Newcastle University Business School Alumni
Living or working in London?
You are invited to join a growing group of Business School alumni at our regular monthly get-togethers.
“Second Thursday” is the monthly social for Newcastle University Business School London Alumni and their guests.
Sign up. Turn up. Join in.
Every “Second Thursday” of the month, we’ll be meeting for drinks and networking at 6.30pm for 7.00pm in a succession of London’s finest and most interesting bars, pubs and unique venues. Early in 2013, a group of 60 of us will be scaling the heights of luxury as we meet at the top of London’s newest icon, The Shard.More on that soon.
But don’t wait until next year to get involved! Why not join us at one of these fantastic venues in the months ahead?
| Second Thursday – August |
Date: Thursday 9th August 2012
Time: 6.30pm for 7.00pm
Theme: Relaxed summer drinks by the Thames at Gabriel’s Wharf.
Venue: Studio Six Restaurant & Bar, Gabriel’s Wharf, 56 Upper Ground, South Bank, London SE1 9PP
More Venue Details: Click here >
Sign Up: August Sign Up Form – Click Here to Register!
If you’ve been shopping, eating or even just walking around London in 2012 you’ve perhaps noticed the new digital street marketing or the new colour screen card reading payment machines in retailers around the capital?
I took this photograph in McDonald’s in Moorgate, London in May. The world’s leading quick service restaurant chain has been fast to adopt this new technology. With larger, full colour screens, these PIN machines go far beyond accepting your Big Mac payment.
They are set to display a series of messages. These particular units showed a repeating cycle of images including promotions for muffins, promotions for McDonald’s freshly ground coffee and an awareness raising image for Ronald McDonald House Charities.
When you put your card into the machine to pay, you can’t help but see at least one of these messages, maybe two or three. And you may start watching even more, your attention attracted by their movement as you wait for your fast food to be served. Whether you see one or more, it’s a great opportunity for retailers to [..]