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September 03, 2010 05:28 ET

Epson Europe Embraces Social Media

Global Imaging and Innovation Leader Appoints Social Media Agency

LONDON--(Marketwire - September 3, 2010) - Epson® is stepping up its digital activity and has hired social media agency immediate future to implement a cohesive social media strategy across Europe.

Following a three-way pitch, Epson handed the creative brief to immediate future to take charge of Epson's online engagement. immediate future will work hand in hand with the local territories to drive conversations and maximise communications online. Together Epson and immediate future will build strong relationships with a range of influencers by tapping into consumer passion points.

immediate future will work with Epson to oversee the development of its social media policies. The programme will see it implement procedures to ensure all communication follows agreed branding guidelines, is consistent in its content and tonality and supports the company's overarching business objectives.

"This will be our first cohesive venture into the digital PR space, therefore we wanted to get it right", says Mary McNulty, Head of PR and Communications at Epson Europe. "It's clear immediate future is not just technically capable and experienced, but also very creative in its thinking. We are confident they can help us implement best-in-class social media communications."

Epson is a global imaging and innovation leader that is dedicated to exceeding the vision of customers worldwide through its compact, energy-saving, high-precision technologies, with a product line-up ranging from printers and 3LCD projectors for business and the home, to electronic and crystal devices.

Note to Editors:
Social media agency immediate future is based in south west London. Since 2004 it has been helping big brands engage with consumers, stakeholders and influencers using proven social media business models.

immediate future raises the profile and manages the reputations of worldwide clients including Sony Europe, BT, Diageo, BBC, Cancer Research, Hotel Chocolate, bmibaby, and AVG. 

For more information please visit www.immediatefuture.co.uk

About Epson
Epson is a global imaging and innovation leader that is dedicated to exceeding the vision of customers worldwide through its compact, energy-saving, high-precision technologies, with a product line-up ranging from printers and 3LCD projectors for business and the home, to electronic and crystal devices.

Led by the Japan-based Seiko Epson Corporation, the Epson Group comprises over 70,000 employees in 106 companies around the world, and is proud of its ongoing contributions to the global environment and the communities in which it operates. http://global.epson.com

About Epson Europe
Epson Europe B.V., based in Amsterdam, is the Group's regional headquarters for Europe,
Middle-East, Russia, and Africa. With a workforce of 2,400 employees, Epson Europe's sales for fiscal year 2009 were 1,875 million Euros. http://www.epson-europe.com/

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