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 has nearly a decade's experience of government relations and strategic communications for business and charitable clients.

He has run high profile campaigns on Belarus and Azerbaijan and is the author of a number of reports including The EU and freedom of expression; Burma: Freedom of Expression in Transition and is a contributor to Palgrave Macmillan's forthcoming book Media Law and Ethics in the 21st Century.

Mike Harris