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  • LinkedIn Update: Reaching niche audiences in Brussels

    August 31, 2017

    On August 30, our FleishmanHillard Digital, Social & Creative Team held a discussion on LinkedIn and the myriad of ways the Brussels people can use it to reach niche policy audiences with or without paid strategies. This was a follow up talk after Brett Kobie’s LinkedIn post and his podcast about the new possibilities for this platform in terms of video. What were the event's main takeaways? LinkedIn enables people and organisations to reach specific...

  • Moving from a Checklist to a Strategy: Digital Communications Strategist Dan Sobovitz Shares Valuable Tips

    May 18, 2017

    Earlier today, FH Brussels welcomed Dan Sobovitz the Digital Communications Strategist and Speechwriter for Commission Vice-President Maroš Šefčovič for another lunch event during which he explained how communicators should move from checklists to well-thought strategies. Dan kindly accepted to come to our offices to talk about what makes powerful communication campaigns happen with relevant examples he came across in the recent years – from presidential campaigns, cartoons and series of tweets and tactics. He shared...

  • Five Days of Brexit: A series of sector-specific workshops to understand the implications of the UK leaving the EU

    March 15, 2017

    From April 3-10, FleishmanHillard organised a series of five free interactive workshops to discuss the implications of the United Kingdom leaving the European Union in 5 key sectors: Manufacturing, Energy, Food, Chemicals and Tech. With the triggering of Article 50, the UK will have two years to negotiate both its leaving agreement with the EU, and as far as possible, its future trading relationship with the bloc. Whilst there is widespread skepticism over whether this...

  • FH’s Balderston spoke in Brussels about the US elections and impact on Europe

    October 25, 2016

    The election that draws the biggest crowds in Brussels is not even happening in Europe: it’s the carnival taking place across the Atlantic in the United States. 200 people attended a discussion at the American Chamber of Commerce to the European Union on 20 October to hear from speakers from the United States and Europe about the US election campaign and what the result may mean for transatlantic relations. Kris Balderston, FleishmanHillard’s President for Global...

  • FleishmanHillard hosts College of Europe alumni to discuss Europe’s new energy market design

    October 17, 2016

    On 10 October 2016, FleishmanHillard Brussels hosted a roundtable event organized by the College of Europe Alumni Energy Group on the upcoming legislative package to reform Europe’s power markets. How to re-invent Europe’s electricity system? Will the European Commission be able to “make markets fit for renewables and renewables fit for markets”? What is the role of conventional generation in the new system? These were amongst the questions addressed during the event. Moderated by James...

  • FH Brussels hosts Head of Basel Banking Committee

    October 13, 2016

    FleishmanHillard this week hosted Bill Coen, the Secretary-General of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision for a breakfast roundtable on upcoming international banking reforms and their impact on the European banking sector. Ahead of his much anticipated appearance before the European Parliament later in the day, senior representatives for Member States and the banking sector braved a rainy Brussels dawn to attend. Against the backdrop of ongoing work to revise the EU framework for bank...

  • FleishmanHillard hosts leading MEP for discussion on copyright reform

    October 5, 2016

    Last week, FleishmanHillard had the honour to host Julia Reda, Member of the European Parliament, at a roundtable on the recent Copyright Reform Package. Also in attendance were a wide range of private sector companies from the media, publishing and online industries. The discussion, as expected, was passionate, with ideas being exchanged on ancillary copyright, hyperlinks, text to data mining, protected content by online services, the extension of the country of origin in the regulation and...

  • The FinTech Revolution – Will Europe get it right?

    October 4, 2016

    On 4 October FleishmanHillard will host key decision makers within the European Commission to discuss Europe’s policy strategy around the ongoing FinTech Revolution.    With technology driving major changes in the financial sector, the discussion will be an opportunity to reflect on Europe’s approach to FinTech’s emerging opportunities and challenges with our guest speakers from the European Commission : Peter Kerstens, Head of the Financial Technology Task Force and Advisor on Cybersecurity at DG FISMA Peteris...

  • ‘The new energy market design: Does more regulation mean more competition and security?’

    September 26, 2016

    Member of FleishmanHillard's International Advisory Board, Jean-Arnold Vinois, and director of our Brussels energy team, Matt Hinde, will be speaking in Poland on how the European Commission's new energy market design proposal means for competition and energy security. The debate will be part of the 'Energy Lab' series, a Polish initiatives which was created to exchange ideas and hold open discussions about energy – without prejudices and outside of the political debate. Energy Lab is organised...

  • Hydrogen Gas Networks – The Alternative for Heating?

    September 21, 2016

    Wednesday, 5 October 2016 |  12.00 - 14.00 FleishmanHillard Office  |  Square de Meeûs 35, 2nd floor  |  1000 Brussels As the EU looks for solutions to the challenge of implementing the Paris Agreement, there is ever greater focus on how we heat and cool our buildings. While electrification is often the main focus, a new project could show a different path to a decarbonised heating and cooling system. The conversion of Europe’s gas heating networks...