Webinar: How to leverage smart Public Relations to launch products, companies or services in North America
If you want to know how to achieve immediate impact and a sustained advantage and awareness when launching a product, company or service in North America, then ask our PR experts on a Live Question and Answer Webinar. There are no presentations – just your questions – answered.
Worldcom PR Group has put together a panel of experts from around the world to answer your questions on a free Q&A webinar. It will enable you to understand what to do and not do when you create a plan for launching a product, service or company into Canada and the United States markets.
All our experts have proven experience in making new arrivals stand out from the crowd – across both B2B and B2C markets.
This Q&A Webinar will be helpful for professionals responsible for Public Relations and Marketing for all types of organisations.
Wednesday, April 26th 2017
8am Pacific, 11am Eastern, 4pm BST, 5pm CEST, 11pm Hong Kong
The webinars are all short, sharp affairs – no longer than 40 minutes. Our panel of PR experts aims to provide advice about how integrate tactics into your PR launch strategy that get you noticed fast when you launch products or your brand in North America.
You can ask our communications experts key questions for a range of topics related to a successful launch – and how to avoid a flop. You can provide these questions ahead of time or on the live webinar.
Meet the experts
Jason Lietaer, Toronto, Canada
Jason plays a leading role in developing and executing winning outreach strategies to help his clients achieve success. Specializing in branding and strategic communications, Jason draws on his extensive experience in the public policy arena working in senior government roles and inside campaign war rooms for federal and provincial elections.
Suzanne Rappaport-Cho, Toronto, Canada
Suzanne is a seasoned public relations professional with over 15 years experience designing and implementing strategic communications campaigns. Over the course of her career, Suzanne has worked with some of the country’s biggest names, including Indigo Books, Cara Foods (Harvey’s, Milestone, Montana, Swiss Chalet), Expedia, L’Oréal Paris, Chocolat Lindt, the Toronto Reference Library, Oxford Properties, and many others.
Jonathan Bloom, California, USA
Based in the heart of Silicon Valley, Jon has over 30 years of public relations and journalism experience. He has successfully directed an array of major national public relations programs in consumer electronics, athletic footwear, travel, pharmaceutical, food and most notably high technology, where his expertise is widely recognized.
Will Ostedt, California, USA
Will oversees the strategic direction, branding and media relations efforts for a diverse group of clients and heads several agency consumer accounts and is the key lead on all analytical market research on behalf of most agency clients. With over 18 years of experience, Will has managed a diverse group of clients, including the Netafim USA, Micron, WHAM-O, Make-A-Wish Foundation, Rain Bird, Meade Instruments, Santa Barbara County Vintners’ Association (SBCVA), and Celestron.
Greg Hakim, Massachusetts, USA
Greg turns ‘classic’ PR on its head – mining the best stories to create outstanding momentum. He’s an expert in running programs that drive results and knowing which levers to pull – online, offline and social – for maximum impact. Greg is passionate about securing media placements and delivering results, and especially loves the challenge of pitching a difficult story and helping clients enter and survive in the social media space.
Joan Schneider, Massachusetts, USA
Joan celebrates more than 30 years of representing a wide range of education, consumer, corporate, public affairs and real estate clients. Joan is responsible for providing strategic and creative direction and will oversee delivery of the work. Joan’s client roster for launch spans diverse industries and includes Fortune 500 as well as emerging companies and brands.
Matt Kucharski, Minnesota, USA
In addition to leading the agency’s business-to-business (B2B) and business-to-consumer (B2C) practice groups, he is a seasoned marketing, communications and business counselor with expertise in branding, corporate communications and critical-issues management. Matt has extensive expertise in positioning and message development, thought leadership, new product and service launches, and major company transformations.