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Thursday
Feb092012

BOUTIQUE MARKETING CHAIRS PANEL ON DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION

Boutique Marketing to chair Diversity Marketing Panel at Icon Event's DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION Seminar in Barcelona in February

 

LONDON - Boutique Marketing, leading LGBT integrated marketing and communications agency will be chairing the closing panel on diversity marketing at this year's landmark DIVERSITY and INCLUSION SEMINAR in Barcelona.

 

The two day programme is the world's foremost authority on the subject of corporate inclusion in its 5th year - and will feature prominent and leading industry speakers from Google, Cisco, PepsiCo, Abercrombie and Fitch among many other blue chip brands.

 

For more information or become a delegate, visit: www.diversity.iconeventsinternational.com


Boutique's MD, Uwern Jong states "I'm delighted to be part of this fantastic seminar and working alongside Maurice Cox from PepsiCo, Mark Palmer-Edgecumbe from Google, Andi Keeling from RBS and Vincent Francois from Societe Generale - all Diversity heavyweights - to talk about how organisations promote and communicate their stance on inclusion internally and to the public at large. The session is going to be extremely insightful and consider the future of diversity communications."



To download the latest programme click here (850kB pdf)

 

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Wednesday
Dec212011

GOOGLE AND THE RAF RETURN AS CO-SUPPORTERS FOR 2012's DIVERSITY CAREERS SHOW

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

 

Technology supergiant, Google have signed up as co-supporters, with the RAF for 2012's DIVERSITY CAREERS SHOW in London. Both brands, commited to diversity and inclusion in the workplace have been involved with the UK's largest LGBT careers show for the last 3 years.

The show, now entering its 4th year, reaches undergraduates, graduates and other jobseekers from all over the country and showcase the UK's most influential and inclusive recruiters. The event will feature both Public Sector/NGO recruiters and Corporates. Many recruiters have already signed up for next year's show on Friday 21st October 2012.

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Square Peg Media, in partnership with Stonewall, is proud to present the UK's biggest, most exciting diversity specific careers event. The Diversity Careers Show is a FREE event for all job and internship seekers. Features include the country's most inclusive recruiters, CV Clinics, Seminars and Training, Networking sessions and an exclusive student-only zone.

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Tuesday
Oct182011

GOOGLE TO OFFER ONE-TO-ONE CV ADVICE AT THIS FRIDAY'S DIVERSITY CAREERS SHOW

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


ONE OF THE WORLD’S BEST RECRUITERS TO OFFER PERSONAL 10-MINUTE CV CLINICS


www.diversitycareersshow.com

Tech superbrand GOOGLE are offering over a hundred lucky candidates of this year’s DIVERSITY CAREERS SHOW one-to-one CV workshop sessions with members of their HR team. These invaluable sessions were trialled at last year’s show and proved a storming success.

On a first come, first served basis, the inclusive recruiter will have staff on booths throughout the day to meet with diversity candidates and help them build a strong CV for their future careers. Sessions can only be booked on the day of the show.

The organisers are recommending that candidates come down early to ensure they bag one of these fantastic sessions as they are extremely popular and will book-out fast. The show opens at 10am and runs through to 5.30pm.

 

THE UK’S BIGGEST DIVERSITY CAREERS EVENT

 

The country’s most influential and inclusive employers are taking a stand on diversity in the workplace by exhibiting at this year’s Diversity Careers Show - taking place on Friday 21st October 2011 at the New Connaught Rooms in Covent Garden.

 

The show, now in its third year, seeks to be bigger and better than ever before, with investment banking giant Societe Generale as headline sponsor, supported by private and public sector champions of diversity, Google and the RAF. The show is organised by leading LGBT media and exhibition organisation Square Peg Media in partnership with the renowned gay, lesbian and bisexual charity, Stonewall.

 

Last year saw over 2,500 candidates - students, graduates and other jobseekers alike attend the show and hundreds of delegates have already registered for this year’s show; as well as repeat exhibitors from last year and fantastic new recruiters looking to meet the show’s pool of talented graduates from diverse backgrounds. The show primarily targets LGBT candidates but welcomes jobseekers from all backgrounds.

 

We’re pleased to welcome our fantastic exhibitors, from sectors spanning Investment Banking, Law, Retail, Property and Public Sector to this years show. Exhibitors to date include big names like American Express, Asda, Ernst and Young, the FSA, HSBC, London Fire Brigade, National Audit Office, Waitrose and London 2012 among others well known brands and organisations. For a full list of exhibitors, please visit the website.

 

NEW BENEFITS FOR ATTENDEES

 

In addition to recruiters exhibiting on the day, this year’s show will also showcase a stimulating and informative seminar programme, championed by Stonewall to help candidates with key topics that challenge the LGBT community in the workplace. 

 

We’ll also be increasing the capacity of our exceedingly popular one-to-one CV workshops, to help candidates get dedicated advice about their resumes from real-life recruiters.

 

We’ll also be implementing a student zone, specially for students and those about to graduate to help them get a foot in the door. Feedback shows that students in particular may feel a little intimidated by the size of the event, so we’re looking to provide them with specialised help, guidelines, CV workshops, networking facilitation, interview clinics, dedicated help, hints and tips to help them make the most of the show.

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For more information, logos and images, please contact:

Uwern Jong - 020 3286 3170 - uwern@boutiquemarketing.co.uk

 

Thursday
Aug112011

A SHOW OF DIVERSITY

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

A SHOW OF DIVERSITY - 
THE UK’S BIGGEST DIVERSITY CAREERS EVENT TO TAKE PLACE IN LONDON IN OCTOBER

www.diversitycareersshow.com

 


Around a hundred of the country’s most influential employers are taking a stand on diversity in the workplace by exhibiting at this year’s Diversity Careers Show - taking place on Friday 21st October 2011 at the New Connaught Rooms in Covent Garden. 

