Monday 20 July 2009


Connect PR will be looking to generate some colourful headlines after successfully pitching to work alongside one of Britain’s biggest art brands.

Reeves, famous for its Painting By Numbers kits and vast range of art products, will work alongside Connect to deliver sustained PR campaigns over the next 12 months and to promote the company’s popular accessories and sets.

Established in 1766, Reeves has a proud history of manufacturing excellent quality fine art products. In a continuing quest for product improvement, the art specialists combine the most recent technological advances with 200 years of manufacturing experience.

Reeves, with head offices in Kidderminster, has already agreed to a number of PR projects with Connect, who are developing a strong portfolio in the sector having recently secured another new business client with uni-ball.

Alex Gremin, marketing controller at Reeves said: “This is an important time for Reeves as we are launching a number of exciting new product lines into the market and looking to confirm our high standing within the market place.

“In our discussions with Connect we felt that they had a real grasp of what makes our products so unique and their experience sat extremely well with our market ambitions. This is an exciting time for us and we are looking forward to working in partnership with Connect in driving the brand forward.”

Connect Communications is part of the Connect Group based in Wolverhampton and South Staffordshire.

Managing Director, Hazel Crawford –Upton states: “Reeves is a brand within one of the world’s largest art companies.

“The name is synonymous with quality, respected art and craft items and accessories and we are delighted to be working with them.

“Everyone here at Connect is looking forward to the challenge of delivering a long-term communications strategy and the early signs are already extremely promising.

The Connect Group, which also includes Connect Advertising and Connect Direct, employs more than130 staff across the organisation. Amongst the agency’s other clients are Volkswagen, Lee Longlands, Amtico International, Baxi, Goodyear and Calor. To find out more about Reeves Art click on


Issued on behalf of Reeves Art by Connect PR

For further information, please contact: Ben Smallman, Lee Southen or Hazel Crawford-Upton on 01902 714957 or email / /

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