Open Rights Group chooses 89up for comprehensive PR, events and social media agency brief.

89up has been awarded a strategic contract for events, social media and communications support for the award-winning campaigners, the Open Rights Group. The contract will see 89up manage and implement the ORGCon conference, a major event in the UK's digital rights calendar. The contract will see 89up raise the profile of ORG in 2017 and ensure ORGCon becomes one of the premier global digital rights events.

Mike Harris, CEO of 89up said:

"Our partnership with ORG over the last three years has grown in strength and impact. We are pleased to be given the chance to take ORGCon to the next level and make it an unmissable event for people who care about digital rights."

Jim Killock, Executive Director of Open Rights Group:

"ORGCon is a must-attend event for anyone interested in technology, human rights and culture. We look forward to working with 89up to deliver what we expect to be the biggest and best ORGCon yet.”




Mike Harris

Mike is the founder and CEO of 89up, Europe's first and biggest impact agency for civil society and non-profits and the co-founder of 90up, a creative and influencer agency. He is also the publisher and owner of Little Atoms, an award-winning magazine distributed globally and a podcast and online magazine enjoyed by a global audience of millions.

Mike has excellent political and media connections, with a strong knowledge of the workings of government and international bodies. His campaign experience delivering cross-party support for a new parliamentary bill; international human rights advocacy work engaging Hollywood celebrities that forced 3 banks to stop selling government bonds to support a dictatorship, leading the press and strategy for an Oscar-winning film, the exposure of lobbyists work for corrupt regimes and supporting the launch of multiple grassroots political movements.

Mike Harris