The show, now in its third year, seeks to be bigger and better than ever before, with investment banking giant Societe Generale as headline sponsor, supported by private and public sector champions of diversity, Google and the RAF. The show is organised by leading LGBT media and exhibition organisation Square Peg Media in partnership with the renowned gay, lesbian and bisexual charity, Stonewall.

Last year saw over 2,500 candidates - students, graduates and other jobseekers alike attend the show and hundreds of delegates have already registered for this year’s show; as well as repeat exhibitors from last year and fantastic new recruiters looking to meet the show’s pool of talented graduates from diverse backgrounds. The show primarily targets LGBT candidates but welcomes jobseekers from all backgrounds.

We’re pleased to welcome our fantastic exhibitors, from sectors spanning Investment Banking, Law, Retail, Property and Public Sector to this years show. Exhibitors to date include big names like American Express, Asda, Ernst and Young, the FSA, HSBC, London Fire Brigade, National Audit Office, Waitrose and London 2012 among others well known brands and organisations. For a full list of exhibitors, please visit the website.

Managing Director of Square Peg Media, Linda Riley comments:
“This year, we’re focussing on one big show in London, providing our pool of top-quality candidates with the opportunity to meet, network and be inspired by recruiters from some of the most exciting organisations in the UK. We’ve packed this year’s show full of great benefits for candidates and recruiters alike - creating a truly exceptional opportunity for jobseekers from a diverse range of backgrounds to seek employment and helping both candidates and recruiters make the most of diversity in the workplace.”

Deputy Chief Executive of Stonewall, Laura Doughty comments:
“Stonewall is pleased once again to be working in partnership with the Diversity Careers Show. In a more competitive marketplace, employers need to attract and retain the best talent. Lesbian, gay and bisexual jobseekers want to know potential employers will support and develop them to achieve their full potential. Over 600 major employers have joined Stonewall’s good practice programme, 'Diversity Champions', recognising that people really do perform better when they can be themselves. The DCS will feature some top employers who also believe this."

COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE

“We are absolutely thrilled to have be headline sponsor for the Diversity Careers Show this year. This represents a major recognition of the great progress we have made in recent years across our various diversity initiatives, achieved through the great deal of energy invested by both staff and senior management. We are delighted to be involved in this exciting event which honours equality, diversity and inclusion.” Ian Fisher, Chief Country Officer, UK, Societe Generale

NEW BENEFITS FOR ATTENDEES

In addition to recruiters exhibiting on the day, this year’s show will also showcase a stimulating and informative seminar programme, championed by Stonewall to help candidates with key topics that challenge the LGBT community in the workplace.

We’ll also be increasing the capacity of our exceedingly popular one-to-one CV workshops, to help candidates get dedicated advice about their resumes from real-life recruiters.

We’ll also be implementing a student zone, specially for students and those about to graduate to help them get a foot in the door. Feedback shows that students in particular may feel a little intimidated by the size of the event, so we’re looking to provide them with specialised help, guidelines, CV workshops, networking facilitation, interview clinics, dedicated help, hints and tips to help them make the most of the show.


GRADUATE ATTENDANCE GUARANTEED

The Diversity Careers Show creates an invaluable forum for talented LGBT undergraduates and graduates to meet face-to-face with leading organisations committed to inclusion and diversity. Many universities’ and colleges’ careers services and LGBT societies have already signed up and free coach travel is provided from core universities to all shows. The shows also have significant presence on campus this year, through core on-site marketing activity and student ambassadors to drive further demand.

“Based on the success of the last two years, we are developing our offering to help candidates maximise the opportunities available at the show. Our focus is delivering quality, good calibre candidates and reaching out to students and grads from the very best institutes of higher education. The combined media strength of Square Peg media’s LGBT publications plus strategic partnerships with mainstream media and direct-to-candidate marketing will be absolutely invaluable in getting to these audiences. In addition, we’ve targeted candidates through innovative online and offline social networking activities, creating inroads with University Careers Services and building advocates and ambassadors on campus” - Uwern Jong, Head of Marketing at DCS and Managing Director of Boutique Marketing, the gay marketing and media agency.
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For more information, logos and images, please contact:
Uwern Jong - 020 3286 3170 - uwern@boutiquemarketing.co.uk


NOTES TO THE EDITOR

THE EVENT
LONDON: Friday 22 October 2010
Grand Connaught Rooms, 61-65 Great Queen Street
London, WC2B 5DA
www.diversitycareersshow.com


Square Peg Media

Square Peg Media is a national publishing house specialising in LGBT publications and events. These include:

g3 magazine
Established in 2001, g3 is the UK's leading magazine for lesbians and bisexual women and boasts a nationwide readership of 140,000.

Out in the City
Out in the City is London's leading monthly free-distribution glossy for gay men, with distribution throughout Greater London, the home counties and Brighton. With a readership of 140,000, Out in the City is aimed at the discerning gay professional.

Square Peg Media are also proud winners of Stonewall’s “Publication of the Year” award for g3 magazine, the country’s leading free distribution magazine for lesbian and bisexual women. Square Peg offer unrivalled access to the LGBT community, not only through g3 but also through its other titles, including Out in the City, Proud!, Out at Work and Outclass.

Including this landmark event, SPM are also the proud organisers of the Alternative Families Show, the Big Gay Lifestyle Show and the European Diversity Awards.


Stonewall
Through their Diversity Champions Programme, the campaigning organisation has helped over 400 companies throughout the UK improve on diversity and equality in the workplace. Stonewall also produces the annual Workplace Equality Index, which lists Britain's top 100 diversity employers. Stonewall has worked closely with the Government for over 20 years to lobby for improved gay rights.

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