EVCOM HOSTS INDUSTRY AWARDS 2018 AND WELCOMES THREE NEW MEMBERS TO ITS FELLOWSHIP PROGRAMME
Evcom, the event and visual communication association, hosted the Industry Awards for the second time, to celebrate talent across agencies that focus in live, screen or digital communications.
FIVE MINUTES WITH ALI HANAN
Ali Hanan is the founder of Creative Equals, an award-winning organisation championing diversity and inclusion in the creative industries. Aside from working with businesses to help them move forwards, its mission is to double the number of women in leadership roles over the next 24 months, as just 12% of creative directors in the UK are women. Hanan discusses Creative Equals’ newly launched Returners Programme, funded by a grant from HMRC
GDPR FAILS, ALONG WITH PEOPLE’S TRUST IN BUSINESSES
New research conducted by the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) has revealed the failure of GDPR to sufficiently reduce the amount of unwanted mail in people’s inboxes.
With the launch of ‘Take Pride’, Sheila Parry has explored what it means to have pride in what you do and has written a practical framework to create those conditions at work. She presents the case for putting individual interests firmly on a par with organisational goals and explains why communications and HR professionals are best placed to drive a movement of cultural change
Meeting and exceeding expectations of client service is a constant challenge in comms. But, asks purpose-led consultancy Cohesive, how can service delivery be more than an empty promise?
A new era has been heralded in at the Daily Mail. For seasoned business editor Ruth Sunderland, the conversation between the paper’s readership and businesses is important. Andrew Thomas reports on her relationship with PRs, her experience in the city and the future of the Mail itself
CONFERENCES IN 2018
Communicate magazine runs a number of conferences covering a variety of topics centred around corporate communications, from investor relations and digital stakeholder engagement to employer brand management and internal communications.
CORPORATE ENGAGEMENT AWARDS
The Corporate Engagement Awards recognises the most successful and innovative corporate partnerships and sponsorships, and the communication strategies around those collaborations. More than ever, companies are striving to demonstrate the good in business and how an organisation can engage its partners, support charities and work for communities in which it operates. In turn, these activities showcase successful collaborations that raise brand awareness, and more importantly, build reputation. Entries close on 6 April.
DIGITAL IMPACT AWARDS
The Digital Impact Awards recognise the cutting edge in digital communications across a broad range of categories including deliverables, social media, and sector. The 2018 Digital Impact Awards winners will be announced on 16 October 2018.