The last year has required almost all businesses to pivot their plans, in turn demanding marketing teams to switch-up their strategies, often with an increased focus on people. Relationship marketing is often prioritised in B2B environments with exhibitions, conferences, networking and personal visits forming key activities of business development.

In this session, we’ll explore how defence equipment provider Pearson Engineering, a business with reach across the globe, has re-created a focus on people without being able to localise physically and the lessons they’ll take into an increasingly virtual world.

Speaker:- Nicola Irving, Head of Strategic Marketing & Communications at Pearson Engineering

Nicola Irving is Head of Strategic Marketing and Communications at Pearson Engineering, a Newcastle based company that provides armoured vehicle equipment to Armed Forces around the world. Nicola has forged a career in marketing aided by her CIM Level 4 and Level 7 qualifications. In her first marketing role, Nicola worked agency-side serving clients such as Nike and The Great Run Company but soon moved in-house and has specialised in B2B marketing with experience in both architecture and product engineering.