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    National Partner

    Kantar Media

    Kantar Media provides strategic advice and competitive intelligence to the world’s leading brands, publishers, agencies and industry bodies, helping them navigate and succeed in a rapidly evolving media industry. This includes analysis of paid media opportunities; counsel on brand reputation, and consumer engagement through owned media; and the evaluation of consumers’ reactions in earned media. Kantar Media provides clients with a broad range of insights from audience research, competitive intelligence, consumer behaviour and digital insights, to marketing effectiveness and online influence. Our experts currently work with 22,000 companies tracking 3 million brands in 50 countries.


    Kantar Media is the most comprehensive specialist for media reputation and PR evaluation providing a standard quantitative and qualitative evaluation platform across markets with unique access to the world’s richest research data, from monitoring through evaluation to awareness and attitude tracking.


    François Nicolon, International Marketing Director
    KANTAR MEDIA Intelligence – Media Monitoring & Evaluation
    Tel: +33 1 47 67 15 24
    Email: francois.nicolon@kantarmedia.com


    Summit Sponsors

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    Acceso is the leading media analysis and monitoring company in Spain. The company monitors the most relevant information in all media (press, radio TV and Internet), measures impact and trends, and gives you insights to help you make better decisions. Acceso offers coverage, customization, quality and solutions in media monitoring, media analysis and technology tools in order to increase the effectiveness of your corporate communication, PR and marketing strategies. Our approach is to customize our media evaluation in order to connect it to your specific business objectives.


    Acceso360 is the online customized platform integrating all services to allow you better understand your results in real time and improve your productivity in the management of your communications.


    In 2012, Acceso celebrates its 25th anniversary giving service to more than eight hundred clients daily, among others the main companies in Spain and Latin America: Repsol, Iberdrola, Gas Natural, Volkswagen, IBM or BBVA.


    Acceso participates in the main innovation projects in the development of Social Media analysis (www.cenitsocialmedia.es) and offers its clients state of the art products to help you look for you multimedia monitoring and analysis wherever you are and at anytime.


    Sergi Guillot, CEO
    Email: sguillot@acceso.com



    Cision Global Analysts is a specialty business unit of Cision focused on measurement and insights around earned media for large organizations. Using an established, reputation-focused methodology, we customize each program, targeted to understand the audiences important to an individual client.


    Regional Hubs: Chicago, London, Shanghai.


    332 S Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL 60604
    Tel: +1.866.639.5087
    Email: info.us@cision.com


    Cision House, 16-22 Baltic Street West, London EC1Y 0UL
    Tel: 0800 358 3110, +44 (0) 207 689 1160
    Email: info.uk@cision.com
    12F Sail Tower, 266 Hankou Road, Shanghai 200001, P.R. of China
    +86 21 62188197


    eMedia Monitor

    eMedia Monitor is the leading provider of real-time Radio and TV monitoring. Clients value the ability to analyse high-value broadcast media content from North America, UK, Europe, North Africa, Middle East and Australia in a unified system. The real-time nature of the eMedia Monitor Pegasus system allows decision makers to receive alerts about a crisis within seconds from the time of the broadcast. This gives them the required information at the speed required to react to crises as they develop.


    The effectiveness of the eMM service allows media professionals to focus on high-value tasks because they need to spend less on collecting the information required as a basis for further analysis.


    Customers include leading companies and organisations in telecommunications, financial services, information management industries, as well as non-profit organisations and governing bodies. Content is analysed from hundreds of radio and TV channels from 28 countries in multiple languages, including but not limited to English, Spanish, French, German and Arabic.
    The service is easily accessible via our web portal, as a solution supporting collaboration in small teams and as a cloud service for integration into corporate workflows.


    eMedia Monitor has established a track record of leading innovation in broadcast monitoring by pioneering features like high video quality, 24x7x365 monitoring, multilingual content management, real-time service and an integrated world-wide coverage. Availability and quality of the service is second to none in the industry.


    Ali Kireche, Business Development Manager
    Tel: +43 1 581 26 30
    Email: sales@eMediaMonitor.net


    Gorkana Group

    As a business led by former PR’s, we understand how tough it is for busy in-house and agency teams to keep up with multi-channel media coverage and influence – an ever-increasing challenge against the backdrop of a transforming media and digital landscape.


    Gorkana Group’s combined media database, monitoring and analysis services support PRs and marketers with a unique real-time vantage point of brand reputation and PR initiatives across traditional and social channels. Our three market-leading areas of expertise provide reassuring access to the best quality media intelligence, as well as unique insights to power PR and marketing strategies.


    Our community – from our journalist/blogger network and daily media alerts to our weekly journalist breakfast briefing events, industry news service and jobsite (link to Gorkanajobs.co.uk) – helps connect and inform the journalist and PR communities everyday.



