World-class marketing, PR and corporate communications
The Gloucester-based Destination Marketing Group’s UK clients include national, regional and local tourist boards, government agencies, local authorities, urban and rural regeneration agencies, Business Improvement Districts, and a wide range of related businesses, SMEs and professional service companies.
So, if you are looking for a cost-effective marketing, PR or corporate communications resource, please email our MD, Philip Cooke – firstname.lastname@example.org – or call 07855 767 159.
Government and Public Sector Journal (PDF, 1MB)
About the DMG (UK)
DMG UK was founded in early 2000 by Philip Cooke, previously Gloucester City Council’s Director of Tourism, Marketing and City Centre Management. Before that, Philip worked for Sport England as Deputy Director of Bisham Abbey National Sports Centre.
We provide our UK clients with a wide range of strategic and operational marketing expertise, including campaign planning, project management, PR and corporate communications and Philip is supported by a local, national and international network of associate companies and consultants who enable the DMG to offer a wide range of additional services, notably digital and social marketing, graphic design and copywriting for websites and promotional literature.
Flagship clients have included the Dartmouth, Gloucester and Rugby BIDs, Enterprise Europe Network, the Forest of Dean Greenway Project, the Gloucester Heritage Urban Regeneration Company, Gloucester Rugby, the Heart of England Tourism, Herefordshire Museums Service, Homes and Communities Agency and VisitBritain.
What our clients say…
“Philip’s experience in domestic tourism is unparalleled and he has helped the HETB implement several major EU and ERDF-funded campaigns across the UK, the USA and Europe.”
Heart of England Tourist Board
Our UK services
Working across the UK’s tourism, leisure, inward investment, hospitality and urban/rural regeneration sectors, we design and deliver a wide range of marketing and business development strategies, cost-effective PR and digital marketing campaigns, and outsourced corporate communication support, as outlined below:
“Philip’s community engagement and PR strategy was invaluable.”
English Partnerships, south west England
Marketing, PR and corporate communications strategy
Campaign planning and project management
Feasibility studies, bid writing and implementation of ERDF and Lottery projects
Production and distribution of content-rich, high-SEO press releases
Travel industry PR, journalism and feature writing
Digital marketing, including B2B newsletters and email campaigns
Graphic design and copywriting for websites and promotional literature
Trade show support, event management and industry networking
Tour operator training, sales calls and familiarisation visits
Conference & Meetings World Magazine (PDF 1MB)
What our clients say…
“The DMG was appointed to assist the museum in a review of marketing and to develop a rebranding brief. We undertook a very rewarding one-day workshop designed by and facilitated by the DMG, which enabled staff to reach positive conclusions regarding museum identity and market position.”
British Museum of Road Transport
Our UK clients
Some examples of the impressive range of UK clients we’ve worked with since the DMG was created in 2000.
“Philip’s marketing skills have shaped Gloucestershire First’s marketing strategy and provided us with an excellent source of expertise for promoting inward investment and economic development across Gloucestershire.”