Royal Visit

The Brief

Royal Visit Monday 3rd April 2017

His Royal Highness The Duke of Kent was taken on a guided tour of Falmouth Wharves by Keynvor MorLift’s Managing Director Diccon Rogers where he was shown the heavy gradings of Cornish granite armour stone being exported from the Wharves to the vulnerable sections of coastal railway line and cliff in South Devon and the Oceanus wave energy converter device which Keynvor MorLift will be reinstalling on the Wave Hub off Hayle.  The Duke met marine apprentices working in boatbuilding and marine engineering through a scheme supported by Cornwall Marine Network, before unveiling a commemorative plaque in Keynvor MorLift’s newly refurbished headquarters. After a lunch hosted by Keynvor MorLift, The Duke, who has been President of the Royal National Lifeboat Institution since 1969, boarded the Falmouth Lifeboat for a trip down river to visit volunteers and staff at Falmouth Lifeboat Station.

PEG took responsibility for all operational aspects of the event including development of an action plan detailing tasks to be undertaken and their delivery, plus an event plan/operational programme for the day, including staff responsibilities, etiquette and protocol, site layout, set up and breakdown and catering and infrastructure arrangements. Event delivery support included:

Event Management

  • Action Plan development and its delivery pre event
  • Operational Programme pre event
  • Security Requirements
  • Infrastructure and Site Management
  • Supplier Arrangements
  • Event Coordination on the day

 PR Management

  • Liaison with both national and local press
  • Production of embargoed press release/s with a focus on a) Royal Visit b) Cornish granite movement
  • Management of local press, TV and radio on the day
  • Distribution of press release/s and follow ups