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Critical Issues Forum

Since 2002, top PR agency, corporate communications and marketing executives have gathered for the PR Council’s signature annual event; the Critical Issues Forum.

The Critical Issues Forum will prod, provoke, predict and premiere the issues of the day.

In 2016 we look forward to raising the bar.

Ogilvy PR’s DiSalvo, King head to Cannes as U.S. Young Lions PR winners

The duo's winning pitch pictured children as comic book heroes in an effort to reach millennials and drive donations on behalf of the Variety Freedom Program.

2016 Diversity Distinction in PR Awards now open for nominations. For the sixth consecutive year, the PR Council, in association with PRWeek, is presenting the Diversity Distinction in PR Awards. Since 2011, these awards have honored excellence in promoting ethnic diversity within the PR sector at al levels. Entries are now being accepted. “Within the [MORE]


We are pleased to announce our latest learning and development program — Hyper Island — to the PR Council. This year, the PR Council is focusing on introducing trainings to facilitate forward-thinking agency leadership, build digital expertise and strengthen technological know-how. You can look forward to seeing more opportunities for agency-focused trainings soon. Hyper Island is a two-day program piloting in New York on September 14, 2016. Learn more here.

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Lauren Martiello

Creative Catalyst

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Lauren is a creative strategic thinker who has party hats in her meetings and a lover of mechanical pencils, pizza & Instagram filter.

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Harvard Leadership Program

The Harvard Leadership Program is a MBA style crash-course, focusing on key lessons from Harvard Business School case-studies, exercises, and discussions that focus on a variety of topics including: dynamic collaboration and competition, design thinking, and industry issues.

About Dr. Nanda: Dr. Ashish Nanda is the Robert Braucher Professor of Practice at Harvard Law School. He developed and led an executive business program for lawyers. He began his tenure at Harvard as a faculty member of Harvard Business School, where for 13 years he taught in MBA, DBA, and Executive Education courses. While he still associated with Harvard, Dr. Nanda is currently on leave and serving as the the Director of the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIMA). IIMA one of the top business schools in the Asia-Pacific region.


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