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Not just a coronavirus, or a new wave of global challenges for the GR industry


Not just a coronavirus, or a new wave of global challenges for the GR industry

A recent panel discussion during the IGAPA GR Forum 2023, that was held on March 6th, focused on the topic “Not just a coronavirus, or a new wave of global challenges for the GR industry,” shed light on various global challenges and their impact on the industry. The discussion brought together Kateryna Odarchenko, a political strategist, CEO and founder of SIC group, Board Member of IGAPA, political lobbying and campaigning expert Mihael Cigler and a successful entrepreneur, philanthropist, and social activist Zhanar Suleimenova.

                                                  The speakers of the Panel

The panelists discussed the ongoing war in Ukraine and its impact on the global political and economic landscape. They highlighted the challenges that the world is facing, including the increasing energy and food crisis.

The panelists expressed their opinions on the potential impact of the tectonic changes that are expected in 2022-2023. They discussed the trends in regulatory decisions of countries and supranational structures that are likely to have a significant impact on the GR industry.

The discussion also focused on the emerging trends and forecasts for the industry. The speakers highlighted the importance of staying ahead of the curve and being prepared for any potential disruptions that may arise.

In addition, the experts discussed the geopolitical map for 2023-2024 and how it could impact the GR industry. They emphasized the need to stay abreast of industry trends and adapt to the changing landscape to stay competitive.

Overall, the panel discussion shed light on the various challenges that the GR industry is facing and highlighted the need for the industry to adapt to changing circumstances. The panelists urged the industry to stay informed and prepared to navigate the challenges ahead.

It should be noted that IGAPA, the main organizer of VII International GR Forum,

is the leading international association for public affairs professionals. The mission of The International Government Affairs Professionals Association is to advance the field of public affairs and to provide members with the executive education, expertise and research they need to succeed while maintaining the highest ethical standards. The members have direct experience in corporate and association public affairs management, lobbying, digital advocacy, global public affairs, corporate responsibility, PACs and campaign finance, crisis communication and a host of related functions. Also each year the Association hosts more than 10 conferences, seminars, webinars, forums and social events for public affairs professionals, including The International GR-Forum. 

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