Public Relations is Changing: Why the power of PR has never been so great
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PR is changing. The power of public relations is greater now than at any other time. The proliferation of media, the 24 hour news cycle and social media has meant the power and importance of PR is huge. This conference looks at how brands are managing their communications in 2012 and how PR teams are adapting to this new world.
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"From my personal perspective, it was one of the best conferences I've attended, with a really relaxed and open atmosphere."Betony Taylor, Media Relations Manager, HSBC
"An excellent range of speakers delivering top value, plus first-rate 'on the day' organisation - actually running to time. I learned a great deal from the real-world experiences shared." Magnus Carter, Chairman, Mentor Consultancy
Registration, coffee and croissants
Chairperson's introduction Jane Wilson, CEO, CIPR
PR's relationship with the C-suite
When communication becomes essential: lessons from the financial crisis Alistair Smith, Corporate Communications Director, Retail and Business Banking, Barclays
In easy times, PR is a facilitator, but in a crisis, it become vital
How the financial crisis has highlighted the importance of PR to the C-suite at Barclays
Why 24 hour news and social media means that PR is now a 24/7 task, with high risks and massive rewards
How important is media relations in PR today?
Is the role of the journalist dead? Now that anyone can be a journalist, should brands be the publishers of news and their own content? Betony Taylor, Manager, Media Relations, HSBC
How has the rise of citizen journalism and 'open news’ changed the way brands work with the media?
Are traditional media structures in decline?
How are brands creating a news-centred approach to journalist relations to ensure they penetrate the media?
SEO: The impact of PR and Google+ on search
Why Google+ is a bigger opportunity for PR than Facebook Nick Garner, Head of Search, Unibet
Why Google+ is the glue that Google will use to stick the internet together
What will a Google+ profile mean for your search engine results?
How Google+ circles will affect your search results
Why Google+ and search will have a greater impact on your sales than Twitter and Facebook combined
Why content is vital for brands to improve their search results and Google+ circles communities
The Leadership Communication Monitor: A seven-part blueprint for leadership success Rod Cartwright, Director, Global Corporate Practice, Ketchum
A global crisis of leadership - what the world is telling us about leaders and how they are viewed
Effective leadership and effective communications - the inextricable link
The very real challenges for social media and brand communication
A seven-part ‘blueprint for leadership success’ - action, communication and presence
The opportunity AND responsibility for public relations
Informal networking break
The power of PR has never been so great
PR is simple don’t overcomplicate it; know your product range, anticipate consumer demand and create stories around your products Helen Dickinson, Head of Communications, John Lewis
Why the proliferation of media, the 24 hour news cycle and social media means that PR has lost control but gained power
Why John Lewis’ PR results in a massive increase in sales
How John Lewis uses seasonal variations and the news agenda to create stories around its products
How John Lewis links sales to PR activity
Why you need specialists within your PR team – press officers may not make great social media people (and vice versa)
Using social media to facilitate behaviour change and increase the BBC’s audience
Case Study: Why hashtags and Twitter are bringing UK television viewers together again Paul Mylrea, Director of Communications, BBC
Why Twitter and Facebook have changed the way people watch television
How immediate audience interaction has changed the nature of the BBC’s relationship with its audience
How has social media impacted consumers’ consumption of broadcast media
What are the implications of this audience engagement for the promotion, publicity and reputation of the BBC’s television programs?
How the BBC, despite a 25% cut in budget, has used social media to more effectively promote its programs
How PR professionals can use data to ensure they reach the right audience Chris Bunyan, Senior Associate Director and Anna Salter, Client Service Consultant, Kantar Media
How to plan your PR campaign using data to ensure you reach the right audience