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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.
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.
PR professionals AI usage rockets throughout 2023
PR professionals’ confidence is returning as usage of AI tools shoots up, according to the latest ICCO and PRCA Confidence Tracker published today.
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.
United Nations Development Programme to set brief for ICCO’s PR World Cup
ICCO joins forces 🤝 with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) for PR World Cups, fostering global young talent!
ICCO launches Next Gen Group and Board
ICCO has launched the Next Gen Group, which will be led by the ICCO Next Gen Board. The remit of the group is to input young professionals’ perspectives into the ICCO Board of Management, as well as lead on projects relating to talent retention and recrutiment.
GWPR and EACD sign ICCO’s Media Information and Education Pledge
The European Association of Communication Directors (EACD) and Global Women in PR (GWPR) are the latest organisation to sign ICCO’s Media Information and Education Pledge at the 2023 ICCO Global Summit in Warsaw.
2023 ICCO Global Awards Early-Bird Entries Now Open
Agencies worldwide are invited to submit their outstanding PR and communications work for a chance to be recognized on the global stage. With an international jury of fantastic PR leaders, the awards offer a unique opportunity to showcase exceptional work.
Media Stakeholders Unite in Commitment to Tackle Misinformation
The International Communications Consultancy Organisation (ICCO) and The Trust Project together with the support of The Council of Europe pledged to join different sections of the media in tackling misinformation following ICCO’s European Forum, held in Strasbourg on 1st June.
ICCO Partners with PRovoke Media on LBB Beach for Cannes 2023
The International Communications Consultancy Organisation (ICCO) is again running “PR in Cannes” with PRovoke Media to represent the global communications industry in Cannes this June.
Today the ICCO Board has been informed that Francis Ingham has passed away after a short illness. Our thoughts and prayers go out to his family and friends at this incredibly difficult time.
FERLING become the first Hungarian agency to receive CMS accreditation
FERLING, a PR and communications agency in Hungary, has achieved a significant milestone by becoming the first agency in the country to be awarded the Communication Management Standard (CMS). This internationally recognised quality certification is exclusively reserved for PR and communications agencies.