Interns are always a welcome feature of a Spring summer: this lovely hand painted card arrived today from one of them. Emma Jolly is studying illustration in London, during the summer she works at Suzie’s beach café and took the time to spend a few days in the studio getting involved with projects including STEM […]

Erika Clegg
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Thanks to our current expansion, we currently have three careers openings at Spring. We are looking for a Graduate Account Executive, who will work to support the client services team on the effective development of client projects. You’ll provide administrative support, research, have input to creative and strategic discussions and be a point of contact […]

Erika Clegg
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This month I have stood down from the New Anglia LEP, with sadness but great excitement about the reason for my decision. This is Spring’s eighth year, which means we have spent our life as an agency largely in recession. Thanks to good advice early on, we focused on nurturing our team, helping them to […]

Erika Clegg
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Laura, Simon and I popped over to Rabat, the capital city of Morocco, at the end of last week to finalise details of Spring’s commission to create Morocco’s tourism marketing for the UK, USA and Canada until 2018. We met our London contact, Jamal Boujrad, at Casablanca; and as we had just missed the train […]

Erika Clegg
on inwork

News just in: Visit Suffolk’s wonderful website is up against Yorkshire and Bath for title of Best Tourism Board Site 2014. The Suffolk website has been applauded by both the tourism and digital industries as an exemplar for tourism marketing: but this one comes down to votes. We know that both Bath and Yorkshire are […]

Erika Clegg
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Today, we are delighted to see coverage for Norwich, City of Stories, in The Guardian. What makes a city a literary giant? According to Unesco, it takes a rare and rarified combination of editorial initiatives and educational programmes, lashings of libraries, bookstores and cultural centres, plus a vibrant literary event scene. In short, it’s the […]

Erika Clegg
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The Independent has published a great article about Norwich’s literary credentials, spurred by the City of Stories campaign. Norwich. What rich tapestry of images and associations does the East Anglian city inspire for you? Does it, by any chance, bring to mind the nation’s vanguard of young literary talent? No? Well, put Alan Partridge out […]

Erika Clegg
on inwork

If you want to break into agency life, then here’s a very exciting piece of news: Spring is recruiting for a graduate account executive! Thanks to some recent sizeable wins, including Visit Norwich, the Moroccan Tourism Board and two projects for Suffolk County Council, we are in need of a bright, energetic and responsible career […]

Erika Clegg
on industry

Norwich’s literati gathered for the launch of a new campaign highlighting its place as a City of Stories. This exciting campaign is produced by Spring following a joint brief from VisitNorwich and Norwich BID. It’s now unfolding in 12 chapters over the next three months, with eclectic mix of stories from the city recounted in […]

Erika Clegg
on inwork

Priming is a subconscious form of memory. It occurs when an environmental cue, such as a picture of Albert Einstein, elicits a memory or representation in your mind before carrying out a task, such as a science test. In this example it is very likely that you would have performed better in the test after […]

Lynton Wall Palmer - Junior Designer
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I’m Nikki Berry, senior account manager at Spring, and I recently attended a DBA event focusing on the purpose of strategy in design. The discussion was kick-started by a range of industry leaders including Mike Dempsey of Studio Dempsey and Carol Whitworth of Home. One speaker who really got me thinking was Ian Wood of […]

Nikki Berry
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The ‘Take me to Suffolk’ campaign created for Visit Suffolk by Spring, which ran for 16 weeks this spring, has created a Return On Investment of 32:1, generating over £1.2million in tourism business. The campaign used a combination of social media, online marketing and PR to direct consumers to an online map tool. This provided […]

Erika Clegg
on inwork

If you’re lucky enough to work in Southwold, how can you top that for a holiday? Only this weekend, the Sunday Times featured Southwold as one of the most fashionable places to spend an extended summer break. We who are here twelve months a year know full well the benefits of fresh air, big sea […]

Erika Clegg
on inkind

Lean closer, we’ve got a tale to tell you – we will soon be launching an exciting campaign for VisitNorwich and Norwich BID. Over three months we’ll be sharing some of Norwich’s stories that surprise, inspire and delight. We’ll be bringing some famous people back from history. We’ll be commissioning new stories and celebrating cherished […]

Erika Clegg
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I’ve been churning a probable revolution for a few months now. The way we work will have changed beyond all recognition within two, if not one, generation/s. When I mention this in passing, a propos of other conversations, there’s 10% vehement agreement and about 50% vehement disagreement. “Well, that might work for a company like […]

Erika Clegg
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Breaking news: Spring has been awarded the three-year contract to market Morocco as a tourist destination in the UK, the USA and Canada. The Moroccan Tourist Board approached us and invited us to tender direct. The context of the commission is Morocco’s ambitious Vision 2020 tourism programme. The north African country plans to raise its […]

Erika Clegg
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