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May 2014

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My newsletter contribution in February about the importance of qualifications caused quite a stir! I wrote it while I was still angry on reading the results of the latest al State of the Profession survey conducted by my 

own professional association, the UK Chartered Institute of Public Relations. Of 2,000 respondents, 22% thought that a qualification was the most important ‘asset’ for a professional to have as opposed to 74% who thought experience took priority. My anger was directed at the fact that ad hoc learning through experience appears to be more valued than...


Measurement in the spotlight with AMEC Chair David Rockland at 2014 World Public Relations Forum in September

The critical process of measurement and evaluation will be examined by ...


2014 Global Alliance COMM PRIX Awards: early-bird rates closing – act fast to showcase your work on the world stage

Early-bird entry rates for the 2014 Global Alliance COMM PRIX Awards end today...


Reinforcing international communication perspectives: Global Alliance scholarship applications now open for EMScom17

As part of the strategic partnership between the USI Università della...


HEY! It's NTU – an integrated communication programme that combines traditional and new media platforms

Nanyang Technological University (NTU) in Singapore created HEY! in 2011 as an...


A new member welcomed into the Global Alliance: Brigham Young University joins the fold

The Global Alliance for Public Relations and Communication Management extends a...


Celebrating a Profession: the Global Alliance 'birthday' and the labours that led to a global association

If someone asked me to pick a date for the decision to form the Global Alliance...


GA Member News

Inside Croatia: Koraljka Rak, CPRA General Secretary, talks about CSR as a key area of growth, the rise of digitalization and the challenges for the profession
Excellence in learning and research: EUPRERA's 9th BA and MA Awards now open and abstracts can be submitted until May 16, 2014
Euprera to investigate "Communication Ethics in a Connected World" at annual Brussels academic congress this September
Looking to the future of leadership, personal brand and employee engagement: IABC World Conference 2014 in Toronto in June
The Public Relations Institute of Southern Africa (PRISA) expands its reach and benefits throughout Southern Africa
Institute for Public Relations President & CEO Frank Ovaitt First PR Professional to Receive Gerald Sass Distinguished Service Award

Conferences & Events




PRII Annual Conference 2014

Dublin, Ireland




PRORP Conference 2014

Mexico City, Mexico




CPRS National Conference 2014

Banff, Canada




NCA Workshop with Angela Sinickas

Oslo, Norway




PRINZ Conference 2014

Auckland, New Zealand




Reputation Institute Annual Conference 2014

Miami, US




IABC World Conference 2014

Toronto, Canada




PRISA Annual Conference 2014

Johannesburg, South Africa






Global Alliance Partners

Grayling Reputation Institute Università della Svizzera italiana PR Week Hagakure PRnewswire
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The Global Alliance for Public Relations and Communication Management (, is the confederation of the world's major public relations and communication management associations and institutions, representing 160,000 practitioners and academics around the world. The Global Alliance's mission is to unify the public relations profession, raise professional standards all over the world, share knowledge for the benefit of its members and be the global voice for public relations in the public interest.