Burt Greener Communications is one of Scotland's most dynamic PR companies. Our talented team is the force behind some of the biggest brands, brightest businesses and eventful events. With over fifteen years' experience, we have a reputation as an agency that delivers: winning ideas, dedicated service and results.

Case Studies

Peter Arkle Limited Editions for anCnoc Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky

In 2012 we initiated a partnership between anCnoc Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky and Scots-born, New York-based illustrator Peter Arkle. The resulting PR campaign has proven to be a winning collaboration for the brand.

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Centre stage for Wickerman Festival

The Wickerman Festival began planning for its second decade, aiming to kick off in 2012 with a plan to refresh and strengthen all aspects of the festival. The aim was to drive profile and audience numbers, secure future funding and lay a foundation for growth.

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BRUzil: Road to 2034

With Scotland once again failing to qualify for the 2010 World Cup, the nation’s favourite soft drink hatched a plan. This revolutionary idea encouraged Brazilians and Scots to ‘mix it up’ for the sake of Scotland’s footballing gene pool. What better than a dash of Brazilian DNA to create a world-beating Scotland side for the future!

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Old Pulteney:
Row to the Pole

In 2010 Old Pulteney Single Malt Scotch Whisky signed up for its most ambitious sponsorship initiative to date. This global first would see Jock and his five man crew battle the polar elements in a specially adapted ice boat, ‘The Old Pulteney’, with their trip highlighting the impact of global warming in the region.

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Unveiling the story of Hugh Tennent

2010 was Tennent’s Lager’s 125th anniversary year, and the nation’s favourite pint wanted to celebrate the roots of the brand with a reinterpretation of the remarkable tale of its founder, the bold Hugh Tennent, whose epic adventures brought lager to Scotland…

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nairn’s Natural Woman: The Big Dunk

In 2010 nairn’s tasked Burt Greener with raising the profile of its range of oat biscuits, highlighting the health benefits and great taste to a largely female audience. The UK-wide campaign had to reflect the ‘natural’ aspect of the biscuits – at the very core of the nairn’s brand – plus bring a fresh level of talkability to the product story.

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Princes Square 21 Icons

Briefed with creating a special campaign for Princes Square’s 21st birthday in 2009, with a focus on the centre’s position at the heart of Glasgow’s style scene, Burt Greener devised the ‘21 icons’ campaign.

All photos are courtesy of Sunday Herald.

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Client News

22/09/14

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‘Hole In One’ golfing competition tees off at Princes Square

06/08/14

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JAC Vapour to Launch New Experiential Campaign in Key Cities

26/07/14

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Wickerman’s Lucky 13! The Feeling, Del Amitri and Utah Saints bring brilliant two day Festival to a Close

10/07/14

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Old Pulteney Honours Heroic Clipper Race Crew with Commemorative Bottle Release

01/07/14

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Di Gilpin Ltd at the Edinburgh International Fashion Festival: Fife-based fashion makes a statement on the global stage

10/06/14

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LS Takes Manhattan with Launch of First International Office

23/04/14

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Business Travel in the East Drives Growth in the West

01/12/13

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Solihull Resident Named 2013 Winner in National Maritime Awards

22/11/13

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Cheers for Heroes!

07/11/13

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Have you got the bottle for Atlantic race?

30/09/13

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‘Navigator’ Plots New Course for Old Pulteney as Clipper Race Fleet Sets Sail

30/09/13

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Speyburn teams up with charity to conserve Scottish wildlife

30/09/13

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Old Pulteney and Clipper Round the World Yacht race

15/07/13

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Funny Women ‘Pop Up’ to Edinburgh Festival Fringe

05/06/13

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Get ready for #youranCnoc Day

05/06/13

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Wickerman To Warm-Up the West Coast with Festival Preview

30/05/13

Maritime Heroes

Old Pulteney raises a glass to Britain’s Maritime Heroes

28/05/13

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anCnoc builds on Peter Arkle partnership

23/05/13

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Festival Goers Set to ‘Freak Out’ as Funk Legends Join Wickerman Bill

23/05/13

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Tennent’s Supports Scottish Apprentice Week 2013

