CHICAGO, IL, October 8, 2008 Cision, the leading provider of media research, distribution, monitoring and analysis services, and the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) will present the seventh annual Research and Measurement Conference from 22 24 October at Le Royal Meridien King Edward Hotel in Toronto. The conference, titled Communication Management and Measurement in Complex Organizations, will provide the knowledge and insight that communication executives require to demonstrate return on investment for their public relations and communication initiatives.
Designed for corporate communication and PR directors, the conference will bring together practitioners from Fortune 500 companies as well as academics, consultants and other industry leaders as faculty. The conference will provide opportunities to explore best practices, discuss professional issues and solutions with peers, consult with experts and make new business contacts.
The conference will support corporate communicators in developing and evaluating effective programs in the areas of corporate reputation, social media, employee engagement, global media analysis, strategic PR campaigns and more. Leading practitioners will present an inside look at how they apply the latest research and measurement techniques to real-world campaigns.
Thought leaders from Cision will include K.C. Brown, Cision senior vice president, on Staying Afloat in a Sea of Social Media, and Heidi Sullivan, director of media research, on Engaging Customers and Critics in a Web 2.0 World.
The conference program and registration are online at http://www.iabc.com/rm. Conference fees include a reception, two continental breakfast sessions, two luncheons and all conference sessions and keynotes (excluding the pre-conference workshop).
Cision is a leading global media intelligence company, serving the complete workflow of today s communications, social media and content marketing professionals. Offering the industry s most comprehensive PR and social software, rich analytics and a Global Insights team, Cision enables clients to improve their marketing and strengthen data-driven decision making. Cision also represents the Gorkana Group, PRWeb, Help a Reporter Out (HARO) and iContact brands. Headquartered in Chicago, Cision has over 100,000 customers worldwide and maintains offices in Canada, U.K., France, Germany, Portugal, Sweden, Finland and China. For more information, visit www.cision.com or follow @Cision on Twitter.
The International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) enables a global network of communicators working in diverse industries and disciplines to identify share and apply the world s most effective communication practices. Established in 1970, IABC serves more than 16,000 members in 70 countries and 100 chapters. For more information, visit http://www.iabc.com.
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