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Global Alliance For Public Relations and Communication Management Report
Lugano, June 24 – The July edition of The Global Alliance Newsletter presents a new “freeze-frame” of the many advances of the profession around the world. Among them:
- The Global Alliance launches its global awards program to celebrate the “best of the best” in public relations and communication management. Entry deadlines for the new COMM PRIX Awards: early bird – July 31, 2013; final submission deadline – September 30 2013.
- The “Melbourne Mandate”, proclaimed at the October GA World Public Relations Forum, --“a new conversation on changing organizations – and changing communications” -- is gaining additional traction with the newly-issued “8 ways you can use the Global Alliance’s Melbourne Mandate”.
- Fresh faces in Global Alliance leadership: With the annual election of a new GA board and as public relations becomes more global and interconnected, as of July 1st, Professor Anne Gregory (U.K) assumes the Global Alliance chair and Professor Gregor Halff (Singapore) becomes chair elect.
- The 2014 Eighth World Public Relations Forum, focusing on “Communication with conscience” will be held in Madrid September 21-23, 2014 under the auspices of GA and its Spanish member organization dircom.
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