19/04/13

The Rezillos

Wickerman announces Scooter Tent line up in full

19/04/13

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Tennent’s Toasts T in the Park Milestone with Limited Edition Can

15/04/13

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Old Pulteney Unveils ‘Lighthouse’ Series Exclusively for Travel Retail

12/04/13

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Old Pulteney pairs up with the Sunday Express to celebrate annual ‘Wish You Were Here’ maritime photography competition

28/03/13

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Spa in the City Returns with Fresh New Format and Top Beauty Names

28/03/13

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Wickerman announces Solus line-up and return of goNORTH stage

11/03/13

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Wickerman Gathers Pace as Main Stage Artists are Revealed

14/02/13

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Wickerman to Help Fans with ‘Pitch Perfect’ Proposal

31/01/13

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anCnoc Highland single malt Scotch whisky Releases 22 Years Old

16/01/13

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Wicker Fans to ‘Get their Rocks Off’ as Indie Legends Take Centre Stage: Primal Scream Announced for 2013

14/12/12

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‘Caledonia’ Calls for Scottish Ale’s First TV Campaign

04/12/12

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Logan Energy Limited Brings Clean Power to London for New 20 Fenchurch Street Development

27/11/12

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Caledonia Best Seed Fund Sowing Seeds for a Brighter Future

22/11/12

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Tennent’s Captures ‘Scotland to a T’ with Launch of Iconic New Pint Glass

16/11/12

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Princes Square Celebrates Christmas with Magical Reindeer Parade

23/10/12

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Old Pulteney Sails Into the Blue with Exquisite 40 Year Old Release

22/10/12

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International Beverage Appoints Five Eyes AB To Serve Nordic – Baltic Duty Free Channel

17/09/12

Lanzarothesay and MonteCarluke Winning Billboards

A Postcard from ‘Monte Carluke’ and ‘Lanzarothesay’!

14/09/12

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The remARKabLE Partnership Continues…

13/09/12

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Tennent’s Turns T to ‘Gold’ to Toast Scotland’s Sporting Heroes

03/09/12

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Scotland Scoops Global Gin Win In Caorunn’s Storytellers Challenge

01/06/12

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First Minister in Line for Tennent Caledonian Breweries £4 Million Bottling Launch

28/05/12

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Crate Expectations! Shipping Crate Concealing Secret Bar Docks in Glasgow

19/04/12

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Scissor Sisters and Texas Announced for Wickerman Festival 2012

18/04/12

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anCnoc’s RemARKabLE Partnership….

15/04/12

'North Gare'

Old Pulteney launches ‘Wish You Were Here’ photography competition

06/03/12

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Caorunn storytellers competition launches

22/02/12

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Caorunn and 10 Dollar Shake Launch Jubilee Inspired Cocktail

22/02/12

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A ‘Star Serve’ for Caorunn Scottish Gin as New Collaboration with Luxury Outfitter heads to Oscar-time LA

11/12/11

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Scots proudly describe their cities down to a T

17/11/11

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Shopper’s Christmas Extravaganza

27/10/11

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Tennent Caledonian Launches ‘Caledonia Best’

24/10/11

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Old Pulteney Single Malt Whisky is World Class!

03/10/11

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Tennent’s Tales of the City campaign unveiled.

19/09/11

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Scotland’s Favourite Feels the Burn with Fiery IRN-BRU

02/09/11

Winners announced for the Northlands art competition in association with anCnoc Whisky.

A winner chosen in the inaugural anCnoc art competition.

26/08/11

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Jock Wishart & Crew make history as they row to the Pole!

24/08/11

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New Tennent’s Training Academy Awards

25/07/11

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Jet Set Go – 100 lucky winners prepare to holiday with IRN-BRU

03/07/11

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Bru ate all the pies? IRN-BRU celebrates the new SFL season.

13/06/11

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Spa in the City returns to Edinburgh for a fourth year.

25/05/11

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EIFF 2011 Revealed Fresh Format for 65th Programme.

