CIPR Social Summer returns for 2013

The Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) has announced the dates for this year’s Social Summer, featuring some of the foremost thought leaders in public relations.

Now in its fourth year, Social Summer has attracted over 1000 delegates through the CIPR’s doors on Thursday evenings through the summer months, encouraging an informal and relaxed atmosphere with interesting conversation and networking opportunities, coupled with presentations on the hottest topics in social media and digital public relations.

This year’s series begins on Thursday 6 June with Jed Hallam, author of ‘Social Media Manifesto’ and contributor to CIPR’s Share This Too, leading a session entitled ‘When Social Media Grew Up’. Other confirmed sessions include Katy Howell, CEO at Immediate Future, discussing social media and the law on Thursday 20 June, and Phil Hakim, Senior Account Manager for Mobile Planning at Edelman on ‘Using Mobile as Part of Your Marketing Strategy’, taking place on Thursday 27 June.

Dates confirmed for Social Summer 2013 (all sessions TBC):

  • 4 July
  • 11 July
  • 25 July
  • 8 August
  • 15 August
  • 5 September
  • 19 September

Tickets cost £10 + VAT for CIPR members and non-members and you can book via Eventbrite.

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).