Engaging Stakeholders through Inspiration

Engaging Stakeholders through Inspiration

By Erik Martens, Director Public Affairs, MSLGROUP Netherlands BP in the Netherlands continually connects with its clients and broader stakeholder base in a variety of ways. In 201 ...

Infrastructure Spending: It’s Gonna Be Yuge… Maybe

Infrastructure Spending: It’s Gonna Be Yuge… Maybe

By Elissa Dodge, Executive Vice President, Qorvis MSLGROUP Additional federal spending on infrastructure shouldn’t be an issue in the next Congress. After all, there is widespread, ...

Would Bernie Have Won?

Would Bernie Have Won?

By Joshua B. Gardner, Vice President, Qorvis MSLGROUP “Welcome to the election from hell.” That was my intro to a piece I co-wrote with several former colleagues for a major magazi ...

Under Trump – Enviros Gear Up for a Fight

Under Trump – Enviros Gear Up for a Fight

by Sheila McLean, SVP/Director U.S. Citizenship & Sustainability, MSLGROUP Environmental leaders from around the world gathered this week in Morocco to flush out details of the ...

Trump & Obamacare: What Does Repeal & Replace Really Mean?

Trump & Obamacare: What Does Repeal & Replace Really Mean?

By Chuck Alston, SVP, Director of Health Policy and Public Affairs, QORVIS MSLGROUP A pledge to “repeal and replace” Obamacare was the Trump campaign’s central message on health ca ...

Election Results Point To Vast Changes In U.S. Economic Policies & Big Increase In The Deficit

Election Results Point To Vast Changes In U.S. Economic Policies & Big Increase In The Deficit

By Stan Collender, Executive Vice President, Qorvis MSLGROUP The combination of a Donald Trump presidency and a Republican House and Senate means that many, and perhaps all, of the ...

A Guide to the Trump Administration

A Guide to the Trump Administration

Qorvis MSLGROUP provides a first look at the people and players behind the most unlikely presidential campaign in American history. For each person mentioned here, we have included ...

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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Looking Forward: Dining on Driverless Cars

Steve Bryant, Director, Food & Beverage Marketing; Managing Director, MSLGROUP Seattle Driverless (or autonomous) cars have been a subject of fascination, but there is so far little commentary on its implication for eating. We believe the effect could be profound, as driving hands are freed up to prepare and enjoy meals on the road. It requires little imagination to picture ever longer commutes giving w ...

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EXPO Milan: Evaluation of its Success & Forecast of its Legacy

By Elena Zaco, Senior Account Executive, MSLGROUP Italy The idea of an international community that discusses global issues is an old one, one that dates back to the eighteenth century. Throughout centuries this approach has never stopped influencing collective thinking, society, arts, education, international relationships, and so on. 2015 experienced one of these big global events, and its final judgment ...

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Communicating Food’s Appetite Appeal for Today & Tomorrow

By Mimi Bonnett, Director, Food and Drink Reports, Diana Kelter, Foodservice Analyst and Jeannette Ornelas, Social Media Analyst It’s no secret that we’re living in a “foodie” world. The hashtag #foodporn has 90 million Instagram posts and counting. People have an enormous appetite for content about food – they have the same hunger for a video about how to make a donut sundae as the sundae itself. And as pe ...

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Activating Recommendation in the Conversation Age

Word of mouth has forever been a driving force in influencing consumer buying and behavior, and nowhere is it as wide-spread as with food-related decisions. While there are several determinants to food choices – culture, health, economics, lifestyle, to name a few – suggestions from friends and family certainly play a significant role in helping consumers make up their mind. Today, mere information about th ...

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A Rich But Shaky Legislative Pipeline

The policy area for which Brexit presents the greatest challenges is Financial Services, where London’s €106tn volume of business in trading and clearing euros only takes place due to the City being in the EU. This will be one of the most controversial elements of the negotiations between the EU and the UK. The City is unlikely to safeguard its current status without the UK making concessions in other areas ...

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Capturing Share of Mouth in the Subscription Food Service Marketplace

By Brianne Killinger, Vice President, MSLGROUP Americans are increasingly wary of the nutrition of processed foods. However, many are too time-starved to whip up a homemade meal. Enter the subscription foodservice as a solution, offering nutritious and delicious foods in customizable options, delivered automatically to your doorstep. Companies including Blue Apron, Hello Fresh and Plated have introduced a m ...

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Stevie Awards Recognizes MSLGROUP as the Most-Honored #PR AOY

MSLGROUP has been recognized by the Stevie ® Awards with a Grand Stevie ® as the Most-Honored Public Relations Agency of the Year in the the International Business Awards, the world’s premier business awards competition. MSLGROUP won 31 awards, including 8 gold awards, 14 silver awards and 9 bronze awards across two categories – Communications/PR and Marketing. MSLGROUP surpassed all other public relations ...

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Brexit: Where Do We Go from Here?

By Leonardo Sforza, Managing Director, Brussels, MSLGROUP Few material changes have taken place in Brussels or London since 52% of Brits voted to leave the European Union on 23 June. But behind the scenes, perceptions are shifting and a world of uncertainty lies ahead of us. It has become clear that the political leadership that raised the Brexit question did not plan for the eventuality of the vote to leav ...

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