Food & Beverage: 2017’s Top Conversation Starter

Food & Beverage: 2017’s Top Conversation Starter

After a year of discord and division over the politics of governance, consumers in 2017 will turn to something we can all agree on. Food and drink will bring us together with a gre ...

Top Ten Thought Leadership of 2016

Top Ten Thought Leadership of 2016

2016 was significant for MSLGROUP’s from a content creation and thought leadership point of view – we launched our influence-to-impact performance platform Conversation2Commerce an ...

Top Ten Blog Posts of 2016

Top Ten Blog Posts of 2016

In 2016 our experts highlighted the importance of digital collaboration and its importance in boosting employee engagement and how to gain employee buy-in to a new culture. We also ...

Earned Content Goes Omnichannel: Turning Conversation into Commerce

Earned Content Goes Omnichannel: Turning Conversation into Commerce

Introducing the Conversation2Commerce Platform In response to the underutilization of influence in the marketing mix, MSLGROUP, in conjunction with Publicis Communications and Publ ...

Crisis and Social Media: How to Avoid Fuelling the Flame

Crisis and Social Media: How to Avoid Fuelling the Flame

By Alessandro Chiarmasso, Practice Leader Corporate, MSL Italia The right assessment of the situation, message and messenger is key to managing, and not unduly suffering from, a si ...

European Excellence Awards 2016: Demonstrating the Change & Transformation of PR Industry

European Excellence Awards 2016: Demonstrating the Change & Transformation of PR Industry

By Pascal Beucler, SVP & Chief Strategy Officer, MSLGROUP A happy Juror for the eighth year in a row at the European Excellence Awards in Berlin, held on December 7th and 8th, ...

61st Political Salon by MSLGROUP Germany

61st Political Salon by MSLGROUP Germany

On 1 December, MSLGROUP Germany hosted the 61st Political Salon with Thomas Oppermann, head of the parliamentary group of the SPD in the German Bundestag since 2013. The central to ...

MSLGROUP India Partners World Economic Forum at the India Economic Summit 2016

By Apurva Mishra, Account Manager, MSLGROUP India With a strong demographic dividend, a growing entrepreneurial ecosystem and a large domestic market, the time is right for India’s economy to soar. At this critical juncture for India, the 2016 India Economic Summit (IES2016), held in partnership with the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), provided the platform to engage the global multi-stakeholder com ...

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Talent, Inspiration & Innovation: A Look at ICCO 2016

By Melanie Joe, Consultant – Research and Insights, MSLGROUP ‘Talent, Inspiration and Innovation – Creating the Consultancy of the Future’: this was the 2016 theme for the ICCO Global PR Summit, held in the historic city of Oxford this year. Two power-packed days of keynotes, panel discussions and networking later, I must admit I was a little overwhelmed by the sea of new ideas and insights I came back with ...

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Brand Culture in the Conversation Age

By Pascal Beucler, SVP & Chief Strategy Officer, MSLGROUP and Juror, Cannes Lions 2016 Entertainment Jury The ICCO Global Summit which took place in Oxford, UK, last week offered two days of great conversations with colleagues coming from all over the world. I was invited to discuss why Branded Content and Entertainment are a new boundary, and a sweet spot to hit for PR professionals, based on my experi ...

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Insights from PRAXIS 2016: Reputation is Everything

By Melanie Joe, Consultant - Research and Insights, MSLGROUP As clockwork, the PR scene in India saw a surge in activity late September, as The PRomise Foundation held the 5th edition of its annual PR summit, PRAXIS. And as tradition, PRAXIS was held at yet another stunning destination, this time the picturesque Aamby Valley, a pleasant drive from India’s commercial hub, Mumbai. Communications practitioners ...

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MSLGROUP Named Asia Pacific Consultancy of the Year by the Holmes Report

MSLGROUP, the influence and engagement consultancy of Publicis Groupe, and the largest strategic communications and reputation advisory network in Asia and Europe, was named Asia Pacific Consultancy of the Year by the Holmes Report at the 2016 SABRE Awards ceremony in Hong Kong on Wednesday night. It is the second time in four years that we have received this highest of Asia recognitions by the Holmes Repor ...

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Role of Millennials and their Impact on Reputation Management

By Pascal Beucler, SVP & Chief Strategy Officer, MSLGROUP The Public Relations and Corporate Communications India Summit (PRAXIS 2016) in the beautiful Aamby Valley City, India, which took place last week (September 23rd to 25th, 2016) had a crystal clear focus: “Reputation is Everything”. A lot of colleagues from the PR world had attended the event and they shared interesting points of views and perspe ...

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Navigating a Changing Energy Landscape

By Nick Bastin, Partner, CNC, Head of MSLGROUP EMEA Energy Practice The energy world is familiar with change, but even for such a dynamic industry 2016 has already seen some rapid developments. In this issue we have reflected on some of the areas of uncertainty that have characterised the global energy industry so far this year, and discussed where we have seen clients using communications to manage their c ...

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MSLGROUP’s New C2C Platform Gives Influence Integrated Powers

By Guillaume Herbette, Global CEO, MSLGROUP PR is extremely powerful, delivering priceless earned advocacy and influence in the form of news articles, reviews and influencer commentary. Of course, it also has its traditional limitations: a short shelf-life, imprecision in terms of audience targeting and it’s difficult to measure. This has caused many marketers to both underutilize and undervalue earned infl ...

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The All-Natural, High Tech Future of Food

By Steve Bryant, Director, Food & Beverage Marketing; Managing Director, MSLGROUP Seattle The present paradox is that food consumers are reverting to the simplicity and trustworthiness of naturally grown foods fresh from the farm while at the same time benefitting from rapidly developing technologies that address the demands of urban living and the values of highly informed food and beverage consumers. ...

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Brexit at Work Barometer – Inaugural Findings by CNC

Over the coming months CNC's barometer, from a nationally representative sample of 1,200 UK medium and large enterprises, will provide a temperature check on changing views and opinions of managers across UK business post Brexit. Key findings from the month September UK workplace remains divided on Brexit Senior executives have a lot of work ahead Communications has a role to play in uniting a divided workf ...

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