Behind The Bubble – Melanie Webb

We are a fun team made up of an array of exciting personalities. Find out more about the faces behind the team in our Behind The Bubble Q&A.

Melanie Webb – PR Consultant

What was your first job?
I was 10 years old and I was in the West End show Joseph and The Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat, at the London Palladium with Jason Donovan. My school choir was personally chosen to be in the show by Andrew Lloyd Webber. We did the show for three months and also recorded the album and video for the number one single ‘Any Dream Will Do’. It was hands down one of the best experiences of my life and I still dine out on it now!

What did you want to be when you were growing up?
An actress and performer – I think the experience mentioned above gave me a taste for it!

Soundtrack of your life?
Right now it’s ‘Lady Gaga – Stupid Love’, because my almost two year old daughter is obsessed with it and sings and dances to it on repeat every day

Biggest pet peeve?
People that don’t pick up after their dogs – if you aren’t prepared to clean up after them, don’t have one!! Also – people that park in the parent and child spaces who don’t have children.

What is one thing you’re learning and why is it important?
That everything happens for a reason and if something is meant to be, it will be. Remembering that can help to keep stress levels in check.

Favourite phrase?
As above – ‘What will be will be’. And the French expression – ‘Zut Alors!’

What is your guilty pleasure?
The Daily Mail online – isn’t it everyone’s?

What is your most used emoji? 😬 and 😩 – both almost always in relation to my children

Do you have a hidden talent?
Not really, although I have a weirdly good memory for things like other people’s car registration plates and birthdays. And before the days of mobile phones I used to know all my friends and family’s phone numbers by heart

Do you have an industry idol, if so who? And why?
I have big respect for Lorraine Heggessey – I think she was a brilliant BBC One controller – look how popular Strictly still is, and she commissioned that nearly 20 years ago – she’s really led the way for women in the industry. I also think Sally Wainwright is a fantastically talented writer.

What is your favourite thing about being a Bubble?
My favourite thing about being a Bubble is the fact that there is such a relaxed vibe -– despite the fact that everyone works so hard, and that everyone is so friendly and welcoming. Not to mention the great list of clients!


A Few Kind Words...

Meg Travis, Iron Mountain Entertainment Services, Director, Global Head of Marketing & Communications, Entertainment Services

The Bubble team made everything easy at MPTS! From advising before the show, to facilitating client and press conversations during the show, to making recommendations on how to make the most of the connections we made there - we rely on Bubble as a key strategic partner for our sales and marketing teams.

Dan Pike- Covatic

Bubble brought their significant experience of NAB to support Covatic in kicking off a big US push at the Show. Their support was holistic, assisting us before, during and after the show and well appreciated. We had a successful show, gaining high profile new sales leads and even winning a Product of the Year Award - thanks in no small part to Bubble’s assistance with the application An experienced, credible team and a joy to work with.

Éva Szász – Lightware Visual Engineering

We’ve been working with Bubble for a couple of months now and luckily we found a common voice right away. They always have an easy, quick understanding of what we need and are delivering not only the materials we want, but more and more PR opportunities, in a proactive way. Bubble have been instrumental in raising awareness of Lightware in the run up to ISE and did a great job faciliting us onsite at ISE too including securing and conducting press appointments and manning our social accounts.

Paul Weiser – ASG

I have been working with Bubble for the past eight months. I run marketing for Advanced Systems Group based in Northern California. ASG is a technology company focused on providing technology solutions for the Media and Entertainment industry. Our business is broken down into four diverse areas. One of the challenges that Bubble helps me solve is how to market a company with multiple business units, yet still deliver a unified message for our brand. The key benefits that Bubble provides in helping guide our marketing efforts include: Industry knowledge, Expertise in all functional areas of marketing, Client service & Worldwide brand. The first year of working with Bubble has been a great experience. I’m excited to work with the team to see how we build the ASG brand in the future.

Catherine Watling – Visual Data

The Bubble team have been fantastic and the quality of the work is always exceptional – even at short notice. Our work with Bubble has produced some of the best coverage we have ever had!

Mark Forth – CVP

Working with Bubble has been integral to a rapid improvement in the delivery of our PR and communication strategy. The entire Bubble team are always friendly and professional as well as knowledgeable and well-connected. A real joy to work with!

Nik Forman – Masstech

Bubble are a great bunch to have on your team. The whole staff combine high degrees of professionalism and diligence with an impressive depth of industry knowledge and reach, all delivered with huge fun and energy.

Tom Rockhill – Disguise

Since working with Bubble, we have been able to target key industries and sectors in a much more strategic way, which has been instrumental the growth of our business. Bubble is an invaluable part of our team and is really helping us to drive our business presence forward both through PR and at trade shows.

Charlotte Wheeler – The Media Production and Technology Show

Bubble Agency has worked with The Media Production Show for the last few years to provide exhibitor PR to clients and show PR to the wider industry press. We have always been impressed with their professionalism, the ability to tun around requests quickly and run our PR Lounge to a high standard during the show.

Robert Lisman – Primestream

Bubble Agency is made up of hardworking, passionate and caring professionals. They have great knowledge of the PR world, true specialists in the broadcast and video industry and they always have great ideas to increase our exposure.