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Upcoming Event: Crisis Communications Open Training Programme

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Kenyon is holding a Crisis Communications Open Training programme, in the form of two separate workshops, for Clients and Non-Clients.

About this Event

Kenyon is holding its next Crisis Communications Open Training programme in Istanbul. The programme, taking the form of two separate workshops, is open to existing Kenyon Clients and non-Clients.

Venue: Pera Palace, one of Istanbul’s most elegant and iconic hotels ( Arrive for the workshops, stay through the weekend to experience the luxury that once greeted the guests of the famous Orient Express and enjoy the rich history of one of the world’s most ancient cities.

Dates: Thursday 10th and Friday 11th October 2019 (09:30-17:00 each day (Registration/Coffee from 09:00))

Day One: Working with the Media in a Crisis

Course Leader: Eric MacInnes, Kenyon’s Crisis Communications Associate for the Middle East

Description: This workshop focuses on the issues that businesses face when dealing with the media in a crisis. Based on real-life experience, it will be of interest to anyone whose role could put them or their team in direct contact with the media. We will also focus on some of the key Crisis Management lessons that Kenyon has learnt in handling different crises over many decades. The workshop includes some practical scenario-based exercises and as well as case studies from real-life situations.

Capacity: 25 participants

Day Two: Crisis Communications for Spokespeople

Course Leader: Eric MacInnes, Kenyon’s Crisis Communications Associate for the Middle East

Description: This workshop is aimed at those individuals within a company that will be media facing spokespeople in the event of a crisis. It focuses on what you can, and cannot, say in a crisis as well as to the key audiences you will have to face, including the friends and families of those affected. We will look at preparing for an interview in order to control the conversation. There will also be opportunities to get in front of the camera, be interviewed about a fictional scenario and critique your own performance.

Capacity: 10 participants (due to the nature of the workshop experience)

Notes: Participation in one or both of the days is welcome. In addition to the Eric, Kenyon’s Vice President Business Development, Dr. Mazen Bekdash, will also support the two days.

Cost (including lunch and refreshments throughout each day):

For Clients: £500 (for each day)*

For non-Clients: £750 (for each day)*

* A 20% discount for multiple bookings from the same Client will be applied

To register please e-mail: or call our UK office at +44 (0) 1344 316 650

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