Holmes Report 07 Oct 2012 // 11:00PM GMT
MIAMI—This week is the last chance for public relations industry leaders from around the world to register for the Holmes Report’s Global Public Relations Summit, which takes place at the elegant St Regis Bal Harbour Hotel in Miami Beach from October 29-31.
This event is designed exclusively for industry leaders – senior corporate communications professionals and agency principals – and is designed to allow them to engage with your peers and potential client around the most critical issues facing the public relations industry today.
Registrants will be part of a gathering that brings together the leaders of our industry from around the world, including:
• Chief marketing officers like Marc Pritchard of Procter & Gamble (pictured), Christa Carone of Xerox, Jon Iwata of IBM, Dave Roman of Lenovo; and Simon Sproule of Nissan;
• Senior corporate communicators from Baidu, Diageo, Everything Everywhere, Microsoft, MillerCoors, NovoNordisk, Orange, Philips, and Walmart;
• CEOs of the largest global public relations agencies in the world, including Don Baer of Burson-Marsteller, Harris Diamond of Weber Shandwick, Rob Flaherty of Ketchum, Jack Martin of Hill+Knowlton Strategies, and Dave Senay of Fleishman-Hillard;
• The principals of some of the largest and most respected independent public relations firms in your region, including Chandler Chicco, Cone, Citizen Paine, Gagen MacDonald, Gibbs & Soell, Makovsky, Marina Maher, Mitchell Communications, MWW, rbb, and W2O;
• Editors and journalists from the Economist Intelligence Unit, Forbes, Fox News and Huffington Post;
• And academic experts in fields ranging from employee engagement to neuroscience.
During an Independent Public Relations Firms Forum on October 29 and the two-day Global Public Relations Summit on October 30-31, those thought leaders will discuss topics such as:
• Attracting and retaining top talent and winning new business in a changing competitive landscape;
• The changing relationship between corporate communications and brand marketing;
• New opportunities for public relations in digital and social media, content creation, and brand journalism;
• Lessons for PR and marketing professionals from the US presidential campaigns;
• How new developments in the field of neuroscience is impacting business communication.