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ICCO announce M&A Advisory partner for PR mergers and acquisitions

ICCO has announced a new partner M&A Advisory, to support members as they go through merger and acquisition processes.   M&A Advisory is a central London based mergers and acquisition specialist advising on company sale and acquisition in the global PR, marketing communications and Martech sectors. With a 25-year heritage, the practice is built upon […]

Cannes Lions 2021 to run as a fully digital experience

Cannes Lions Live will run from 21-25 June as a fully digital experience, including the awards. ICCO sponsors the Young PR Lions global competition, running digitally between 25th and 28th May. ICCO will run Cannes Condensed with PRovoke Media on Thursday 24th June. Not an official part of the festival programme, the free broadcast analysis […]

Maxim Behar Announced as New International Growth Chair for ICCO

Maxim Behar, CEO and Chairman, M3 Communications Group will take on the new role as part of ICCO’s Executive Committee. Maxim was previously ICCO President from 2016 – 2018 and oversaw an expansion of associations and markets in ICCO membership. This new role will be focused on continuing ICCO’s growth beyond 70 countries currently served, […]

ICCO begins ‘PR professionals for reliable Covid-19 vaccine information’ initiative

ICCO is collaborating with the European Medicines Agency (EMA) to support promotion of reliable information on Covid-19 immunisation and address false or misleading messages. Covid-19 has led to a parallel pandemic of disinformation that directly impacts lives and livelihoods around the world and communications professionals have a responsibility to drive people towards reliable sources of […]

Global PR Confidence Continues to Grow

Public relations professionals are feeling increasingly optimistic about their organisation’s future according to the results of the ICCO’s latest global confidence tracker. More than 400 ICCO members from across the world took part in a single-question study conducted by Question and Retain. The data reveals confidence levels returning following the impact of the global pandemic. […]

CARMA announced as ICCO and PRCA global Media Monitoring Partner

The International Communications Consultancy Organisation (ICCO) and the Public Relations and Communications Association (PRCA) today announced CARMA as their global Media Monitoring Partner. One of the world’s longest established media intelligence providers, CARMA proudly attributes its longevity to providing exceptional client service. Its client-centric approach attracts top talent from among the media intelligence community. Across the […]

Comms Tips – Celebrating Cultural Holidays

Author: Sabrina Ram, Founder and President Blu Lotus As communications professionals gear up for cultural holidays like Black History Month, Women’s History Month, and International Women’s Day, our marketing, public relations and social media should not be performative. It’s important that our efforts are inclusive and authentic, with direct paths towards helping those communities in […]

24 HOURS LIVE MENTORING AROUND THE WORLD BY GLOBAL WOMEN IN PR

On Monday 8th March, over 100 members from leading global networking organisation, Global Women in PR, will be celebrating International Women’s Day with live speed mentoring sessions. From New York to Singapore, London to Moscow and Mexico to Mumbai, during this 24 hour period these leading PR professionals will be mentoring over 200 mid-career PR […]

ICCO signs UNESCO Declaration on Responsible Communications

ICCO has signed the International Declaration of Communications Professionals and Researchers for a Healthier, Viable, Better World and is calling on members to commit to its principles. The Declaration has been written by Orbicom, the Communication Chairs of UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization). The Declaration is a commitment to: Acknowledge the responsibility of […]

New ICCO networks to influence misinformation regulation

➢ New structure ➢ New opportunities ➢ More impact ICCO has been forging close relationships with institutions to enable our members to impact regulation and create dialogue with big tech and businesses on issues like misinformation and media literacy. Call for leaders and contributors The following groups will act as the global PR industry voice […]