Sector: Sports and Games

Rick Stein's Head Chef Stephane Delourme chose MGMPR to tell the story of the 'Celtic 7 Marathon Challenge'. Stephane isn't the only one who values our storytelling skills. We believe sporting enthusiasts, be their passion cycling, running, zapcat racing, surfing, boating or whatever their, their time needs to focus on excelling at their sport. If you need an event launched, stories told, press launches organised, sponsorship support or media training, then MGMPR has the team you will want to approach. Call us today on 028 3756 9569.

April 11 Brand Journalism

MGMPR Ltd will help you write submissions for business awards in Northern Ireland

Submissions, submissions and more submissions as awards season is upon us!

There are so many people in Northern Ireland doing fantastic things and our hats go off to anyone who owns their own business – it’s hard work and we know it only too well.

Now is your chance to celebrate your achievements by entering awards because behind every good business there are great people. Entering awards presents many opportunities and we have seen this at first hand with our clients. Don’t be afraid to ask for help.

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June 30 In the Press

Final call for Northern Ireland’s 20 Most Inspiring Women 2016 nominations

MGMPR Ltd, a multi-media PR agency which uses brand journalism as a powerful communication tool, is the sponsor of Northern Ireland’s Top 20 Most Inspiring Women feature.

The deadline to receive nominations is July 22 so if you haven’t voted yet please do before the deadline. This feature is an opportunity to celebrate women who are doing great things in the world of business and who are deemed inspirational by their colleagues, customers and peers.

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June 9 In the Press

Brand journalism

There are inspirational women everywhere – but who are Northern Ireland’s Top 20 in 2016?

Supporting women in business is not only a good thing to do – it’s the right thing to do. That’s why we have teamed up with Business First Magazine to sponsor a new feature – Northern Ireland’s Top 20 Inspirational Women. Nominations are open until July 22.

This is an opportunity for inspirational women to tell their stories, share experiences, inspire the next generation of creative thinkers, showcase disruptive innovation and celebrate achievements.

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February 25 Newsfeed The MGMPR Blogger

Brand journalism

It’s awards season. Here are EIGHT reasons why your business should enter awards!

It’s that time of year when businesses are gearing up to compete among the best of the best as annual awards are opening up for entries.

Our team at MGMPR write submissions on behalf of companies who, year on year, reap the rewards of competing among the best. Here are EIGHT reasons why you should enter awards if you have an established business. Don’t miss out on opportunities to profile your business. Click here for the full blog:

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August 1 The MGMPR Blogger

Brand journalism

No cake as we are on a health kick but here’s to three years in business!

MGMPR Ltd is a multi-media PR agency which uses Brand Journalism as a powerful communication tool.

Today we celebrate being three years old! For three years we have delivered consistently for our clients, we are honoured to represent the companies and organisations we work with and we are proud to continually demonstrating the power of brand journalism as part of business strategies for our clients and indeed for ourselves. Have a read;

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July 20 Case Study

Brand journalism

MGMPR Ltd team up with Tour of Ulster 2015 organisers to ramp up coverage

The Tour of Ulster cycle race took place in May 2015. Almost 150 cyclists from across the globe gathered to fight for the coveted pink jersey again.

The event was organised by Garry Nugent of BGN Management who worked tirelessly to ensure the race was a huge success. In order to ramp up the coverage, MGMPR Ltd was asked to get on board to ensure the race gained regional and national coverage which we were delighted to have achieved.

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June 26 In the Press

North Coast brothers pitch to Richard Branson but miss out on top prize

Two North Coast brothers travelled to London in a quest to win £50,000 in the Virgin Business Media competition Pitch To Rich.

Ricky Martin, of The Skunkworks Surfboard Company and owner of Alive Surf School, faced billionaire Richard Branson and a panel of prestigious judges to tell the story of the next generation surfboards which are being manufactured in Coleraine. The guys didn’t win but they had an amazing experience. Here’s the story:

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June 16 In the Press

North Coast surfers secure 5,000 votes to win a pitch to billionaire Richard Branson

The two brothers who set up The Skunkworks Surfboard Company have made it to the final – thanks to almost 5,000 of you who voted for them.

