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The Finnie Awards are Accepting Entries Through August 11; Recognizing Achievement in Investor Relations and Financial Communications

CommPRO Editorial Staff PR News and CommPRO will celebrate the innovative and creative financial communications campaigns and people behind them through the first annual Finnie Awards. This program is open to all agency, corporation, nonprofit/association and government organizations. The entry deadline is August 4. Enter the Finnies at www.prnewsonline.com/the-finnies17. Finnie Award categories include: Top IR…

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The Finnies

The Finnie Awards are Accepting Entries Through August 4; Recognizing Achievement in Investor Relations and Financial Communications Edit June 10, 2017 PR News and CommPRO will celebrate the innovative and creative financial communications campaigns and people behind them through the first annual Finnie Awards. This program is open to all agency, corporation, nonprofit/association and government…

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[Webinar] 2017 Proxy Season Preview

Webinar Overview Our expert panel representing points of views of investors and advisers to issuers will provide participants insights into expected shareholder proposals, and trends in shareholder activism and shareholder engagement strategies.  The panel discussion will answer these key questions: What are the key shareholder proposals issues this year? Compared to prior years, will institutional investors…

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2017 Proxy Season Preview (Webinar On-Demand)

  Webinar Overview Our expert panel representing points of views of investors and advisers to issuers will provide participants insights into expected shareholder proposals, and trends in shareholder activism and shareholder engagement strategies.  The panel discussion will answer these key questions: What are the key shareholder proposals issues this year? Compared to prior years, will institutional…

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INDUSTRY NEWS Trump’s Brand Story – An Unconventional Success Strategy February 19, 2017 | Industry News, Marketing, Public Relations PR Genome Webinar – How PR is Vital to the Future of Branded Video Content in 2017 February 19, 2017 | Events, Industry News, PR Council Donald Trump Rants and Raves at the Press in a Classic Example of Misdirection…

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2016 Top 10 Events

Editor’s Note:  The CommPRO editorial team has selected the most popular events held during 2016.  We salute our event partners and look forward to continuing our collaboration in 2017. 1.   How A Trump Presidency May Impact Shareholder Activism – https://sumo.ly/sdwB 2.   Financial Communications and Innovation Forum – https://sumo.ly/pTNV 3.   Election Season Special Webinar: Shareholder…

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Do Former Sell-Side Analysts Make the Best IR Officers?

By Rob Berick, Senior Vice President / Managing Director, Falls Communications There seems to be an increasingly steady influx of former sell-side analysts becoming IR officers at the companies they once covered. In fact, a recent study by the National Investor Relations Institute and Korn/Ferry International found that only 12 percent of new IROs have a background…

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LEVICK 2019 Year in Review

“The past is never dead. It’s not even past.” — William Faulkner Richard S. Levick, Esq., Chairman & CEO, LEVICK In 1790, George Washington referred to the new American government as “…the last great experiment in promoting human happiness.” Through nearly two and a half centuries it has been tested by every generation, sometimes more than…

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Corporate Social Responsibility in the Age of Shaming (#3 Trending Article in 2019)

  Richard S. Levick, Esq., Chairman & CEO, LEVICK Recently, I had the honor of keynoting the annual Summit D&O Conference in Park City, Utah, being interviewed by the AP on Lyft’s failure to live up to its safety marketing and by The Holmes Report on Walmart’s social responsibility. The common question, it seems, in an age of transparency, social shaming…

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The Changing Nature of Activist Investing – 5 Takeaways from NIRI 2018

Eric Koefoot, President & CEO, PublicRelay Last week, I spoke at the annual NIRI conference addressing the changing role of the activist investor and how the IR function needs to evolve to keep up with these changes. As the rise of activists continues, so must strategies to monitor and engage across the media landscape and…

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Standing Together: CEOs & Companies Send A Powerful Message

Simon Erskine Locke, Founder & CEO, CommunicationsMatch In my column, “The Risk of Wrath: CEOs, Companies & Communicators Need to Take a Stand,” I argued that business leaders needed to take a stand against hate by standing together. Yesterday, the leaders of Donald Trump’s main business advisory council did just that. They disbanded the group…

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The Risk of Wrath: CEOs, Companies & Communicators Need to Take a Stand

Simon Erskine Locke, Founder & CEO, CommunicationsMatch Whether CEOs and communicators like it or not, companies are increasingly expected to stand up for their values. They are no longer neutral islands, far from the madding currents of society. They are expected to articulate what their company believes in and what it does not.  Companies are…

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Executive Briefing 2.17.16 – We Must Reject Stereotypes; Speaking Up in Business Pays; If You Can’t Beat ‘Em, Get Paid

In today’s Executive Briefing we take a look at Shirley Chisholm: We Must Reject Stereotypes from Neil Foote, President & Founder, Foote Communications.  Also included is a look at Why Speaking Up in Business Pays from Jennifer S. Wilkov Founder, Speak Up Women. As we begin 2016 and start our sixth year of publishing CommPRO, I’d like to take a moment to thank…

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