Connect triumphed at the Public Affairs Awards last night (Tuesday 9 December 2014) as we walked away with two awards: our fantastic Chief Executive Gill Morris won the Lifetime Achievement Award, and our work with Pimlico Plumbers to raise the profile of apprenticeships was recognised in the Corporate Campaign of the Year category.
Everyone at Connect is absolutely delighted that last night (Thursday 4 December 2014) our Chief Executive Gill Morris was the awarded the inaugural Douglas Smith Memorial Prize for lifetime achievement in public affairs at the CIPR Public Affairs Group’s Christmas Party. The award celebrates the remarkable impact that Gill has had on the public affairs industry; spearheading the efforts to improve the transparency, the practices and perception of the public affairs industry. Read more
On Tuesday, the Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership (LowCVP) held its annual conference at BIS (the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills) in the heart of Whitehall. Connect Communications worked with LowCVP to build an industry-leading event focusing on low carbon investment and how it will transform the automotive sector, drive growth, drive productivity and a reduce global carbon emissions.
In the shadow of the local and European elections Connect launched its new Road to 2015 General Election Service at a lively political soiree chaired by Connect Chief Executive, Gill Morris. Kevin Maguire (Associate Editor, Daily Mirror), Andy Sawford MP (Shadow Minister for Local Government), Michael Burrell (Chair APPC and Connect NED), Ruth Porter (Head of Economics & Social Policy, Policy Exchange), and Tom Mludzinski (Head of Political Polling at ComRes) debated, challenged and predicted in front of a packed audience in Westminster. Read more