Media Wise hires audiovisual communications specialist22 November 2011

Media Wise has hired Charlotte Kroon as an audiovisual communications specialist. Charlotte is a multimedia journalist and designer who provides visual and artistic dimensions to corporate and brand communications. Charlotte’s tasks at Media Wise include website management and design and creating videos and visual identities. Charlotte’s previous work experience includes positions as an online video journalist [...]

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International Water Week – Media Wise moderates9 November 2011

Innovation literally took centre stage at the International Water Week held in the first week of November in Amsterdam. During the opening event, moderated by Media Wise Managing Director Emma Robson, triple Olympic gold medal winner Pieter van den Hoogenband and sports journalist Jeroen Grueter watched Amsterdam canal water get transformed into pristine drinking water [...]

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The Green Place @ Media Wise presents sustainable cities6 October 2011

Vicky Valanos, sustainability strategist at the Green Place, Media Wise’s sustainability consultancy, gave a presentation in Brussels on October 6 covering the recent and upcoming environmental rules and regulations affecting companies operating in major European cities. Amsterdam has pledged to banish the combustion engine by 2040 and cities all over Europe are acting to restrict [...]

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The Green Place @ Media Wise holds successful second sustainability symposium9 September 2011

On September 9, the Green Place, Media Wise’s Corporate Responsibility programme, held its second sustainability syposium at Mint Hotel in Amsterdam. The event, including a sustainably sourced lunch, discussed progress and obstacles to incorporating sustainability criteria in company investments. Speakers included Harald Walkate of Aegon Asset Management, who explained how Aegon created went about creating [...]

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Corio Annual Report wins EPRA award2 September 2011

The Utrecht-based European retail property developer and manager Corio has been awarded a silver award for its 2010 annual report by EPRA, the European Public Real Estate Association. Media Wise advised Corio on the contents of the report, co-wrote it and edited it. This is EPRA’s ninth annual survey of European sector annual reports. The [...]

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YouTube sales pitch training for French Chambers of Commerce1 September 2011

A group of 10 directors of various French Chambers of Commerce in Europe got to write and perform one-minute sales pitches on video under the expert guidance of two Media Wise video trainers. “It was tremendous fun and very useful,” said Patricia Schneiders-Delvaulx, director of the French Chamber of Commerce of the Netherlands. “It was [...]

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CSR ad for Corio appears in Dutch financial daily29 June 2011

The Dutch retail property development and management company Corio asked Media Wise to copy write an advert that articulates its commitment to Corporate Responsibility. The ad appeared in a special supplement on green business in the Dutch financial daily, Het Financieele Dagblad, today, June 29. The ad is a full-page insert that faces the lead [...]

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Media Wise boosts Social Media expertise27 June 2011

Amsterdam, 21 June 2011 – Media Wise, the international PR and communications agency based in Amsterdam, has appointed Susanne Lehr as social media and PR strategist. Lehr, 26, has worked with companies to develop Social Media approaches as a means to engage and communicate with customers to inform, excite and sell. Her experience includes helping [...]

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Corporate Citizenship debate features Media Wise panelist19 May 2011

Hart voor Amsterdam (Heart for Amsterdam) is a Dutch NGO that gets the private sector involved in helping the citizens of the Dutch capital. On May 18th they organized a brainstorming session with CSR managers, hosted at the headquarters of the insurance group Delta Lloyd. They invited Media Wise Managing Director Emma Robson to take [...]

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Pfizer Animal Health press conference moderated by Media Wise16 May 2011

Pfizer Animal Health hosted a press conference at the Lyon vet school on May 13 to present the group’s new comprehensive approach to animal health. The conference was attended by 27 journalists and featured 10 speakers, including two eminent professors of veterinary medicine, Elaine Watson, dean of the Edinburgh University vet school and Pierre Lekeux, [...]

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Media Wise launches The Green Place lunch symposium18 April 2011

On April 15, around 30 CSR managers attended the first lunch symposium to be held by The Green Place, Media Wise’s Corporate Responsibility programme. The  topic was leadership in CSR and the four main speakers were TNT CEO Peter Bakker, Philips’ global head of sustainability Henk de Bruin, the CEO of engineering consulting firm Witteveen + [...]

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Media Wise moderates social media event for Harvard Business School club8 April 2011

Media Wise Managing Director Emma Robson moderated a discussion on the topic of using social media to make – and save – money. The event was organised by the Harvard Business School Club of the Netherlands and took place at the global headquarters of the social media company Hyves, in Amsterdam. With 11 million members, [...]

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Media Wise gets BBC Awards into Dutch national press4 April 2011

This year the BBC Public Writing, Public Speaking and Digital Voice Awards are taking place on the 9th of April, in Amsterdam. Designed to stimulate interest in both written and spoken English, the awards attract students from all over the Netherlands and provide an excellent platform for them to improve their English language skills. On [...]

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Corio’s second CSR report is published with help from Media Wise21 March 2011

The Utrecht-based European retail property development and management company Corio published its second Corporate Social Responsibility report on March 21. Media Wise/The Green Place advises Corio on its CSR strategy and helped Corio’s CSR team produce the report. Corio started addressing CSR issues in 2007 and since then has come a long way in its [...]

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Boosting the Female Quotient: How Media Wise Helps8 March 2011

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Winner of the 2009 BBC Public Speaking Awards joins Media Wise8 February 2011

The Winner of the 2009 BBC Public Speaking Awards, Roos van Ees, has joined Media Wise to boost the BBC Awards PR efforts. She will work at our office in Amsterdam to convince the Dutch national media that the BBC Public Speaking and Young Writing Awards and its talent is worth covering. Her own success [...]

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Media Wise adds new editorial assistant30 January 2011

Bob Mulder joined Media Wise in January 2011 as editorial assistant. Bob will work on Media Wise’s Corporate Social Responsibility programme, The Green Place, which is now in the process of creating a database of CSR-related research and news articles for clients. He is also helping put together an annual schedule of CSR events for [...]

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‘Reinventing Financial Services’ top seller in Switzerland and NL17 January 2011

Roger Peverelli and Reggy De Feniks book “Reinventing Financial Services”, launched last September in Amsterdam, has become the best selling English management book in Switzerland and the Netherlands. Edited by Media Wise editors Emma Robson and Vicky Valanos, the book has proven itself to be an invaluable resource on the turbulent state of the financial [...]

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