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Macmillan Cancer Support - Cost of Cancer

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Macmillan Cancer Support

Generating awareness for a good cause.

Macmillan Cancer Support gave the Image Group the opportunity to help promote their "Cost of Cancer" campaign. This campaign was designed to highlight the spiraling cost that cancer treatment causes to a patient and their family. Macmillan lead the way in helping those who need financial assistance by offering their "Benefit Expert Advisers" to help, understand and support those in need, to apply for benefits they are entitled to.

The brief was for the Image Group to create a 3x3 metre lifesize ‘Monopoly’ style board game that would be located at Kings Cross station to promote this campaign. Passers by would be invited to "have a go" while at the same time raising awareness. As this was going to be displayed in a public area, it needed to have a good visual impact and also user friendliness.

Various substrates were looked into and after testing the suitability of various materials, a solution was found that was durable and hard wearing and that would meet the required lead times. In the end Digitally Printed Linoleum was used for the game base and the figures were made with Foamex and designed to be fitted together and dismantled for easy storage and transportation.

The Image Group's Account Manager, Ben Crosby said:

"This was a really great opportunity to help Macmillan with an important marketing campaign. We were able to offer our installation services to ensure that the project ran as smoothly and efficiently for the client as possible."

"I’m very happy we were able to manage the clients expectations and look forward to working on the next project with them."

Olivia Williams from Macmillan Cancer Support added:

"The Image Group really excelled with this brief. We were amazed at the quick turnaround, everyone here was really happy with the end result. The install and uninstall on the day went really smoothly!"

"Thanks so much for all your help!"

You can read more about the project with the Twitter hash tag #costofcancer. If you'd like a customised campaign like this, or you have any other kinds of print requirement large or small, why not give us a call to discuss your requirements. If you'd like to talk through your ideas feel free to contact one of our expert team members today on FREEPHONE 0800 389 9898, or fill in our enquiry form.


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We were amazed at the quick turnaround. Everyone here was really happy with the result. Thanks so much for all your help!

Olivia Williams
Macmillan Cancer Support

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Foamex & Foam PVC Print Printed Linoleum

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