    Twitter: @gorkana
    Blog: www.metrica.net/measurementmatters


    Moreover Technologies

    Founded in 1998, Moreover Technologies is an industry-leading content delivery service that tracks and organizes global business news and media coverage. Moreover gives companies a customizable delivery channel for enterprise-wide media access, turning global media coverage into actionable media intelligence through powerful media monitoring and news distribution tools. Organizations have access to millions of new articles a day for a 360 view of the media landscape, in any industry, language or region, and across open and licensed content, news and social media, print and broadcast. Moreover’s Newsdesk service scooped several industry awards including Dual Codie Awards 2011, Stevie Business Award 2011, and Digital Impact Award 2011. Leading international media evaluation agencies rely on Moreover’s unique, near real-time news index for in-depth coverage and quality data. Worldwide, Moreover Technologies clients include Shell Oil, BP, Citigroup, Siemens, Reuters UK, Hill & Knowlton, BBC, Kingfisher, Simon & Schuster, Grant Thornton, Allen & Overy.


    Mark Denn, Managing Director EMEA
    Tel: +44 (0) 20 7253 5003
    Email: Mdenn@moreover.com


    NEWBASE logo
    Leading clipping services and media observers around the world are using NEWBASE software to provide their clients with precise media information. Every single day, millions of articles and adverts from print publications, ePapers, online news and social media are clipped, processed and distributed to ten thousands of recipients worldwide by means of our reliable NEWBASE technology.


    NEWBASE delivers the “raw material” for qualitative media resonance analysis.


    NEWBASE systems can be seamlessly incorporated into existing infrastructures, and our modular architecture ensures that both existing and future media channels can be integrated and processed.


    NEWBASE systems integrate outsourcing and insourcing workflows and allow sharing the workflow amongst subsidiaries and continents.


    Christian Heinisch, Managing Director / International Sales
    T: +49 (0)40-89002-252
    Email: che@newbase.de



    Ninestars Information Technologies Ltd. provides IP-driven digital content solutions to clients worldwide. We have over a decade’s experience in the digital content industry and understand the market needs, technology trends and changing user behavior. From digital clipping services to summarization, transcription, analysis, and mobile apps for iOS, Android, Blackberry, Windows and web-based platforms, we have end-to-end media monitoring solutions.


    Clipping and beyond


    We offer platform and cloud-based services across media and across verticals. StarClips, our live service platform, converts print, audio and video content to tagged digital clips, allowing you to repurpose the content into user-specified collections. Automated processes and live dashboards provide control back to you while the zero touch managed services model provides you operational flexibility and immense cost benefits.


    With our mobile app solutions for media monitoring agencies, you can explore more paid content possibilities and get access to new streams of revenue through advertising and subscription.


    We help media monitoring companies create value for their customers without compromising on relevance, quality and speed of delivery. We understand that 99.95% of word accuracy and 99.3% character accuracy will mean nothing if the meta-tags are not deep enough or the categories are not well-defined.


    Michelle Harold, Sales Manager – Europe
    T: +34 91 127 8510
    Email: michelle@ninestars.in



    Trendiction provides its clients with all relevant European News and Social Media data – forums, online news, blogs, comments, Twitter, Facebook, Youtube – for a simple integration into clients’ own media monitoring and analysis systems


    Specialized in data collection, data aggregation and search technologies on the Social Web, Trendiction offers its clients by means of interfaces an attractive possibility to outsource the technologically complex social data collection processes.


    Active since 2008, we rank amongst the market leaders for coverage, speed and quality of European Social Web data. Our index consists of blogs, forums, news, comments, Twitter and Facebook in any European language. Further source types can be easily added to the index.


    We work with three out of the five leading media-monitoring companies in Germany. Additionally, our clients include Social Media Monitoring companies, Traditional Media Monitoring companies as well as market research companies and “big 4″ consulting firms in Germany, Switzerland, Austria, France and Luxembourg.


    Christophe Folschette, Sales Director
    Tel: +352 20 33 35 32
    Email: c.folschette@trendiction.com




    X-CAGO has clients worldwide, including the world’s largest Press Clipping Agencies, Publishers, Corporate Archives and PR departments, News and Advertisement Tracking Firms, Trade Associations and other content professionals in public and private organizations.


    X-CAGO has developed with Océ/Canon an innovative, and patented software platform, which bridges the gap between the analogue and digital world. More than 1,100 publishers rely on X-CAGO capabilities to deliver content (ePapers, Dossiers, Archives) on PC’s, tablets and smart phones.


    X-CAGO’s software solutions manage growing volumes of (printed) media content by letting clients securely capture digital, (PDF, XML, HTML, RSS, etc) and analogue information, organize and catalogue this information and deliver knowledge on demand. In short, the software enables our customers to capture, store and distribute (newspaper, magazine, books, internet content, social media), in an efficient and secure way allowing you to repurpose the content into user-specified collections.. X-CAGO’s core software modules have underlying patents for their unique segmentation algorithms that deconstructs the layout of newspaper pages into individual constituents, i.e. articles and advertisements.


