judges gathered on line this week to review all entries and to look at a shortlist of potential winners. A high profile list of judges gathered on line this week to review all entries and to look at a shortlist of potential winners. Chair of the Awards for 2020, Jane McMillan Head of Marketing Communications at Warburtons, said,  "It was a real pleasure acting as head [...]

2021-01-21T18:02:20+00:00January 21st, 2021|MPA, News|

MPA Blog Share: ‘Planning for positive change in 2021’

By Nicky Unsworth, CEO, The BJL Group Our senior leadership team at BJL has reflected endlessly on 2020 – and I'm sure we'll carry on analysing and debating what worked / what didn’t work for a long time to come. As we look ahead to the challenges and opportunities of 2021, it’s important to consider the learnings that we can take away from last year, and how these apply to a world where so much is still uncertain. The latest lockdown has felt like Groundhog Day, bringing with it more disruption and pain for everyone. For businesses it can feel [...]

2021-01-17T22:40:21+00:00January 17th, 2021|Blog|

MPA blog share: ‘6 crucial leadership skills to navigate our changing world’

By Jon Minchin, Director at Form With the pandemic still with us, continuing economic uncertainty, and climate change at a critical point, the world is undoubtedly changing. It can feel like around every corner there’s a fresh test, every day well-laid plans are disrupted, and the way society operates ever-shifts. As a leader, this environment of uncertainty can be daunting. But there is hope on the horizon, and with change comes new opportunities. Our leadership journey is never complete and new perspectives and approaches can help us navigate uncertainty. So what skills can we work on to help us get [...]

2021-01-14T14:56:39+00:00January 13th, 2021|Blog|

Welcome to our December MPA member spotlight

Opportunities to meet up and collaborate are somewhat limited right now, so we thought we’d do our bit to fix that. Every month, we’re going to shine the MPA spotlight on one of our members, so you know who they are and what they’re all about. Then, like after any good intro, it’s up to you to follow it up and hopefully a beautiful partnership will develop.    Next up, we are delighted to welcome Jonathan Ashworth , Founder of Mighty Giant who gives us some insight into Mighty Giant and what it’s all about. Agency / Business name Mighty Giant What do [...]

2020-12-16T10:56:46+00:00December 16th, 2020|MPA, News|

Merry Christmas from The MPA

We are so disappointed not to be with you all this evening at the legendary MPA Christmas Party. We will miss you all and the fun and frivolity that makes it an event to be remembered. We felt however it was important to bring some festive cheer to others this year. So, we are supporting two very special causes that are close to all our hearts and asking you to choose which one best suits you and your team. Hits Radio Mission Christmas 2020 has changed everything. As families unexpectedly face poverty, more and more children could be waking up [...]

2020-12-09T10:37:00+00:00December 9th, 2020|MPA, News|

Canopy Media partner with The BT Phone Book

Canopy Media has been appointed to manage the inserts and classified advertising for The BT Phone Book. Established in 1880, The BT Phone Book has been used in homes and businesses for over 100 years. Printing 168 local editions and delivering to 21 million homes and businesses, The BT Phone Book is one of the UK’s most trusted and prominent household names. This combination of brand power and reach enables The BT Phone Book to connect people and businesses unlike any other advertiser. Canopy are delighted to present the trusted brand, which is home to over 100,000 advertisers, to their [...]

2020-11-26T13:42:12+00:00November 26th, 2020|News|

Manchester coworking space responds to Covid with incubator programme to help businesses build and thrive

Use.Space is aiming to support SMEs & Start-ups with its new Intensive Incubator Programme which will offer successful applicants £15K worth of business support. As the impact of Covid-19 continues to affect the business community, Use Space is creating a new initiative which aims to help businesses thrive with a full-service package. The Intensive Incubator Programme will offer applicants three months free access to Use Space, up to £15K worth of business support, which includes mentoring, advice for funding & investment, specialist expertise, business development, branding and networking, as well as, high-speed wi-fi, meeting rooms, car parking and close transport [...]

2020-11-19T15:58:12+00:00November 19th, 2020|News|

Do you need an extra pair of hands to help support with ongoing workload? Manchester Met’s 100 hour Internship Programme could be for you.

MPA supporters Manchester Met have developed an internship programme to support both businesses and their graduates alike. If your organisation is looking for a flexible approach to sourcing short-term resource for your team or project, their 100 hour Internship Programme could be your ideal solution. Your intern can be an extra pair of hands to help support with ongoing workload, or work on separate ad-hoc projects that could add value to your organisation. Benefits to your organisation: Access to highly focussed students with specialist knowledge and up-to-date professional skills from a variety of business areas. Design an internship opportunity that [...]

2020-11-18T13:57:55+00:00November 17th, 2020|Uncategorized|
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