Super Bowl LIII: Who Won the 2019 Brand Awareness Championship

Apart from sports, Super Bowl is about one thing: advertising. Super Bowl ads have become something of a cultural phenomenon, with companies trying not only to promote their products on the day of the game but also to build brand awareness by generating buzz around their high-profile commercials. And while more than 100 million people … Continue reading “Super Bowl LIII: Who Won the 2019 Brand Awareness Championship”

Gillette Ad Controversy: Social Media Insights

Analysing the Twitter conversation around Gillette’s controversial ad, we found that the backlash might have been overstated by traditional media and that the brand’s campaign was successful in terms of reach and customer engagement. In addition, we identified several other brands which were at the forefront of the discussion.    Not many brands have made … Continue reading “Gillette Ad Controversy: Social Media Insights”

Davos 2019: AI and global growth on CEOs’ minds

In the beginning of every year, the media shines its spotlight on the Swiss Alpine town of Davos, where political and business leaders from around the world gather to chew over the issues of the day. Interestingly, the conversation around this January’s World Economic Forum meeting focused not only on the attendees but also on … Continue reading “Davos 2019: AI and global growth on CEOs’ minds”

J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference 2019: Speed Dating for Investors

The annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference is widely perceived as the most important event in the healthcare sector. It shapes the agenda for both the industry and individual companies and is often dubbed “speed dating for investors” and “the Olympics of healthcare”. This January’s gathering brought together more than 450 public and private companies, from … Continue reading “J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference 2019: Speed Dating for Investors”

CES 2019: Who won tech’s biggest race for media attention

The annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES) is the biggest treat for communications professionals in the technology industry. The show provides a platform for companies of all sizes to build their brands by exhibiting, speaking, sponsoring, attending or holding co-located events and business meetings. The attendance audit numbers of this January’s CES are coming in the … Continue reading “CES 2019: Who won tech’s biggest race for media attention”

Pharma M&A: The Importance of Good Comms Strategies

Following a quiet 2017, the number of big M&A deals in the pharma industry increased in 2018, accompanied by extensive media reports and commentary. PR has played a major role: the chances of closing deals are higher when companies boost their communications strategies. Analysing the 2018 coverage, we discovered which pharma companies were most often … Continue reading “Pharma M&A: The Importance of Good Comms Strategies”

Dietary Supplements: Building Healthier Brand Awareness

As a result of extensive communications campaigns by pharma companies, consumer awareness about health issues is on the rise, contributing to the growth of the supplements market. However, the promotional efforts in this area revolve around particular ingredients rather than brands, which leads to a general lack of brand awareness. To resolve this issue, companies … Continue reading “Dietary Supplements: Building Healthier Brand Awareness”

Trends in Healthcare Comms: An Interview with John Gisborne of FleishmanHillard Fishburn

John, could you please give us an introduction to your current role, as well as a bit about your background?   I currently oversee the European healthcare function at FleishmanHillard, we are a global communications firm of 3,000 people worldwide. Healthcare is one of our most important sectors. I started my career as a biochemist, … Continue reading “Trends in Healthcare Comms: An Interview with John Gisborne of FleishmanHillard Fishburn”

The Internet of Things: Leveraging the New Industrial Revolution

The media tends to reiterate that the Internet of Things (IoT) is a game-changer for every industry, and the conversation on this topic is becoming livelier and livelier across various channels. Those striving to leverage IoT should be familiar with the topics and companies driving the IoT coverage. Analysing the top publications globally, we discovered … Continue reading “The Internet of Things: Leveraging the New Industrial Revolution”