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ICCO launches World PR Report 2018-2019: “Our time in the sun is now -and in the years to come”

The ICCO World PR Report 2018-2019 released today reveals agency heads in every region of the world predict increased profitability this year compared with last year. The World PR Report 2018-2019 was launched by International Communications Consultancy Organisation (ICCO) Chief Executive Francis Ingham on Tuesday 27th November at a combined ICCO-PRCA Southeast Asia-AMEC conference in […]

Handling Client User Data In China

Edwina Chung, Client Director at Racepoint Global By agreeing to store iCloud user data locally, Apple will fall in line with Chinese cybersecurity laws: but what does this mean for foreign businesses in China? A public WeChat post from China Telecom revealed that Apple’s Chinese iCloud partner, Guizhou-Cloud Big Data, has confirmed a deal with […]

Industry meets academia in Bled

The 25th annual Bled Conference is over. Three days of debate and discussion on what’s going on in the industry -mainly but not exclusively from an academic perspective; mainly populated by academics, but with a decent number of practitioners too. This year was the first in which ICCO and the PRCA have been present, a […]

ICCO to launch international Partner University Programme

The International Communications Consultancy Organisation (ICCO) has announced the launch of an international Partner University Programme. The scheme aims to bridge the gap between academia and PR and communications practitioners on a global scale. ICCO plans to engage with international universities that offer PR and communications qualifications, providing students, academic staff, and communications teams free […]

“Rapidly Evolving” – World PR Report: Analysis North America

Analysis by Heather Kernahan, President, Hotwire North America for the ICCO World PR Report Rapidly evolving are two words that can be used to describe the state of the PR industry in North America in 2017. This is because we are operating in a very different world to even twelve-months ago. Political change, investor activism, […]

Still new to the South African market, podcasting has yet to reach its full potential. But moves are being made to increase its presence. Original article by Michael Bratt, The Media Online According to Statista, almost a quarter of the US population listened to a podcast in the past month in 2017, an increase from less than 10% […]

Media landscape in China: social media as the most important source of collecting information

China, a record-holding country: They constructed the longest bridge in the world and they also hold the record for having the most citizens living in one country with the same surname.  Chinese journalists use mobile websites for their research and social media as a form of communication with the PR-Pros more than any other country. TREIBSTOFF (blog […]

ICCO Reveals 2017 Hall of Fame inductees

Five global industry leaders have been chosen to join the International Communications Consultancy Organisation’s (ICCO) International Hall of Fame. Introduced in 2003, ICCO’s Hall of Fame represents an exclusive recognition of the exceptional progress its members have made towards the internationalisation of the public relations industry. The inductees are Christopher Graves, President, Ogilvy Center for Behavioral Science; Renate Skoff, Co-Founder, The Skills Group; Madan Bahal, Managing […]

Revealed: how much marketers spend on social media influencer campaigns

Article by Lubna Hamdan for arabian BUSINESS Around 43 percent of marketers spend up to $10,000 per social media influencer campaign, with 63 percent claiming fees requested by social media influencers are ‘reasonable’, according to data from a new survey. The BPG Cohn & Wolfe Influencers Survey, in association with YouGov, showed that almost half […]