Communications At Work: Inspire Action That Means Business

This year is shaping up to be one of our best ever at Gibbs & Soell Business Communications! By integrating business and communications strategies, we continue to help our clients gain and keep their competitive edge. Below are some highlights that show you how we work, share ideas and inspire action that means business.

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Winning Ideas

G&S and several clients were honored in 2014 for PR and marketing excellence in business and communications. The Holmes Report named our integrated media program for Dow Water and Process Solutions the SABRE Award winner for B2B Marketing Campaign of the Year. The Public Relations Society of America recognized our work on the U.S. relaunch of insurance technology provider Xuber with an Award of Excellence for business marketing. The International Association of Business Communicators bestowed its Gold Quill Excellence Award on our special event for Syngenta’s Advanced Crop Lab opening. In addition, PRWeek acknowledged our firm as a finalist for Midsize Agency of the Year. Get to know our work.

Huffington Post and Forbes Headline G&S Conference

Our second annual “Welcome to the Global Street Fight” conference welcomed senior communicators, marketers and academics to an exclusive program focused on disruptive business ideas for today’s hyper-competitive global marketplace. The invitation-only event featured speakers who drive today’s boldest conversations in the media industry. Guest speakers included Mark Howard, chief revenue officer, Forbes Media (pictured at right); Jimmy Soni, managing editor, The Huffington Post; Evan Shapiro, president of Pivot, a Participant Media company; and Robert Fronk, EVP of Nielsen. Watch video highlights of the sessions and read about findings from the second edition of the Global Street Fight Study here.

G&S Welcomes Media and Communicators at Open Houses

“Breakfast Meet,” our new networking series, was launched in 2014 to bring together journalists and PR pros in fun, informal sessions hosted at G&S offices in New York, Chicago and Raleigh. Pictured are (L-R) Audra Hession, managing director, G&S New York with speakers from the Associated Press, Colleen Newvine, product manager, AP Stylebook, and John Simons, technology and media editor. Other guest speakers have included Dan Barkin, senior editor of the Raleigh News & Observer; Hank Gilman, editor-at-large of Inc. magazine; Amy Hoak, assistant editor, MarketWatch; Stacy-Marie Ishmael, vice president of communities, Financial Times; and Julie Wernau, business reporter, Chicago Tribune. View video interviews.

2014 Sense & Sustainability® Study and Salon

Since 2010, the G&S Sense & Sustainability Study has gauged the opinions of more than 2,000 U.S. adults on the corporate commitment to “going green.” For the fifth anniversary edition this year, we also examined public perceptions about the impact of human activities on climate change. Our study polled climate change skeptics, believers and the unsure to learn about their attitudes toward the world’s most pressing social and environmental challenges, such as water scarcity, food waste, renewable energy, and fair treatment and safety of laborers. Read more.

Manufacturing, retail, logistics/transportation and food & beverage communicators examined supply chain transparency at the eighth Sense & Sustainability Salon in Charlotte, NC. (L-R) Kerry Henderson, managing director, G&S Raleigh; Elizabeth Hill, director, corporate and social responsibility, Rubicon Global; Ron Loch, managing director, G&S sustainability consulting practice; and Anna Mangum, lead, E3 North Carolina Initiative, NC State University Industrial Extension Service (IES), shared insights on the business value of supply chain engagement.  Learn more about our work.

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