We’re a Glasgow-based training provider specialising in media courses and presentation skills. We help senior people build their confidence and overcome their fears. And we’ve been working with individuals and corporations since 1989.
People often ask, where does the Pink Elephant come from? We can answer that for you now. Simple. Our founder, Bill McFarlan, wrote a book about them called “Drop The Pink Elephant”.
Pink Elephant Communications was known as The Broadcasting Business until 2014. We provide media courses, presentation skills training, and communications skills training. This all takes place in our dedicated broadcast suite in Glasgow, Scotland, 50 yards off the M77 at the entrance to Pollok Park.
Your trainers have delivered more than 4000 courses and seminars to more than 400 clients across four continents in 23 countries over 26 years. Your team includes experienced journalists, broadcasters, presenters, and communications professionals. Together we can help you say what you mean – and mean what you say.
Our proudest achievement: our media training and presentation skills training helped the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games bid team bring the Games to Glasgow.
With Pink Elephant Communications your executive board is in safe hands.
The tutors have a great attitude and result-orientated method.
Mohit Chandiramani, Senior Global Account Manager, Amadeus IT
Excellent, highly professional interview and feedback process tailored very well to Britannia.
Lynda Dalgleish, Head of Marketing, The Royal Yacht Britannia
Having recently benefited from media training with Pink Elephant, I can fully recommend their services. Andrew and Marjory were engaging tutors who made the day both educational and fun for us all. Practising the art of avoiding Pink Elephants is something I now practice daily thanks to their training! Overall a high-energy, thought-provoking day.
Aileen Boyle, Managing Director, Braemar Finance
I have attended many training courses throughout my long career but this was definitely one of the very best. Pink Elephant Communications were well prepared having researched our business and were confident and assured in their knowledge and experience and provided insightful feedback and good coaching throughout the day. I was impressed from the outset […]
Iain Weir, Brand Director, Ian MacLeod Distillers
I really enjoyed the afternoon session with Bill. Lots of relatable stories that have stayed with me and made me aware of how much more impactful I can be by following some basic principles.
Kathleen Hitchen, Group Business Intelligence Manager, Aggreko
Some media trainers knock you down…and leave you down. Our media coaches show you how to deal with each knock…and still win through. So you have the presentation skills to perform – with confidence.