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SPARK up your homeschooling
The SPARKS programme offers lesson plans to help parents with homeschooling. It focuses on design, digital, business, media studies and other key areas.
DRPG team members celebrate completion of level 4 apprenticeships
At DRPG we are huge advocates of the Apprenticeship Scheme and are delighted to congratulate two more apprentices on the completion of their level 4 qualifications.
‘Tis the season to be jolly
Our creative communications virtual theme park BIGtalk World is open once again (this time snow covered) so follow us for comms insights and thought leadership sessions.
How will live and virtual events co-exist after COVID-19?
Dale Parmenter spoke at ICCA about the future of events and how live and virtual events will co-exist as hybrid events in a post Covid world
Would you like to have a tour of DRPG's biggest studio facility?
Join us on a behind-the-scenes-tour of our biggest studio facility.
212 Studios' COVID-19 safety measures allow event production to continue
Here at DRPG, we've implemented a number of COVID-19 safety measures to ensure your team, as well as ours, are in safe hands.
DRPG reach the one million milestone!
Now running 10 studios, we've adapted to cater for the evergrowing demand for broadcast quality virtual events.
Christmas Cancelled? No – it’s just gone virtual
The annual Christmas show must go on. Discover how you can turn your Christmas Party virtual and reap the benefits of this end of year celebration for your team.
Honda Motor Europe hold first event since start of crisis
Penguins produce first live Honda Motor Europe event since the start of the pandemic, serviced out of Cologne offices.
We've launched our 4th whitepaper Trust in Communications
This whitepaper explores the trust in the communication of institutions pre-crisis and the impact the crisis has had on communication.
DRPG take clients on the ride of their lives
This year DRPG host their annual signature thought leadership event, DRPGBIGtalk, virtually.
Will you Step Right Up!? Join us for our fine dining experience at DRPGBIGtalk
Join us at our thought leadership event DRPGBIGtalk for a virtual broadcast experience you've never seen before!
DRPG looks to the future at virtual summer conference
DRPG regroups and reflects with virtual summer conference.
DRPG passes sustainability audit with flying colours
The external audit look into all areas of sustainability, from CSR activations and how we do them, to project sustainability and how we manage that.
Dale Parmenter recognised as one of The 100 Most Influential People in the Event Industry
DRPG CEO recognised in prestigious list of influential event professionals
DRPG hosts live and virtual recruitment day to remain secure and stable
DRPG open doors for annual recruitment event.
DRPG to host thought leadership event DRPGBIGtalk in virtual theme park BIGtalk World
DRPG have built a virtual theme park for a fully immersive online thought leadership event DRPGBIGtalk
CyNam 20.2 goes virtual
Delivered live from our headquarters in Hartlebury, for the first time in their five-year history, CyNam 20.2 goes virtual.
DRPG bring the music with Virtual Festival
DRPG brought Woo Fest into the homes and gardens of its supporters for the very first time as a virtual festival.
Investors in People awards DRPG the Platinum standard
DRPG receive the highest accreditation in the Investors in People: We invest in people scheme, highlighting a people-led culture and focus on training and development
DRPG celebrates as we bring home four awards
DRPG's work has been celebrated in the Deauville Green Awards, World Exhibition Stand Awards and twice in the Communicator Awards!
DRPG print team get creative to help ensure safety during return to work phase
With the UK workforce heading back into offices, DRPG has designed a range of safety signage and Perspex shields to help create safe working spaces.
DRPG welcomes Richard Parmenter to the board
With over 15 years of experience within DRPG, Richard Parmenter has been appointed the director of group services, taking his place at the board table.
DRPG host The Big Debate on the future of communications
DRPG gathered key representatives from the digital, comms and events industries to discuss the future of the communications sector, and the challenges and learnings throughout the Covid-19 crisis
Birmingham 2022 brings timely boost for local business
DRPG named as one of a selection of local businesses supporting the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games, delivering events and communications solutions over the next two years
Dale Parmenter appears in Leaders Council podcast alongside Lord Blunkett
CEO, Dale Parmenter and Lord Blunkett come together and share their experiences on an episode of the Leaders Council podcast.
A virtual BBQ experience in partnership with Performing Artistes
A virtual broadcast experience including online cook along and celebrity hosts
Colourful surprises help brighten up the local community around DRPG
DRPG used their production expertise to create two artistic, colourful installations to brighten up the days of key and essential workers in their local communities
DRPG light up historic building to commemorate the role of the local community in WW2
In commemoration of the 75th anniversary of VE Day we used the latest in laser projection mapping technology to light up our historic 212 Studios building with footage from WW2
DRPG Then and Now - The History Behind the Iconic DRPG HQ Building
As the whole nation winds up to celebrate the 75th anniversary of VE Day (Victory in Europe Day) we take a moment to look at our iconic 212 Studios and the part our building played to help bring the 6 year war to an end on May 8th 1945.
