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Chamber strategic role for marketing agency

Posted onPosted on 12th Feb

Marketing agency Purpose Media, based in South Normanton, has become a strategic partner to East Midlands Chamber.

Purpose Media delivers website development, ecommerce, design, video, digital and PR services to firms across the East Midlands and beyond.

Established since 2009, it has more than 400 clients, ranging from SMEs to enterprises with offices around the world, covering a wide variety of industry sectors.

Its clients include the British Chambers of Commerce, Derby County Football Club, Middlesex County Cricket Club, American refrigeration manufacturer True and global aerospace supplier Pattonair.

Chamber strategic partners are chosen from among its patrons to collaborate on specific policy matters.

Scott Knowles, Chamber chief executive, said: “Our strategic partners influence delivery of our policy and how we lobby Government and other opinion formers.

“They are drawn from among our patrons, which are themselves a powerful force in shaping policy to drive economic growth and develop and equip smaller businesses with the knowledge and skills that are vital to their future.”

Matt Wheatcroft, Purpose Media’s managing director, said: “This will give us the opportunity to use our expertise in online marketing and ecommerce to help influence the digital agenda across the region.

“We work with many clients, big and small, across the East Midlands and beyond, helping them to use technology and marketing to deliver memorable experiences to their customers.

“In an increasingly interconnected digital global marketplace, a strong online presence is more important than ever to businesses.

“We understand that and look forward to working with the Chamber, its members and the wider business community to fully exploit all of the opportunities that online trading brings.”

The Chamber has 15 strategic partners and 23 patrons.

Pictured are Scott Knowles, chief executive, East Midlands Chamber, and Katrina Starkie, marketing director, Purpose Media.