Entries by blaze

OnePoll research: a few of our favourites from 2016

2016 was a record year for OnePoll. We have conducted an extensive and eclectic mix of quantitative projects over the last 12 months – from quick reaction polls, to data-led storytelling, consumer research and in-depth multi-country studies for international brands and charities. Research has long been an integral part of idea formation and storytelling and […]

Three ways you can lead more effectively in these changing times

Blog post by Elise Mitchell, CEO/Mitchell, CEO/Dentsu Aegis Public Relations Network, Vice President, ICCO   May you live in interesting times. I’ve never been sure if that’s a blessing or a curse. But the year we’ve just had certainly fits the description. What a year – 2016 brought so much unexpected change: Brexit, Trump, the […]

ICCO ended 2016 in better shape than ever before

Article by Francis Ingham, Chief Executive, ICCO   ICCO ended 2016 in better shape than ever before, and begins 2017 with enormous optimism and confidence, not only for the future of our organisation, but also for the future of the global PR and communications industry. So what did we do in 2016? We grew: Associations […]

A land of magical realism

Article by Gustavo Averbuj, Partner, Regional Director, Latin America & CEO, Ketchum, Argentina for the World PR Report 2016   A decade of populist governments in the region (Hugo Chavez & Nicolas Maduro in Venezuela, Dilma Rousseff in Brazil, plus the Kirchners in Argentina) created years of strong growth in public affairs – as organisations […]

Spotlighting ICCO’s new African region president, Bridget von Holdt

ICCO is pleased to announce that five Regional Presidents have been appointed, who will represent the recently formed Regional Boards covering Europe, Americas, Middle East, Africa and Asia. Bridget von Holdt, Executive Director, Glasshouse Communication Management and nominated candidate of the Public Relations Institute of South Africa (PRISA) board, was recently elected as African region president […]

Asia Pacific – World PR Report 2016

Article by Lynne Anne Davis, President, Asia Pacific, FleishmanHillard   We live in an era of epic global disruption.  In a region as fast-evolving as Asia Pacific, constant change is not a new norm.  Sharp or steady, market flux persists with 80% of global GDP expected to come from emerging markets – led by key […]

A Fresh Look at Talent for 2017

Article by Karen van Bergen, CEO, Omnicom Public Relations Group   Talent is consistently at the top of the list of concerns in the communications industry. Unfortunately, I often find that we go about it in the same ways, hoping for different results. Here are four ways you can think a little differently about talent […]

ICCO President: Cooperation with China is a great step ahead

The International Communications Consultancy Organisation (ICCO) and the Chinese International Public Relations Association (CIPRA) have signed a historic agreement for cooperation in Shanghai. Maxim Behar, ICCO President and Zhao Dali, Secretary General of CIPRA signed the agreement at an official ceremony in the presence of hundreds of delegates at the Shanghai International PR Summit. The […]

ICCO announces new Regional Presidents

ICCO is pleased to announce that five Regional Presidents have been appointed, who will represent the recently formed Regional Boards covering Europe, Americas, Middle East, Africa and Asia. The following candidates were elected by the ICCO Global Board of Management: Europe: Juergen H. Gangoly, Managing Partner, The Skills Group; Vice President, Public Relations Verband Austria […]

ICCO announces new Regional Presidents

ICCO is pleased to announce that five Regional Presidents have been appointed, who will represent the recently formed Regional Boards covering Europe, Americas, Middle East, Africa and Asia.   The following candidates were elected by the ICCO Global Board of Management:   Europe: Juergen H. Gangoly, Managing Partner, The Skills Group; Vice President, Public Relations […]