Solving your communication challenges

IABC members will soon be receiving their copy of the brochure for IABC EuroComm 2005, the fifth annual professional development conference in Europe that brings together communicators from across the globe to share best practices, examine case studies and discuss the latest developments in communication planning, practice and analysis. Considering the role of new media […]

Speaking at E-Day Amsterdam

Heading off to the Emerce E-Day conference taking place today in Amsterdam. I’m participating in a panel discussion broadly titled Public Relations in The Blogosphere. My fellow panelists are Scott Rafer, Frank Janssen, Paul Molenaar and Hans Mestrum. We hope to have a stimulating and dynamic multi-lingual discussion (Dutch and English) on issues and strategies […]

The here and now of participatory communication

On Thursday, I travelled to Brussels, Belgium, to participate in the 50th anniversary conference of FEIEA, the federation of European business communicators’ associations. My role was to make a presentation on new media communication channels (blogs, RSS, etc) and participatory communication as a constituent part of FEIEA’s theme for this first day of their 2-day […]

The new PR and the angels of the north

The north-east of England probably wouldn’t be the first place that would spring to mind where you’d expect to find one of the hottest gatherings of communicators eager to learn about the new PR – the place where communication and the new media ecosystem (blogs, wikis, RSS, podcasts) intersect and connect. Yet that’s what happened […]

IABC Europe conference kicks off

Arrived in Paris late last night, ready to participate in the IABC Eurocomm conference which formally kicks off today and runs through tomorrow. I’m moderating the opening session discussion panel on the giant global focus group. No prizes for guessing what this is about at a conference full of communicators! So, my fellow conversationalists – […]

Les Blogs 2.0 kicks off today

The Les Blogs 2.0 conference in Paris formally starts today and runs until Tuesday evening. The event is completely sold out. Lots already been going on over the weekend, judging from the rapidly-growing Technorati tag list. What’s the event about? Absorb this, from Loic’s opening remarks: […] We believe there is a revolution going-on. We […]

Copenhagen get-together

Light blogging for the next few days as I’ll be in Copenhagen for a client meeting. Whilst there, I’m having a great opportunity to get together on Saturday with some of the leading social media lights in Denmark such as Allan Jenkins, Jacob Boetter, Hans Henrik Heming and Trine-Maria Kristensen. Should be fun. Trine-Maria’s posted […]

Podcast entertainment

Last week, Shel and I had a great conversation via Skype with Lee Hopkins. An accomplished business podcaster, Lee’s also a regular correspondent of For Immediate Release, the twice-weekly show Shel and I do. The recording is now online. What it’s about, in Lee’s words: […] We talk about beginnings, mistakes, successes, strategy versus tactics, […]