Conquering PR’s New Role in the Modern Marketing Mix (Half Day)

The public relations (PR) craft has changed drastically over the past few years. For many, PR remains the most misunderstood and underestimated of all marketing disciplines. However, there is a shift in perception on PR’s effectiveness, and leading brands are making adjustments to capitalize on PR’s ability to help achieve brand objectives.

This workshop will dispel the myth that PR is for spin doctors. It will teach participants how to drive integrated PR programs that deliver the highest ROI within a marketing mix. Using a number of insightful case studies and exercises, this workshop will help attendees immediately address their own marketing challenges.

Who is this workshop for?

  • Marketing professionals currently trying to navigate the landscape of paid, earned, shared, and owned media
  • Those who need to evolve their use of PR to make it a greater part of the marketing mix

Workshop Benefits

The benefits of attending this workshop fall under the following key drivers of growth: improving marketing effectiveness, increasing marketing efficiencies, and maximizing marketing ROI.

This workshop helps attendees improve marketing effectiveness by teaching them:

  • How to tie PR to popular culture as a way to amplify their brand’s presence in a credible, relevant manner
  • How to create and deliver brand purpose in a way that drives social change and inspires consumer engagement 
  • How to include employee engagement in a purpose-led PR program

This workshop helps attendees increase marketing efficiency by teaching them:

  • How to increase the efficiency of their marketing spend by leveraging the synergy of earned, owned, and shared channels within a PR campaign

This workshop helps attendees improve marketing ROI by teaching them:

  • How to sequence a PR campaign across channels to create synergistic communications that generate the greatest return over time


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Jim Joseph

Marketing is a spectator sport and Jim Joseph is one of the industry’s most engaging, enthralling, and entertaining commentators. Jim Joseph is the Global President, Brand Solutions, BCW, a member of the PR Council, the association of communications agencies in the US. As the Global President, Brand Solutions of marketing communications agency BCW, Jim constantly puts his experience to the test.

Jim is also an award-winning author of "The Experience Effect" series and an adjunct instructor at New York University where he teaches a graduate class in integrated marketing.

Entrepreneur of the Year, Agency of the Year, Consumer Launch Campaign of the Year, Most Creative Agency, Best Place to Work, Social Media Icon, Hall of Fame – these are the accolades that Jim Joseph has amassed through his long career in marketing. But none are more important than the daily badge he wears with the most pride – Dad.