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In the area of communication we predominantly work for companies in the hotel and tourism industry and within the scope of architecture/building/housing and engineering, but also for associations and organisations. In the area of event PR we assisted the Chocoladefabriken Lindt & Sprüngli in public relations matters concerning the “Lindt HELLO VIP NITE” in the Berlin Goya in September 2012. In December 2012 [knowbodies] was responsible for the press correspondence when the “Dr. Rainer-Hildebrandt-Medal” was awarded to Yoko Ono in the Mauermuseum (the museum at Checkpoint Charlie), and in June 2013 [knowbodies] supported the 50th anniversary of the Mauermuseum. As part of our continuous cooperation with the Grand Hotel Esplanade Berlin we were in charge of the press relations concerning the 25th anniversary celebration with around 1800 guests. Various current reports on our clients appear on www.facebook.com/knowbodies.de.

The following list shows a selection of consulting mandates in the fields of external and internal communication as well as talent management – further strategic consulting mandates are treated as confidential on request of our clients. In the areas of internal communication and talent management we have conducted studies at the German Lufthansa AG and the German Federal Foreign Office.

 

Current clients in the area of external communication:

 

ao hostels
A&O HOTELS and HOSTELS

Since January 2007 [knowbodies] has been assisting this client in the field of public relations and publicity and at the international tourism fair ITB. Since 2011 Dr. Astrid Nelke has also been speaking for the hostel chain which operates throughout Europe.
www.aohostels.com

Sander Gourmet
Since 2013 [knowbodies] has been supporting the family-owned business Sander Gourmet from Wiebelsheim in PR matters and external communication activities. Local and national media are supplied as well as specialist media.
www.sander-gourmet.com

Park Inn by Radisson Berlin Alexanderplatz
“We have successfully been working with [knowbodies] since 2014. We particularly appreciate the straightforward and efficient nature of the cooperation. Our inquiries are always promptly handled and projects are optimally managed.”
Jürgen Gangl, General Manager Park Inn Berlin Alexanderplatz

H-Hotels AG
Since 2014 [knowbodies] has been advising the H-Hotels AG, one of the top 10 largest hotel groups in Germany which includes the brands Ramada, TREFF HOTELS, H2 and H4 Hotels and the innovative career page www.dufehlstuns.de, on the subjects of employer branding and apprenticeship management. www.h-hotels.com

Motel Plus Holding
[knowbodies] has been our partner in PR matters since 2014. Comprehensive knowledge and experience of many years in the industry, professionalism and personal commitment – we feel that we are in extremely good hands and gladly recommend [knowbodies].”
Beklan Coskun, Chief Executive Officer/ CEO www.motelplus.de

DEHOGA Berlin
Since 2014 [knowbodies] has been assisting DEHOGA Berlin in their initiative “Ausbildung mit Qualität” (Quality Education).

Select Clients from further industries:

Stories Within Architecture
Since 2008 we provide publicity advice to the architecture firm Stories Within Architecture. This covers both specialised media and – especially regarding exhibition projects – local media.
www.sw-architecture.de

”Being an agency for space, scenography and visual communication, the interiors we design tell stories. Since our founding [knowbodies] has ensured that these stories were passed on and broadcasted through many publications in professional journals and other media.”
Viktoria Wille, architect

Deutscher Mittelstands-Bund (DMB) e.V.
[knowbodies] has been advising the DMB on external communication since May 2011. Furthermore, Dr. Astrid Nelke is the organisation’s spokesperson.
www.mittelstandsbund.de

”By enlisting Dr. Astrid Nelke we were able to win an experienced PR consultant, who professionally and reliably represents our association as a spokesperson in politics and industry with optimal results.“
Marc S. Tenbieg, executive board member

Bündnis gegen Homophobie
[knowbodies] is a member of this coalition against homophobia since November 2012. The business consultancy assists the coalition with texts for newsletters and reports. http://berlin.lsvd.de/projekte/bundnis-gegen-homophobie/

„As a business consultancy we work in the areas of communications and management of human resources for organisations – in doing so, a multifaceted workforce is a very important goal for us. That is why we joined the Bündnis gegen Homophobie.”
Astrid Nelke, Ph.D. Chief executive [knowbodies]

Grand Hotel Esplanade Berlin
[knowbodies] maintained the public relations work for the capital’s lifestyle hotel from January 2012 to December 2014. www.explanade.de

hvsca hartmannvonsiebenthal berlin
was supported by [knowbodies] regarding public relations from mid-2008 to December 2013. Numerous articles in professional journals like AIT, shop aktuell and a front-page story in Design Lodge testify to the success of this cooperation.
www.hartmannvonsiebenthal.de

Regiestelle E&C der Stiftung SPI – Cooperation agency E & C of the SPI Foundation
From 2001 to the execution in 2006 Dr. Astrid Nelke organised events for 40 to 450 participants all over Germany and in France for this client. Services included securing the event locations and hotels, preparing the attendance lists, organising catering and technical equipment and managing the conference office on site.
www.eundc.de

AUSTERIA-BRASSERIE
[knowbodies] organised all PR activities regarding the opening of this speciality restaurant in October 2005. The opening was accompanied by extensive media coverage in daily newspapers, on the radio, TV and special-interest media.
www.austeria-brasserie.de

APT Servizi – Tourist information office of the Emilia Romagna region
In 2004 we carried out a study for the tourist information office of the Emilia Romagna region in Italy to examine the presence of this region at German travel businesses. The qualitative and quantitative results were presented as Filemaker Pro-databases and in a booklet. In 2005 two analyses were conducted on the subjects of sports clubs and tour operators in health tourism. Moreover, we have organised entire informative tours and in November 2005 in Bologna Dr. Astrid Nelke gave a lecture on the wishes of German customers with regard to health tourism.
http://www.emiliaromagnaturismo.it/de