Designs on Helping Firms; Andrew Mills, MD, Mills Media My Day Andrew Mills Is MD of Mills Media, a Wirral-Based Production House Offering Photography, Exhibition Design, Conference Management, Business TV, AV and Lighting Services, Plus Web Design. This Is His Day
Byline: EMMA THOMPSON
6.30am: Alarm goes off. I get up, turn on Radio 2, make a cup of tea and check my emails. After getting ready, it's time to wake the kids for school, I say goodbye and set off on my way.
8am: I arrive at our office in Birkenhead and respond to emails. I start our morning meeting with the team about what projects we have on.
10am: Our head of photography Bob Baxter has just finished an in-house photo shoot at our 2,500 sq ft on-site studio for a furniture company. I check how it went and he informs me he will now be out on location for the afternoon doing PR shots for local Birkenhead client apprentice training provider Scientiam, and then on to Manchester to take pictures of an event for accountancy firm Mitchell Charlesworth. 10.30am: Another check of my emails. We are providing full event production services for the British Cycling Conference in Birmingham, and I am attending a meeting with the client tomorrow. I check on the conference and AV department, headed by Paul Arrowsmith, to see how things are progressing. We will be providing full stage design and build and the plans look great.
11.30am: Time for a cup of tea and update from our exhibition manager Lonn Landis. Our experienced CAD designers are working on a 3D image exhibition stand design to show new client Stiebel Eltron. They are attending Eco Build in London and we can build the stand in-house for them to see before it goes to London. 12.30pm: I catch a quick bite to eat and then have a finance chat with Jenny, our FD. As brother and sister we are fourth generation Mills - the company was first established in 1876 as a photography firm. The company has grown over the years to become one of the leading North West creative production houses. …