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Bahrain to host global public relations forum

Bahrain Business
Thu, 14 Apr 2016

Manama: Public relations and communications experts from global corporations including Google, MasterCard, Nissan, STC, P&G and Cruises Lines International, will converge on Bahrain for the third edition of the Global PR Summit Middle East on June 1
and 2 at the Ritz-Carlton Bahrain.

“After the phenomenal success in Qatar and Oman, we are glad to be bringing the Global PR Summit to Bahrain. The event will cover the latest trends and challenges in the regional communications world, including crisis communications, reputation management, visual PR and digital PR”, said event director Kosta Petrov.

The two-day Summit starts with a keynote on reputation management by Mary Jo Jacobi, one of the world’s leading PR experts and former vice-president for communications at BP America, Royal Dutch Shell, HSBC and Lehman Brothers. 

Delegates attending the event will also be able to hear from experts on digital PR, including Joyce Baz from Google, Simon Jenkins from Socialyze, Alex Malouf from P&G and Sarah Walker Kerr from the Ritz Carlton Hotel Group; strategic PR by Amjad Shacker from STC, Patrick Jephson, former Press secretary to Princess Diana, as well as a keynote presentation on crisis communications with Tomas Matesanz, communications and public affairs head at Cruises Lines International in Spain and Donald Steel, international crisis expert and former chief communications advisor at BBC.

With annual editions in 18 different countries, the Global PR Summit is considered the world’s fastest growing business event in PR and corporate communications. 

The event is organised by P World with TRACCS as the event’s exclusive PR partner. 

It is also supported by the Middle East PR Association.