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Airbus CEO Hammers UK Leadership on Brexit

Ronn Torossian, Founder & CEO, 5WPR Some brands work very hard to stay completely out of politics, at least on the public policy level. Others seem to revel in a direct connection with policymakers, whether the support their efforts or oppose them. In the case of Brexit, many businesses that are based or very active…

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Brexit, Presidential Elections, and Investing to Survive it All

Before the Brexit vote even neared, the Sterling Pound started to drop. On the day that it all happened, the formerly strong currency dropped to a startling historic low. This was predicted from the time the Leave Campaign started to gain its impetus. The fears about economic stability in the Eurozone have only surged since…

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Global Agencies React to Brexit

The Advertising & Marketing Independent Network Shares Global Insight on Brexit Agencies across the globe continue to express their shock at the UK’s decision to leave the European Union. While there is growing concern for the challenges ahead, hope for a united future remains strong among global marketers. Most of us have considered the personal…

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The Isolationist Impact of Brexit

UK Businesses to Become Islands By Philip Rooke, CEO, Spreadshirt As a British man living in Berlin, running an international e-commerce company since 2009, I understand the value of open borders to conduct successful business and embrace an agile workforce. During my tenure, we became active in 18 markets, available in 12 languages, began operation at 5 global…

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The Cybersecurity Implications of Brexit for Your Company

By Venkat Rajaji, Senior Vice President Marketing, Core Security Some analysts view the U.K.’s vote to leave the European Union as the catalyst for economic turmoil – from roiling the U.K. real estate market to the slowdown in various vertical markets. While many implications associated with Brexit are being discussed, it may take years to…

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What the U.S. Election Cycle Can Take Away from Brexit’s Missteps

By Olga DeMetri, Vice President, LEVICK On June 24, 2016, Britain woke up to the news that Brexit would become a reality. As the shocking result set-in, politicians and analysts scrambled to decipher the full ramifications of the vote to exit the EU. Global stock markets plummeted and the pound fell to a near 30-year-low.…

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Brexit: What Does It Mean For Businesses?

By Gordon Tredgold Being UK citizen, I had the simple pleasure of being able to work in Belgium, Holland, Czech Republic and Germany during the last 20 years, thanks to the UK being part of the European Union. But with the referendum voting to end that agreement this could have a dramatic effect on businesses,…

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The Social Dilemma: A Documentary and Big Tech’s Grasp Over Us

  Wendy Glavin, Founder & CEO, Wendy Glavin Agency On Wednesday, October 28, 2020, the Senate committee held a hearing with Big Tech CEOs Jack Dorsey of Twitter, CEO Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook and CEO Sundar Pichai of Alphabet Inc., Google. The hearing was called, “Does Section 230’s Sweeping Immunity Enable Big Tech Bad Behavior” which…

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CommPRO Introduces Startup, News Direct to Agency Leaders

  Wendy Glavin, Founder & CEO, Wendy Glavin Agency CommPRO hosted an internal roundtable discussion with PR and Communications agency leaders about the future of communications.  This event was sponsored by the new service, News Direct, and moderated by its CEO and founder, Gregg Castano, former president of Business Wire.  At that time, the roundtable discussion…

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3 Public Relations Stunts and Campaigns That Will Inspire Any Brand

Ronn Torossian, CEO, 5WPR In public relations, promoting and protecting a brand is essential. Speaking out may be golden but, in some cases, it can be deadly to a brand’s reputation. Deciding when or how to speak out or stay silent defines a real PR pro. In the past, some amazing brands pulled off inspiring…

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With Global Alliance, an International Network of Tech Public Relations Agencies, Launches

Founding Members include Affect (North America), With (UK), WEdge (China), Ideosphere (India), Bold (Singapore) CommPRO Editorial Staff Affect, a public relations agency specializing in technology, healthcare and professional services, and European tech PR and marketing agency With, announced today the creation of a global network of technology public relations agencies, the With Global Alliance. The With Global Alliance is launching…

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CEO Confidence Plummets Worldwide, Global Study Finds

Confidence in United States Down 51 Percent; China Down 21% CommPRO Editorial Staff The confidence of global business leaders plummeted in 2019, according to the second annual Worldcom Confidence Index (CI) from The Worldcom Public Relations Group (Worldcom), the leading global partnership of independent public relations firms. In an analysis of online content from more…

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Live Social Video Streaming

D S Simon Media at the West Digital Client Summit   How can brands and non-profits make the best use of live social video to grow their organizations? Douglas Simon, CEO, D S Simon Media presented survey findings on live video streaming and spoke with Ben Chodor, President of Digital Media Solutions, West Corporation. The…

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Is Your Measurement Methodology Monkey-Proof?

Beware sudden changes to algorithms or source material that can throw a monkey wrench in your analysis or give you a false sense of achievement. Jesper Andersen Last Friday, Facebook announced that starting this week, the company will only count viewable impressions for pages’ organic reach. The move will make organic reach more easily comparable…

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What Comms Pros Should Expect in the Year of the Dog

Kevin Akeroyd, CEO, Cision Fact vs. Fiction: Marketers and Media Find Common Ground with Big Data Media has always defined the context within which marketing works and that context is in flux. The explosive growth of new channels and publishing platforms has fundamentally changed media consumption patterns and threatens to render traditional media models obsolete.…

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Public Affairs

PUBLIC AFFAIRS Jul 11, 2016 | Corporate Communications, Critical Now, Public Affairs, Today What the U.S. Election Cycle Can Take Away from Brexit’s Missteps Executive Briefing Email SUBMIT CONTENT

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PRIME Research UK Reigns at AMEC Awards

PRIME Research receives multiple accolades, including overall ‘Grand Prix’ CommPRO Editorial Staff PRIME Research collected five commendations at this year’s ‘Global Summit for Measurement’ including the event’s highest honor for research on behalf of SKODA, the European auto maker. Facilitated by AMEC, the International Association for Measurement and Evaluation of Communication, PRIME Research was recognized…

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Truth: The New Digital Divide

Gary Goldhammer, Creative Director, Hill+Knowlton Strategies In Wonder Woman, the new summer blockbuster from DC Comics, Diana Prince uses her “Lasso of Truth” to ensnare the bad guys and make them come clean. Her lasso is the ultimate weapon – nonviolent yet all-powerful. The world could use that lasso right now. “Truth” will be a…

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Privacy and Protection: Your Three-Minute Guide to VPNs

Nathan Hughes, Secure Thoughts In recent years, Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) have been gaining attention. As our work continues to digitalize, cybersecurity has become an essential practice for all businesses. If you want to ensure personal safety, as well as privacy amongst your employees, then additional online systems are unavoidable. A VPN is one of…

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