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Five Things We Learned About Think Tank Events

If you work for a think tank, you’re probably pretty sold on two things: the power of ideas and the power of bringing people together. And if you work in events for a think tank, your daily challenge is in

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WonkComms breakfast club: Beyond the panel event

8.30am to 10:30am 5th September 2017 Soapbox studio, London Coffee, croissants and comms. What could be a better way to start your day in #wonkcomms? WonkComms have teamed up with Soapbox to offer the UK WonkComms community a regular opportunity

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Defying gravity: why the ‘submarine strategy’ drags you down

A lot of think tanks and research organisations end up using a submarine strategy. They don’t do it deliberately. It’s just what happens, by default, in the absence of a communications strategy. Left to their own devices, think tanks and

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Breakfast club: DIY data vis

In this Breakfast Club, we will talk about the basics of creating good data visualisations, where the data stops being just numbers and starts telling stories, explaining facts and advancing arguments.

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Five things we learnt at ‘Animations with impact’

Our seventh WonkComms Breakfast Club event was about creating animations with impact. This was a popular topic and places were snapped up within days of the event being announced on Twitter @WonkComms. For ‘Animations with impact’, we were joined by Johanna Schwartz,

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Breakfast club: Animations with impact

Coffee, croissants and comms. What could be a better way to start your day in #wonkcomms? WonkComms have teamed up with Soapbox to offer the UK WonkComms community an regular opportunity to get together and discuss some of the big

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Five things we learned about using tech at events

We’ve wanted to run a WonkComms event on ‘events’ for a while. As communicating digitally outstrips face-to-face interaction, there’s something special and enduring about getting a bunch of people together in the same place, at the same time, to exchange

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WonkComms Breakfast Club: Using Tech at Events

Wed 8 February 2017 08:00 – 10:00 GMT Soapbox Communications Ltd 128 Southwark Street London, SE1 0SW Coffee, croissants and comms. What could be a better way to start your day in #wonkcomms? WonkComms have teamed up with Soapbox to offer

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Five ways to get your story on TV or radio

Getting your story onto TV and radio is a notoriously tough part of any communications manager’s job. Sometimes it can seem almost impossible, especially for smaller think tanks and policy organisations, to catch the attention of broadcasters. So how can

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WonkComms Breakfast Club: Getting your story on TV or Radio

Coffee, croissants and comms. What could be a better way to start your day in #wonkcomms? WonkComms have teamed up with Soapbox to offer the UK WonkComms community an regular opportunity to get together and discuss some of the big challenges of

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