Roundtables

PRWeek hosts roundtables on a variety of subjects throughout the year. For each event, leading PR pros gather in a roundtable discussion about the issues affecting them and their peers.

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CSR Roundtable: Purposeful pursuit [Extended]

CSR Roundtable: Purposeful pursuit [Extended]

CSR efforts are vital for brands because of the societal and business benefits. From direct bottom-line impact to choosing the right partners, industry leaders joined Gideon Fidelzeid in New York City for this RF|Binder-hosted roundtable to discuss communicators' integral role in advancing such initiatives

CSR Roundtable: Purposeful pursuit

CSR Roundtable: Purposeful pursuit

CSR efforts are vital for brands because of the societal and business benefits. From direct bottom-line impact to choosing the right partners, industry leaders gathered in New York City for this RF|Binder-hosted roundtable to discuss communicators' integral role in advancing such initiatives

Auto Roundtable: Driven to adapt [eBook]

Auto Roundtable: Driven to adapt [eBook]

From recalls to automated vehicles, burgeoning new consumer markets to a shifting media landscape, the auto sector is now in uncharted territory. Industry leaders joined Steve Barrett in Detroit for this Airfoil-hosted roundtable to discuss the comms challenges and opportunities.

Collaboration Roundtable: Concerted effort [Extended]

Collaboration Roundtable: Concerted effort [Extended]

In an age of integration and multiple platforms, a willingness and ability to collaborate with all partners has become table stakes. Industry leaders gathered in Chicago to highlight the keys to and tangible benefits of doing so at this Allison+Partners-hosted roundtable.

Collaboration Roundtable: Concerted effort

Collaboration Roundtable: Concerted effort

In an age of integration and multiple platforms, a willingness and ability to collaborate with all partners has become table stakes. Industry leaders gathered in Chicago to highlight the keys to and tangible benefits of doing so at this Allison+Partners-hosted roundtable.

How collaboration became McDonald's golden rule

How collaboration became McDonald's golden rule

Collaboration is the foundation of strong communications practices. Prior to the Allison+Partners-hosted roundtable, McDonald's VP of US comms Ben Stringfellow and senior director of US marketing Julie Wenger spoke to PRWeek about their philosophies and strategies to ensure effective collaboration with all partners.

CDC Foundation CEO: Partnerships are the panacea for global health crises

CDC Foundation CEO: Partnerships are the panacea for global health crises

During his keynote prior to the Kyne-hosted panel discussion, CDC Foundation president and CEO Charles Stokes outlined how public-private healthcare partnerships have evolved and the lessons he has learned to make such unions work most effectively.

Healthcare Roundtable: The power of teamwork [Extended]

Healthcare Roundtable: The power of teamwork [Extended]

In an era of globalization and budget limits, no single entity can solve medical crises. Industry leaders gathered in New York City for this Kyne-hosted event that underscored communications' role in facilitating multi-stakeholder partnerships.

Healthcare Roundtable: The power of teamwork

Healthcare Roundtable: The power of teamwork

In an era of globalization and budget limits, no single entity can solve medical crises. Industry leaders gathered in New York City for this Kyne-hosted event that underscored communications' role in facilitating multi-stakeholder partnerships.

Home Roundtable: Hearts and minds [Extended]

Home Roundtable: Hearts and minds [Extended]

Myriad dedicated TV programs and social media channels have raised homeowners' expectations. Industry leaders gathered in New York City for this Spong-hosted roundtable to discuss how brands in the space are adapting to the savvier and emotionally invested consumer.

Wayfair's Whitman talks trends in the home space

Wayfair's Whitman talks trends in the home space

Personalizing the online-shopping experience in the home space, marketing to Millennials, and accounting for the unique emotional connection consumers have for all things related to their abodes were among the topics discussed as Sarah Dignan Whitman, VP at Wayfair Supply and AllModern, spoke with PRWeek prior to the Spong PR-hosted roundtable.

Home Roundtable: Hearts and minds

Home Roundtable: Hearts and minds

Myriad dedicated TV programs and social media channels have raised homeowners' expectations. Industry leaders gathered in New York City for this Spong-hosted roundtable to discuss how brands in the space are adapting to the savvier and emotionally invested consumer.

