#PRovoke18 Panel: Applying the Science of Human Behavior to the Art of Communications

by H+K Global

October 17, 2018

#PRovoke18 Panel: Applying the Science of Human Behavior to the Art of Communications

We are hosting a panel at the #PRovoke18 conference, Applying the Science of Human Behavior to the Art of Communications. Join us on Twitter and Facebook for live updates. The event will be live-streamed as well. Date: October 24, 1:30 PM EST Location: The Watergate Hotel, Washington, D.C. About the panel:  As communicators we have always known … Read more

Rakuten Optimism 2018: A Fellow’s Perspective


One day, one focus: optimism. That was the word that stood out after attending the Rakuten Optimism event in San Francisco. Not only did this retail and marketing conference bring together innovators in e-commerce and digital media, but it also connected the Bay Area tech community with each other. As recent Fellows at the H+K … Read more

Adapting to Change: Three Takeaways from the PRWeek Conference

PRWeek Conference

Last Thursday, hundreds of public relations professionals converged on the renowned Chicago startup hub, 1871, to attend the 2018 PRWeek conference, PR Decoded. With the promise of “a master class on the best tools, tactics and guidelines to ensure communicators thrive in an ever-evolving digital world,” two of my colleagues from Hill+Knowlton Strategies and I … Read more

Securing the ladder

This column, the fifth in a series discussing how organizations can put the public at the heart of communications strategies, explains how to harness the power of the public through collaboration and co-creation. When an organization engages in a meaningful way with the public it motivates people to mobilize on its behalf, which can help … Read more

Municipal Election 2018: A Workable Coalition For Tory

After a very successful re-election campaign where incumbent mayor John Tory handily won over rival Jennifer Keesmaat, the focus now shifts to the city’s slimmed down 26-member council (Mayor Tory plus 25 ward councillors) and how it will impact Mayor Tory’s agenda. In his election night speech, Mayor Tory repeatedly talked about his focus on … Read more

DAZN Ripping Up The Boxing Rulebook


The H+K London team continues to work with OTT Sports Broadcaster DAZN as it continues to rip up the rule book and disrupt sports broadcasting. One of the major sports that DAZN broadcasts around the world is boxing, thanks in part to a strategic partnership with Matchroom Boxing that sees DAZN subscribers access massive fights … Read more

Engaging without Enraging

The following column is the fourth in a series discussing how organizations can put the public at the heart of their communications strategies. This latest column explains how organizations can harness the power of the public on the public’s terms.   Over the past few months I’ve written about how we’ve entered an era of … Read more

‘Radical Evolution’: Will H+K’s Latest Changes Pave The Way For US Resurgence?

Radical Evolution

With the merger of Burson-Marsteller and Cohn & Wolfe and the absorption or integration of Ogilvy Public Relations into a new kind of holistic agency, there’s been plenty of action at WPP’s public relations firms this year. But that excitement has largely passed Hill+Knowlton Strategies by. And last week’s announcement of a restructured management team, with new roles for … Read more


TORONTO, ON. Oct. 15, 2018 – Hill+Knowlton Strategies (H+K) today announced that Sheila Wisniewski has been appointed to President and CEO of Hill+Knowlton Strategies Canada. Effective immediately, she takes over the role from Goldy Hyder who is joining The Business Council of Canada as President and CEO. In this role, Sheila will continue to cultivate … Read more

Challenging Taboos With Reebok & Emirates Woman


In celebration of launching Reebok’s ground breaking PureMove, one-of-a-kind sports bra, H+K Dubai undertook a tremendous piece of work that once again saw H+K challenging stereotypes through sport. The team created an advertorial partnership between the brand and Emirates Woman – a high caliber female-focused magazine published in the UAE and found online. The partnership challenged a social taboo with a photo shoot … Read more