08/05/11

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Le Creuset Strawberry Tea Party at Princes Square

Services

Bringing experience, energy and vision to every campaign, our team identifies the aims of our clients and develops a tailor-made PR strategy. Tuned in to target markets, we work across all forms of media – integrating additional marketing platforms to ensure maximum impact. We offer a UK-wide service that exceeds the boundaries of traditional PR, expertly delivering campaign success.


Media Relations

Effective media strategies using strong contacts and knowledge of what makes a good story.


Brand Strategy

Creative, distinctive ideas to seed or support a brand and connect with target audience.


Online PR

Insight and intelligence to deploy the latest digital and social media strategies.


Corporate

Establishing reputations and relationships with stakeholders, businesses and communities.


Issues Management

Comprehensive planning and consultancy service.


Guerilla Marketing

Creative and well–executed mix of stunts, photo-opps and ambient activity with impact.


Event Management

Comprehensive management service, from intimate receptions to major launch events.


Event & Festival Publicity

Pre-publicity and on-site media management for events of any size and scale.


Sponsorship

Identifying and managing all types of sponsorships to maximise investment.

Expertise

From high-profile organisations seeking a fresh approach to up-and-coming enterprises longing to realise their potential, Burt Greener has established a reputation for delivering innovative, inspiring and above all successful campaigns on behalf of our clients. View more of our clients, from brand, retail and public sector to sport, festivals and events.

Testimonials

‘Burt Greener, our PR partner for a number of years, have made a significant contribution to IRN-BRU’s success. They have generated a significant amount of media coverage based on creative ideas that have captured the imagination of our consumers …and also managed with great effect the PR of our Scottish Football League sponsorship. On reputation and issues management they have provided a strong and steady hand in pro-actively planning for eventualities and demonstrated highly effective media relations.’

Adrian Troy, A.G.Barr’s Head of Marketing

‘Burt Greener developed a well targeted, resonating communications strategy to truly bring to life the brand USP in line with our goals and budget. Thanks to the professional and dedicated approach of Burt Greener, Caorunn managed to become a well established brand in Scotland within 2 years of launch. Burt Greener is not only a team of experts but a group of very nice people who make everyday work a pleasure indeed.’

Ibolya Bakos, Brand Manager Caorunn Gin and White Spirits

‘Burt Greener Communications were appointed in 2004 to work on our branded malt Scotch whisky portfolio, namely Old Pulteney, and have executed PR and sponsorship initiatives to enormous effect over the years, raising brand awareness, driving sampling programmes, and ultimately influencing source of sale! Latterly the brand sponsored The Old Pulteney Row To The Pole, netting AVE to the value of over £2m in a 4 month period.’

Karen Walker, Marketing Director, International Beverage Holdings Ltd (IBHL)

‘An absolute pleasure to work with. I find Burt Greener to be inspiring, reliable, proactive and of course enjoyable to work with. More often than not nowadays we find ourselves with tight budgets and deadlines but the team always deliver for me.’

Gillian Gibson, anCnoc Brand Manager

‘While working with Burt Greener over the past several years, we have been nothing but impressed. Their hard work and dedication to the job is always exemplified by the quality of results they produce. We have always found it easy working with the team and look forward to working on future projects together.’

Essential Edinburgh

‘The team impressed with their mix of strategic insight, planning skills, creativity and the strong partnership approach they demonstrated with the many stakeholders involved in the Open For Business project. Campaigns were always well executed and delivered good results. I would have no hesitation in recommending Burt Greener to anyone who was wishing to appoint a skilled, creative & proactive PR agency.’

Graham Birse, Deputy Chief Executive, Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce

‘Burt Greener Communications have been involved at Princes Square Shopping Centre for over 2 years now. In this time I have found them to be an invaluable part of the bigger marketing team. Creative thinking and account management skills are second to none and have helped me do a better job, as has their flexibility. I would have no hesitation in recommending them.’

Claire Wilkinson, Marketing Manager – Princes Square and Director – Ginger Rabbit Marketing

Contact

Our Head office is centrally located within Edinburgh City Centre. Five minutes from Princes Street and 10 minutes on foot from Waverley Station.

Edinburgh
21 Young St
Edinburgh
EH2 4HU

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Janine Greener

07970 706 071

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