Delivering a targeted PR campaign – not rocket-science!

In February, Elon Musk’s Falcon Heavy rocket had a successful test flight and sent a cherry red Tesla roadster into the orbit of Mars. With “Don’t panic”1 written on the car’s dashboard screen and David Bowie’s “Life on Mars” now…

Kicking off 2018 in style: And the award goes to…

Award season has kicked off, with the Golden Globes and Grammys getting the ball rolling and the Oscars not far off either. Whether you’re glued to the screen, don’t give a DAMN1 or “too cool to care but will check…

Why big engagements aren’t only for royals

Ding-dong, ding-dong, a royal wedding is on the horizon! Prince Harry is officially off the market, and while the guys in the IBA office won’t shed a tear, I reserve the right to be at least a little heartbroken. But…

4 things to do in Q4: Strategize, review, assess and repeat!

October was International Strategic Planning Month and in offices all around the world, planning was in full force – the year in review, future industry trends, and next year’s strategy were all on the agenda. Set your goals wisely and…

Running a PR campaign is an everyday marathon

Marathon season is back! For those people all around the world preparing to take on the 26-mile run, keep in mind some ground rules: wear the right shoes, learn to pace yourself and know how to break through the wall…

Put away your pool floats and pull out your thinking hat – the silly season is over!

The silly season is well and truly over. People are returning to work, finding themselves buried by the piles of uncompleted work from the last couple of months. With just over three months left until the end of the year,…

Keeping up with the media off-season

For the past month or so I’ve been enjoying the shift in office discussions which now have a focus on Game of Thrones, The Handmaids Tale and other various TV shows. But this is but a brief respite, as I…

Out with the old and in with the new

After a few months of blood, sweat and tears, the team at IBA are pleased to welcome you to our new website! What’s new: A new layout making site navigation simpler Easy access to the IBA social media accounts A…

And the award goes to…

No matter how much the Hollywood rich and famous have tried to re-brand Tinseltown by telling us who to vote for and how we should live our lives, it was interesting to see the 89th Academy Awards fiasco only served…

PR blunders of 2016

Here at IBA we always try to learn from not just our own but others past mistakes. Here, Jon Brown at IBA decided to have a quick look at some memorable PR disasters of 2016 – and what we learned…