PR, Events & Brand Strategy for the Entertainment Industry


The personal, bespoke approach of a boutique consultancy with the global reach of an international agency

 
 
 
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Services

Our services are bespoke to the needs of each client and their ultimate objectives, but here are a few of the areas in which we may be able to help...

 
 
PR & Communications Global Media Outreach Consumer & Industry-Focused Campaigns Media & Public Reputation Management Corporate Relations Media Training Press Launches Media Monitoring Social Media Management Copywriting & Editing CONTACT

PR & Communications

Global Media Outreach

Consumer & Industry-Focused Campaigns

Media & Public Reputation Management

Corporate Relations
Media Training
Press Launches
Media Monitoring

Social Media Management

Copywriting & Editing

CONTACT

Brand strategy Market Research Creative Strategy Global Competitor Analysis Brand Perception & Reputation Consultancy Brand Activation Customer/Client/Consumer Engagement Brand Partnerships Brand Voice Guidelines   Contact

Brand strategy

Market Research
Creative Strategy
Global Competitor Analysis

Brand Perception & Reputation Consultancy

Brand Activation

Customer/Client/Consumer Engagement

Brand Partnerships

Brand Voice Guidelines
 

Contact

Event Management Venue Sourcing Event Curation & Management Talent Acquisition Guest List Management Event Hosting Event Promotion Press & VIP Liaison Sponsorship & Partnership Guest Experiences   CONTACT

Event Management

Venue Sourcing
Event Curation & Management
Talent Acquisition

Guest List Management

Event Hosting

Event Promotion

Press & VIP Liaison

Sponsorship & Partnership

Guest Experiences

 

CONTACT

About

PR, Brand Strategy & Events for the Entertainment Industry.

Representation in London & Dubai.

Who We Are

Founded by Emma Bartholomew in 2010, Emma Bartholomew PR is directed by Emma herself with support from a range of freelancers, selected for their specialist areas of expertise. Emma has always believed it is better to bring in experts in particular fields and on the ground in specific markets, depending on what is called for by each project, rather than letting success breed a sense of arrogance in thinking we can do everything ourselves. Freelancers in the network include (but are not limited to) graphic designers, social media professionals, marketing specialists, events managers, operations logisticians, copywriters, press officers and a vast range of talented artists for live music events.

 

What We Do

We work with clients in the entertainment industry and organisations who wish to use music and entertainment in activations to drive brand strategy.

Our work is international and our reach will cover whichever markets our clients require. Past projects have included campaigns across Europe, The Middle East, South America and Asia. With a particularly strong contacts network across the GCC region of the Middle East and special expertise in the UAE and Qatar, we specialise in helping clients break through into that market. We also work directly with local clients in the region.

The stunning Amphitheatre in Doha, Qatar; the jewel of the Katara Cultural Village, where EBPR client Katara Studios is located.

The stunning Amphitheatre in Doha, Qatar; the jewel of the Katara Cultural Village, where EBPR client Katara Studios is located.

We build sustainable relationships on your behalf, represent the ultimate perception of what you do and sing about it to the world for you. We partner you with the brands that elevate your offering and the engagement you have with your clients and potential clients.

We curate and create events that are the very personification of your brand. We transform your vision of your ideal customer experience into a three-dimensional activation that lives and breathes your brand. We report regularly on progress and adapt where necessary to reach the goals we have set together.

We like to turn heads and make a relevant, engaging impact with the work we do.

On the judging panel of the inaugural Supernova Music Festival in Italy.

On the judging panel of the inaugural Supernova Music Festival in Italy.

Our Philosophy

The key to all effective communication is listening. So we do this first. We listen to what you need from your project, campaign, outreach, strategy or event. Lucien Freud put it best when he aspired to, "Astonish, Disturb, Seduce, Convince". That's what we do on your behalf.

Passion for our work and the clients we represent is always the driver, but the motto that fuels the engine is, "We can and we will". 

 

Emma Bartholomew

Having graduated with a BA (Hons) in Spanish (with secondary study in Film, Theatre & Television) from the University of Bristol, Emma's professional outlook has always been international and largely entertainment focused. Her sixteen years of Sales, Marketing and PR experience has also given her a wide scope of business insight.  After starting her career in Sales and Marketing for an international luxury brand representing the EMEA region, Emma spent time living and working in Romania, Scandinavia, Spain, France, and the UAE, and then as Project Manager in Global Communications at Saatchi & Saatchi's London Head Office. Alongside her core consultancy, Emma has also worked a freelance journalist, with work published in titles including The Times, Time Out and Huffington Post and as a regular news reviewer for BBC radio.  Loving the diversity freelance consultancy allows, Emma has relished the opportunity to work for and with clients including Universal Music, multi-market campaigns for MTV, Metropolis Studios in London, Katara Studios in Qatar and Dubai Airports.  

With a performance background, Emma has always maintained a working relationship with the music and entertainment industries, including organising, hosting and promoting live music events at numerous iconic venues across London, presenting documentaries for TV, artist management and A&R for synchronisation. Emma is mainly based in London and regularly works in the UAE and wider GCC area of the Middle East.

 
 

Past & Present Clients

Proud to have consulted for, represented, worked with or contributed to...

 
 
 
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  • Emma is a delight to work with - efficient, imaginative, hard-working and best of all she's received some excellent results for us. She's worth her weight in gold
    — Jules Knight, Blake (Campaign for Universal Music)
  • I had the pleasure of working with Emma on a multinational project which required first-class management, PR and media relations skills. Emma had everything we needed, and more. A consummate professional, she was always positive, inspiring and able to deliver - she made a significant contribution to our success.
    — Steph Yaguer, Red Ant (Campaign for MTV)
  • Emma is proactive, reliable and innovative. She works hard to get the job done and meets deadlines without panicking. She is friendly, creative and a great communicator, meaning she builds press relationships quickly and effectively. She is always dedicated and her sense of humour gets her through pressurised situations and means she's popular with colleagues and contacts alike
    — Jodi Mitzman, TCB Group (Campaigns for Universal Music)
  • Simply the best PR we've ever had. Emma is tenacious, creative and a fantastic brand ambassador. Not only did she really elevate our PR to get us coverage across every continent through her energy, passion and incredible contact book, she also turned our live events programme around
    — Ian Brenchley, CEO, Metropolis Studios
  • I have had the pleasure of knowing and working with Emma for several years and have discovered a truly loyal and dependable PR and Events Consultant. It is evident that Emma prides herself on professionalism, honesty and innovative strategies when building upon a brand for the better. Emma goes the extra mile in everything she does with compassion, perseverance and never without a smile. Emma is extremely well-connected, well-organised and her team cover everything from event curation to promotion and hosting and deliver all with flair. It's a joy to collaborate with Emma on all types of occasions and we look forward to working with her on future events
    — Lara Harris, Events Manager, Bunga Bunga Covent Garden (Formerly The Drury Club)
  • Emma has made a fantastic contribution to the Dubai Airports musicDXB project in a short space of time. From her input to overall activation strategy, to introducing some fantastic brand partnerships, securing talent for key live performances and delivering unprecedented media coverage, she has been a real asset to the initiative. Her contacts network, both across the UAE and internationally, is definitely a factor, but her can-do attitude, creativity and focus have also made a big impact
    — Helen Mellor-Mitchell, VP, Brand Engagement & Communications, Dubai Airports
 
 

Our Work

We are proud of all the work we do and all the clients we've worked with,  but here are a few of our favourite recent projects.

 
 
 
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Contact Us

Interested in working with us? Get in touch:

Tel. +44 (0)7833 306 312

info@emmabartholomewpr.com

 
 

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