Flack

1. Walking through dark alleys, looking at crime scenes and examining dead bodies are not the usual activities for a trip to Birmingham.

But CSI: The Experience will allow CSI fans to do just that. Big Cat Group has been hired to handle PR, marketing and social media for the UK launch of the exhibit.

2. Flack visited Liverpool last week for the culmination of mobile firm 3's 'Seriously Social' competition, a massive party themed around the seven deadly sins. Experiential agency Amplify had set up the night complete with snake charmers, half-naked men and fire breathers. By 2am there were some seriously scary creatures inside, and that's not including the performers ...

3. Being cool is so overrated. When Michael Parkinson walked into the pub where Jargon PR MD Simon Corbett was lunching with a potential client, Corbett didn't let that stop him from getting his picture taken. 'When new business prospects are seeing multiple agencies, it's important to be remembered,' he told us.

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