Welcome to The Think Tank News. You will find below a selection of recent news items about The Think Tank and our clients.
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Monday, 6th May 2013The Think Tank is proud to be the sponsor of the PR channel on the B2B Marketing Knowledge Bank, the UK’s premium resource for B2B marketing advice and best practice.
Monday, 6th May 2013The Think Tank has been working with global aluminium building products group, AluK, to bring the brand to the UK following the purchase of Blyweert Beaufort.
Friday, 7th December 2012The Think Tank has won Best Brand and Positioning Campaign at the Construction Marketing Awards 2012 for our work with electrical distributor Rexel.
Friday, 30th November 2012The Think Tank has received four awards in the 'BestFor PR Industry Awards'
Wednesday, 17th October 2012The Think Tank has been shortlisted for three awards in this year's Construction Marketing Awards for our work with SAS International and Rexel.
Sunday, 7th October 2012The Think Tank will be speaking at the RIBA Insight Consultancy Days again this year, covering the topic of web site design best practice.
Saturday, 7th July 2012For the 6th year The Think Tank manages the B2B Marketing Awards but this year we have also designed the creative theme and developed the marketing campaign around the event.
Monday, 11th June 2012The Think Tank is pleased to announce that we have been appointed by the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE) to raise their voice and profile, extending the Institution’s communications activities through PR, Public Affairs and Social Media activity.
Thursday, 7th June 2012The Think Tank has been appointed to raise the profile of FoundOcean within the global energy construction sector through PR support activity in the UK and beyond.
Tuesday, 3rd April 2012The Think Tank headed to Livingston, Scotland last week to help with the official opening ceremony of FoundOcean’s newly expanded Offshore Service Base.
Saturday, 4th February 2012Liam Bateman, a founding Director of The Think Tank, has been appointed to the Chartered Institute of Marketing Construction Industry Group.
Wednesday, 14th December 2011The Think Tank is delighted to announce that it has been appointed to provide PR support for Shoreditch-based B3 Designers.
Friday, 11th November 2011The Think Tank was recently asked to comment upon the importance of the use of paper v's digital media in PR by RIBA Insight as part of the regular advice and guidance that RIBA CPD PN provides to its customers.
Saturday, 17th September 2011Kelly-Anne Steenbok and Michelle Plett joined the Formica Team at the Great North Run to raise money for Shelter - Well done to all.
Tuesday, 16th August 2011The Think Tank has been shortlisted for Best Brand Campaign in the B2B Marketing Awards 2011 for our brand creation and development work for Biome Technologies Plc, a leader in the provision of bioplastics.
Tuesday, 15th March 2011The Think Tank has moved. Click here to see our new address.
Friday, 4th March 2011The launch of Dinosaurs Unleashed at the O2 on February 19th was a great success, with more than 400 press and their children attending the launch event and coverage across broadcast and national press.
Tuesday, 1st March 2011The Think Tank has recently developed a multinational Salary Survey App for global recruitment consultants, Robert Walters Associates which has reached the top spot in the Top 10 iPhone Free Business Apps chart for Singapore - the first region to launch.
Thursday, 10th February 2011Dinosaurs Unleashed 2011 opens on 18th February and The Think Tank is getting the publicity wagon rolling.
Monday, 17th January 2011Following the success at the B2B Awards, B2B Marketing Magazine features The Think Tank letting our hair down!
Friday, 26th November 2010In stiff competition, The Think Tank has been awarded Best Product Launch at the B2B Marketing Awards 2010 for its EMEA campaign for the launch of the OKI MC860 multifunction printer.
Sunday, 17th October 2010The Think Tank is shortlisted for Best PR Campaign in Construction Marketing Awards
Thursday, 30th September 2010Liam Bateman has contributed an article to RIBA North West's magazine 'A', discussing why architectural practices should use the services of a marketing or PR agency.
Tuesday, 28th September 2010Liam Bateman, a founding Director of The Think Tank will be discussing online vs. offline direct marketing at RIBA Insight Consultancy Days in November.
Wednesday, 25th August 2010The Think Tank is delighted to announce that is will be working with the UK's largest multi-channel supplier of ironmongery products, IronmongeryDirect, to provide PR services for this evolving business.
Wednesday, 28th July 2010The Think Tank's Director of PR, Samantha Dawe, has letter published in PR Week commenting upon IAB's first PR Roundtable
Monday, 26th July 2010The Think Tank is proud to celebrate 17 years of successful marketing and PR.
