Holmes Report 21 Jun 2015 // 1:57PM GMT
MIAMI—Eight of the world’s top 10 global public relations firms—including all of the seven largest—are partnering and participating in the fourth annual Global Public Relations Summit, scheduled to take place in Miami later this year. Other partners include leading independents from major markets around the world, as well as firms from outside the PR industry, including management consultancy Booz Allen Hamilton and research giant Nielsen.
Sponsors include global agencies Edelman, Weber Shandwick, FleishmanHillard, MSLGroup, Ketchum, Burson-Marsteller, Hill+Knowlton Strategies, Havas PR, Golin, Cohn & Wolfe, and Ruder Finn as well as marketing services holding company MDC (parent of Allison+Partners, Hunter PR, Sloane Communications and more).
Leading independent partners represent both mature and developing markets: Adfactors (India), Atrevia and Llorente & Cuenca (Spain and Latin America), Blue Focus (China), Global Strategy Group, Marina Maher Communications, and Mitchell Communications (US), SPN Communications (Russia), and Strategic Public Relations Group (Hong Kong).
“The Global Public Relations Summit is an event designed for industry leaders and we are delighted that so many industry leaders—globally and in the world’s most important markets—are partnering with us on content and marketing,” says Paul Holmes, chief executive of The Holmes Group. “Working together with these partners, we are confident of creating the best Summit so far.”
Additional sponsorship opportunities still exist.
The event will take place in Miami from October 26-29, with an Independent Public Relations Firm Forum on the first day, the Summit itself on the 27th and 28th, the Global SABRE Awards presentation on the evening of the 28th, and a special event—to be announced in the next week—on the final day.
Tickets for the Summit, the SABRE dinner, and the Independent PR Firm Forum are all on sale now at our dedicate events website. Early-bird discount rates are available until June 30.