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The Future of Communications Is Here

Thank you to all of our speakers, attendees, sponsors and partners for joining us at Ragan’s Communications Week on Nov. 6-10, 2023. During this insightful series of global in-person and virtual events, we celebrated and accelerated the role of the communicator in organizations through education, inspiration, mentorship, technology showcases, networking opportunities and more.

Our theme, “Leading the Way,” continues to guide the communicator’s path to building on your successes and ensure your seat at the table and your voice in the room. Explore wisdom and insights from our 2023 events, and don’t miss your chance to join us Nov. 12-15, 2024, in Austin, Texas, for next year’s Future of Communications Conference.

Photos from CommsWeek 2023

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Future of Communications Conference
November 13-15  |  Austin, TX

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Future of Communications Conference
November 13-15 | Austin, TX

Among the many events taking place during Communications Week will be Ragan’s signature conference bringing hundreds of communications together to explore key challenges and trends. The Future of Communications Conference will be held November 13-15, and feature fresh ideas, insights and trends from industry experts.

At the Future of Communications, you’ll learn what is on the horizon for employee communications, social purpose and DE&I, leadership communications, and technology. The conference will provide you with the strategies, tactics, tools, and technology you need to position yourself as a business leader.

Join us for these fast-paced sessions covering the future of tech, talent, culture, reputation and more.

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Nov. 6-8

IN PERSON CONFERENCE

Future of Communications Conference

Austin, TX

Monday, November 6
2-4:30 pm

IN PERSON EVENT

Speed Mentoring & Networking

Texas Moody The University of Texas at Austin Moody College of Communication

Nov. 6-8

IN PERSON CONFERENCE

Future of Communications Conference

Austin, TX

Tuesday, November 7

CommsWeek Game Changers Party

Austin, TX

game changers logo

Tuesday, November 7
6-7 pm

PRSA Educators Academy Speed Mentoring

Virtual

In partnership with

PRSA Educators Academy Logo

Tuesday, November 7
6-8 pm

IN PERSON EVENT

Speed Mentoring

Weimer Atrium

Tuesday, November 7
6-8 pm

IN PERSON EVENT

Celebrating 100 Years of Public Relations Education

Presented by NYU School of Professional Studies and the Museum of Public Relations

Tuesday, November 7
6–8 pm

IN PERSON EVENT

Holiday Party & Board Elections

Downtown Austin Alliance
515 Congress Ave. 10th Floor

Nov. 6-8

IN PERSON CONFERENCE

Future of Communications Conference

Austin, TX

Thursday, November 9
08:30 – 09:40 AM GMT

GWPR & AMEC

The changing shape of the PR industry and the talent required to meet these changes

London, United Kingdom

Thursday, November 9
9 am-12 pm EST

IN PERSON EVENT

Building Bridges: Cultivating Connections in Communications

IBM Office
590 Madison Avenue, New York, NY

Thursday, November 9
11 am

SPONSORED WEBINAR

Results Are In: State of Global Marketing and Communications

Virtual

IPREX

Thursday, November 9
12-1 pm ET

SPONSORED WEBINAR

How to Harness AI for Elevating Internal Workplace Communications

Virtual

Thursday, November 9
2-3 pm

SPONSORED WEBINAR

How Audacy’s Intranet Took Employees From Silos to Unified Comms and Culture

Webinar

Thursday, November 9
3-5 pm

IN PERSON EVENT

Speed Mentoring

Welcome Center Hope Room

University of Rhode Island

Thursday, November 9
3-5 pm

IN PERSON EVENT

Speed Mentoring & Networking

Thursday, November 9
3-6 pm

IN PERSON EVENT

Media, Communication, Arts & Entertainment (MCAE) Career Fair

Loop Campus

DePaul University

Thursday, November 9
4 pm

SPONSORED WEBINAR

Rebooting Your Mental Operating System

with Rishad Tobaccowala

In partnership with

PR Council

Thursday, November 9
5-7 PM GMT London

APCO Presents

A Game Changer In Conversation: An Exclusive Fireside Chat & Networking Soiree

Join us for an intimate fireside conversation with a true Game Changer who has significantly disrupted the industry. In this exclusive in-person event, you’ll gain insights into their groundbreaking strategies and visionary leadership and witness a candid talk that dissects the pivotal moments that defined this comms leader’s career. We’ll continue the discussion over networking drinks.

