Entries by iccoadmin

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 […]

ICCO and Romanian PR Association establish cooperation

ICCO and the Romanian PR Association (ARRP) have decided to develop professional relations at a meeting between ICCO President Maxim Behar and the Romanian Association Board in Bucharest. Behar met the President of the Association Gabriel Paslaru, as well as his deputies Camelia Spataru, Catalin Hosu and Laura Constantin and made a presentation in front […]

ICCO President: PR business needs people with "sparks in the eyes"

The Holmes Report CEO Arun Sudhaman talks to Maxim Behar on modern PR, old school, building teams, social media, ethics and fake news Arun Sudhaman: Welcome to the Echo Chamber. This is Arun Sudhaman from the Holmes Report. We are very lucky to be joined today by Maxim Behar, who is the CEO and Chairman […]

PR’s fake news: finding meaningful metrics

Blog post by Jack Peat, Head of Digital at SWNS Media Group / 72Point How many people were actually at Donald Trump’s inauguration? Official estimates say a maximum of 900,000 were in attendance, 100,000 fewer than Obama’s second inauguration and close to a million fewer than his first. Certain publications were happy to pitch much lower […]

Top 10 social media trends for 2017

Article by Danny Whatmough, Head of Social, EMEA at Weber Shandwick The pace of social media change is perhaps the biggest cliché in our industry. As with many clichés, it’s also true. But as well as paying attention to the new tools arriving at speed, we must also regularly step back and assess the broader […]