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Marketing Forum May 2016

30th May 2016

MGI World MGI Worldwide UK & Ireland Area, accounting firm members at Marketing Forum May 2016

Leveraging MGI membership and maintaining marketing momentum were the two main topics of discussion at MGI UK & Ireland’s recent Marketing Forum.

The morning focused on how member firms make use of MGI – how they can leverage their membership both in their firm marketing and in collaboration with other members and how MGI can be used as a tool to gain an advantage over competitors.

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Maxine Brock, MGI Worldwide International Marketing Director, presented examples of what other MGI members are doing around the world, covering areas from websites to brochures, videos to social media. Maxine’s full presentation can be viewed HERE and is full of valuable information for all MGI members.

At the end of the morning, we had an introduction to the marketing material and systems that Abbeytax are making available to current and future users. These tools enable regular, industry specific marketing, to targeted clients and are well worth a second look. 

Screen Shot 2016-05-28 At 08.41.42In the afternoon, the group welcomed Vicki Banthorpe, an independent marketing consultant, who facilitated a session on Maintaining Marketing Momentum. Vicki talked about marketing strategies that are working for MGI members and gave examples of successful marketing she has seen in other companies. Areas of marketing covered included direct marketing, digital marketing, support materials, events and profile raising. The discussion highlighted that MGI members range from active to very active in the marketing arena. Vicki’s presentation can be viewed HERE.

Thank you to those MGI UK & Ireland members who attended:


MGI UK & Ireland is part of MGI Worldwide at Top 20 ranked international accounting network with some 5,000 independent auditors, accountants and tax experts in over 250 locations worldwide.