Kenya will host the first special world conference examining public relations and communication management in emerging economies. The conference will be hosted by the Public Relations Society of Kenya on November 15-18, 2015 in cooperation with the Global Alliance for Public Relations and Communication Management.
The conference will bring together practitioners and academics from across the globe to look at the particular challenges facing practitioners working in evolving and continually changing environment.
The confirmation came after a high powered delegation led by the Principal Secretary, Ministry of Information Communication and Technology (ICT), Mr. Joseph Tiampati ole Musuni and other practitioners from PRSK, the Kenya PR Society chapter represented the country and proved beyond doubt that the regional ICT savanna was ready to host communication practitioners from all over the world.
Kentice Tikolo outgoing Chairman of the Public Relations Society of Kenya said: “There is real need for an exchange of information and ideas surrounding practice in emerging economies and we are very happy to be able to invite practitioners and other interested professionals to meet in Kenya to discuss the challenges and opportunities presented during periods of development and change.
“We will have specialist speakers on the subject as well as some academic insights and contributions - it promises to be an absorbing and useful conference.”
The Public Relations Society of Kenya (PRSK) aims to advance excellence in public relations in Kenya and to ensure that the practice continues to thrive within the ethical framework defined by the profession.
The Global Alliance for Public Relations and Communication Management is the confederation of the world's major PR and communication management associations and institutions, representing 160,000 practitioners and academics around the world. The Global Alliance works to raise professional standards all over the world and share knowledge.