We are hosting a panel at the #PRovoke18 conference, Applying the Science of Human Behavior to the Art of Communications. Join us on Twitter and Facebook for live updates. The event will be live-streamed as well. Date: October 24, 1:30 PM EST Location: The Watergate Hotel, Washington, D.C. About the panel: As communicators we have always known … Read more #PRovoke18 Panel: Applying the Science of Human Behavior to the Art of Communications
Over the coming days, the Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR), the Institute for Fiscal Studies and countless commentators will deliver their verdicts on Philip Hammond’s Budget; but one thing is certain. This sounds very much like the end of austerity. Hammond seemed cautious on this point – austerity, he said, is “coming to an end” – … Read more The Budget and austerity: the beginning of the end, or the end of the beginning?
Global public relations and integrated communication agency, Hill+Knowlton Strategies (H+K), has appointed Freddy Davies as Director of Technology in London. Freddy will focus on consumer technology and entertainment clients. He joins our technology sector team of 40+ communication specialists who share a hunger and fascination for how technology is shaping our lives, economies and society. “I … Read more H+K appoints Freddy Davies as new Director of Technology in London
One day, one focus: optimism. That was the word that stood out after attending the Rakuten Optimism event in San Francisco. Not only did this retail and marketing conference bring together innovators in e-commerce and digital media, but it also connected the Bay Area tech community with each other. As recent Fellows at the H+K … Read more Rakuten Optimism 2018: A Fellow’s Perspective
Last Thursday, hundreds of public relations professionals converged on the renowned Chicago startup hub, 1871, to attend the 2018 PRWeek conference, PR Decoded. With the promise of “a master class on the best tools, tactics and guidelines to ensure communicators thrive in an ever-evolving digital world,” two of my colleagues from Hill+Knowlton Strategies and I … Read more Adapting to Change: Three Takeaways from the PRWeek Conference
2018 is the year we finally woke up to the problem of single use plastic. Last year’s ‘Blue Planet’ series is often attributed as the (plastic)-straw that broke the camels back, highlighting the catastrophic damage plastic waste is doing to our oceans and sea life. Since then there has been a wave of initiatives and … Read more Lessons from the war on plastic: How communicators can help spur real-world action
The H+K London team continues to work with OTT Sports Broadcaster DAZN as it continues to rip up the rule book and disrupt sports broadcasting. One of the major sports that DAZN broadcasts around the world is boxing, thanks in part to a strategic partnership with Matchroom Boxing that sees DAZN subscribers access massive fights … Read more DAZN Ripping Up The Boxing Rulebook
With the merger of Burson-Marsteller and Cohn & Wolfe and the absorption or integration of Ogilvy Public Relations into a new kind of holistic agency, there’s been plenty of action at WPP’s public relations firms this year. But that excitement has largely passed Hill+Knowlton Strategies by. And last week’s announcement of a restructured management team, with new roles for … Read more ‘Radical Evolution’: Will H+K’s Latest Changes Pave The Way For US Resurgence?
In celebration of launching Reebok’s ground breaking PureMove, one-of-a-kind sports bra, H+K Dubai undertook a tremendous piece of work that once again saw H+K challenging stereotypes through sport. The team created an advertorial partnership between the brand and Emirates Woman – a high caliber female-focused magazine published in the UAE and found online. The partnership challenged a social taboo with a photo shoot … Read more Challenging Taboos With Reebok & Emirates Woman
Most observers, myself included, thought getting Canada to join the new NAFTA before last weekend’s deadline was a long shot. But as difficult as it was to keep Canada in the fold — and as good as that news is — now comes the hard part. Soon the renamed United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) will require … Read more Jack's Perspective: NAFTA 2.0