H+K PR tips for entrepreneurs

by H+K Canada

November 23, 2012

H+K PR tips for entrepreneurs

Hill+Knowlton Strategies’ Mary Keating and Monta Johnson visited the MaRS Discovery District in Toronto recently for a presentation on PR tips for startups and entrepreneurs. The presentation was part of the MaRS Best Practices series and saw these two industry veterans share a wide range of best practices and insights. Their presentation aimed to help … Read more

Corporate emergency response training

This article was originally published in the Alberta Oil Magazine on November 20, 2012. Not many people outside the oil and gas industry know about Directive 071, the Energy Resources Conservation Board’s (ERCB) emergency preparedness and response requirements for the petroleum sector. That directive legislates how the industry equips and trains itself to handle spills … Read more

Climate change and Nunavut – building a future

As climate change continues to impact the globe, and most Canadians cheer for warmer winters, the citizens of Canada’s northern regions are cheering for a different reason. Faced with unprecedented new economic opportunities, Canada’s northern territories are well poised to see new growth in the mining sector like never before. According to the Mining Association … Read more

How social media and industry analysts impact B2B tech sales

According to the Technology Purchase Decision Study, a new report from Hill+Knowlton Strategies, top executives and IT managers increasingly look to their peers and industry experts when making business-to-business (B2B) technology purchases, and social media is playing a growing role in driving revenue and reputation for technology companies. While traditional media continues to be important … Read more

Economic update – Slower growth but federal government continues forward with its agenda

Due to changes in the global economic climate, the rate of growth in Canada’s economy will slow down causing reduced federal revenues. This was the analysis provided earlier today, when Finance Minister Jim Flaherty delivered his fall economic update in a speech to the Chamber of Commerce in Fredericton, New Brunswick. More specifically, Minister Flaherty … Read more

Selena Cameron on the future of QWERTY

Originally posted in the Huffington Post on November 8, 2012. Confession: I’m completed addicted to my BlackBerry. As a working mom of three kids six and under in PR in Toronto, it has freed me from my desk and made me more productive than I ever imagined. In fact, my BlackBerry has almost made it … Read more

Hill+Knowlton aims high with new Flight School crisis simulation

Integrated monitoring-and-response approach ushers crisis training into the digital age Calgary, AB – November 9, 2012 – Hill+Knowlton Strategies (H+K) is pleased to introduce Flight School, a new comprehensive crisis simulation tool that combines H+K communications training experts, customized materials and new proprietary technology. Flight School was developed through a close collaboration between crisis communications … Read more

Brad Lavigne to join Hill+Knowlton Strategies

Strategic communications and public policy expert to join firm in early 2013 Ottawa, Ontario – November 8, 2012 – Hill+Knowlton Strategies (H+K), Canada’s top-ranked public affairs and public relations firm, announced today that Brad Lavigne will join its Ottawa office as vice-president, public affairs as of January 2, 2013. “Brad is widely, and rightly, recognized … Read more

2012 presidential election – What to watch

The 2012 United States presidential election promises to have broadbased impacts on businesses and households across North America and around the globe. The public affairs team at Hill+Knowlton Strategies has collected its thoughts on  potential outcomes of today’s vote, the factors that promise to sway voters and what observers might be seeing this evening as the polls … Read more