New wins boost Blackberry Productions profits by 51%

Worcestershire-based agency Blackberry Productions has reported a 51% rise in gross profit year-on-year, following a number of new business wins.

Blackberry Productions will deliver the 'Inspiring Leadership' conference at the ICC Birmingham in June 2015
Blackberry Productions will deliver the 'Inspiring Leadership' conference at the ICC Birmingham in June 2015

Blackberry Productions has reported a 51% increase in gross profit from £95,000 to £143,000 for the year ending 31 March 2014. 

Sales rose 67% from £204,000 to £341,000.

Steve Elliott, director of Blackberry Productions, said: "We are looking to break through the £500,000 sales mark targeting £600,000 sales for the year ending 31 March 2015. We are planning an office move because we have outgrown our current offices and are looking to recruit more talent going forwards."

New wins for the agency include a contract to provide delegate management and exhibition services for Janet, a UK government-funded network of 18 million education professionals that work across UK universities, Further Education Colleges and Research Councils. The Networkshop conference will take place at Exeter University in March 2015 for 300 delegates.

Blackberry Productions is also to deliver the Inspiring Leadership conference for the second year for 1,500 delegates at the ICC Birmingham in June 2015. The conference, organised by CfBT Education Trust, National Association of Head Teachers and the Association of School and College Leaders, attracts school leaders, aspiring leaders and educationalists from around the UK and overseas.

The agency will provide provide stage management and technical production for the Foster Carer awards on 21 October at Westbury hotel in Mayfair, London, which will be attended by 120 people.


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