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Yorkshire businesswoman to speak at summer soiree

26 June 2017 11:26


The founder and managing director of a Leeds-based PR agency will speak to an audience of young professionals about her entrepreneurial journey at an event on 5th July 2017.

Successful entrepreneur, Ellie MacDonald, who established MacComms in April 2015, will provide an insightful presentation as part of a networking event organised by Junior Chamber International (JCI) Leeds and JCI Bradford.

The event invites local business professionals to enjoy an evening of networking, drinks and canapes at The Grill on the Square in Leeds at 7.00pm until 9pm.
Inside the venue’s private conservatory, attendees will have the opportunity to listen to a number of other inspiring entrepreneurs, all from a range of industry backgrounds.

Since inception, MacComms has helped more than 50 firms to raise their profile; assisting fellow start-ups and SMEs with their communications and public relations strategies.

Commenting on the event, Ellie MacDonald said:

“It is incredibly important to me to share industry knowledge with fellow entrepreneurs, as I too have learnt a great deal from others during my business journey. I am very passionate about PR and actively try to find opportunities to educate others about the fundamental role PR plays in running a successful business.”

President at JCI Bradford, Philip Cockayne added:

“Following Ellie's successful contribution as a speaker on the Young Entrepreneurs Panel, which we organised for last year's Yorkshire Enterprise Network conference, we're looking forward to having her back to speak at JCI Leeds' summer networking event.

“Ellie has demonstrated an impressive rate of growth with her start-up PR agency, MacComms, and we feel other businesses will really benefit from her experience, knowledge and expertise.”

Tickets for the event are free and can be obtained at

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About MacComms

Formed in April 2015, MacComms is founded and run by leading West Yorkshire businesswoman Ellie MacDonald who has almost one decades’ PR and marketing experience.
Less than two years on since forming, MacComms has helped more than 40 firms to raise their profile. The firm has supported a number fellow start-up’s and SMEs and even global brands, including International Paper, the largest paper manufacturer in the world.

Ellie is supported by an experience account manager, Jennifer Ogden, finance director, Martin Mellor and Amber Tennant as PR and social media apprentice to continue MacComms’ ambitious growth plans.

Having accelerated MacComms to a reputable PR-led marketing and communications firm with significant events management experience, the firm has experienced phenomenal growth and is cementing its place as The Wedding PR Specialists.

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