Tag Archives: UK2013

A “Genius Combination:” Pro Football and Global Marketing, Pittsburgh Style! by Guest Blogger and Brit Martin Levy

by on October 1, 2013

Criss-crossing the Atlantic every couple of months deludes me into thinking that I am immune to jet lag.  But after touching down back home here in London last Wednesday afternoon – returning from the ITRA Global conference in Phoenix, Ariz. – and walking straight into a maelstrom of Pittsburgh-focused evening receptions, a breakfast-time energy seminar, […]

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“Celebrating Pittsburgh” in London Town

by on September 27, 2013

The Pittsburgh Regional Alliance (PRA), the economic development marketing organization for the Pittsburgh region is traveling alongside the NFL Pittsburgh Steelers, which will face off against the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday, 29 Sept. at London’s Wembley Stadium as part of the NFL International Series.  Leveraging the well-known Steelers brand (fans of the team – the […]

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Historic Manufacturing Hub Manchester Mirrors Pittsburgh

by on September 25, 2013

Continuing to make our rounds on this Ireland/UK global marketing venture, we are in Manchester today – a city in northwest England that bears some uncanny resembles to Pittsburgh.  Manchester has three rivers:  the Irwell, Medlock and Mersey, and like Pittsburgh’s signature three rivers, Manchester’s waterways contributed to its industrial prowess. Historically, Manchester was a […]

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Top ‘o the Monday from Dublin

by on September 24, 2013

Yesterday was a jam-packed Monday with a lot of activity to promote foreign direct investment into the Pittsburgh region to business and corporate leaders in Ireland. A highlight was a life sciences and medical devices seminar at UPMC Beacon Hospital in Dublin. The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center – or UPMC, as it’s known – […]

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ExPat Brit and Global Marketer Suzi Pegg Touches Down in Britannia; Readies to Sell Pittsburgh Region

by on September 20, 2013

Although Pittsburgh has endeared itself to me as my adopted American home, England – my native land – will always have my heart.  I am thrilled to now be home in the U.K., having arrived on Wednesday, and am at work at putting the final touches on an exciting global marketing mission in U.K. and […]

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Ireland and UK Bound: the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Pittsburgh Regional Alliance

by on September 13, 2013

The Pittsburgh Steelers and the Pittsburgh Regional Alliance (PRA) will soon be hopping a plane, crossing The Pond and painting the towns of Dublin, Manchester and London black and gold.  The Sept. 29 NFL International Series game at London’s Wembley Stadium – where the Steelers will play for the first time and against the Minnesota […]

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