Communications professionals and their clients are impacted by global patterns, international politics and shared challenges like trade wars, Brexit, recession proofing, talent grabbing, and the convergence of industry disciplines across digital and marketing.  These are Irish as well as global issues and they are on the agenda for the ICCO Global Summit coming to Dublin, for the first time, in two weeks, on October 4th and 5th.  There will be more than 50 CEOs from agencies and brands around the world.  PRCA Ireland members can benefit from all that such a global conference has to offer with no travel costs, no accommodation costs, just a discounted ticket.  PRCA Ireland members will need to use a designated code to avail of the discounted ticket to the ICCO Global Summit.  To view this code, PRCA Members will need to log on to and view the offers in the Resources Section.


Topics over the two days include:

  • Build a new model and converge towards other disciplines. re-position PR to maximise relevance and talent
  • Tell Your Story in an Age of Disinformation and Fake News
  • Managing People and Profit in the Future
  • Staying Recession Proof


Speakers include:

John Saunders, FPRII (Life) President & CEO, FleishmanHillard; Matthew Harrington, Global COO, Edelman; Clare Parsons, Chair and Co-founder, Lansons;
Barri Rafferty, Global CEO and President, Ketchum; Alex Aiken, Executive Director, Government Communication Service; Liam Reid, Corporate Communications Director, Diageo; Aedhmar Hynes, Global CEO, Text 100; Candace Kuss, Social Media Director, Hill and Knowlton Strategies; Anne-Marie Curran, FPRII, Managing Director, Drury|PorterNovelli; Jim Donaldson, CEO, UK and Middle East, FleishmanHillard Fishburn; and Elise Mitchell, President, ICCO.


Full Summit Pass: €650

Irish resident, PRCA (Ireland) member price: €470 (PRCA members will need to be logged in to view this code).


“The ICCO conference lasts two days, relationships last years, their impact can last decades”.