Enjoy dinner, drinks and a chance to meet…
Mike Scialom is a leading business journalist, who currently works on the business desk at the Cambridge Independent. A former regional daily journalist, Mike has also written a book, ‘Press-Ganged: Journalism’s shaky start to the Digital Age’ which offers a personal take on how practices changed during his 20 year career at the Cambridge News. Mike started out as an entrepreneur, co-founding a business that achieved an AIM listing, so understands things from both sides of the table. Mike will be sharing all on securing press coverage for your business.
This dinner is perfect for…
Business owners and CEOs and management level.
If you'd like to join but don't fall neatly within the above categories, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss whether this is the right dinner for you. Also feel free to check out our other dinners as another might match you perfectly!
The dinner conversation will be…
Mike is keen to pass on his experience and knowledge of finding and writing interesting business worthy stories and will share all on:
✓ Securing press coverage for your business - what makes for an interesting story.
✓ Identifying the human interest story in your business.
✓ How to successfully approach a journalist about your story.
✓ What not to do when seeking to gain media coverage.
Expect to hear from Mike on what it takes to get your business covered in the news, to leave with ideas and inspiration for your own business, as well as the opportunity to speak to others facing similar industry challenges and opportunities as you informally over dinner.
Mike Scialom is a leading regional journalist, who works on the Business desk at the Cambridge Independent. Mike Scialom runs Cambridge Open Media, with projects including PaperClick, a last-moment payment model for journalistic content online. Mike has also written a book, ‘Press-Ganged: Journalism’s shaky start to the Digital Age’. Mike Scialom previously worked at Cambridge News for 20 years. Before becoming a journalist, he co-founded a computer games start-up which went on to achieve an AIM listing.
You get a private dining experience with a knowledgeable speaker, 2 course dinner with wine or 2 soft drinks plus highly curated and relevant crowd. This is a dinner, not a dropin event, so we ask that guests turn up on time and don’t leave until after the Q&A.
Most people buy a package of 3 dinners, which works out at £47 per dinner. You can choose this option when you check out.