DRPG Launch SPARKS Programme to Support Home Learning
The SPARKS programme was created to inspire young people and educate them about the opportunities available in the creative industries. It focuses on design, digital, business, media studies and other key areas.
DRPG and Performing Artistes present: The Lockdown Dine In
This virtual event was streamed from the DRPG 212 studios and included a virtual dinner party, interactive quiz and cocktails masterclass
In need of a Masterclass in Communications?
Our new Communications Masterclasses pull on expert advice from across our business to offer insight and solutions for all communicators in these uncertain times
DRPG pledges support to gender diversity initiative Tech Talent Charter
The importance of gender diversity in the tech industry is no longer up for debate. The Tech Talent Charter activitely works towards a more diverse digital industry and DRPG are proud to support the initiative
We've launched our 3rd whitepaper The Value of Broadcast Communications
This whitepaper explores the readiness of broadcast as a medium to support communication professionals during a time of crisis. It will address the immediate need of practitioners to use broadcast as an alternative to live interactions while vast swathes of the UK workforce are required to work from home.
Working with Springboard Charity to help vulnerable people get into the hospitality industry
Supporting our partner charity with the production of a video combining real life documentary style filming and hand drawn animation
Introducing our thought leadership series DRPG Bitesize Talks
DRPG launch a brand new thought leadership series DRPG Bitesize Talks, livestreaming out every Thursday and discussing key issues surrounding comms
Best Companies to Work for in the Midlands recognises DRPG
After recognition in the Sunday Times Best Companies to Work For List, DRPG has earned a place on the Regional Best Companies list for the Midlands region
The Power of Virtual Events
Join us to discuss Virtual Events and how to bring life to important communications in an engaging way via technology.
DRPG celebrated as pioneers at CN Agency Awards
DRPG recognised as pioneers at illustrious events industry awards ceremony
DRPG win bronze in event industry awards
DRPG celebrate win at the M&IT awards which took place at Battersea Evolution.
DRPG put sustainability at the heart of business
Putting sustainability at the fore, DRPG launch CSR Charter demonstrating our positive commitment to both our environmental impact and our local community.
DRPG rises up the Best Companies to Work For list
DRPG heralded as one of the best companies to work for in the UK based on job security, faith in team leadership and belief that the business provides a great service to clients
DRPG launches research for next whitepaper
DRPG begins research for the third Whitepaper which explores trust in brand communication.
DRPG continue to invest in growth with the acquisition of Firehouse
DRPG acquire London based communications agency Firehouse to support their group offering, client base and global standing as industry leaders
Celebrations for Penguins at Employee Engagement Awards
Events management agency Penguins celebrate Employee Benefits win at Employee Engagement Awards for their bespoke incentive programme
DRPG support National Apprenticeship Week
Employing apprentices across all different sectors of the business, DRPG is passionate about supporting National Apprenticeship Week.
DRPG help young people discover the arts with Birmingham Hippodrome
DRPG to support Birmingham Hippodrome initiative which provides world-class professional platforms for talented young performers from Birmingham and the wider region to nurture their artistic talent.
DRPG prove once again that content is king with wins at the Corporate Content Awards
DRPG recognised for corporate storytelling in Corporate Content Awards at a celebratory dinner in London
DRPG set to invest over £2M in people, facilities, acquisitions and infrastructure globally
Creative communications group DRPG celebrated 2019 and announced plans for 2020 at its Christmas conference DRPG is set to invest more than £2 million in 2020 as the agency celebrates its 40th year
Merry Christmas from DRPG
As 2019 draws to a close, it just leaves the whole DRPG team and all the brands in our group, to wish you a fantastic Christmas and prosperous New Year.
DRPG continues to inspire the creatives of the future
As part of the DRPG Academy’s local education programmes, we have once again been sharing our creative expertise through initiatives with local universities to help creative students learn their future craft and careers.
DRPG creative masterclass inspire and educate at University of Worcester
The Creative Writing department in the School of Humanities welcomed Raven to deliver these master class career sessions to allow the students who are studying English, Media and Culture access to an industry expert who can illuminate this career path for them.
DRPG are on the awesome list this Christmas
Industry award wins have recognised our work for clients including campaigns, digital solutions and live events.
Celebrations for DRPG at the Worcestershire Apprenticeships Awards
One of our very own wins big at regional Apprenticeships Awards
Continued recognition for DRPG in leading industry awards
Continued recognition for DRPG in leading industry awards EVCOM live and Film awards, and Major Players' The Majors in conjunction with The Drum.
