ICCO announces ProCom as new partner for Global Summit in Helsinki

ICCO, the International Communications Consultancy Organisation, is pleased to announce ProCom – the Finnish Association of Communication Professionals – as a partner for the ICCO Global Summit taking place at Finlandia Hall in Helsinki, Finland on 5th-6th October.

ProCom is a membership organisation of nearly 2,900 PR, corporate, strategic and marketing communications practitioners operating in Finland.

The ICCO Global Summit is an annual two-day gathering of senior PR and communications practitioners from around the world. Keynote presentations, insightful panel debates and networking events focus around PR industry challenges and innovations.

Members of the association will receive a 15% discount on tickets to the ICCO Global Summit, which is set to attract up to 300 senior delegates this October. A 40% discount is also being offered to students.

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 | Evolve : Leading in a transformational world’.

“This is one of our industry’s most important conferences as it offers a unique combination of global perspectives, leading-edge thinking and networking opportunities. The takeaways from the Summit are both practical and thought-provoking, positioning us to help our clients and agencies achieve better results”, said Mitchell.

To view the ‘Invitation by Elise Mitchell’, click here.

Elina Melgin, Managing Director of ProCom said: “ProCom (founded in 1947) has participated in the development of communication and PR for 70 years. The association established international contacts in the early 50´s and it has applied PR ethical codes for its members since the 1960´s. ProCom welcomes ICCO members to Helsinki to network and create an ethically sustainable future for the field.”

Charlene Corrin, General Manager of ICCO said: “We’re excited to host our annual conference in Helsinki, especially considering the city is celebrating Finland’s 100th anniversary this year. This event is a highlight in the global PR and communications industry calendar, and we welcome ProCom members to take part in this important international event. We look forward sharing valuable international insights with the local community, as well as learning more about Finnish culture and innovation.”

MTL, the Finnish Association of Marketing, Technology and Creativity, is the official event host, after winning the bid against other ICCO national PR associations.

The MTL Gala Dinner will take place on 5th October at Scandic Park Hotel, and is set to be the networking highlight of the ICCO Global Summit. Tickets are on sale separately at a discounted rate for ProCom members here.

For complete event details and registration, click here.


About ICCO:

The International Communications Consultancy Organisation (ICCO) is the voice of public relations consultancies around the world. The ICCO membership comprises national trade associations operating in 55 countries across the globe in Europe, Africa, Asia, the Middle East, the Americas and Australasia, as well as agencies and networks with an international agenda. Collectively, these associations represent over 2,500 PR firms.


About ProCom:

ProCom – the Finnish Association of Communications Professionals – is an organisation for corporate communication, strategic communication, marketing communication and public relations practitioners in Finland. ProCom fosters the professional development of its nearly 2900 members and promotes the value communication provides to society. Our members range from industry thought leaders working in strategic leadership positions of major corporations to entry-level practitioners and entrepreneurs.