London,
27
November
2013
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10:39
Europe/London

Over 1,000 PR professionals learn, network and collaborate at the first Public Relations Show

Yesterday (26 November), the London Business Design Centre gathered more than 1,000 PR professionals alongside an array of leading service providers in the form of sponsors, partners and exhibitors. Professionals at every career stage made up the audience across 24 speaker sessions. Speakers included Alex Aiken, Executive Director of Government communication, Rod Cartwright, Global Partner and Director of Ketchum, Alistair Smith, Managing Director Corporate Communications, Barclays Group and Ian Wright, Corporate Relations Director, Diageo.

Alastair McCapra, CIPR Chief Executive
It has been great to see the level of support that The Public Relations Show has earned in its first year. By offering flexible professional development opportunities for people at every stage in their career along with a vibrant exhibition, the Chartered Institute of Public Relations has created an event with real potential.
Alastair McCapra, CIPR Chief Executive
Charlie O’Rourke, Managing Director of AIMediaComms / Vuelio, headline sponsor for The Public Relations Show
The Public Relations Show has been a great opportunity for us to connect with public relations professionals and showcase our products and services to a captive audience. We hope the Show will continue to grow and become an annual event for AIMediaComms to take part in for many years.
Charlie O’Rourke, Managing Director of AIMediaComms / Vuelio, headline sponsor for The Public Relations Show
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).