DRPG Digital win UXUK Award
DRPG’s Digital team continue their winning streak, taking home the trophy for “Best Transactional Experience” for our work with Worcester Bosch at the sixth UXUK Awards, held in central London on Thursday 21st November.
A celebration of global diversity with UK's first Global Happiness Conference
DRPG support in producing The Global Happiness Conference welcoming students from eight different countries to the West Midlands to celebrate and educate about new cultures.
DRPG hires new Head of Film
Senior video professional Carl Timms joins DRPG as the new head of film. With over 20 years’ experience in film and video, Carl is an award-winning director and producer with a background in both large scale corporate accounts and small, independent film.
Summer gala produced by DRPG raises £5,000 for local charities
Together with Stanway Cricket Club where her husband was a long-standing member, Clare organised a Summer Gala Ball to raise money for the club and to help support a charity with the event production support of local communications agency DRPG, the evening raised over £5000.
DRPG named Digital Agency of the Year at the Digital Impact Awards
DRPG walked away not only with the most awards including four golds, a silver and a bronze, but also the most prestigious award of the night Digital Agency of the Year at the Digital Impact Awards
DRPG win silver at Cannes Corporate Media & TV Awards
Creative communications Agency DRPG secure a silver win at Cannes Dolphins for their video production project. Find out more.
Vote DRPG at the upcoming M&IT Awards
Every year, we proudly deliver a multitude of awards-winning communications solutions for its clients, from compelling film and video, and cutting edge, immersive digital technology, to exceptional creative design and showstopping live events and exhibitions to name but a few.
The new frontiers of communications with fourth DRPGBIGtalk
The thought leadership event transported 150 delegates to New Frontiers incorporating insight and innovation including keynote presentations, workshops and interactive sessions, hosted by experts from the industry and the DRPG team.
DRPG launches latest whitepaper
DRPG's latest whitepaper sets out to explore the current impact the concept of brand purpose is having on communications and communications professionals
DRPG continue to pave the way for apprentices in the workplace
DRPG continue to foster the next generation of talent through their highly successful apprenticeship scheme which sees candidates who have completed their schooling, fully integrated into the workplace through full time placements.
DRPG help local young people push career boundaries
A three-day training course run and hosted by youth charity The Prince’s Trust, in collaboration with specialist event crewing company Crewsaders and Hartlebury based creative communications DRPG, saw 12 candidates between the ages of 18 and 30 learn the ropes of the event crewing industry.
DRPG forms part of government drive to promote UK events industry
Government works with events companies to promote hosting International Business Events in Europe.
DRPG celebrates being shortlisted in three award schemes
DRPG have been shortlisted in awards schemes for digital, live and film solutions
DRPG collaborates with Prince's Trust and Crewsaders in events industry first initiative
The programme encourages young people to explore their career options within the events and stage crew sector, while also increasing their skill base enabling them to acquire experience within a competitive industry.
DRPG regroups for annual summer conference and looks to the future
Global creative communications group DRPG held their annual summer conference. Topics varied from leadership to mental health to AI, all based on subjects developed from employee feedback.
A week to celebrate for DRPG
It’s been a great week for global creative communications company DRPG, racking up some big wins both as a top employer and for their tireless work for clients throughout the year.
DRPG enhances its global digital team
Three digital project managers join the global digital team at creative communications company DRPG.
DRPG puts creativity on the Midlands map
Creative communications group DRPG opened the doors of their Hartlebury based global HQ for their second annual Recruitment Day. Over 50 candidates from the local area attended the day where they were given a tour of the world class 212 studios and a presentation from company CEO Dale Parmenter and met key members of the creative teams.
DRPG wins Operations Team of the Year at CN Agency Awards
DRPG win prestigious award for Operations Teams and event management
DRPG tops list of Televisual Corporate 50
The DRPG film and video team voted number one in the Televisual Corporate 50 awards
DRPG proud to have the first two event assistant apprentices qualify
In an events industry first DRPG welcome aboard full time two graduated event assistant apprentices
DRPG: Going gobal - the 10s
Here we look back at the incredible decade, the 10s were great years for DRPG and have set us on the fantastic path we’re on heading into the 20s.
DRPG: Through the challenges came innovation – the 00s
In celebration of our 40th year, we take a look back at the millennium, which brought further success, change and opportunities to the team and the company.
DRPG: A time of growth – the 90s
In celebration of our 40th year, we take a look back at the significant moments of the 90s - a decade of rapid growth and diversification for the company.
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