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A marketing strategy brings everything together. Without one you waste time and money and going round in circles.
Knowing that you don’t know is one thing. Not knowing what you don’t know is worse…
Similar to good event management, a crucial element of business development is planning and attention to detail.
Corporate communication is a key element in your content marketing plan. It drives the consistent messages, both internally and externally, you wish to convey.
Of the many elements you need to get right in running an event, tight organisation is arguably the most important. Once the objective of the event has been established, you can’t afford to leave any stone unturned in the planning, organisation and execution.
Figuring out what your clients value, developing your offer accordingly and delivering the right and consistent message to them at the right time.
Whether you’re supplying editorial or taking up one of our standard or bespoke advertising packages, we take your messages to the people that need to hear them through a choice of publishing channels.
The LRT Monitor brings the facts, figures and contacts together in one place, so now it’s easy to search, find and get the information you need.
Now entering its 82nd year, Tramways & Urban Transit is unique as a publication founded on the needs of scheme promoters, transport operators, planners, consultants, manufacturers and campaigners for better public transport in our congested towns and cities.
As a well-established mark of excellence, a Light Rail Award adds immediate cachet to your organisationRead article
New Edinburgh City Council Chief Executive Andrew Kerr has supported the idea of extending the city’s controversial tram project to NewhavenRead article
The UK's first tram-train arrives in Sheffield just weeks after the tram-train pilot was grantedRead article
Tram-Pro takes tram driver training simulation to the next level. Innovative and dynamic with state of the art graphics and powerful analysis tools it has transformed the way, and the time, that training is conducted resulting in a robust, cost effective outcome.Read article
Throughout 2016, not a month went by without the announcement of a new driver-less automobile trial or a new record claim. The world seems to be embracing the technology to create autonomous vehicles, with all the big names you’d expect present and correct.The race is on!Read article
Ahead of his presentation at the 12th Annual UK Light Rail Conference, Dr Stuart Thomson considers the vital, and often overlooked role, of stakeholder engagement.Read article
Kocaeli and Izmit Metropolitan Municipalities have announced contract awards for both infrastructure and rolling stock for the 7.2km (4.5-mile) long, 11-stop Akçaray tramline for the Turkish city of Izmit, around 100km (62 miles) north of Istanbul.
Bursa-based Durmazlar was the only company to respond to the tender for 12 low-floor trams for the new line, with an offer of EUR19.74m. The new five-section Silkworm vehicles will be bi-directional, 2.65m wide and 28-33m long with four onboard CCTV cameras and a passenger capacity of 250-300. The first vehicle is required within 12 months, with deliveries of the other 11 to be completed within 17 months.
On 5 August Gülermak was awarded the contract for delivering infrastructure on the 11-stop east-west line, linking the city’s main bus station and Sekapark. The contract requires the line to be ready within 550 days, with works expected to begin in September for an opening date in the first half of 2017. Annual ridership is estimated at 5.5m passengers.
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