The Texas Tribune Festival: Trade Winds

by Jack Martin

September 11, 2018

The Texas Tribune Festival: Trade Winds

The Texas Tribune Festival The Texas Tribune is the only member-supported, digital-first, nonpartisan media organization that informs Texans — and engages with them — about public policy, politics, government and statewide issues.  The Tribune was founded in 2009 by John Thornton (a venture capitalist in Austin for nearly 20 years and passionate believer in public … Read moreThe Texas Tribune Festival: Trade Winds

Breach Fatigue and the Changing Face of Crisis Communications

This article was originally published on LinkedIn.  More than a  billion people were affected by data breaches in 2018. They had a broad range of personal data stolen ranging from passport, identity card and credit card data to health history, encrypted passwords, email addresses, phone numbers, birthdates, and relationship status.  Brands including Marriott, Google, Facebook and … Read moreBreach Fatigue and the Changing Face of Crisis Communications

Trends at CES 2019

Global tech lead, Sara Gourlay documents her observations and experiences at CES 2019. Here are her takeaways: CES 1: Let’s Talk The Consumer Technology Association (CTA) is holding its annual festival to all things tech at the Consumer Electronics Show this week. Why? Because there’s big money still to be made in selling technology to us … Read moreTrends at CES 2019

What CES 2019 Tells Us About the Experience Economy

Experience Economy

If you’re wondering why Millennials are reportedly killing everything from the diamond industry to paper napkins, the answer might be found, not in an artisanal coffee shop, but at next month’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Evidence of radical transformation will be on display as a consumer economy becomes an experience one. This will have profound implications for anyone trying to harness the power of the public. One thing I like to keep in … Read moreWhat CES 2019 Tells Us About the Experience Economy

Office Happenings: H+K Beijing Explores Southwest China

Explores

H+K Beijing’s GPA team had an awesome time exploring southwest China! Throughout the year, teams across H+K Beijing’s office have been venturing out across China for their annual outings – exploring what it means to be part of the H+K China family and having the chance to spend some meaningful time with colleagues beyond the … Read moreOffice Happenings: H+K Beijing Explores Southwest China

Hill+Knowlton Strategies Announces Strategic Partnership with Impact Research & Measurement

Impact Research

Mumbai, September 26, 2018: Global leading public relations firm, Hill+Knowlton Strategies, announces a strategic partnership with specialist news monitoring and analysis services company – Impact Research & Measurement to deliver world-class media research and monitoring services for the India market. This strategic partnership will benefit both firms. As a part of this partnership, client servicing … Read moreHill+Knowlton Strategies Announces Strategic Partnership with Impact Research & Measurement

adidas x Team Qatar

adidas

For the 18th annual Asian Games in Jakarta-Palembang, H+K Doha and Dubai teams collaborated to bring two clients together, revealing new Team Qatar athlete apparel developed by adidas. Not only did H+K plan the launch campaign, but actually brokered the multi-million partnership agreement between clients the Qatar Olympic Committee and adidas. The work does not … Read moreadidas x Team Qatar

Jack's Perspective: Politics Is a Pendulum

Pendulum

Too often when pundits try to predict the future they don’t learn from the past. Yes, opinion polls can give you useful guidance about the public and which direction the crowd is headed. But when you take the long view you see that the future might arc toward progress but politics is a pendulum, swinging … Read moreJack's Perspective: Politics Is a Pendulum

The Success of a New NAFTA Depends on Selling the Deal to the Public

NAFTA

Whether the United States successfully renegotiates NAFTA with Canada inside the tent does not depend ultimately on whether the president can strike a bargain with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. That’s important, of course, with non-negotiable deadlines facing the trading partners as well as Congress, and that’s where all the focus is now. But this is … Read moreThe Success of a New NAFTA Depends on Selling the Deal to the Public

The Dave Robinson International Scholarship: What It Is and Who It Honors

Dave Robinson

Dave Robinson was president and CEO of Hill+Knowlton Strategies for Australia, Middle East, Africa, South and Central Asia, when he suddenly passed away in 2012. Those who knew Dave Robinson would say he could be counted on to see the other side of things, to be the devil’s advocate, to challenge the conventional approach with … Read moreThe Dave Robinson International Scholarship: What It Is and Who It Honors