Experience you can rely on

Brand Amp specialises in strategy, marketing communications and public relations with a bent for wine, craft beer, drinks and food businesses.

With more than 20 years communications experience in New Zealand and Australia, Managing Director Nicola McConnell and the team can assist with specialist tactics such as; media monitoring, media relations or traditional PR, sample send outs for New Zealand and Australia.

Other services include writing, event management, distributor communication, internal communication, direct marketing, digital marketing and social media.

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Brand Planning

Years of experience in large FMCG beverage companies have given Brand Amp Managing Director Nicola McConnell insight into best practice brand planning. Let her use this experience to benefit your business.

Media Relations

Regular communication with media provides positive business endorsement and keeps brands front of mind with consumers. Brand Amp has excellent relationships with media that we leverage for our clients.

Sample Send Outs

Sending regular wines samples to New Zealand and Australia media can provide third party endorsement of your brand. Brand Amp will use our extensive media lists to send out and then amplify positive reviews to your audiences to drive sales.


Nothing beats getting a professional to do the job! Don’t spend dozens of hours laboring over brochures, website content, and tasting notes when Brand Amp can take the pain out of the process.

Event Management

Brand Amp takes the headache out of events by creating experiences that achieve lasting brand engagement. What’s more our network of industry partners provides us with excellent pricing which we pass on.

Distributor Communication

Managing distributor relationships is essential to ensure brands achieve sales targets. Distributors need effective brand communication and brand principals prepared to work as partners Brand Amp assists in following this path.

Internal Communication

Staff who don’t know what a business stands for or its strategy can’t deliver the best outcomes for clients. Brand Amp creates engaging communication to ensure employees are on board, which in turn means better customer service.

Direct Marketing

With the ever-changing retail landscape direct marketing makes more sense than ever. Brand Amp can assist in devising a plan to build direct sales, ensuring brands bank more cash.

Digital Marketing

Never before have business owners had such an effective and measurable marketing tool. Brand Amp works with a network of partners to assist brands to maximise digital marketing.

Social Media

Ignore social media at your own peril! It’s a great tool for talking to your customers and amplifying brand messaging. Brand Amp devises social media plans that minimise the time spent online while maximising the rewards.


Without strategy brand custodians don’t know where to use limited finances and time to maximise profits. A wine industry specialist, Brand Amp is able to assist brands in devising a straight-forward and achievable plan to deliver sales.

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