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dr anne gregoryDr Anne Gregory is Professor of Corporate Communication at the University of Huddersfield  and current Chair of the Global Alliance, the world-wide body of over 60 national and international public relations associations which is a recognised NGO by the UN. During a recent visit to Switzerland, Dr Gregory addressed Swiss PR professional at the AGM of Prsuisse in Zurich. During her visit, Dr Gregory was interviewed by Marion Starck of Starck Public Relations. Below is an excerpt of the interview, with a link to the full article.

According to Anne Gregory, the PR profession is facing nothing less than a paradigm shift. In her presentation, Dr Gregory showed how over 80% of their organisations’ value is comprised of the sum-total of their intangible assets and how communicators should see it as their primary role to interpret and redefine the issues that surround them, thus enabling effective communication throughout their organisations.

Read the full article here>>


The State of the Sector is the biggest annual survey of the internal communications world.

Run by Gatehouse, the 2014-2015 survey is now live and looking for the views and experiences from IC professionals across Europe. What’s more, all those that take part will get a free copy of the report, so you can see how you stack up against the rest of the internal comms industry.

Take part in the State of the Sector Survey.

Each year Gatehouse, an internal communication and employee engagement consultancy, publishes the results of its annual industry–wide survey of internal comms professionals in a report it called ‘The State of the Sector’.
This week it released its 2013 findings, revealing the current challenges internal communicators are facing and where their focus will be over the coming months. It also looks at channel use and explores the impact of new and emerging technologies like Enterprise Social Networks and Apps.
As well as being an insightful snapshot of internal communications today, the report is a useful way to:
  • See how you measure up against other organisations
  • Win support for new projects, and
  • Help you decide what to focus on

To download your copy of the free report, visit the Gatehouse website.

Calling all communication professionals, please assist PhD student and GCN member Lukasz Bochenek by undertaking a brief survey on key drivers and patterns in Corporate Communications Strategic Management:

Thank you!

The Global Alliance for Public Relations and Communication Management, has launched an international survey to identify and explore the key trends and advocacy priorities of public relations professionals around the world and is inviting communication professionals from around the world to participate.

The survey is open until 16 December 2011 and the results will be shared in early 2012.

If you would like to take part in the survey, click here.


The Geneva Communicators Network is a platform to exchange views, news and information for communication professionals working in the Geneva region, Switzerland. Currently the network has over 1000 members including professionals from the PR, communications, media and marketing fields, more info>>

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