New Art Exhibition Featuring Emerging Local Talent Opens in Belfast

Alana Taylor Consumer

A week-long pop-up art exhibition featuring work from nine of Northern Ireland’s highly acclaimed, emerging artists has been launched just in time for Christmas. An Insider Art Exhibition, showcasing in Victoria Square until December 14, will host nearly 40 pieces of work from local artists, providing Christmas shoppers and businesses a unique opportunity to invest in home-grown art from up-and-coming …

PRide After MCE Wins Treble Gold For Special Olympics Ireland LA2015 Campaign

Gabes Consumer

The MCE team’s just about coming back down to earth after last week’s CIPR NI PRide Awards, where we clinched three Gold Awards for our work with Special Olympics Ireland on their Special Olympics World Summer Games (LA2015) campaign. Beating off stiff competition, MCE was named the winner in three hotly contested categories: Best Use of Media Relations; Best Arts, …

Positive Life Calls On The Assembly To Deliver A Sexual Health Promotion Strategy

Gabes Consumer

Positive Life is Northern Ireland’s only registered charity, dedicated to supporting those living with and affected by HIV. 1. An effective public awareness campaign in an effort to tackle to the misconceptions around HIV amongst people in NI People living with HIV continue to face hugely stigmatising attitudes, many of which are exacerbated in Northern Ireland. A recent survey indicates …

Sneak Peek Inside Belfast’s Coolest New Hotel, Bullitt

Gabes Consumer

The wait is almost over as Belfast’s coolest new hotel gets ready to open its doors this weekend. As a series of first-look photographs show, Bullitt Belfast is a vibrant new concept that will provide a cool new space for people to work, play and stay in the heart of the city. Entrance to Bullitt Belfast is via Church Lane, …

Learning From Google’s Digital Garage Event

Gabes Consumer

One of MCE’s newest members, Niamh Parker, visited Google’s Digital Garage event recently and returned to the office with plenty of digital tips. Here she shares some of the global search giant’s biggest secrets… Less than 24 hours into my new job with MCE and I was sent to one of the coolest digital pop-up events around. Everything about Google …

Cycling Commuters Have 85% Chance Of Staying Dry In Belfast

Gabes Consumer

With one in five people in Northern Ireland declaring that bad weather is the main barrier for discouraging them from cycling short distances, Andrew Grieve, head of the Department for Infrastructure’s Cycling Unit, decided to take matters into his own hands in an attempt to find out just how wet it actually is. Logging the actual conditions during his 15 – 20 …

Hospitality Ulster Launches Pub Of The Year Awards 2016

Gabes Consumer

The search to discover Northern Ireland’s best pubs, hotels and restaurants is now on, as Hospitality Ulster launches its annual Pub of the Year Awards for 2016. A total of THIRTEEN Awards will showcase the toast of the Northern Ireland hospitality industry. To further widen the scope of the Awards for 2016, Hospitality Ulster has introduced a new Food & …

Recipe For Success With Launch Of Supervalu’s New Ambassador Chef

Gabes Consumer

Leading foodmarket convenience brand, SuperValu, has revealed a new partnership with a top Northern Ireland chef which will deliver fresh, local, quality produce for its consumers. The announcement of Noel McMeel as SuperValu’s Ambassador Chef was made at an event hosted at Tedfords Kitchen in Belfast to celebrate Northern Ireland’s Year of Food and Drink, attended by tourism officials, media and …