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The Holmes Report

Every day, the Holmes Report attracts thousands of readers from around the world — including the most influential and innovative PR and marketing decision-makers from the Fortune 500, startups, agencies and beyond. Our top-tier global events — spanning New York, London, San Francisco, Miami, Hong Kong, Sao Paulo, New Delhi, Johannesburg, Berlin, Moscow and more — have turned into must-attend events to stay ahead of the increasing pace of change in today's dynamic marketplace. 

 

Editorial Calendar 

Editorial Calendar 2016 (PDF download) 

The Holmes Report - Editorial Calendar 2016

Note: This will be updated throughout the year with latest information and deadlines. Please contact us for more information.

 

Winter 2016 

Global Trends Forecast, Crisis Review & People to Watch— January 2016

The Holmes Report compiles several reviews and forecasts for the year. The global trends forecast is based on insight from expertise across corporate, consumer, technology, public affairs, healthcare. The Crisis Review analyzes and counts down to the most important crisis communications lessons learned from the previous year and People to Watch forecasts the PR professionals who are expected to make waves in the new year.

World Economic Forum in DavosJanuary 2016

The SABRE Awards North America & EMEA, February 12, 2016 – Last Deadline  

The final deadline for entering the world’s largest PR awards competition. 

Agency of the Year  February 26, 2016 - Deadline

In January, the Holmes Report will make entry forms available for those agencies interested in being considered for Agency of the Year. Decisions are made by Holmes Report editors based on entries forms, editorial review and other research.

Best Agencies to Work For

North American and EMEA PR firms who wish to participate in our Best Agencies to Work For research (an employee survey) can send an email—subject line: Best Agencies to Work For—to [email protected]. The Best Agencies to Work For will publish in April 2016.

The In2 Innovation Summit North America, February 16, 2016 – San Francisco

The Holmes Report’s In2 Summit is a global network of events that explore the innovation, disruption and evolution that has — and continues to — redefine influence and engagement.

The In2 SABRE Awards North America, February 16, 2016 – San Francisco

Celebrates the best content, social media & analytics work across North America. The 2016 gala will be held at the Park Central Hotel San Francisco.

Global Communications Report – Submission deadline February 26

The Global Communications Report provides the clearest picture available of the global PR industry. The findings and analysis will publish from April through May 2016. 

Spring 2016

SXSW Interactive  - March 11 to 15, 2016 Austin, Texas

In2Summit South AfricaApril 1, 2016 Johannesburg
The Holmes Report’s In2 Summit is a global network of events that explore the innovation, disruption and evolution that has — and continues to — redefine influence and engagement

The SABRE Awards North America, the Agencies of the Year & the Best Agencies to Work For North America

Shortlist announced in April 2016

Awards dinner held on May 3, 2016 in New York

The SABRE Awards attract close to 5,000 entries globally each year and provide the premier showcase for the best that public relations has to offer, celebrating winning work via our annual awards dinners (attended by more than 1,000 industry leaders every year) and via our website.  

The SABRE Awards EMEA & the Agencies of the Year & the Best Agencies to Work For EMEA

Shortlist announced in April 2016

Awards dinner held on May 25, 2016 in Berlin

The SABRE Awards attract close to 5,000 entries globally each year and provide the premier showcase for the best that public relations has to offer, celebrating winning work via our annual awards dinners (attended by more than 1,000 industry leaders every year) and via our website. 

The In2 Innovation Summit & In2 SABRE Awards EMEA, May 25, 2016 – Berlin

The Holmes Report’s In2 Summit is a global network of events that explore the innovation, disruption and evolution that has — and continues to — redefine influence and engagement. The In2 SABRE Awards celebrate the best content, social media & analytics work across. 

Summer 2016

Russian PR ThinkTank – Moscow June 7, 2016 

Cannes Lions – June 18 to June 26, 2016

SABRE Awards South AsiaJuly 21, 2016 New Delhi

The SABRE Awards attract close to 5,000 entries globally each year and provide the premier showcase for the best that public relations has to offer, celebrating winning work via our annual awards dinners (attended by more than 1,000 industry leaders every year) and via our website. 

The Influence 100 July 2016

The Influence 100 is the Holmes Report's annual compilation of the most influential in-house communicators around the world.

The Innovator 25 – EMEA

25 individuals who have  — in some capacity — elevated and evolved engagement and influence. 

The Innovator 25 – North America
25 individuals who have  — in some capacity — elevated and evolved engagement and influence.

The Innovator 25 – AsiaPacific 
25 individuals who have  — in some capacity — elevated and evolved engagement and influence.

Fall 2016 

The SABRE Awards Asia-Pacific, September 20, 2016 – Hong Kong

The SABRE Awards attract close to 5,000 entries globally each year and provide the premier showcase for the best that public relations has to offer, celebrating winning work via our annual awards dinners (attended by more than 1,000 industry leaders every year) and via our website.

The In2 Summit & In2 SABRE Awards Asia-Pacific, September 20, 2016 – Hong Kong

The Global Creative Index Fall 2016

A ranking of agencies from around the world that produced the most innovative work based on award recognition from various marketing and PR competitions around the world. 

Creativity In PR, Fall 2016

The Holmes Report’s creativity inPR research is a landmark annual study of attitudes towards creativity in the PR profession.

The Holmes Report 2015 Book Fall 2016

A perfect-bound book designed to be the definitive guide for industry leaders looking to discover new PR partners and solutions.

The Independent PR Forum, October 24, 2015 – Miami

A half-day conference designed for public relations firm principals from PR agencies around the world to discuss some of the most critical issues for agency growth and competitiveness. 

The Global PR Summit, October 25 to 27, 2016 – Miami

The Holmes Report's fourth Global Public Relations Summit is the most important event in the global communications world’s calendar. 

The Global SABRE Awards & Global Agencies of the Year, October  26, 2016 - Miami

Winners from regional SABRE Awards compete for the top honor of being recognized best in the world in their respective categories. 

The SABRE Awards Latin America November 2016

The SABRE Awards attract close to 5,000 entries globally each year and provide the premier showcase for the best that public relations has to offer, celebrating winning work via our annual awards dinners (attended by more than 1,000 industry leaders every year) and via our website.

The SABRE Awards & In2 SABRE Awards Winners Gallery Staggered

A digital showcase of the winning campaigns from the Holmes Report’s SABRE Awards from around the world.

 

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