The International Communications Consultancy Organisation (ICCO) is the voice of public relations consultancies around the world. The ICCO membership comprises associations representing 70 countries across the globe: from Europe, Africa, Asia, the Middle East, the Americas, and Australasia. Collectively, these associations represent over 3,000 PR firms.
ICCO is the global voice of the PR industry and works to raise ethical and professional standards in both developed and developing markets, nurture and attract talent into PR and raise awareness around the value of PR to businesses and society.
ICCO’s flagship events are the House of PR at Cannes Lions Festival, the ICCO Global Summit, and the ICCO Global Awards. In addition, regional events are run across Africa, the Americas, Asia Pacific, Europe and the Middle East.
ICCO runs initiatives to advance the industry in all these locations through research, the Communications Management Standard (CMS), online training courses and member resources.