On 11th May the soon to be Hotwire Kinetics gang hosted a shin-dig for clients, media, prospects and friends to celebrate our merger and the appointment of MD Jörn Sander. Guests were given the opportunity to sample a range of gourmet offerings from Stix Catering's 2010 menu, with Kerrie Brown from Stix on hand to provide her expert knowledge on the dishes served. Delicious wine was also provided by team member Bridie Gaynor’s family vineyard near Orange NSW – Printhie Wines
The event drew a total crowd of 50, including 23 members our journo community – from media outlets including ABC Online, Appliance Retailer, CNET, PC World, T3, Atomic, 2GB Radio plus our favourite freelancers David Flynn, Brad Howarth, Angus Kidman and Graham Lauren – and 17 clients and prospects from the likes of Cisco, FileMaker, PicNet, bwired and BigHand.
Kinetics’ Jody Lennon commented that journalists often get calls and invitations from PR people who want something, so it's nice us to catch up with them face-to-face just for the fun of it! She said, “We kept things simple and relaxed, with the emphasis on good food and wine. Everyone seemed to enjoy themselves... and lingered way past the time we thought we’d finish. The feedback from clients and media was very positive, both about the event and the recent news here at the company.”
And here is the pictorial evidence...