Now hear this – PR secrets that cut through the noise to launch & sell companies

HEADS UP: We’ve had a swap in our lineup for March — the event has moved to March 30th and our new speaker is at the top of her game in the PR & media strategy world!


If you’ve ever tried to launch a company, event, or product and keep them in the eye of the media and public, you know how hard it can be to generate buzz and traction. That’s why we are thrilled to have Merredith Branscombe with us (Founder of Leap Public Relations). She’s built a company with integrity, killer instincts, and a healthy dollop of strategic savvy.

Merredith has 20 years of PR & media strategy under her belt and amazing PR wins with titans & startups. Her specialty: She helps to launch companies and nails down their messaging, media and business strategy. (Quite a few of those companies tend to get acquired.) 

PR and media has changed significantly in just a few years. Media people have less time and there are less of them. How can you thrive in this new normal?

She’ll walk us through 

  • How she helps clients to refine & nail their story 
  • Help us to think like a journalist so we can capture their interest.
  • Identify ways to humanize technology and so people care about it.
  • Share her insights on the industry.

We’ll hear her story, insights, evolving field of PR tactics and some “crazy good” PR stories, too. 

If you want insights on the art of capturing media interest and putting a company or product on the map, don’t miss our March 30th SheSays!

Order your tickets here and RSVP.


Wednesday, March 30th, 2016
@Galvanize Boulder – (make sure you RSVP)
6:00-7:00 Mingling, Food & Drinks
7:00-8:00’ish Presentation and Q&A


Merredith Branscombe

Merredith is the founder of Leap Public Relations. She has 20 years of jaw-dropping wins in PR, journalism, marketing and advertising. Merredith focuses on delivering media relations services designed to elevate her clients’ company profile, CEO, products and messages with the mass media, blogosphere and business press. Her clients range from behemoth to tiny — from HP, Amazon and Sony, to ThinkFree, Fenwick & West, BumpTop, Natural Grocers, Loyalize and Gild.

Her clients have secured coverage and built relationships with publications like The Financial Times, Bloomberg BusinessWeek, The Economist, The Wall Street Journal, TechCrunch, ReadWrite, Mashable, Fast Company, Forbes, PC Magazine, Fortune, The New York Times, Investor’s Business Daily, and many more.

A former science journalist and writer, she works hard to find the story that clients can tell powerfully, simply and credibly. She maintains relationships with key editors in nearly every space you can think of. Really.


Zayo was founded in 2007 in response to favorable technology trends driving the demand for bandwidth infrastructure. The company has evolved through organic growth and network acquisitions to become an innovative global bandwidth infrastructure services provider. Leading firms leverage its fiber network and carrier-neutral colocation facilities at 16,000 locations across the United States and Europe.

Clients partner with Cooley on transformative deals, complex IP and regulatory matters and high-stakes litigation, where innovation meets the law. Cooley has 850 lawyers across 12 offices in the United States, China and Europe.

SoftLayer / IBM – Food & Drinks  
SoftLayer is proud to support SheSays Boulder, and offer the Catalyst incubator program as a perk to its members. Learn about the server credits, mentorship, and connections that are included in Catalyst.

Boulder Digital Arts – GOLD SPONSOR
For 10 years, BDA has been a community-powered resource for people who create things. Whether you work in film, photography, design, technology or business, we seek to empower your creative process with membership, education, events, community and collaboration. They’re happy to support SheSays and offer members awesome discounts! –WE <3 BDA!!

Siren Vid – Video Production & Content Creation  
Siren Vid is a Boutique Video Production Company that specializes in bringing artistic vision to commercially based video content in the form of Brand Story’s, Interactive Videos, Product & Event Videos. From concept to completion, we work closely with our clients to ensure the final product is not only a direct reflection of their vision, but are emotionally compelling and have a cinematic flair.

Galvanize Boulder – Event Space 
Galvanize is a network of modern campuses and co-working spaces where you can learn the skills, knowledge, and network you need to make an impact. Learn. Work. Grow.

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