Villiers House, 40 Strand, London WC2N 5RW, United Kingdom

APCO Worldwide

Friday, November 10
10-11 am ET

SPONSORED WEBINAR

Cracking the Code: Using Intranet Data for Better Comms

Virtual

Starbase

Thank You to Our 2023 Sponsors & Partners

  • Workvivo a Zoom company Logo
  • PoliteMail
  • Interact Logo
  • Workshop Logo
  • RCG Ragan Consulting Group
  • Signal AI Logo
  • simpplr logo
  • Starbase
  • PRSA Educators Academy Logo
  • The-Wall-Street-Journal-logo
  • Prsa Tri-State District Logo
  • Amec
  • CMO COUNCIL
  • Comm Pro
  • GWPR Global Women in PR Logo
  • HPRA Hispanic Public Relations Associations
  • IABC Logo
  • IPREX
  • IPR Institute for Public Relations
  • VEG Group Logo
  • Publicity Club of New York Logo
  • The Museum of Public Relations

Want to become a sponsor? Get in touch with our team to discuss sponsorship opportunities.

Meet the Communications Week Advisory Board

Tulani Elisa
Vice President of Social Media
National Geographic
See full bio
Stacie Barrett
Director of Internal Communication
Domino’s
See full bio
Manager, Digital & Advocacy Communications
IBM
See full bio
Senior Director of Wildlife Communications & Strategy
World Wildlife Fund
See full bio
Senior Vice President of Corporate Communications
Forbes
See full bio
President
Peppercomm
See full bio
Amanda Coffee
Senior Director of Global Media Relations
Under Armour
See full bio
Director, Corporate Communications
Entergy
See full bio
President & CEO
Lippe Taylor
See full bio
Margot Edelman
Deputy General Manager
Edelman NY
See full bio
Christina Frantom
Internal Communications Lead
Mercedez-Benz U.S. International
See full bio
Goins Lanita
AVP, Employee Communications Services
Arch Capital Services
See full bio
Chief Equity & Impact Officer
Omnicom
See full bio
Founder & CEO
Kite Hill PR
See full bio
Chief Communications & Marketing Officer
APCO Worldwide
See full bio
Amy Jaick
U.S. Head of Communications
FREYR Battery
See full bio
Director, Consumer & Product Communications
Pinterest
See full bio
Director, Internal Communications and Corporate Social Responsibility
Blueprint Medicines
See full bio
Sean Langston Jr
Head of Internal Communications
Reddit
See full bio
SVP
Synchrony
See full bio
Nicole Neal
Vice President, Head of Internal Communications
Zurich North America
See full bio
Senior Director, Change Management and ESG Communications
SAIC
See full bio
Head of Communications
BrightDrop
See full bio
Chief Client Officer
Porter Novelli
See full bio
SVP, Internal Communications & Consumer PR
Marriott International
See full bio
Diane CEO Ragan Communications
(Co-Chair)
CEO
Ragan Communications
See full bio
CMO
Anywhere Real Estate, Inc
See full bio
Chief Marketing & Communications Officer
YMCA
See full bio
President
MikeWorldWide
See full bio
Executive Communications Director
Procter & Gamble
See full bio
Senior Partner
RCG
See full bio

Ragan Thanks our University Partners participating in Speed Mentoring on Campus during Communications Week:

Pepperdine University
DePaul Iniversity College ff Communications
Texas Moody The University of Texas at Austin Moody College of Communication
NYU | School of Professionals
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