CIPR named partner of European Communications Convention 2017

Europe's leading professional PR body, the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR), has been announced as the official partner of the European Communications Convention (ECC) for 2017.

Taking place in Munich's historic Nymphenburg Palace between 22-23 March, ECC will feature key note speeches from CIPR President Jason MacKenzie Chart.PR, FCIPR and CIPR Chief Executive, Alastair McCapra on the impact of Brexit on public relations in Europe.

ECC aims to unite senior communications professionals from around the world for insight and debate on the global issues impacting the industry. Other topics to be addressed include the rise of dishonest communication and the role of public relations in times of mass migration.

Thomas Achelis, European Communications Convention
We are very happy and proud that the CIPR has accepted our invitation to become an official partner of ECC'17. The UK is the home of public relations and it's important for us to maintain and strengthen ties between Britain and Central Europe.
Thomas Achelis, European Communications Convention
Jason MacKenzie FCIPR Chart.PR, CIPR President
PR professionals cannot afford to confine themselves to traditional borders and boundaries. It's never been more important for us to collaborate and share best practice with colleagues around the world, as we confront the challenges facing our industry. That's why we are delighted to represent the United Kingdom at this year's European Communications Convention.
Jason MacKenzie FCIPR Chart.PR, CIPR President

Early bird tickets are available until 15 February, with CIPR members eligible for a discount. For further information visit, the European Communications Convention website.

Notes to editors

Notes to editors

About the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR)Founded in 1948, the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) is the Royal Chartered professional body for public relations practitioners in the UK and overseas. The CIPR is the largest membership organisation for PR practitioners outside of North America. By size of turnover and number of individually registered members, we are the leading representative body for the PR profession and industry in Europe.

The CIPR advances professionalism in public relations by making its members accountable to their employers and the public through a code of conduct and searchable public register, setting standards through training, qualifications, awards and the production of best practice and skills guidance, facilitating Continuing Professional Development (CPD), and awarding Chartered Public Relations Practitioner status (Chart.PR).