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Vocus announces details of expert consultant line-up for Social Surgery at The Public Relations Show

Vocus, the feature sponsor for the Social Surgery at The Public Relations Show, has today announced details of a line-up of expert consultants who will deliver market-leading advice to Public Relations Show delegates on issues ranging from online analytics and tracking, to social media monitoring and management.

The Social Surgery line-up features Laura Thomas, Managing Director of Auburnise, a boutique social media agency based in Manchester and specialists in digital strategy and analytics; Andrew Thomas, Non-Executive Director of Auburnise, with over 25 years’ experience in the marketing communications industry; John W. Hayes, a marketing strategist and contributing author at Vocus; and, Michael Gilby, Marketing Consultant Manager at Vocus, a specialist in digital and content marketing.

We are really excited to be a part of The Public Relations Show this year, which looks set to be a great success in its first year. The Social Surgery is a fantastic opportunity for PR and marketing practitioners to get expert advice on the obstacles they are facing within social marketing. We are fortunate to be joined by a group of savvy social media consultants, all set to share their best practices and recommendations in a completely tailored approach.
Sophie Ambridge, Marketing Manager at Vocus
Vocus have confirmed an expert line-up of consultants who are both specialists in their own fields and hands-on digital strategists with the ability to advise Public Relations Show delegates on everything from big-budget campaigns to smaller grass-roots initiatives across a range of social platforms and channels.
Elspeth Graham FCIPR, CIPR Commercial Director
Notes to editors

About The Public Relations Show

Taking place on 26 November 2013 at London's Business Design Centre, The Public Relations Show will bring together over 1,000 public relations professionals to network, collaborate and discover the latest tools, trends and solutions in the industry.

Centered around professional development and with three engaging speaker tracks, The Public Relations Show will feature a free-to-attend exhibition of leading suppliers of public relations products and services, and show features including tasters of CIPR training workshops, a public relations advice clinic, careers centre and a social media surgery.

Opportunities for interested parties are still available to sponsor or exhibit at the Show, with a range of flexible packages available. Interested parties can download The Public Relations Show exhibition sales information sheet or contact Vanessa Wood to find out more on +44 (0)7867 499 603 or email

Delegates can register for The Public Relations Show via the microsite, and find out further information by searching twitter for #prshow13.

About Vocus

Vocus is a leading PR and marketing software provider that helps businesses reach and influence buyers across social networks, both online and through other media. Vocus provides an integrated suite that combines social marketing, search marketing, email marketing and publicity into a comprehensive solution to help businesses attract, engage and retain customers. Vocus software is used by more than 120,000 organisations worldwide and is available in seven languages. Vocus UK (VOCS) is based in London with headquarters in North America and offices in Europe and Asia. For further information, please visit the Vocus website or call +44 (0)203 426 4001.

About the CIPR

Founded in 1948, the CIPR is the professional body for public relations practitioners in the UK. With 10,000 members involved in all aspects of PR, it is the largest body of its type in Europe. The CIPR advances the public relations profession in the UK by making its members accountable through a code of conduct, developing policies, representing its members and raising standards through education and training.

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