ICCO Summit 2014 Reveals Programme, Adds New Speakers

The International Communications Consultancy Organisation (ICCO) today revealed preliminary agenda for the upcoming ICCO Global Summit in New Delhi.

The two-day Summit will bring together senior PR agency leaders from around the world to discuss global development of the industry. It will take place on 9th and 10th October in a luxury Shangri-La Eros Hotel in the centre of New Delhi, and will include a cocktail event and gala dinner in honour of the Summit host Public Relations Consultants Association of India (PRCAI) on the 9th October.

The impressive Summit speaker lineup on the first day features Huntsworth Group plc Asia-Pacific Chairman Bob Pickard; Edelman CEO for Asia-Pacific, Middle East and Africa Robert Holdheim; Weber Shandwick Asia-Pacific Chairman Tim Sutton; MSLGROUP Asia CEO Glenn Osaki and CEO of Medicom Jae-Kook Lee.

Also on the first day, Global CEO of Golin Fred Cook will present his book “Improvise: Unconventional Career Advice from an Unlikely CEO” and share with the delegates how his unusual career path inspired him to make important business decisions, such as Golin’s restructuring in 2011 and most recent rebrand.Second day of the Summit will see the industry legend Marian Salzman deliver a keynote on the future of the PR agency business, and how PR leaders should embrace the changing communications landscape to compete.  Her address will be followed by a panel of international experts on what is PR’s current biggest challenge. Other key topics of the day will include evaluation, influence, talent and social media.

The event will be moderated by Arun Sudhaman, Managing Editor of the Holmes Report.

Francis Ingham, ICCO Chief Executive, said: “With brilliant speakers, terrific location and unparalleled networking opportunities, this year’s ICCO Summit in New Delhi is a “can’t miss” miss event of the global PR calendar”.

The full Summit programme is available here, and will be updated throughout August.

Complete information and online registration are available on the summit website, www.iccosummit.org, and participants booking before 1st September are eligible for a discounted, “early bird” rate. Summit delegates will also benefit from special rates to stay at the Shangri-La, and will receive support with entry visas to India. Gala Dinner registration will be announced shortly.

ICCO Summit is sponsored by MSLGROUP and Capstone Hill Search.



Notes for editors

The International Communications Consultancy Organisation (ICCO) is the voice of public relations consultancies around the world. The ICCO membership comprises national trade associations in 28 countries across the globe in Europe, Africa, Asia, the Americas and Australia. Collectively, these associations represent over 1,700 PR firms.

Contact Anastasia Demidova, ICCO General Manager


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