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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.
A quarter of comms leaders refuse to embrace AI despite wave of interest – ICCO PRCA Confidence Tracker
One in four (25%) of PR leaders say they will never use AI tools, such as ChatGPT, according to the latest PRCA and ICCO Confidence Tracker published today.
Devastating earthquake in South-Eastern Turkey; A statement from IDA, the Turkish PR association
In the early morning hours of February 6th , South-Eastern Turkey was hit by an earthquake of 7.7 magnitude, the most severe earthquake recorded in the country in nearly a hundred years.
DEI is not a sprint or a marathon, it is not a sport! It is a social justice issue.
Research and anecdotal evidence indicates that progress has by and large stalled, that organisations have focused on the quick wins - to be seen to be on the right side of history and public opinion.
Nitin Mantri and Nataliya Popovych Inducted into ICCO Hall of Fame
The International Communications Consultancy Organisation (ICCO) inducted two new inspirational PR figures, AvianWE CEO, Nitin Mantri and One philosophy and WeAreUkraine Founder and President, Nataliya Popovych, into the ICCO Hall of Fame.
Ketchum big winners at ICCO Global Awards
Ketchum claimed four awards at the ICCO Global Awards 2022 tonight at The Savoy in London.
STILL FIGHTING... AND WINNING
The last year has been a mixed bag of challenges and opportunities. Hope followed closely on the heels of despair as vaccines followed COVID-19 and recovery followed lockdowns.
Leeds Beckett University win ICCO’s Inaugural University PR World Cup
Leeds Beckett University’s Olivia Withnell and Rose Halpin have won the inaugural University edition of ICCO’s PR World Cup (UPRWC). Beating off competition from ten other student teams from UAE, UK, USA, South Africa and Hungary, the pair presented a campaign pitch for a brief set by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF).
PR Leaders Predict Increased Profitability in Face of Global Challenges
PR agency leaders in every region of the world expect increased profitability over the next 12 months, according to the new ICCO World PR Report 2022-2023. The expected profitability score was 7.0 out of 10, up from 6.7 in 2021.
Team Denmark Win 2022 Next-Gen PR World Cup
LEAD Agency’s Sofie Rebecca Høj and Advice’s Morten Vester Haldrup of Denmark have won Gold at the 2nd annual ICCO Next Generation PR Word Cup.
More than a half of PR agencies to increase fees – PRCA ICCO Confidence Tracker
More than a half (56%) of PR agencies across the world will increase client fees in the next six months, according to the latest ICCO PRCA Confidence Tracker research published today.
2022 ICCO Global Awards Shortlist Announced
The International Communications Consultancy Organisation (ICCO) is pleased to unveil the shortlist for the 2022 ICCO Global Awards.
2022 Next Generation PR World Cup Finalists Announced
Thirteen pairs of talented young PR professionals have won national and regional creative campaign competitions to make it through to the global final of the second annual ICCO Next Generation PR World Cup.
ICCO Announces 2023 Global Summit to Take Place in Warsaw
The 2023 ICCO Global Summit will take place in Warsaw, Poland on 11th and 12th October. The announcement was made at the end of the 2022 Global Summit in Dubai.
Grzegorz Szczepanski, CEO, Hill + Knowlton Poland Begins ICCO Presidency
Grzegorz Szczepanski, CEO, Hill + Knowlton Poland began his Presidency by calling for PR to return to cherishing relationships at the opening of the ICCO Global Summit in Dubai.
Hotwire Global Communication CEO announced as ICCO President-Elect
Heather Kernahan, Global CEO, Hotwire Global Communications, has been announced as the next ICCO Vice-President, a term that will run from October 2022 to 2024.
The ICCO Global Awards returns as an in-person event
The International Communications Consultancy Organisation will host its annual Global Awards in-person for the first time in 2 years.
Microsoft, Standard Chartered, and Emirates headline ICCO Global PR Summit in Dubai
The International Communications Consultancy Organisation (ICCO) has announced the 2022 ICCO Global Summit “Being the Change – PR’s Leading Role in Shaping a People-Focused Future” will be held in person on 12th and 13th October at the Hilton Dubai Palm Jumeirah.
Bell Pottinger reflections & landmark global survey to headline PRCA Ethics Month
The Public Relations and Communications Association (PRCA) Global Ethics Council will mark this September’s Ethics Month with a series of reflections from industry leaders on Bell Pottinger’s expulsion from the Association five years ago.