Wednesday, 14th July 2010The Think Tank has been shortlisted in two categories in the B2B Marketing Awards 2010
Tuesday, 22nd June 2010Having worked with the UK business for more than six years, and managing ad hoc projects in Europe during this time, The Think Tank has been appointed as Formica Group’s PR and Media Agency for Europe.
Wednesday, 9th June 2010Congratulations to all The Think Tank team members that took part in the Blenheim Triathlon on Saturday 6th June.
Thursday, 13th May 2010Samantha Dawe comments in Construction Manager Magazine on the public attitudes to the construction industry.
Wednesday, 21st April 2010The Formica Group has partnered with Tom Dixon for the first time at the Milan Salone Del Mobile (Superstudio Piu) 2010 and now will continue to develop the relationship, touring a number of cities in Europe as part of a specially-created Road Show.
Thursday, 18th March 2010Art Director, Andy Thirsk has been shortlisted in a design competition for the 'Think, Act, Vote' campaign.
Sunday, 14th March 2010The Think Tank has introduced a new service from Vision Hospitality Asset Management with the launch of the Vision Hotel Services web site.
Thursday, 25th February 2010The Think Tank has launched an innovative new high temperature bioplastic from Biome Bioplastics, setting a new standard in this type of sustainable material. View the video here.
Tuesday, 23rd February 2010For the fifth year The Think Tank has managed the PR and Press Office for the Surface Design Show, a highly targeted trade show looking at interior and exterior surfaces.
Friday, 19th February 2010The Think Tank has been supporting Desso in the UK for almost two years through PR activity, events, media planning and advertising. The success of this activity has resulted in The Think Tank being invited to work with Desso headquarters in The Netherlands writing press releases.
Sunday, 14th February 2010The Think Tank has brought a touch of Spring to Desso's showroom in Clerkenwell, creating window graphics to bring the showroom to life.
Sunday, 31st January 2010Liam Bateman, Director, The Think Tank, will be taking part in a discussion panel at the Construction Marketing Conference this week.
Wednesday, 27th January 2010Today saw the launch of Dinosaurs Unleashed on Oxford Street, London with a VIP event in the evening and coverage across broadcast and press media.
Monday, 25th January 2010The Think Tank helped Stanelco Plc launch a new brand for the bioplastics division, taking this part of the business into a new subsidiary called Biome Bioplastics.
Saturday, 9th January 2010The Think Tank has been retained to market London's most exciting new attraction, Dinosaurs Unleashed, a animatronic dinosaur encounter located on Oxford Street, opposite Selfridges.
Friday, 1st January 2010The Think Tank has been appointed as the EMEA PR agency for SAS International. Following a review of the account and presentation from three other agencies, The Think Tank has extended the PR services it provides to SAS International by managing its requirements across European territories and the Middle East and Australia.
Monday, 9th November 2009Education is one sector within construction that that has not been immediately affected by the recession following introduction of the government initiative, Building Schools for the Future, and the Primary Capital Fund, providing capital for the redevelopment of schools in England and Wales.
Monday, 2nd November 2009The Think Tank has won two awards at the Built Environment Awards 2009 and was Highly Commended in the Agency of the Year Category.
Wednesday, 22nd July 2009Thinking outside the box, Shaun Madle, The Think Tank’s Creative Director, devised a charity event with real business benefits for the furniture showrooms in the Clerkenwell area of London.
Thursday, 18th June 2009OKI Printing Solutions EMEA has launched its Smarter Print Management initiative across the EMEA region. Based upon a major global research project OKI Printing Solutions EMEA has examined the implications of outsourcing of print and its impact upon the environment.
Saturday, 23rd May 2009In the current economic climate driving sales through builders merchants is not a simple task. However, the ICI Paints Summer Scorcher promotion which ran in June and July was a great success in increasing sales of all ICI Paints products including Dulux, Glidden, Polycel, Hammerite and Cuprinol.
Thursday, 21st May 2009Parklife Oxford Street is the name that The Think Tank has given London’s most exciting event space. For the first time in 50 years an event space has been created on Oxford Street, directly opposite Selfridges.
Tuesday, 21st April 2009Taking legal education to school pupils is the aim of the Lawyers in Schools scheme introduced by the Citizenship Foundation, a charity focussed upon delivering citizenship education to schools across the UK.