Amsterdam Financial Forum hits headlines on 4 continents6 december 2009

The Amsterdam Financial Forum, held on November 28 and 29, generated headlines on four continents, thanks to Media Wise, which handled the public relations. The event, held at Amsterdam’s Okura Hotel, drew more than 100 delegates and journalists. Articles on the event appeared in newspapers and websites in the U.S., South Africa, the Middle East [...]

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Amsterdam University College students get presenting in English training23 november 2009

Media Wise provided a presenting in English session for first year Amsterdam University College students in November. Amsterdam University College is a new university that launched this year, following in the successful footsteps of similar colleges in Utrecht, Middelburg and Maastricht. The Amsterdam college offers a similar broad liberal arts degree to students from all [...]

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Communicating commercially: Media Wise seminar at Baker & McKenzie event21 november 2009

Media Wise director Emma Robson presented on how to make communications work commercially at the Baker & McKenzie Amsterdam semi-annual corporate retreat on November 20th. Emma’s assignment was to demonstrate to the audience of 180 lawyers, tax advisers and notaries, ways of using good communications as a tool to become more successful “commercial pragmatists”.

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PR for Ernst & Young/Amsterdam Financial Forum3 oktober 2009

Amsterdam will be hosting a top-level financial forum at the end of November 2009. The event is being developed and coordinated by Ernst & Young and co-organised by the Dutch Ministry of Finance, Dutch Central Bank, City of Amsterdam and Holland Financial Centre. Media Wise is handling the PR. Confirmed speakers include European Central Bank [...]

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How the Dutch Communicate – presentation at De Baak9 september 2009

In October, Media Wise director Emma Robson delivered an analysis of how the Dutch communicate, and how they could do it better, to a group of 150 business men and women at an event organized by the management training centre De Baak in Amsterdam. The theme of the afternoon was: Who are we? Reflections on [...]

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Media Wise co-produces videos for Rabobank25 augustus 2009

In August, Media Wise co-produced two videos for Dutch bank Rabobank, through advertising and PR agency BBC Communicatie. The two business cases feature the bank’s relationships with food company FrieslandCampina and fashion, home decor and electronics etailer Wehkamp. View them here: - Wehkamp - VION - Friesland Campina

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M&A: acquisition PR for radiation oncology company Nucletron5 augustus 2009

Nucletron BV hired Media Wise to handle internal and external communications surrounding its acquisition of sector colleague Isodose Control BV. The agreed merger was announced on June 2 and led to articles in Dutch dailies De Telegraaf and Het Financieele Dagblad based on interviews conducted with the two companies’ CEOS. The Media Wise team consisted [...]

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You Tube videos for RSM Erasmus25 mei 2009

In early 2009, Rotterdam School of Management/Erasmus University requested a media training from Media Wise and in the process got video clips to upload to its You Tube site. Watch the results for yourself! You Tube videos RSM Erasmus

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German language media training for SNS, Arcadis25 januari 2009

The year 2009 began with two German and English language media trainings, for SNS Reaal Groep and the infrastructure, environmental services and buildings advisers Arcadis. Media Wise enlisted the support of German media expert and Media Wise “correspondent” Wolfgang Karg, who flew over from Munich.

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