ICCO appoints new Interim CEO
Andras Sztaniszlav has been appointed as the Interim CEO for ICCO, taking up the position on 1st January 2024. The appointment comes as part of a new strategy, creating a robust structure and future-proofing ICCO’s position as the leading membership body for PR associations and their agencies.
EUPRERA joins ICCO’s Media Information and Education Pledge
European Public Relations Education and Research Association (EUPRERA) is the latest organization to sign ICCO’s Media Information and Education Pledge.
ESG and AI Top Priorities in ICCO World PR Report
ESG is the area in which most investment is expected in 2024, while mastery of AI tools is the most important skill for the future, according to the new ICCO World PR Report 2023-2024.
Introducing Mynewsdesk CoPilot: 4,000 communicators just got AI-powered
Today, Mynewsdesk takes their biggest step yet when it comes to reshaping the way people work with PR and earned media, when AI is now integrated throughout the whole platform. PR professionals can now get help with ideas for stories, create content, get matched with the right journalists, and measure their PR impact - all in one place, fully automated and AI powered.
Kurio from Finland big winners at ICCO Global Awards 2023
Kurio claimed four prizes at the ICCO Global Awards 2023, which took place on 29th November at The Waldorf in London. Their campaign “This Influencer Does Not Exist – But Can Go Viral” with Helen scooped three awards for Best Digital and New Media, Best Influencer Marketing and Best Use of AI.
George Blizzard and Nicky Regazzoni win Inaugural Angela Oakes Award
George Blizzard and Nicky Regazzoni, Co-Founders, The PR Network won the Inaugural GWPR and ICCO Angela Oakes Award, recognising those who have smashed glass ceilings and changed the game for empowering female leadership, making a significant contribution to improving the landscape for women working in PR.
Jim Donaldson Inducted into ICCO Hall of Fame
Jim Donaldson, CEO UK and Middle East became the 47th inductee into the International Communications Consultancy Organisation (ICCO) Hall of Fame at the ICCO Global Awards in London last night.
Belmont University wins gold in ICCO University PR World Cup
Alyssa Sotiros and Nora Suknaic representing Belmont University (USA) have won Gold at the second annual ICCO University PR Word Cup. Silver was claimed by Emilia Sala and Michalina Wójcik representing University of Warsaw (Poland), while Jessica Gaynor and Sarah Cockett from Leeds Beckett University (UK) won Bronze.
UNDP Call in Top PR Talent to Tackle Climate Crisis
The UNDP has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the ICCO to take on the climate crisis and tackle persistent communications challenges.
Team UK Win 2023 Next-Gen PR World Cup
Dana Hanna and Jack Everley of the United Kingdom have won Gold at the third annual ICCO Next Generation PR Word Cup.
WE Communications and Smarts Lead the Way on 2023 ICCO Global Awards Shortlist
The International Communications Consultancy Organisation (ICCO) is pleased to announce today the shortlist for the ICCO Global Awards, with WE Communications and Smarts leading the way with five shortlisted entries each. A further four agencies were shortlisted four times – DNA Brand Architects, Kurio, Milk & Honey, and joint submissions received from Hope&Glory and Broadcast Revolution.