Enterprise Value Roundtable: Gaining confidence [eBook]

Enterprise Value Roundtable: Gaining confidence [eBook]

The role communications plays in helping brands boost and protect their value on multiple levels is becoming increasingly evident and appreciated. Industry leaders joined Gideon Fidelzeid in New York City for this FTI Consulting-hosted roundtable to discuss how PR can impact market leadership, stock price, and other key business factors that allow various stakeholders to feel more assured.

Indap: From Alibaba to NBA, comms acuity boosts value

Indap: From Alibaba to NBA, comms acuity boosts value

The role of communications in Alibaba's US IPO and CEOs whose messaging acumen has impacted their brands' value were among topics discussed as Financial Times Lex columnist Sujeet Indap spoke with Gideon Fidelzeid prior to the FTI Consulting-hosted Enterprise Value Roundtable.

Booz Allen's Foster: When it comes to measurement, listen and learn

Booz Allen's Foster: When it comes to measurement, listen and learn

The C-suite's expectations of PR pros, more effective ways for PR to leverage Big Data, and the continuing under-appreciation of listening on social channels were among topics tackled as Chris Foster, VP at Booz Allen Hamilton, spoke with PRWeek managing editor Gideon Fidelzeid prior to the BurrellesLuce-hosted roundtable.

Measurement Roundtable: Beyond the numbers [Extended]

Measurement Roundtable: Beyond the numbers [Extended]

Measurement's evolution relies on PR's ability to convert metrics and data into shareholder-friendly intelligence for multiple audiences. The keys to doing it were discussed by sector leaders who joined Gideon Fidelzeid in New York City for this BurrellesLuce-hosted roundtable.

Measurement Roundtable: Beyond the numbers

Measurement Roundtable: Beyond the numbers

Measurement's evolution relies on PR's ability to convert metrics and data into shareholder-friendly intelligence for multiple audiences. The keys to doing it were discussed by sector leaders in New York City for this BurrellesLuce-hosted roundtable.

Technology Roundtable: Everybody's business [Extended]

Technology Roundtable: Everybody's business [Extended]

All companies are tech companies today. That sentiment was reinforced as industry leaders gathered in New York City to discuss the cloud, mobility, and the Big Apple's influence on the sector at this Airfoil-hosted roundtable.

Q&A with Techonomy's David Kirkpatrick: Reshaping the conversation

Q&A with Techonomy's David Kirkpatrick: Reshaping the conversation

Blurring lines between industries, the realities of privacy, and Facebook's continuing impact were among talking points as PRWeek managing editor Gideon Fidelzeid spoke with David Kirkpatrick, founder and CEO of Techonomy, prior to the Airfoil-hosted Technology Roundtable.

Technology Roundtable: Everybody's business

Technology Roundtable: Everybody's business

All companies are tech companies today. That sentiment was reinforced as industry leaders gathered in New York City to discuss the cloud, mobility, and the Big Apple's influence on the sector at this Airfoil-hosted roundtable.

Q&A: Eye on the administration

Q&A: Eye on the administration

Prior to the FleishmanHillard-hosted Public Affairs Roundtable, Bloomberg News' Margaret Talev discussed her evolving role as White House correspondent.

Public Affairs Roundtable: Search for common ground [Extended]

Public Affairs Roundtable: Search for common ground [Extended]

Navigating gridlock, overcoming legislative challenges, and assessing this administration's outreach efforts were top of the agenda as industry leaders gathered at the National Press Club in Washington, DC, for this FleishmanHillard-hosted roundtable.

Public Affairs Roundtable: Search for common ground

Public Affairs Roundtable: Search for common ground

Navigating gridlock, overcoming legislative challenges, and assessing this administration's outreach efforts were top of the agenda as industry leaders gathered at the National Press Club in Washington, DC, for this FleishmanHillard-hosted roundtable.

B-to-B Roundtable: Positive influence [eBook]

B-to-B Roundtable: Positive influence [eBook]

At every stage of the tech-product sales journey, the comms function has never been more involved in the decision-making process. Social strategy, advocacy, and storytelling were among focal points as industry leaders gathered at this Text100-hosted roundtable.

Sports Roundtable: The team concept [Extended]

Sports Roundtable: The team concept [Extended]

Sports properties and their brand partners are collaborating in innovative ways to get fans on board.

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