Horizon 2023: CIPR unveils groundbreaking PR event for future leaders

The founder of LADBible and UniLad, Alex Partridge, will address the CIPR's brand-new event – Horizon: Leading the PR Profession into the Future.

The unique, in-person, one-day event is designed for future industry leaders and experienced PR professionals to foster knowledge exchange and deliberate on the evolving landscape of the public relations industry. Speakers and delegates will delve into the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead and tackle critical topics practically and collaboratively including sustainability and Environment, Social, and Governance (ESG) strategies, artificial intelligence, mental health and workplace resilience, diversity and inclusion, and more.

Headline sponsored by Notified - the world’s only communications platform for public relations, investor relations, and event experiences- the event will be held at the Ham Yard Hotel in London's Soho on November 14, 2023. 

The full lineup of speakers will be announced over the coming weeks. Confirmed so far are:

  • Michael Bennett, Jargon Group
  • Patrick Cousens, PLMR
  • PJ Ellis, Founder of Blake7
  • Grace Fogarty, Presentation skills trainer
  • Sheeraz Gulsher, Co-founder of People Like Us
  • Subira Jones, The Corporate Hippie
  • Katie King, AI author
  • Diana Verde Nieto, the author of ‘Reimagining Luxury’ and Co-founder of Positive Luxury
  • Alex Patridge, Founder of LADBible and UniLad
  • Jay Richards, Influencer and co-founder of Imagen Insights
  • Mark Shayler, Owner of Ape and host of Making Things Better and Making Better Things podcast
  • Amanda Powell Smith, Forster Communications
CIPR President Steve Shepperson-Smith Chart. PR, FCIPR

Horizon 2023 will be the one event every PR professional should attend this year to be a part of a conversation that shapes the future of this industry. In addition to addressing pivotal themes, there will also be practical advice and sessions to help attendees to develop their skills and careers. This conference underscores the CIPR’s commitment to driving the industry forward with integrity and innovation.

CIPR President Steve Shepperson-Smith Chart. PR, FCIPR

About the Chartered Institute of Public Relations

Founded in 1948, the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) is the world's only Royal Chartered professional body for public relations practitioners with over 10,000 members.

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).