The Romanian Public Relations Association – Asociația Română de Relații Publice (ARRP) has joined the International Communications Consultancy Organisation (ICCO) as its 39th national member.
Collectively ICCO represents over 2,500 agencies globally, as well as ten direct consultancy and network members.
ARRP President, Gabriel Pâslaru will represent the association on the ICCO Board of management.
Gabriel Pâslaru said: “Now in its 27th year of existence, the Romanian Public Relations Association is most appreciative of the invitation to join the ICCO membership while professionals in this country consider this to be a major opportunity. We expect this to bring more international PR knowledge into Romania, as well as to help showcase the Romanian experience on a broader, international platform. Just the same, we look forward to getting in touch with top experts member in the ICCO network and to uncover together new international business venues.”
ICCO President Maxim Behar said: “We are all very glad to have Romanian friends, colleagues and professionals among us. ICCO certainly will be much more powerful and stronger with Romania, but also our colleagues from this beautiful country, which I have visited a couple of times for the past several months, will be much more experienced and professional being a part of the largest PR family in the world. We hope to see Romanian professionals at ICCO global events, including the Global Summit in Helsinki on 5 – 6 October 2017.
ICCO European Regional President Juergen Gangoly said: “We are delighted that with Romania, the PR association of another big European country has joined ICCO. I am convinced that ARRP’s new ICCO membership will be both for the benefit of the PR industry in Romania, and at the same time also strengthen the cooperation of PR associations all over Europe.“
ICCO offers its members market insights and ethical standards, as well as professional training and networking events to allow local PR consultancies to develop within their region and also internationally.
Founded in 1995, the Romanian Public Relations Association was created to make the community stronger communicators in Romania. Today, the association brings together specialists redoubtable who founded this profession in our country, and young professionals starting out on their careers.