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We interviewed James Harley, Head of Marketing and Business Development at Drewry Shipping Consultants, about the success of his recently created Coronavirus Hub. You will have seen a number of Coronavirus Hubs go up on Affino sites recently, and each has its own particular formula for curating and presenting Themed, Topical Content based on a variety of Coronavirus impact factors - but essentially guides for navigating those turbulent waters.


For Drewry, the Thematic approach employed...

Essential Webinar Advice from James Harley of Drewry Shipping Consultants

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We were very fortunate today to share the wisdom and expertise of James Harley, Head of Marketing and Business Development at Drewry Shipping Consultants. James has many years of experience in providing global webinars, coordinating both morning and afternoon sessions of the same event to fully service the global community. We thought James’s experience and knowledge would be very useful for anyone looking to take advantage of these virtual seminars - in the wake of mass-cancellations of ...

Affino Innovation Briefing Wednesday 27th November 2019 - Actionable Intelligence

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Many thanks to all those who attended our annual briefing event yesterday - we had a healthy turn-out at One Alfred Place yet again, and the sun shone on the Store Street Room as in previous years. Special thanks go to our Master of Ceremonies CCO Jonathan Collins, and principal speakers - James Harley, Head of Marketing at Drewry Shipping Consultancy, and of course our CEO Markus Karlsson - who appeared in that order.


The approximate agenda times shifted somewhat to roughly the ...

Affino September Breakfast Briefing Follow-Up

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We’d like to start by thanking everyone who attended our inaugural breakfast briefing yesterday, and in particular guest speaker James Harley - Head of Marketing at Drewry (pictured presenting above). The three presentations appeared to have gone down well and we received favourable reviews from all who were canvassed.


Both Affino 8 and GDPR will remain somewhat fluid until final launch details are fully clear, and we hope to have a follow-up briefing most likely middle of ...

Affino Breakfast Briefing 28th September - Affino 8, GDPR and Drewry Case Study

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Affino will be hosting a Breakfast Briefing (#affinobrief) at One Alfred Place, Bloomsbury, WC1E 7EB (see Venue below) - on Thursday 28th of September. Affino staff will be on hand to receive attendees from 08:30, and we will be providing Continental-style breakfast refreshments.


The Guest Speaker on this occasion is Head of Marketing at Drewry - James Harley, who will be explaining the strategy behind the relatively recent Drewry Affino site.


Numbers are limited, and we&rsquo...

Drewry Transforms Global Subscription Sales Business with Affino

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When we first met, Drewry had already produced a highly intricate brief - covering hundreds of points of detailed systems requirements for an end-to-end enterprise grade subscription sales and management platform. At the heart was the requirement to allow Drewry to sell its high end and high value products in a very specific manner around the globe, both online and directly.


The major challenge being that Drewry sells over fifty complex subscription services, with core periodicals but ...

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