24th International Public Relations Research Symposium BledCom 2017, that took place on June 30 and July 1, 2017 in Bled, was a great success. It was attended by a record number of more than 140 academics and practitioners from 28 different countries and 5 continents: Australia, Austria, Canada, China, Croatia, Denmark, Ethiopia, Finland, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong (China), Hungary, India, Italy, New Zealand, Portugal, Russia, Serbia, Singapore, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, The Netherlands, Turkey, United Kingdom, UAE and USA. Main topic of this year’s conference was “CSR in Hypermodern Tymes”. A traditional two-day event is organized by the University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Social Sciences.
The theme, the dates and the location for the jubilee 25th Symposium BledCom 2018 have already been finalized to offer more time for participants to plan their abstract submission and travel plans. BledCom 2018 will take place on July 6 and July 7 2018, in Bled, Slovenia.
Next year's conference theme will be “A World in Crisis: The Role of Public Relations”. Abstract deadline is February 1, 2018. Call for papers 2018 is available at: http://www.bledcom.com/archive-news/call-papers-bledcom-2018-world-crisis-role-public-relations.