BledCom will celebrate three decades of its existence next year. It is the oldest conference in the field of public relations in the world. The jubilee, 30th international symposium on public relations research, will be held in-person on June 30 and July 1, 2023 at Hotel Rikli Balance in Bled (Slovenia). The theme of the conference is »Public Relations and Sustainability«.

BledCom 2023 will include more keynotes, more formats for presentation and more time to debate.  The first two confirmed keynote speakers are announced: David Haig, Professor of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology at Harvard University and Steve Shepperson-Smith, President-Elect of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR).

Submission of paper abstracts and panel proposals must be sent via email to by February 1, 2023 (midnight CET).

Conference website and CfP