At the South by Southwest Interactive Festival in Austin, Texas, Pizza Hut launched a first-of-its-kind interviewing method: 140-second interviews for a cutting-edge new position, the “Manager of Digital Greatness; not only was Pizza Hut able to fill the post, the company also received a bounty of media coverage.
On April 16, 2013, the FAA advised Airlines for America and airline carriers that furloughs of air traffic controllers would begin the following Sunday; in less than 10 days, A4A led a grassroots campaign that ultimately resulted in Congressional action to resolve the issue with legislation.
Weber Shandwick’s GoLive platform has been successful for a wide range of clients across industries, including technology, education, food and health, travel, and automotive; for example, on behalf of Verizon Wireless, Weber Shandwick executed GoLive events from key conferences like CES and CTIA, creating a GoLive community of more than 20,000 Verizon Livestream subscribers.
Intuit’s “Speedboats and Battleships” set out to increase employees’ awareness of Intuit’s competition, get a better understanding of Intuit’s own products and do it all while having some fun; ultimately, the game was a success, as 4,337 employees participated (more than half of Intuit’s population) including more than a dozen senior leaders and the CEO.
Co-Winner: Cisco Systems – Cisco Systems Leads Innovation in Digital PR In an extraordinarily competitive category, Cisco Systems’ digital team is a tour de force of organized, systematic, digital innovation. The company’s core objective, creating …
Talk about reeling them in. At the Public Relations Society of America’s 2013 International Conference last week in Philadelphia it was standing room only for two separate work sessions focusing on how PR pros can deploy video to enhance their communications strategy.
When one of the top ballet companies in the world, the Paris Opera Ballet, decided to perform seven shows in Chicago last summer, the Windy City’s arts patrons were ready to fork over for tickets, while the Harris Theater for Music and Dance set its sights on reaching well beyond the 1,500 people it could fit into its house for a performance.