Headline sponsor

MSLGROUP is Publicis Groupe’s flagship strategic communications and engagement network. We are a future-focused agency network that creates and celebrates data-driven big ideas and communications solutions in the digital age. We aim to be our clients’ most trusted adviser, source of unbound creativity, engagement and value in the “always-on conversation.” As creative storytellers for this conversation age, we offer a truly holistic approach to communications that is story-based, multi-specialized, and channel neutral. For more information, visit www.mslgroup.com

Conference sponsors

Edelman is the world's largest public relations firm, with 67 offices and more than 4,800 employees worldwide, as well as affiliates in more than 30 cities. Daniel J. Edelman founded Edelman on October 1, 1952, in Chicago. More than 60 years later, we continue to push the boundaries of what PR can do. The firm is comprised of eight global practices that make up our core competencies - Business + Social Purpose, Consumer Marketing, Corporate, Crisis & Risk, Digital, Health, Public Affairs and Technology - each with related specialty areas of expertise. Edelman owns specialty firms Edelman Berland (research), Blue (advertising), BioScience Communications (medical communications), and agencies Edelman Significa (Brazil), and Pegasus (China). Visit http://www.edelman.com/ for more information.

FleishmanHillard is the world’s most complete global communications firm, specializing in public relations, public affairs, marketing, paid media, and transmedia and social content. Delivering on the power of true, the firm has more than 85 offices in 30 countries, plus  affiliates in 42 countries. Visit us at www.fleishmanhillard.com.

Toyota (NYSE:TM), the world's top automaker and creator of the Prius, is committed to building vehicles for the way people live through its Toyota, Lexus and Scion brands.  Over the past 50 years, Toyota has built more than 25 million cars and trucks in North America, where it operates 14 manufacturing plants and directly employs more than 40,000 people.  The company’s 1,800 North American dealerships sold more than 2.5 million cars and trucks in 2013 – and about 80 percent of all Toyota vehicles sold over the past 20 years are still on the road today.  For more information about Toyota, visit www.toyotanewsroom.com.  

Reception sponsor

PR Talent is the world’s largest executive recruiting firm specializing in public relations searches.  With on-the-ground recruiters in New York, Chicago, Los Angeles and San Francisco, the firm  delivers intimate knowledge of the top communications talent throughout the country.    

Recruiters with extensive PR industry experience lead full-time and freelance searches at all levels for both corporations and agencies.  And the firm's deep talent pool of professionals, built over 16 years, covers just about every industry and communications specialty including social and traditional media, digital entertainment, healthcare, consumer branding, technology and much more.

PR Talent clients include CAA, GlaxoSmithKline, Carnival Cruise Lines, Boston Scientific, Funding Circle, Drizly, Latham & Watkins, MWW, Allison & Partners, Ketchum, Grayling, Finn Partners… and other leading companies seeking the best in communications talent.

Conference exhibitor

Blog Meets Brand is for any marketer seeking social influencer coverage and exposure.  An internal tool for PR managers seeking to generate immediate boosts in contextually, relevant placements or for brand managers searching for new ways to supplement their media plans, Blog Meets Brand serves as a DIY solution.   Blog Meets Brand’s influencer campaign management tool integrates into your organization and gives you everything you need to plan and implement blogger campaigns, monitor performance and analyze results. With a network of high profile bloggers at your disposal, Blog Meets Brand powers influencer programs across the entire organization and can be scaled to suit internal resource needs or multi-brand requirements.

Interested in sponsoring? Contact Lauren Lombardo at lauren.lombardo@prweek.com