7 Things we Learned in Cannes

Unless you’ve been on social media lockdown, you’ll know that a large delegation of FleishmanHillard (FH) representatives took to the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity last week. Why? For a number of reasons: to fly the FH flag, collect…

Ransomware is Scary Enough…

Just a few weeks ago, the WannaCry ransomware attack nearly marauded around the networks of victims including the U.K’s National Health Service, crippling their operations in the process. Just yesterday, another ransomware attack, detailed in this Wall Street Journal article,…

Don’t Hunt the Big Cats: Listen to the Lion Cubs

The array of speakers from an impressively diverse range of industries at the Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity was as glittering as the city itself. This year the event played host to Nobel Peace Prize Laureate and President of Colombia…

From Stealthcare to Healthcare? A FleishmanHillard Policy Discussion

Since the enactment of the Affordable Care Act in 2009, there ensued a profound sense of déjà vu as Republican members of Congress tried to undermine the law through court challenges as well as through repeated attempts to vote a…

Merging Realities: The Future is Hyper-Personalized

Conversations around virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR) and mixed reality (MR) as emerging technologies have been on the increase for the last 8 years, growing by 50% on average, each year. We see that usually conversation spikes around festivals where…

Digging for Gold

I watched a movie on my flight over to the Cannes Festival of Creativity. GOLD. Good movie. Matthew McConaughey is stunning. Spoiler alert, it’s a story loosely based on the 1993 Bre-X mining scandal about Kenny Wells, a gold prospector, who desperately…

The Power of Music to Strengthen Emotional Connections

As is universally agreed, the emotional resonance of music - the sounds that cornerstone life's key moments - is huge. At Monday's FleishmanHillard panel  Talking Tunes & Human Truths with Young Guru, hosted by ICCO and The Holmes Report at…

FleishmanHillard Celebrates Five Cannes Lions Wins with Gatorade, Free a Girl Movement

CANNES, June 21, 2017 -- FleishmanHillard (FH) and its clients have won five Lions at this year’s Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity. The firm was the PR agency for four Lions with TBWA\Chiat\Day for Gatorade’s campaign, “Serena Williams | Match…

What Hasn’t Changed at Cannes: Five Universal Truths about Storytelling

I’m very lucky to be attending the 2017 Cannes Festival of Creativity. It’s my third time at Cannes and it’s interesting to see how the themes for each edition have changed to reflect the industry’s challenges du jour. This year…

Tangible Innovation - 8 Things you Should be Doing now to Unbridle Progressive Change

The quest for innovation has been omnipresent since the clock brought us into this century, but the need and desire for innovation feels like more of an imperative with each passing year. To date, this year alone there have been…

FleishmanHillard Shortlisted for Four PR Daily Digital PR & Social Media Awards

ST. LOUIS, June 20, 2017 -- FleishmanHillard has been named a finalist in four categories for PR Daily 2017 Digital PR & Social Media Awards. The firm was shortlisted with AT&T in the Social Media Campaign and Social Media Campaign of the…

Seven FleishmanHillard Leaders Named to PRWeek Global Power Book 2017

ST. LOUIS, June 15, 2017 -- Seven of FleishmanHillard's leaders have been named to this year's Global Power Book, which was released today by PRWeek. The agency's honorees include John Saunders, J.J. Carter, Rachel Catanach, Jim Donaldson, Lucy O'Brien, Brian West and…

Talking Tunes & Human Truths with Young Guru

When: Monday, June 19, 2:30pm-3:30pm Where: ICCO House of PR (Cabana 11), Cannes, France Grammy-nominated hip hop phenom Young Guru knows firsthand the way to a person's heart is through their ears. At the busy intersection of marketing and entertainment,…

Creative Crossover: Changing the Face of Brands

When: Monday, June 19, 2017, 11am-12pm Where: Le Grand Hotel Cannes, 45 La Croisette RSVP here. The future is fusion as brands flex to changing tastes, relevance and purpose by mixing diverse creative talents to reimagine the possible. Join Young…

FleishmanHillard Scores Two Wins at Silver Anvil Awards 2017

ST. LOUIS, June 8, 2017 -- FleishmanHillard has been awarded two wins at this year's Silver Anvil Awards, presented by the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA). The firm was awarded top honors for work on behalf of client Tyson…