Castle on Maui
While visiting our Maui office, Castle VP
in a community art project, learning and applying the techniques of mosaic glasswork. Deborah and Keri became contributing artists to a custom mosaic surfboard which will be auctioned off at the Annual Fur Ball with proceeds benefiting the
Maui Humane Society
. Let's hope their creativity "fetches" a pretty price for this charity!
Upcoming Castle Speaking Engagements
-- EVP Hilary Allard and VP Carole McFall
(Providence, Rhode Island)
(Warwick, Rhode Island)
Welcome New Castle Team Members!
From left to right
Our Atlanta office is now the exclusive Atlanta affiliate of the Public Relations Global Network (PRGN). Castle has been a member of this international network of independent public relations firms since 1996. With the addition of our Atlanta office, PRGN is now comprised of 56 offices throughout the world.
Jeet Singh, CEO and founder of Money Experience, discussed the importance of teaching teenagers about personal finance in Forbes.
New England Authentic Eats CEO Bill Van Epps discussed the company's plan for New England restaurant chains Papa Gino's and D'Angelo in
The Boston Globe
Castle Events Around the World
Even in today's digital world, nothing beats a live meeting or conference. The buzz in the room and face-to-face interaction facilitates audience
and promotes information retention; it also creates numerous
opportunities for attendees
to network and share new and exciting ideas. Q1 is always a busy time for the Castle Events team, as holding a conference at the start of a new year is the perfect opportunity to motivate employees and communicate mission and goals for the year ahead. We are honored to support our clients in
and executing meetings, trainings, and employee appreciation events.
The Castle events team kicked off 2019 with:
- a five-day, 1,250-person corporate sales kickoff meeting in Orlando for a multinational IT firm specializing in CRM software
- a five-day, 1,600-person sales conference in Austin for one of the nation's largest software and hardware resellers
- the three-day Ocean Spray Annual Growers Meeting, in Las Vegas, Nevada
Interested in learning more about our event management services, including our anniversary campaigns? Read more here.
Crisis Communications Update
Expert Commentary: Issues and Events
shared expertise on crisis communications
on New England Cable News' "This Week in Business." Sandy highlighted best practices for managing communications during sensitive situations against the backdrop of the allegations concerning Robert Kraft, Jeff Bezos, and a slew of other high-profile executives.
on how colleges and universities should consider approaching stakeholder communications to stem the damage of the elaborate admissions scandal that rocked the higher education industry.
Castle VP Philip shared thoughts with The Atlanta Journal-Constitution on the proactive steps institutions not involved in the admissions scandal should consider taking when communicating about their processes and procedures.
Education Dive featured insight from Philip on how colleges and universities can rebuild trust in the admissions process.
Crisis Report: First Quarter 2019 Industries and Issues
Our crisis communications team continued to support clients across a variety of industries in the first quarter of 2019, including:
- K-12, independent schools, and school systems | Alabama, Florida, Massachusetts, Nebraska, New Hampshire
- Colleges and universities | Florida, Massachusetts, New York
- Hospitals and healthcare providers | Massachusetts, New Hampshire, North Carolina
- Arts organizations | Massachusetts
To read more about Consult Café, check out Castle Account Director Nicole Mazzarella's recent blog post here.
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