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IPRA 2015 World Congress - 08.07.2015
Johannesburg, South-Africa, September 27-29
The IPRA (International Public Relations Association) Public Relations World Congress is a major event in the PR calendar, bringing together PR agencies, in-house PR managers, public affairs directors, marketers from the corporate sector, government officials, NGOs and academics.
The 2015 IPRA Public Relations World Congress is the first ever to be held in Africa. It is expected to attract around 600 – 800 participants from all corners of the globe, with a large number coming from Africa. It will run from Sunday 27 September to Tuesday 29 September 2015 at the Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg, under the theme: “Leadership in Communication – the Way to Trust”.
Speakers at the event include John D. Graham - Chairman FleishmanHillard, Robert Holdheim - CEO of Edelman South Asia, Middle East & Africa, Colin Byrne - CEO UK & EMEA Weber Shandwick, Jeremy Galbraith - CEO, Europe, Middle-East and Africa, Global Chief Strategy Officer, Burson Marsteller, Rod Cartwright, Global Partner and Director of the Global Public Affairs Practice, Ketchum, and Nigerian Wole Soyinka - the first African to win the Nobel Prize for Literature - and more.
IPRA, the world's most influential professional association for senior international public relations executives, has named APO (African Press Organization) the Official Newswire of the IPRA Public Relations World Congress.