Five lessons in event-tech partnerships to take us into 2022

By Christopher Bo Shields, Co-founder, Totem    Hello 2022. As we look forward to the year ahead, I suspect many events organisers are likely to be feeling some trepidation about the surprises and ‘learning experiences’ to come.  No wonder. From international events such as Cannes Lions and Glastonbury to major conferences, internal comms events held by global multinationals, right down to CEO roundtable seminars – every event organiser has faced their own unique challenges as they’ve built relationships with production and tech […]

Party Conferences and Communication part 1; the Liberal Democrats

In the first in a mini-series, Paula Keaveney MCIPR explores the importance of the Party Conference season in communicating with party members and the wider electorate.   Party political conferences are about more than a get together. They are opportunities for a party to communicate to a wider world as well as to some of […]

Professions versus machines

A CIPR project led by Professor Anne Gregory is set to explore the impact of AI on the professions. Public relations exhibits many of the qualities associated with a profession but is very much a work in progress. A profession is defined by a number of criteria including: Barrier to entry in the form of […]

Meet the Influencers II – This Time It’s Personal

One of the stand out sessions at January’s Influence Live event was Meet the Influencers, hosted by Vuelio. The chance for an open an honest chat with top-class influencers was so popular we have decided to bring it back for Influence Live 2. Earlier this year we ran a poll to see which areas of […]

Influence Live 2: Coming soon

Following the success of the inaugural event in January, Influence Live is back! The programme will feature thought-provoking speakers and original content, as well as the opportunity to network and build the Influence community. The event will be held on Wednesday 12 September and will conclude with a drinks reception. Programme 15.00 – Event open […]