Entries by iccoadmin

The PR President's plan – Cannes Lions

This year’s PR Jury President Karen van Bergen talks about her plans for the PR Lion Karen van Bergen is CEO of Omnicom Public Relations Group. In leading that group, she oversees 11 agencies, including three of the top global PR firms in the world: FleishmanHillard, Ketchum and Porter Novelli. She has been at the […]

Interview with ICCO's Regional President – Asia Pacific, Nitin Mantri

In December 2016 ICCO announced the appointment of 5 Regional Presidents, who represent the recently formed Regional Groups covering Europe, Americas, Middle East, Africa and Asia.  We chat to ICCO’s Regional President for Asia Pacific, Nitin Mantri, about his new role in the organisation, and his thoughts about the state of the Asian PR market. You have recently […]

East meets West: 4 cultural tips for dealing with Chinese businesses

Article by Mark Fowler and Edwina Chung, Senior Client Managers at Racepoint Global With China well established as the world’s second-largest economy, communicating with Chinese businesses and consumers has become critical to global commercial success. Communicating successfully with China isn’t just about learning the language. But like the old cliché goes, it’s not what you say; […]

Crisis Communications – It's not what you say…

Blog post by Adrian Wheeler, Partner, Agincourt Communications Air travellers, PR people and other people (everyone, in fact) have recoiled at the ‘re-accommodation’ of one of United’s passengers, dragged bodily down the aisle and forcibly ejected, bleeding,  because United’s own staff wanted his seat. Oscar Munoz, United’s CEO, received a deluge of derision when his paltry […]

Lord Bell joins the ICCO Hall of Fame

The International Communications Consultancy Organisation (ICCO) is pleased to announce that Lord Bell, former communications advisor to Margaret Thatcher and Founder of Bell Pottinger and Sans Frontières, has been selected as an inductee into the ICCO Hall of Fame. Introduced in 2003, ICCO’s Hall of Fame represents an exclusive recognition of the exceptional progress its […]

Two PR industry leaders honored with Hall of Fame in Turkey

The Communication Consultancies Association of Turkey (İDA), aimed at accelerating efforts to improve the perspective of the public relations profession and to enhance the discipline, has introduced the IDA “Hall of Fame”, based on the ICCO Hall of Fame. The first industry leaders to be inducted into the İDA Hall of Fame are Meral Saçkan […]

ICCO Summit 2017 to be held in Helsinki, Finland – Call for speakers now open

ICCO, the International Communications Consultancy Organisation, is pleased to announce that this year’s Global Summit will take place at Finlandia Hall in Helsinki, Finland on 5th-6th October. The Conference Chairperson is ICCO Vice President Elise Mitchell, CEO of Mitchell Communications and Dentsu Aegis Public Relations Network. The theme for the event is ‘Innovate | Engage […]

Measurement in PR and Communications not an option! – International leaders in key debate at Bangkok conference

International leaders are to taking part in a major debate to make “measurement a must” for public relations and communications programmes. The session will be a highlight of the Global Summit on Measurement, in Bangkok in May, organised by AMEC, the International Association for Measurement and Evaluation of Communication Francis Ingham, PRCA Director General & […]

Conducting research with an online panel

Article by Louise Harper-King, Research Manager at 72Point / OnePoll American Anthropologist Zora Neale Hurston once said “Research is formalized curiosity. It is poking and prying with a purpose”. This makes a lot of sense because if you don’t have a purpose or know what you’re trying to find out, you won’t find out anything […]

Laura Boldrini, President of the Chamber of Deputies of Italy awarded with the Assorel 'Career Award'

Rome, March 2017 – The President of the Chamber of Deputies of Italy, Laura Boldrini, met Assorel’s delegation, which awarded her with the ‘Career Award’. The Association acknowledges the commitment and consistency shown by the President in underscoring the social function of communication, which is to support people in difficulty. She has successfully drawn the […]