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Sharp Rise in Confidence for Global PR Industry

The ICCO Confidence Tracker, conducted in partnership with Question and Retain, reveals 75% of PR leaders are confident or very confident about the future of their agency. This is up from 64% in October, when confidence remained the same as the figure from August. The total of confident or very confident respondents was 38% in […]

Being Human In The Time Of Coronavirus

Maja Pawinska Sims, Associate Editor, PRovoke Media The crisis is already taking a huge psychological toll on a communications industry made up of social, connected people. “It’s all a bit weird, isn’t it?” Every conversation I have had over the past week or so seems to have started in this way: a measure of British […]

Burson-Marsteller founder Harold Burson dies aged 98

The ICCO community is saddened to learn of the death of public relations pioneer Harold Burson. Burson is widely recognised as one of the founding fathers of the PR industry, having begun his career in the 1940s and launched Burson-Marsteller in 1952. He was the first ever inductee into the ICCO Hall of Fame in […]

‘PR’s global growth set to surge beyond 2020’ – ICCO World PR Report 2020

DOWNLOAD REPORT  HERE   Global agency heads are overwhelmingly optimistic about the growth of public relations, according to figures revealed in today’s International Communications Consultancy Organisation (ICCO) World PR Report. The report – published in partnership with Opinium – delivers a compelling snapshot of the global PR landscape, revealing the issues, trends and opportunities for […]

ICCO reveals 2019 Global Awards shortlist

The International Communications Consultancy Organisation (ICCO) has unveiled a shortlist of world-leading agencies, in-house teams, and professionals for its 2019 Global Awards. The Global Awards celebrate outstanding of PR practice from across the world. This year, entries for the 27 awards came from more than 30 countries and were judged by an international panel of […]

Postcard from Lisbon: Emma Hopkinson, Cision

Emma Hopkinson, Vice President – Insights, Cision gives her thoughts on her productive week at the ICCO Global Summit in a mostly sunny Lisbon The ICCO Global Summit was a valuable forum to exchange views and ideas with industry leaders, particularly regarding how we evolve as an industry as the media landscape continues to change. […]

New Handbook for Travelling PR Pros

The new PR International Business Handbook was developed through a collaboration between Creative Culture’s network of over 2,000 cultural experts in 110 countries and ICCO’s network of over 3,000 agencies across 66 countries. DOWNLOAD Melanie Chevalier, CEO, Creative Culture writes: In the globalised world of PR, it can sometimes be difficult to navigate different business […]