Global PR Summit New York

8-9 June in New York, USA

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About the Event

Hello New York!

After the phenomenal success in 20 different countries, the Global PR Summit is finally coming to the USA!

Why grab your ticket today?

  • Spend two days surrounded by some of the most stimulating and forward-thinking people in the world - the instant cure to a creative burnout.
  • Our inspirational speakers have worked and developed PR and communications strategies for European Royal Families, US Presidents and some of the world’s most admired entrepreneurs and corporations.
  • Get smarter. Discover new ideas and trends for your sector and leave the event with incredible insights that will inform your business in the future.
  • Be exposed to new ways of approaching your work and your brand, and learn from the incredible stories each speaker has to tell.
  • The Global PR Summit New York will inspire and motivate you, and will provide you with a world-class education in public relations and communications.
  • Our interactive discussions will help you get practical tools and insights that will help you solve your current PR challenges.
  • Our event will provide you with the opportunity to get deeper understanding of today’s ever changing PR trends and will provide you with a natural support structure that will help you stretch your PR knowledge beyond your normal limits.
  • The Global PR Summit New York is all about building a creative community that will provide you with support, value and opportunity to make things happen.
  • The event is all about real life conversations with each other.
  • The event takes place in New York! Need we say more?

Partner Events:







Patricia Yates Visit Britain

James Gregson Lego

Liz Young Sony Music Entertainment

Katie Morse Nielsen

Natan Edelsburg PRSA-NY

Lauren Day Prudential Financial, Inc.

Heather Mitchell Unilever Hair Care

Sean Gardner

Mary Jo Jacobi HSBC, Lehman Brothers, Royal Dutch Shell And BP America

Patrick Jephson Former Chief Of Staff To Princess Diana

Donald Steel Former Chief Communications Advisor, BBC

Colleen Harris Official Spokesperson, Wiliam and Kates Royal Wedding

Piers Schreiber Jumeirah Group

Esra Erkal Paler AstraZeneca

Thierry Nicolet Schneider Electric

Andrew Widger Pfizer


Reputation management, crisis communications, content management, data leaks- we got it all covered!


Registration And Morning Coffee


Chairman’s Opening Remarks


Quantum Value: Strategy At The Speed Of Life
Lauren Day, Head of Global Communications Strategy & Operations, Prudential Financial Inc.


Mastering The Arts Of Apology  And Forgivability: Why You Need It – How To Get It
Mary Jo Jacobi, US Presidential Advisor, Corporate Director And Strategist And Former Communications Chief, BP America, Lehman Brothers, Royal Dutch Shell, USA
Patrick Jephson, NY Times Bestselling Author And Former Chief Of Staff To Princess Diana, UK


 Interactive Discussion With Speakers and Delegates


Networking and Refreshment Break


Best-Practice Strategies And Approaches To Take Control And Proactively Manage Crisis Communications On Social
Liz Young, EVP Corporate Communications, Sony Music Entertainment, USA


Interactive Panel Discussion: Reputation Management In The Healthcare Sector: Lessons Learned
Esra Erkal Paler, Head Of Global External Communications, AstraZeneca, UK
Andrew Widger, Senior Director, Media Relations, Pfizer, UK


Use Data To Pitch The Right Journalists And Build Relationships With The Press
Natan Edelsburg, Director, Finance, PRSA NY Chapter, USA


Interactive Discussion With Speakers And Delegates


Lunch For Speakers And Delegates


Reputation And Crisis Management In A Social Media Era: Interactive Workshop With Donald Steel
More than 5000 PR and communications professionals from 30 different countries have had the opportunity to attend Donad Steel's world class crisis communications workshops. Find out found out why Donald Steel is considered the world's biggest authority on crisis management.


End of Day One


Morning Coffee


Chairman’s Opening Remarks


Mastering Governmental PR: From Communications Within The Political Elite To Dialog With The Citizens
Colleen Harris, Former Press Secretary to Princes Charles, William and Harry and Official Spokesperson, William and Kate’s Royal Wedding, UK


Reputation Management In An Age Of Cybercrime: How To Prepare For And Recover From Data Breaches
Piers Schreiber, Former VP Corporate Communications, Jumeirah Group, UAE


Building A Strong Country Brand: Marketing And PR Methods That Work
Patricia Yates, Director, Strategy and Communications, Visit Britain, UK


 Interactive Discussion With Speakers And Delegates


Networking And Refreshment Break


Increasing The Efficiency Of PR Agencies Through Measurement, Motivation And Best Practice Sharing
Thierry Nicolet, Global VP, Press Relations, Schneider Electric, France


Social Media For C-Level Executives: Analyzing Risks And Best Practices To Shield The Reputation Of Your Organization
Katie Morse
, VP Social Media, Nielsen


 Interactive Discussion With Speakers And Delegates


Lunch For Speakers And Delegates


Case Study: Inside Lego’s Content And Social Media Program
James Gregson
, Senior Global Manager, Lego, UK


Strategically Harnessing The Power Of Influencers: Unilever Hair Care Case Study
Heather Mitchell
, Global Head Of PR and Social Media, Unilever Hair Care, UK


How Influencers Can Supercharge Your PR Campaign
Sean Gardner
, Forbes #1 Social Media Power Influencer, Forbes Top 50 Marketing Influencer, Keynote Speaker, Huffington Post Columnist, USA


Closing Discussion With Speakers And Delegates


End Of Global PR Summit New York

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Media Partner


The Empire Suite, Condé Nast, One World Trade Center, New York, USA

NEW YORK, NY 10007

On the 34th floor of Condé Nast’s new headquarters, the media company houses four state-of-the-art venues with a multitude of uses, ranging from intimate executive meetings in the Boardrooms to gala affairs in the South Lookout, which has sweeping 180-degree views of lower Manhattan and its landmarks.