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June 5th, 2006 by admin

Sony Alpha 100 launch – Marrakech

Sony Alpha 100 was  launched to UK journalists in Marrakech, Morocco. We flew over from London to Marrakech on  BA 6918. ( Seat 24C)

Sony arranged a few professional photographers to assist – these included the Magnum photographer Chris Steele-Perkins who was in my group.

Our first night was in luxury tents in a Desert Encampment nr Kasbah Agafay with Moroccan salads, lemon Chicken Tagine, vegetable Couscous, orange salad and wine. Following morning we had a Jeep transfer to our hotel Palmaraie Golf Palace where the press conference was in the Cristal room.

Breakfast by the pool at Le Grand Bleu restaurant, and lunch at Dar Rhizlane  Excursions include Les Deux Tours tour of Ochre City, Majorelle Gardens and Jemaa El -Fna, Placen the Riad and the souks. We also did Terres D’Amanar walking tour and spent an evening at Nikki Beach

Hosts
Paul Genge, Amie Lake, Chris Steele-Perkins

Press
Peter Bargh, Ben Birchall, William Cheung

May 31st, 2006 by admin

Samsung European Press Launch 2006 Sicily

Samsung’s 2006  European Press Launch  was held in Taormina Mare, Sicily. We flew from Gatwick to Catania on BA2594 Seat 06D and stayed at Caperena Via Nazionale 189 Taormina (Messina). The international press conference was held at Grand Hotel Timeo and a Gala Dinner  at Septimo Restaurant.

Hospitality included a Jeep Tour of Mount Etna and a visit to Azienda Agricola Maria Gambino, Linguaglossa
We had a good night on the beach by the hotel.

Hosts
Juan Ramill

Press
Peter Bargh, Mark Goldstein, Julia Burley, Rachel Decruze, Chris Hahnel, Hannah Boukley, Phil Hall, Natasha Hitchens, Julia Burley, Rosie Tanner, Chris Cheeseman, Bob Martin, David Corfield, Keith Wilson, Duncan Mackien

Back home on 2nd June

October 31st, 2005 by admin

Nikon in Morocco

Nikon hosted an event in Marrakech, Morocco. Journalists and Dealers flew  BA 6920 London to Marrakech (Seat 22A) and stayed in the Hotel Sofitel.

A night at Fantasia Borj Bladi was arranged with authentic Moroccan Entertainment and dinner.

Following Morning breakfast in Le Palmier restaurant

Product launch in the Emerald room on ground floor of Sofitel

Horse drawn carriage tour to Koutoubia Mosque, Bahia Palace and Majorelle Gardens .Buffet lunch at Le Palmier restaurant.

And walking tour of Souks and Djemaa El Fna Square finish off on the roof terrace cafe

Riad Tamsna for dinner

Day three we took 4×4 Jeeps into Berber adobe Village and Atlas Mountains

Lunch at Domaine de la Roseraie

Host
Charley Hayes, Simon Coleman

Guests
Peter Bargh, Steve Bavister,

July 11th, 2005 by admin

Konica Minolta Dynax 5D launch

Konica Minolta Press Conference for the unveiling of the Konica Minolta Dynax 5D Digital SLR camera, together with SLR system accessories at The Hospital, 24 Endell Street, Covent Garden London

Hosts
Paul Genge, Joanne Bunn, Tony Thompson

Press
Peter Bargh

June 1st, 2005 by admin

Samsung European Press Launch – Krakow

Samsung’s 2005 European Press Launch was held in Krakow, Poland. We flew on BA2890 from London Gatwick to Krakow. I was in  Seat 09A. Our hotel was Pod Roza Hotel, Florianska 14, Krakow.

During the stay we visited Museum Krakowskich

Host
Gee Wong

April 20th, 2005 by admin

Nikon D50 launch

Nikon launched their D50 and three other products at an informal press afternoon for journalists at The Cumberland Hotel, ‘Aqua Zone’ (Meeting Room 8) Great Cumberland Place, London, W1A 4RS.
The day also included a hands on of the D2X and Coolpix S1

Host
Charley Hayes, Simon Coleman, Jeremy Gilbert, Chris Hoare

December 16th, 2004 by admin

Fujifilm Christmas Editors’ Lunch

Fujifilm’s  Christmas Editors’ Lunch was held in the Penthouse Room at  Radisson Edwardian Hampshire Hotel, 31-36 Leicester Square  London  WC2H 7LH

Host
Adrian Clarke , Jenny Hodge

December 9th, 2004 by admin

Canon Christmas Press Party 2004

Canon held their 2004 annual Christmas Press Party at Bar Blanca, 3-4 Sherwood Street (off Brewer Street), London, W1B 5DQ

Host
Hayley Buery, Angela Mason

September 16th, 2004 by admin

Nikon D2x product launch

Nikon held a D2x Product launch – more details to add

September 14th, 2004 by admin

Fujifilm S3 launch Nottinghill

Fujifilm launched the S3 Pro digital SLR in a Nottinghill hotel – more details to be added

Host
Adrian Clarke