We began September strong with a significant victory at the World Media Awards. We not only returned home with the Travel and Tourism Award for our global campaign that took Wales to the World, but we also took home the Grand Prix Award – claiming the winner of all winners Award!
Hold on to your hats, rugby fans! From a team sweepstake to our Content team hanging out with the legend, Scott Quinnell, filming for his most recent series of Scott Quinnell’s programme for S4C in Bordeaux – the Rugby World Cup excitement is strong here at Orchard!
We organised the premier and media preview event for the Pizza Bois BBC programme. Feedback and engagement have been amazing with social media engagements hitting over 100,000. If you missed it – watch it on catch up here: https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m000shcw
The newest adventure in Cardiff, Fun HQ is finally open and what a brilliant job our Communications team has done to make it a successful launch. From media relations to paid TikTok collaborations, the campaign was carefully thought through and has made Fun HQ one of the most talked about things in Cardiff at the moment!
As Suicide Prevention Week unfolded, several more of our team members volunteered for Mental Health First Aiders training this month, equipping them with the tools to deliver mental health first aid and support within our workplace We now have a total of 13 Mental Health First Aiders in our team.
This month saw lots of work on all things CreatOrs, Orchard’s premium influencer programme that connects creators across industries, celebrates talent, and promotes collaboration. We were proud to sponsor the Social Media Conference Cymru event on the 28th and have been busy preparing for our official CreatOrs launch event in October!
The cherry on top of this month was The Drum recommending us as one of the best agencies for Events and Experiences. What a team boost to end the month on!