Cannes Musings: What’s Creative?

Posted by Elise Mitchell on June 14, 2018

When is something truly creative?  The question kept coming up as our jury deliberated over 1,800-plus entries. As you might imagine, the debate was robust.

Just a few years ago, I was spending my evenings during the weeks leading up to Cannes reviewing PR Lions entries online.  I had the honor of serving on the 2014 PR Lions jury, and the creative question was top of mind for me even before I packed my bags.  Once I arrived in Cannes, I found my fellow jury members – 21 professionals from 19 countries — were asking themselves the same thing. The topic found its way into our dinner conversation and daily jury sessions throughout the week.

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Topics: Creative, Public Relations, Innovation, trends, inspiration, Cannes

Power your Personal Upgrade through Lifelong Learning

Posted by Amanda Keeney on October 25, 2017

Imagine a simple question. “What do you want to be when you grow up?” And, with every response, you’re told “that job won’t exist in your future.”

Okay, that might be a slight exaggeration. But, only slightly.

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Topics: inspiration, training

103 Takeaways from 2016 ICCO Global Summit

Posted by Mitchell Communications Group on October 10, 2016

The International Communications Consultancy Organisation (ICCO) is the voice of public relations consultancies around the world. The ICCO membership comprises national trade associations in twenty-eight countries across the globe: from Europe, Africa, Asia, the Americas and Australia. Collectively, these associations represent over 2,000 PR firms. And Elise Mitchell proudly represents Mitchell and the Dentsu Aegis Network as ICCO Vice President and President-elect.

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Topics: Leadership, inspiration

Our Favorite Empowerment Campaigns – Tell Us Yours

Posted by Mitchell Communications Group on September 21, 2016

Whether you call it #Femvertising or FEMpowerment or good ‘ole Girl Power – WE call it inspiration. At Mitchell we are huge fans of brands using their voices to celebrate women’s empowerment and gender equality – and these are a few campaigns we love. Add to the list with a comment, if we’ve left off your favorite.

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Topics: Creative, Culture, inspiration