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Entering the dragon: Obama visit could make or break US-China business relations

Entering the dragon: Obama visit could make or break US-China business relations

As President Barack Obama prepares to make his first trip to China in four years, PRWeek editor-in-chief Steve Barrett talks to four experts about US-China relations, the fast-evolving business and trade agenda, and lessons for PR pros operating in what will soon be the largest economy in the world.

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Brand cannabis

Brand cannabis

Leveraging a mix of traditional and out-of-the-box initiatives to reach consumers, companies are amplifying efforts to rebrand the drug and debunk negative stigmas.

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The Innovation 50

The Innovation 50

50 rising stars of tech PR and digital communications in the agency, in-house, and social media sectors

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Office pride: global edition

Office pride: global edition

After focusing on US workspaces last year, PRWeek searched the globe for agency offices that inspire staffers, foster collaboration, and showcase the market.

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40 Under 40 2014: Heavy hitters

40 Under 40 2014: Heavy hitters

When it comes to being an influential leader, innovator, and pioneer in PR, age is just a number. PRWeek profiles 40 MVPs under 40, nominated by colleagues and peers, who are evolving the comms industry to new heights.

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Power List 2014: Power principals

Power List 2014: Power principals

In an evolving comms landscape, these 50 power players have the blueprint for effective global strategies as companies expand into new markets to increase growth and agencies promote their integrated business models. PRWeek enlisted mentors, colleagues, and friends to best describe what puts these influential PR pros in a class by themselves.

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Agency Business Report 2014

  • Smarter communications

    Global strategies, fueled by compelling content and integrated offerings helped agencies navigate a tricky 2013.
  • Global ambition

    Vast opportunities for PR firms in hot and emerging markets outweigh the challenges that come with worldwide expansion.

Newsmakers

Newsmaker: Jason Cone, Doctors Without Borders

Newsmaker: Jason Cone, Doctors Without Borders

From virus outbreaks to crises in war zones to media training, Doctors Without Borders' comms director navigates complex terrain to ensure care for those in need.

Newsmaker: Rudolf Ramsauer, Nestlé

Newsmaker: Rudolf Ramsauer, Nestlé

A background in politics has inspired Nestlé's SVP, corporate comms director to focus the food and beverage company's PR efforts on key stakeholder engagement.

Newsmaker: Lynn Marmer, Kroger

Newsmaker: Lynn Marmer, Kroger

From product recall crises to community rewards initiatives, Kroger's group VP, corporate affairs, always produces fresh strategies that position the brand as authentic.

Newsmaker: Mike Bass, NBA

Newsmaker: Mike Bass, NBA

As captain of the NBA's all-star PR department, the league's EVP of comms always produces game-winning strategies on issues from media relations to player crises.

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