PR in a Digital Era

A lot has changed since many of us first embarked on a career in communications. In our latest IABC EMENA board blog, Jasna Suhadolc takes a look at how technology has influenced how we work. 1995. I am a young student in a research agency helping my boss get a new […]

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Executives should be online: five reasons to start a corporate blog

Blogging is becoming an increasingly popular tool and your executives should be online, says Alex Malouf. There’s no doubt about it, blogging is huge. On blogging platform WordPress over 409 million people view more than 20.6 billion pages each month. There’s even more blogs on the Tumblr (275.1 million blogs […]

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1st Announcement (early-bird registration)

“Power to the People”, EuroComm 15, an IABC EMENA event 12-14 April, London College of Communications, Elephant & Castle, London Every two years, leading communicators from across Europe, the Middle East & North Africa come together for IABC’s EuroComm conference – and we are delighted to announce the 2015 edition […]

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Silvie Cambie: Shrinking the World with Social Content

As the initial planning for EuroComm 2015 kicks into gear — which will be held at the London College of Communication 13-14 April 2015 — we thought we’d share a few videos from EuroComm 2013 to remind you what a top-notch treat you are in for! First up … Silvie Cambie: Shrinking the world with Social […]

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European Parliament 2014: Reconnecting with the Electorate

In our latest EuroComm 2013 video, Jaume Duch Guillot, Spokesman and Director for Media at the European Parliament outlines the need for (re)connecting with the European electorate. In his presentation Jaume tackled the four strategic pillars of Parliament, People, Social media and the 2014 European Elections – the biggest democratic […]

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IABC EuroComm: Brandwatch and social media monitoring

Down below is the EuroComm video from Naomi Trickey, EMEA sales director at Brandwatch, a leading social media monitoring company. Naomi spends most of her time talking with brands and agencies about social media monitoring and analysis. She helps them understand how they can listen to conversation, what those conversations […]

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EuroComm 2013 Video: Creating the Agile Organisation

The latest of our ongoing IABCEMENA EuroComm speaker videos is from Rav Dhaliwell, customer success manager at Yammer. Acknowledging that we are in times of unprecedented disruption, Rav points out that most organisations today are simply not built for perpetual change. Rather, they are built for stability, control and repeatable […]

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Takeaways from an incredible IABC World Conference 2013

This review of the 2013 IABC World Conference is by IABC Belgium member Jennifer Mackie; co-founder and community manager at International Young Woman Partnership and Account executive at Hill+Knowlton Strategies.   MY WORLD CONFERENCE TOP 5 TAKEAWAYS This year’s IABC World Conference in New York City was nothing short of incredible! After […]

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IABC World Conference 2013: Shel Holtz Interview

We’re covering the events as they unfold from the IABC World Conference here in New York. Down below is a short interview with Shel Holtz, courtesy of IABC member Jennifer Mackie, winner of the EMENA scholarship to #IABCWC13, co-founder and community manager of the International Young Women Partnership  and account executive […]

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EMELI in Practice: visual communication

One of the great things about EMELI is that we can put many of our learnings directly into practice. Here’s a case in point: Dr. Laoise O’Murchú, our IABC Ireland President, was so inspired by Suzanne Salvo’s presentation on visual communication that she jumped straight into action to brush up […]

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Visually driven communicator?

Here are a few places you can find pictures and videos of IABC efforts across Europe & Middle East as well as further afield: Vimeo, Flickr, Slideshare. Enjoy – if you have pictures of IABC events, be sure to add them to the global Flickr group. We post to Twitter […]

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April 2012 IABC EME Event in Abu Dhabi

In April, a group of leading communicators met in Abu Dhabi for a panel discussion covering the impact that social media has played on communications in the context the Arab Spring as well as broader global challenges. Click here to see some photos, tweets, and the Storify summary.

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Sixteen EMErald awards

The most outstanding work in business communication from across Europe and the Middle East was recognised on April 27, 2012 at the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) annual EMErald Awards ceremony in London. Sixteen winners were announced representing a body of work that covered social media, internal communication and […]

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Social Media Great for Small Business, says report

According to a new report, small businesses are seeing the greatest benefits from social media marketing. The report, the 2011 Social Media Marketing Industry Report surveyed 3342 marketers, of whom 47% were self-employed or small business owners. The report reveals that the self-employed (67%) and small business owners (66%) were […]

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Dell Computers Social Media Listening Command Center a Success

Dell Computers has made a success of its launch of a Social Media Listening Command Center to help communicate with customers and monitor brand image on Twitter, Facebook, and other online channels, Ragan.com reported. Located at Dell’s headquarters in Round Rock, Texas, the unit consists of two to three employees […]

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Here’s how you can lead on the road from Turin

In the run-up to Eurocomm, the word spread fast through Facebook and LinkedIn – enabling us to reach a new audience and also connect people in advance of the conference. Hundreds of Tweets in the run-up culminated in 1000+ firing through the ether during EuroComm itself, spreading the word further, […]

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#Eurocomm Twitter proceedings

We have now collated the Twitter traffic - in excess of 1,000 individual missives - and grouped them into three handy documents for your perusal

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Eurocomm 2011 Keynote – Stephane Dujarric on communications at the UN

The presentation from this morning’s superb keynote by Stephane Dujarric, UN head of News & Media, is now available on prezi.com and also embedded below: Bartering Communications @UN on Prezi Follow all the action as it happens in Turin on Twitter and don’t forget to add #Eurocomm to your own posts.

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Twitter celebrates 5th birthday

  Twitter celebrated its 5th year of existence by listing a number of stats. It took 3 years, 2 months and a day from the first Tweet in 21 March 2006 to the billionth. It now takes users one week to send a billion Tweets. The number of new Twitter […]

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Mixing Social Media and Events

I recently presented a case study of how a low-budget filmmaker used social media and event strategies to market his films. Here are some more tips on mixing social media with events from marketing professional, Coree Silvera. Before the event, ask your organization’s members as well as participants of past […]

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