What's on in August

Nestlé SWISS press trip

This month we will take top tier trade media to the heart of the Swiss Alps to discover more about the relaunch of the travel retail exclusive Nestlé SWISS chocolate. Attendees will enjoy a briefing on the Nestlé International Travel Retail business, take part in an exclusive chocolate-making session and experience a sneak preview of NPD options for SWISS 2019.

Obrigado coconut water launch

We’re spreading the word that Obrigado, a NEW 100% pure, single-origin coconut water, has officially hit the UK. Brazil’s fastest growing coconut water brand is to shake up the UK coconut water market with its one-of-a-kind offering, now available on Amazon.co.uk. This month we’ll be driving awareness through an integrated consumer press launch, influencer partnerships and an exciting media partnership. Watch this space!

Limited edition Jägermeister freezer pack

With the heatwave firmly set in, we’re supporting Jägermeister’s freezer-wrapped pack to highlight the liquid’s optimum drinking temperature (-18°) complete with a competition element to win sought after prizes.

Gold Dust

Our quarterly inspiration session takes place this month, with Indulgence as the topic. The team will come together to share innovative campaigns, current and upcoming trends, and points of discussion which highlight how the meaning of ‘indulgence’ is evolving.

What we've done

Lavazza@Wimbledon 2018

The team is heads down and on-site in SW19 to leverage four days of activity, highlighting the ambassadors (André Agassi and a number of leading chefs) and implementing our queue activation and Lavazza’s Top Gastronomy strategy. Chairman Giuseppe Lavazza has already been interviewed extensively from a corporate perspective, resulting in live broadcast editorial on the BBC and CNBC in the first two days of the tournament…

The Jägerettes (and Jägerdudes) are back

We’ll be announcing the return of the iconic Jägermeister floor staff in line with pinnacle sporting events in 2018, as well as key calendar moments like Fresher’s Week and Halloween.

Relaunching the iconic Carte Noire

We’re reintroducing Carte Noire instant coffee to UK grocery trade media. Titles such as The Grocer and Convenience Store were pleased to rediscover the product and learn about the brand’s plans and ambitions for the next year and beyond.

Nestlé SWISS press trip

Following the recent reintroduction of Nestlé SWISS, our team will be hosting travel retail media at the Cailler Nestlé factory in Switzerland, the motherland of SWISS Chocolat Brut. Media will experience the art behind the product, and an in-depth introduction to the Nestlé brand.

Jägermeister’s summer of sport

We’re reaching out to trade & consumer media to shout about the launch of Jägermeister’s six limited-edition bottles, emblazoned with the flags of the world’s most famous footballing nations. Get into the sporting spirit and share a “Prost!” with fellow footie fans!

Wine tasting with Côtes du Rhône

We’re hosting an invitation-only trade, consumer & blogger tasting at the beautiful Regent’s Park open-air theatre to promote the Ventoux appellation. Winemakers from the region will be present and writers will be treated to the tasting, followed by a live theatrical performance on-stage.

Macmillan coffee morning

The FOCUS team is showing off its superlative baking skills, with the proceeds of every cake sale going towards Macmillan Cancer Support to help make sure no one faces cancer alone. Macmillan is there for everyone affected by cancer from diagnosis, through treatment and beyond.

Dear dad, this Father’s Day

We are proactively pitching gifting products from the repertoire’s of Lavazza and Jägermeister to target media.

London Wine Fair: 21-23 May

We'll be at the ultimate event in the global wine trade calendar for Côtes du Rhône. Attendees will get to explore the appellation through tasting guided by wine expert Richard Hemming, and hear about trends and news from export PR manager Anne Georget.

Profiling contemporary creativity with JUNIQE

We're showing our appreciation of art by supporting and profiling JUNIQUE's artists. We'll delve deeper into the relationships JUNIQUE has with artists from all over the world through lifestyle media features, gaining insights into their personal journey and the inspiration behind their work.

Clerkenwell Design Week: 22-24 May

We'll be out and about at talks, workshops and design exhibitions - one highlight sees 'light' take over the vaults of Fabric nightclub #CDW2018

Jägermeister's Meister Hunter

We've got our cocktail shakers at the ready as we kick off Jägermeister's inaugural Meister Hunter bartender competition. From Glasgow to Bristol, we'll be shouting about entrants' creativity in the regional heats. The winner will be crowned in the summer.