Communicating effectively during a crisis - in person

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29 November 2023 -
10:15am to 1:00pm

This half-day session designed and delivered by Martina Quinn, Founder and MD of Alice Public Relations, will provide you with the tools and techniques that you need to manage communications in a crisis.

In this half-day training session, Martina will draw on her 20 years of experience providing communications services in the non-profit sector. She will cover:

•             How your organisation can identify and mitigate risks.

•             Establishing a crisis communications team and a crisis management plan.

•             Stakeholder communications and media relations during a crisis.

•             Rebuilding your reputation in the aftermath of a crisis.

She will use case studies from the non-profit sector, and will incorporate breakout exercises and group discussion into the training session.

About the facilitator

Martina Quinn is the Founder and Managing Director of Alice, an award-winning public relations agency. Alice's purpose is to create change that makes Ireland and the world a better place. Since the company was established in 2015, it has devised and managed successful campaigns on gender equality, LGBTQ+ rights, integration and anti-racism initiatives, reproductive rights, access to education and employment, climate action, and much more. 

About Alice

Alice delivers communications campaigns, events and capacity-building programmes focused on equality and social justice. With offices in Belfast and Dublin, they work throughout the island of Ireland – and beyond. Their clients include charities and advocacy groups campaigning on important societal issues; public-sector bodies; membership associations; social enterprises; research and innovation organisations; and cultural festivals and major public events.

If you would like support with your marketing communications or event management, please contact Louise Heatley, Head of Alice NI at [email protected] or visit

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