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

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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

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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 that best practise is to bring in experts in particular fields and on the ground in specific markets, depending on what is called for by each project. Freelancers in the network include (but are not limited to) graphic designers, social media professionals, marketing specialists, events managers, operations logisticians, sound and lighting engineers, 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.

Although based in London, with many of our projects involving national/international representation of UK-based clients, our work is global and our reach will cover whichever markets our clients require. Past projects have included campaigns across Europe, The Middle East, North and South America, and Asia. With a particularly strong contacts network across the GCC region of the Middle East and a range of experience in the UAE and Qatar, we have a passion for helping clients develop presence in that market, whether they are new or more established businesses. We also work directly with local clients in the region.

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

The stunning Amphitheatre in Doha, Qatar; the jewel of the Katara Cultural Village, where 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.  She currently presents a regular show on London’s Soho 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, MIDEM, 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
    — Artist signed to Universal Classics & Jazz
  • 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, Inception Group
  • 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, Dubai Airports on the #musicDXB Project
  • We retained Emma's services to help with the launch of my new company. In need of industry PR, she came highly recommended by a contact, and quickly became a huge part of our team. Without Emma, our launch event and roll out would not have been nearly as successful. She is supportive, and positive, and knows a lot of great people! I still consider her a team member and always will. Can't recommend Emma Bartholomew PR highly enough.
    — Janesta Boudreau, Founder, Coversion
 
 

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.

 
 
 

News, Press & Industry Musings

A selection of cuttings on EBPR clients, news about upcoming events, musings on the entertainment industry & some examples of Emma's published writing for various titles...

 
 
 

 

Soho Radio Show

Emma presents a fortnightly show on Soho Radio, the Happiness Pause, exploring the concept of happiness in our daily and working lives. Guests chat about  where they find their happiness and share a playlist of mood-shifting, uplifting tracks from all genres and eras.

Thanks to all the brilliant Happiness Pause guests to date - from most recent to the first to appear: Janesta Boudreau (Award-winning music supervisor & owner of Rocking Horse Road Productions), Mark Savage (BBC Music Reporter), Kim Rowell (Children’s Author & BBC Stories Assistant Editor), Chaminda Stanislaus (Chairman, Radio Lollipop London), Sharon Rose (Actor, Singer, Songwriter - currently starring in Hamilton), Dimitri Scarlato (Composer & Arranger) & Rhian Jones (Freelance Music Business Journalist)…

Links to all the shows (in the above order) on the right

Find out more here

Please email any guest submissions to info@emmabartholomewpr.com

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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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