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Davos 2016: how PRs can realise the true opportunity this week's forum presents

This week's World Economic Forum (WEF), held in Davos and commonly referred to by its place-name, is both star-studded, including celebrities from Bono to Leonardo DiCaprio, and attended by heavyweight business and world leaders, from Draghi to Tsipras. Many key comms professionals and PRs and their clients attend, but what is the real PR opportunity Davos presents? And do you need to be at an event which could cost an individual, according to International Business Times, an average of £22,000 in the last couple of years to attend, writes Kaltrina Bylykbashi.

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Six agencies gear up for The Creative Shootout

Bottle PR, Dynamo PR, Frank PR, Mischief, PLMR and TVC Group are set to participate in a one day creativity competition, The Creative Shootout, at The China Exchange, Soho in London.

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Suzy Ferguson Spirit Award extends nominations deadline for comms stars to January 8

The Suzy Ferguson Spirit Award 2016, which is entering its third year, has extended its nomination deadline to 8 January to find someone in the industry that embodies integrity and determination.

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Grayling wins charity PR brief to promote Fields in Trust

Grayling has been handed a wide-ranging PR brief by Fields in Trust, a national charity which aims to protect local outdoor spaces for use in sport, play and recreation.

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The Brain Tumour Charity relaunches website to enhance user experience

The Brain Tumour Charity has redesigned its site to provide a cleaner user-experience and make it easier to see how donations are spent.

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The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award engages Stand Agency in build up to youth charity's 2016 Diamond Anniversary

The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award (DofE) has engaged Stand Agency to run an awareness-raising integrated media relations campaign ahead of its 60th anniversary next year.

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Comic Relief briefs Tangerine to launch 2016 Sport Relief

Comic Relief has chosen Tangerine to launch and activate its 2016 Sport Relief campaign across four regions, following a four-way pitch.

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Tin Man creates One More Song campaign to raise funds for Hackney Empire

Hackney Empire, a charity-run arts and cultural venue and the largest and most visited performing arts centre in East London, has hired Tin Man, after a pitch, to help raise funds for the 115-year-old British institution.

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Central YMCA hands repositioning campaign brief to PR Agency One

Central YMCA, the world's first YMCA and a leading health and fitness charity in the UK, has brought in PR Agency One to increase awareness of its different business divisions and raise its profile online.

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Prostate Cancer UK’s comms director Vivienne Francis moves to Alzheimer's Society

Prostate Cancer UK’s comms director, Vivienne Francis, has been named the new director of marketing and external affairs for the Alzheimer's Society.

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