SOURCE: Trainer Communications

Trainer Communications

November 15, 2011 06:00 ET

MEDIA ALERT: Trainer Communications Partners With Business Media and Silicon Valley Technology Leaders to Launch Trainer SharkTank

First-of-a-Kind Charity Event Allows CEOs to Try Their Best Media Pitch With a Panel of Broadcast and Business Journalists; Event Proceeds Benefit Baykeeper

PLEASANTON, CA--(Marketwire - Nov 15, 2011) - Trainer Communications, a full-service public relations and integrated marketing agency for the technology industry, will host the very first Trainer SharkTank. CEOs of technology companies will have an opportunity to pitch their company's story to a panel of top-tier broadcast and print media to gain valuable insights about how to develop their pitch for greater media coverage. All proceeds from the event will be donated to the San Francisco Baykeeper charity.

Each CEO will pitch their company's story in three minutes to a panel of seasoned broadcast and business journalists. The panel will evaluate the pitch and give immediate feedback to the spokesperson. The event will provide invaluable experience for CEOs, providing them information to sharpen skills for future opportunities and allowing them to develop relationships with hard-to-reach journalists. Participants will be invited to network among themselves and with the journalists during the cocktail reception, hosted by Trainer Communications.

Journalists Attending:

Diane Dwyer - NBC @dianedwyernbc Peter Delevett - San Jose Mercury News @pdelevett
Kym McNicholas - Forbes @kymbee Richard Hart - ABC
Nicole Solis - GigaOm @nsolis Wade Roush - Xconomy @wroush

Who: San Francisco High Technological Companies and Technology Journalists
What: Media SharkTank Event - invitation only
When: November 17, 2011; 5:30 - 8:00 P.M.
Where: San Francisco, CA at Hotel Vitale

About Baykeeper

Founded in 1989, Baykeeper works to reverse the environmental degradation of the past and promote new strategies and policies to protect the water quality of the San Francisco Bay. For more than two decades, BayKeeper has been the premiere watchdog of the water quality of San Francisco Bay.

Trainer Communications

Trainer Communications is the premier provider of integrated marketing and high-tech public relations services. Specializing in technology, the agency offers deep domain expertise across data infrastructure, information security, telecommunications, enterprise software, networking, and consumer industries. Trainer represents industry leaders and high-growth technology companies that recognize visibility is critical to meet business objectives. Trainer is the only agency that guarantees quantifiable results with its Metrics Matter™ methodology. Established in 1995, Trainer has represented more than 250 companies. Based in Silicon Valley with worldwide coverage, the agency has received numerous prestigious national awards, including Bulldog Awards, the PRSA Silver Anvil and Bronze Anvil Awards, the MarCom Gold Awards, the Iron Sabre Award, the National Videographer Awards, and the Iron Sabre Certificate of Excellence for Product of the Year. For more information, visit