The Public Relations and Communications Association (PRCA) has officially launched its new Gibraltar Group.
The new group will deliver networking and professional development opportunities for public relations practitioners across Gibraltar. The PRCA Gibraltar group, which held its inaugural event last week, will be chaired by Alex Witham CMPRCA, PR consultant, Gibraltar PR.
Alex relocated to Gibraltar in 2018 to set up a Gibraltar PR. Before making the move, he worked in-house at Harrogate-based De Vere Hotels, and previously at Golley Slater and Manifest Communications, working with brands including Principal Hotels, Trinity Leeds Shopping Centre, and discount retailer Poundstretcher.
Commenting on the launch, Alex said: “I’m delighted to have been appointed the first Chairman of the PRCA Gibraltar. This bustling corner of the Mediterranean has a diverse business community which is growing at pace, across many sectors, including PR & communications. PRCA Gibraltar will work to raise industry standards whilst helping practitioners to network, learn, share and drive best practice.”
Fabian Picardo, Chief Minister, Gibraltar, was also at the launch, and commented: “It is vital that businesses based on the Rock are sending the right messages to the right places and to the right people. I am delighted to see that PRCA has launched a group in Gibraltar and I’m sure it will provide support to everyone who works in the communications sector.”
Francis Ingham MPRCA, Director General, PRCA, added: It’s a personal pleasure to announce the latest extension of the PRCA’s membership. And particularly to do so with the endorsement of Gibraltar’s Chief Minister, Fabian Picardo, himself an outstanding practitioner of the art of communication. Under Alex Witham’s Chairmanship, PRCA Gibraltar will deliver a fantastic calendar of events, as it joins the wider British and international PRCA community”.