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Issues & Crisis Communications Capacity Building is not on your To-Do List in 2017? Here is why it should be

Article by Samer Costantini*   Very few would argue against the statement that 2016 has been quite an eventful year when it comes to news. Heck, some might even consider “eventful” as a gross understatement.  Around the first week of January, and in my annual ‘happy new year’ row-call to friends and family, I asked […]

The death of the big idea

Article by Nick Bishop, Head of Corporate, Golin  President Trump and Nigel Farage do not seem like the type of politicians to love an algorithm. Both are instinctive campaigners seemingly more attuned to Big Emotion than Big Data. Yet the role of data in helping secure victory for the Leave campaign in the EU Referendum and […]

ICCO and The Holmes Report announce global event partnership

ICCO is pleased to announce that it is partnering with The Holmes Report on an events programme which will see cross-promotion of key conferences, awards events and selected publications worldwide. ICCO’s new regional structure divides its membership into five regions, consisting of the Americas, Africa, Asia Pacific, Europe, and the Middle East. Joint events with The Holmes […]

PRCA announces 17 for ‘17: 17 recommendations for great communications in 2017

The PRCA has launched the following 17 recommendations for great communications in 2017, following a review of insights and blogposts from senior PRCA members including its PR and Communications Council and Board of Management. 1. Fake news While 2016 saw much discussion of political fake news, in future businesses will also be subject of aggressive campaigns based on […]

ICCO President and Chief Executive Decorated with Pro PR Award

ICCO President Maxim Behar and Chief Executive Francis Ingham, who is also Director General of PRCA, are among those awarded the Pro PR Award for 2017, organisers announced yesterday in Zagreb. Pro PR is an international conference held in Croatia for the past 15 years, and since 2002 an international committee has voted for people […]

AMEC to provide Research Advisors for the PR Lions Awards, Research & Data Categories

AMEC, the International Association for Measurement and Evaluation of Communication, will again provide an advisory service for the Research and Measurement categories of the PR Lions awards, part of the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity. AMEC will provide research advisors to help firms improve their entries through a new Data & Measurement Advisory Scheme. […]

ICCO launches new OnDemand online training

ICCO is pleased to announce that it has launched new OnDemand online courses within its training programme as part of its commitment to raising industry standards worldwide. Delegates will now be able to select from over 30 recorded training sessions covering a range of disciplines and have the flexibility to learn at a time and […]

Successful pitching – “juniors and giraffes”

Blog post by Adrian Wheeler, FPRCA – accredited PRCA trainer. Get 20% off all webinars and qualifications throughout January 2017. Click here for more details.    In a pitch, clients look for evidence that they will get on with us. It’s all-important. No-one ever buys anything from someone they don’t like. In professional business services […]