Ricky Martin and his brother Chris have been announced today as finalists in the #VOOM Pitch To Rich competition. The brothers will travel to London on June 26 to do a live pitch to Richard Branson and a panel of prestigious judges in the hope to secure £50,000 for their Coleraine based business. Here’s the full story:

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June 8 In the Press

Graeme McDowell lends his support for surfing brothers in Pitch To Rich

Golfing legend Graeme McDowell has taken to his social media accounts to support two brothers in the #Voom Pitch to Rich competition.

Ricky and Chris Martin of The Skunkworks Surfboard Company were delighted when their old school buddy sent the voting link to his his 672,598 Twitter followers, his 133,000 Facebook followers and 49,700 Instagram followers. Voting closes on June 10 at 10am. Join Graeme and vote for The Skunkworks Surfboard Company.

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June 2 In the Press

Surfing brothers are through to the semi finals in #Voom: Pitch To Rich

Surfing brothers Ricky Martin and Chris Martin are through to the semi finals of the #Voom: Pitch to Rich competition.

The next stage of the competition, being run by Virgin Media Business, is a voting process which means the guys need your votes. If they win this voting round the guys will win the chance to pitch The Skunkworks Surfboard Company directly to a prestigious judging panel headed by billionaire Richard Branson. Here’s the full story with the link you need. Go on – click!

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May 7 In the Press

Surfing brothers step it up a gear as they top the table in Pitch to Rich bid

Two brothers who started a campaign to secure votes to get them through to the next stage of Pitch To Rich have come out on top at the first hurdle.

Ricky Martin and his brother Chris, two well known surfing brothers from the North Coast, are competing to pitch The Skunkworks Surfboard Company to billionaire Richard Branson in the Pitch to Rich initiative which, if they win, could secure their company £50,000. Good luck to Ricky and Chris. Here’s the full story:

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May 4 In the Press

Dowling crowned the 2015 AmberGreen Energy Tour of Ulster champion

Mark Dowling, of DID Dunboyne, has won the overall 2015 AmberGreen Energy Tour of Ulster trophy, in partnership with SDS Energy Group and Saltmarine.

Dowling, who raced from Belfast to Cookstown in 6hrs 17minutes and 32 seconds, beat Eoin Morton by three seconds in the battle to win the pink jersey. The Tour of Ulster 2015 was organised by Garry Nugent of BGN Management and plans are already underway for the Tour of Ulster 2016. Here’s the stage 4 story:

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May 3 In the Press

Stage 3 ends in Cookstown with Laverack victorious after 92.3 mile battle

Sunday’s stage 3 of the AmberGreen Energy Tour of Ulster got off to a great start after Saturday’s washout in Co Down which resulted in the stage being postponed.

The teams battled it out for the pink jersey yet again as they raced from Newry to Cookstown with crowds cheering along the roadsides as they sped through towns and villages. It was Edward Laverack (Cheshire JLT Condor) fought the battle hard to win the Homecare Independent Living sponsored stage 3 which finished on Cookstown.

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May 2 In the Press

Tour of Ulster’s stage two called off as cyclists battle snow, rain and high winds

Stage Two of the AmberGreen Energy Tour of Ulster has been called off today as cyclists battled their way through snow, sleet and high winds.

Organiser Garry Nugent said calling off the gruelling road race was the right thing to do in the interests of safety. The race, which is Ireland’s longest established road race, has attracted teams from Australia, Holland, Belgium, England, Scotland and from the north and south of Ireland. Here’s the full story from today:

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May 2 In the Press

Shaw wins stage one as Tour of Ulster cyclists prepare for gruelling road race

Today marks Stage 2 of the AmberGreen Energy Tour of Ulster after Damien Shaw won last night’s gruelling climb up Stormont’s avenue at the time trial.

Crowds gathered last night for Stage 1, sponsored by Homecare Independent Living, to watch elite cyclists from across Europe compete for the coveted pink jersey, sponsored by AmberGreen Energy. The cyclists have departed from Belfast and are now on the road to Newry via the beautiful Spelga Dam, Mournes and Warrenpoint.

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