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PRCA launches Africa Network

The Public Relations and Communications Association (PRCA) has launched its Africa Network under the overall chairmanship of Jordan Rittenberry (pictured) and with four regional chairs from around the continent.  The Network follows significant membership growth on the continent and is…

Irish PR agencies mirror global PR optimism for 2021

A survey of global PR agencies, including two from Ireland, has found that most agencies are optimistic about business in 2021.   The survey conducted among the partners in the IPREX global platform, the second largest independent network in the world,…

PRCA Ethics Council publishes global report exploring ethical challenges

The PRCA Ethics Council has published its inaugural Annual Perspective – featuring insight from 20 global leaders – to draw attention to the pressing ethical challenges faced by PR professionals globally. The PRCA Ethics Council was launched in May 2020 to…

PRCA launches Financial Services and Fintech Group

THE Public Relations and Communications Association (PRCA) has launched a new Financial Services and Fintech Group with Edelman’s fintech and crypto expert, Martyna Borys (pictured), appointed as chair. The Group assembles PR and communications professionals who work within the financial…

New PR book looks at gaps in leadership and mentors for women in communications

A new book, PR Women with Influence: Breaking Through the Ethical and Leadership Challenges, explores how women in public relations and communication navigate through attitudinal, structural and social barriers in advancing their leadership roles. The book is led by Juan…

A Leader Like Me: Diversity in Action conference

A global online conference, Diversity in Action, organised by A Leader Like Me, will take place on Tuesday, March 23, to explore actions and perceptions on progress through the eyes and voices of individuals across the diversity spectrum. The conference…

A new path in communications excellence

THE Public Relations and Communications Association (PRCA) second annual Virtual International Summit on March 30 and 31 will explore how PR and communications professionals are defying global markets to deliver exceptional value for organisations and societies around the world. Following…

PRCA sets sight on COP26 and misinformation in the climate crisis

THE Public Relations and Communications Association (PRCA) has launched a focused initiative to fight the spread of misinformation, ahead of a bid to promote the importance of ethical communication at the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26).  The launch…

Irish Awards for Excellence in Public Relations March 2 deadline approaching

The Awards for Excellence in Public Relations, hosted by the Public Relations Consultants Association (PRCA) (Ireland) and the Public Relations Institute of Ireland (PRII), celebrate best practice in Irish public relations, public affairs and internal communication. Award winners set the…

60 new PR jobs given greenlight via PRCA gateway

The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) in the UK recently confirmed the status of the Public Relations and Communications Association (PRCA) as a Gateway organisation for the Government’s Kickstart Scheme, paving the way for PR agencies and in-house teams…

Rise in demand for digital maturity

Management and technology consultancy BearingPoint has released results from its 2021 Digital Leaders in Ireland study. Digital maturity, namely the ability to serve customers through digital channels, has become ever more important due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Businesses across Europe…

‘Double-digit growth expected across media in 2021’ – PRCA welcomes Advertising Association report

THE Public Relations and Communications Association (PRCA) has today welcomed the Q3 2020 UK ad spend figures and the upgraded forecasts 2020/21s published by the Advertising Association.  The latest Advertising Association/WARC Expenditure Report expects the UK’s ad market to grow…

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