Whilst traditional in-person events seem to be making a comeback with the easing of Covid restrictions, hybrid and virtual events continue to remain popular, so there are more opportunities than ever to attend events and expand your network within the PR world.
Whether you are a business looking for the services of a PR agency, or a public relations specialist seeking some more insight into all that the industry has to offer, there will be a relevant event for you.
Here are four of the best PR events and conferences to keep on your radar over the coming months:
- PR Moments – The Contribution of Comms to ESG – 20th April, online
The pandemic has only furthered the importance of businesses in all sectors prioritising the implementation of ESG policies. Public Relations has a critical role to play in the development of an organisation’s ESG strategy. This webinar will offer insights and perspectives from leading experts, on the contribution of the communications team to an organisation’s ESG policy.
If you are not quite ready to attend an in-person event, this one is online and free.
- Women in Communications 2022 conference – 28th April, London
While the PR industry is renowned for its higher proportion of female workers, there are significantly low numbers of women at board director level. This conference will encourage open discussion on the barriers which are faced by female leaders in the communications world, offering practical advice and coaching to navigate the challenges.
This event is aimed at all women across the communications sector.
- PRWeek – PR360 – 19-20 May, Brighton
PRWeek’s flagship event returns, this year exploring the theme of ‘Increasing the value of PR through sustainability, purpose and people’. Leaders from different brands and agencies are set to look at industry trends, and explore how PR has changed as a result of Covid. Some of the key areas of focus include: retainment strategies, and using inclusive work policies to create a more positive working environment.
With 35+ influential global PR leaders, and 25+ engaging sessions, this is one of the best opportunities to uncover what is set to come for PR in 2022.
- PRCA UK – Public Relations in the New Business Era – 7th July, London
In 2022, the annual PRCA UK conference will explore how PR and communications professionals can navigate and thrive in the new business era. Some of the key themes include: how purposeful leadership and inclusive cultures contribute to greater business success; how organisations can create meaningful relationships; and the factors contributing to improving brand reputation and trust.
This conference is bound to reflect on how the pandemic has changed the way that PR does business.
There are plenty of PR-related events and conferences to look forward to as we enter the summer months, with opportunities to network with PR professionals from all fields.