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Message from IPRA President - November 2014

Let me share with you a few words in my address to the 10th International PR Symposium held in Tehran last month:

Keynote Speakers announced for IPRA World Congress 2015

The organisers of the International Public Relations Association (IPRA) and their official partner, the Public Relations Institute of South Africa (PRISA) are delighted to announce the keynote speakers for the World Congress which takes place in Johannesburg, South Africa, 27 -29 September 2015.

Message from IPRA President 2014, October

Awards mean much more than one motivating Gala. Touching on people and their success, and celebrating that in front of peers is a wonderful feeling. From the youngest to the oldest, motivation is vital for communication.
Zehra Güngör


IPRA elects its President for the year 2016

IPRA is pleased to announce that Bart de Vries of the Netherlands has been elected President for 2016.

IPRA works on the Secretary-General’s “Zero Hunger Challenge”

IPRA members James McQueeny and Barbara Burns representing the organization at the United Nations' annual conference in New York. The 2015 meeting is the largest ever held.  

European 2014 special award for digital inclusion honours Bulgarian PR campaign for young women’s literacy

The “Special award for 2014 for PR with an objective of progress in digital inclusion within the EU” went to Bulgarian PR agency United Partners, on behalf of their client Procter and Gamble and their brand “Always”. “Always” made donations equipping 10 Bulgarian schools with suites that turn school classes into exciting interactive experiences.

Muhtar Kent, Coca-Cola Company chairman and CEO has received the 2014 IPRA President's Award

IPRA 2014 President Dr. Zehra Güngör presented the IPRA President's Award to The Coca Cola Company Chairman & CEO Muhtar Kent in Istanbul at the luncheon reception.

Message from IPRA President - September 2014

Although August is referred to as “holiday time”, it is also a great time to prepare for the upcoming autumn period and the coming year.  Last month while managing relations with other international organizations, IPRA also continued its work for the GWA Gala (Istanbul Friday 14 November 2014) and the World Congress featuring the celebrations for the 60th Anniversary of IPRA in Johannesburg (Sunday 27 September – Tuesday 29 September 2015).  

Message from IPRA President - August 2014

Although they say that July and August are the months when people take their holidays in the Northern Hemisphere, neither IPRA nor I have experienced that this year. Together with IPRA’s Board and Secretariat, we were busy in July and it looks like August will be a hectic month too. 

Message from IPRA President 2014, July

Another month has gone by. June proved itself to be the busiest month to date for the communication sector. Projects and events poured in one after another.

2014 IPRA Golden World Award Winners for excellence in public relations

Quality of entries in 22nd GWA competitıon exceeds judges expectations

The International Public Relations Association (IPRA) has announced its 2014 Golden World Awards for Excellence in PR winners. A total of 64 category awards have been made.

Message from IPRA President - June 2014

Summertime has come for the Northern Hemisphere while the Southern Hemisphere gets ready for winter.  

10th Anniversary International PR-Forum

Would you like to know the effect of "Borat" mockumentary on tourist industry of Kazakhstan? Interested to visit the country that inspired Sacha Baron Cohen?

IPRA UN Award presented in Bloemfontein

From left to right: Prof Nicky Morgan, Vice-Rector: Operations, Johanna McDowell, Congress Chairman for the IPRA 2015 World Congress, Dr Choice Makhetha, Vice-Rector: External Relations (and Acting Rector at the time of the award ceremony), and Ms Lacea Loader Director: Communication and Brand Management.

Invitation to the International PR Forum, Almaty, Kazakhstan

Do you know how Alexander the Great is connected to all apples in the world?

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