CIB Blog

Is it time for construction marketers to rebuild trust in their communications?
I recently spoke at Changing Communications, a biennial event hosted by CIMCIG, which followed on the back of the Construction Media Index research to update people on some trends within construction communications. I looked into the subject area of information sources and the wide choice to choose from. An initial observation is that with much of this information now often freely available, as well as paid for, some are complaining of ‘information overload’. Add to this the fact that the quality of the information can differ widely, it is hard to know which information to trust.
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New beginnings for our northern team
Last month marked the start of an exciting new chapter with our northern team moving to offices in Neston, Cheshire. The northern office has been in existence over a decade now, when I started a whole new chapter in my life; I had just got married, relocated to the north west and started this second branch of CIB. What started as one person in a small serviced office, has evolved into an seven-strong team of experienced PR professionals, strategists, content providers and social media analysts – all passionate about what we do.
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Digital Construction Week - Dystopia or Utopia?
Last Thursday (or was it last Thursday?), I made my way to Digital Construction Week at ExCeL London. On the way down to the venue, I had to change at Canning Town station, noting that if I had been there earlier, I would have been stuck watching Extinction Rebellion protestors being pulled off underground trains by angry commuters. On my journey, I happened to be listening to an episode of In Our Time, which was a discussion on H.G Wells The Time Machine.
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