    X-CAGO is offering clipping services and beyond to clients. With production facilities in Europe, India and the Philippines we provide a 24*7*365 service. Our technology and services can be seamlessly incorporated into your current and future workflow.


    Koos Hussem, President & CEO
    T : +31 615 002 049
    Email: khussem@x-cago.com


    Official Summit Supporter


    Established in 1953, the Public Relations Institute of Ireland (PRII) is dedicated to promoting the professional practice of public relations in Ireland, and to serving the best interests of people working in the profession. PRII members comprise public relations and communication professionals drawn from consultancies, industry, government, semi-state, voluntary and business organisations. The depth and scope of members’ backgrounds and working briefs reflect a considerable broadening of the role and responsibilities of PR professionals from the traditional media relations base, and highlight its cross-functionality with a variety of disciplines including journalism, advertising, marketing, legal, financial, healthcare and commercial functions. Members of the Institute subscribe to the Code of Lisbon, the Code of Athens and the PRII Code of Practice for Public Affairs and Lobbying. These codes seek to promote integrity and clear understanding in the implementation of public relations programmes and closely reflect the overall objectives of the PRII itself.


    Cyrilla Costello, Marketing Manager
    Public Relations Institute of Ireland
    Tel: +353 1 661 8004
    Email: cyrilla@prii.ie


    Summit Industry Supporters


    The CIPR is the professional body for PR practitioners in the UK. With 9,500 members involved in all aspects of PR, it is the largest body of its type in Europe. The CIPR advances the PR profession in the UK by making its members accountable through a code of conduct, developing policies, representing its members and raising standards through education and training. The CIPR is also committed to providing clear guidance on research, planning and measurement, in order to better demonstrate public relations’ effectiveness in helping an organisation achieve its goals.


    Chartered Institute of Public Relations, 52-53 Russell Square, London, WC1B 4HP
    Tel: 020 7631 6900
    Email: info@cipr.co.uk



    FIBEP unites a wide range of companies located around the world, who serve their clients with tailor-made monitoring and analysis of the digital and non-digital media (press-radio-tv-internet-social media). FIBEP members work to their clients’ orders, often within strict parameters, helping them manage their media relations and strategic outlines. FIBEP was founded in 1953 and today has more than 100 members worldwide. FIBEP member agencies are present in more than 45 countries. Almost all the world’s major industrial and services companies, major PR and communication agencies and a great many government departments, as well as political and cultural institutions are amongst FIBEP clients.


    Joachim von Beust, General Secretary
    FIBEP Brussels
    Tel.: +32 2 549 08 90
    E-mail: joachim.vonbeust@euroargus.be



    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 close to 1,500 PR firms.


    What we do

    ICCO provides a forum for senior management of the world’s best PR consultancies to meet and address issues of mutual interest and concern.


    Members work together to raise standards of quality, address ethical issues, harmonise professional PR consultancy practice, and share knowledge. ICCO also acts as a matchmaker between consultancies in different countries. Members have an opportunity to meet in person twice a year at meetings of the Board, at the bi-annual ICCO Global Summit and at any number of ICCO partner events.



    Member countries all conform to the highest standards in the world through the organisation’s own professional code, the Stockholm Charter, and since 2005 have adopted the International Public Relations Association’s Charter on Media Transparency.


    To date, fifteen countries have also adopted the Consultancy Management Standard (CMS). First introduced by the UK’s Public Relations Consultancy Association (PRCA), CMS is a recognised management accreditation available to ICCO-affiliated firms that provides clients with a unique quality guarantee.


    For more information on our organisation and the benefits of membership, visit our website at www.iccopr.com.



    Who we are: Founded in 1969, the PRCA is the professional body that represents UK PR consultancies, in-house communications teams, PR freelancers and individuals. The PRCA promotes all aspects of public relations and internal communications work, helping teams and individuals maximize the value they deliver to clients and organizations.


    What we do: The Association exists to raise standards in PR and communications, providing members with industry data, facilitating the sharing of communications best practice and creating networking opportunities.


    How we do it and make a difference: All PRCA members are bound by a professional charter and codes of conduct, and benefit from exceptional training. The Association also works for the greater benefit of the industry, sharing best practice and lobbying on the industry’s behalf e.g. fighting the NLA’s digital license.


    Who we represent: The PRCA represents many of the major consultancies in the UK, and currently has more than 250 agency members from around the world, including the majority of the top 100 UK consultancies. We also represent over 70 in-house communications teams from multinationals, UK charities and leading UK public sector organizations.


    Francis Ingham
    PRCA Chief Executive
    T: 020 7233 6026 | F: 020 7828 4797 | W: www.prca.org.uk
    Willow House, Willow Place, London, SW1P 1JH | Reg No. 965517



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