|The IPRA World Congress 2015 comes to SA|
The International Public Relations Association (IPRA) will, for the first time, be hosting its World Congress in South Africa in 2015 and choosing Johannesburg as their preferred venue following a successful bid from Joburg Tourism.
IPRA was established in 1955 and will celebrate its 60th Anniversary in 2015, an important milestone for the premier international association that serves individual public relations practitioners with members in more than eighty countries. IPRA is a voluntary organisation with a worldwide virtual network of more than 4500 members, and a small secretariat based in London and led by IPRA Chief Executive, Jim Holt.
|Latest Loerie award updates|
All the entries for this year’s Loeries are in and the numbers reflect general industry and economic trends. Digital entries are at a record high and entries are also up for the Ubuntu Award for Sustainable Marketing, Integrated Communication, as well asentries from Africa and the Middle East.
For more information go to www.loeries.com
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|PRISA 2013 conference|
PRISA’s National Conference held on 10 and 11 June was, as expected, exciting; attended by interesting people and addressed by some of the most inspiring speakers from South Africa and abroad.
Key presentations focused on the theme “PRofiting from a Convergent World” which, according to PRISA executive director, Adele Paulsen, “reflects the rapid rate of technology and how the disciplines of public relations, marketing, advertising, digital, human resources and management are all interlinked, coming together from different directions to form the convergent world in which we live and work”.