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PR Challenge vs. Opportunity: Six Media Relations Facts You Should Know About CES

Posted Jun. 13th 2019

For reporters and exhibitors, CES is undoubtedly one of the most competitive trade shows we have seen in 25+ years of doing business-to-business PR. So, to ensure success, it is important – especially for our client base: automotive suppliers and mobility technology providers – to understand the media landscape of this massive event … so […]

How to Find the Best Automotive PR Firm for Your Company

Posted May. 30th 2019

When you Google the search term “automotive PR firm,” you will get more than 304 million results. YIKES! What’s worse is that many of those listed on the first pages of the search results are there because they are great at search engine optimization, but not necessarily because they have significant – or even any […]

CES 2020: Six Ways Auto and Mobility Suppliers Can Maximize PR

Posted May. 15th 2019

For years, CES and the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) have been held back-to-back each January, putting strain on automotive and mobility suppliers – and the journalists who cover them – who participate in both shows. Now with the NAIAS moving to June in 2020, there will be more breathing room around CES for […]

5 Ways to Tell If Your Tech PR Agency Really has Automotive Expertise

Posted Apr. 25th 2019

Tech companies are rushing into the automotive sector to sell their technologies and software, as global automakers are investing billions of dollars in the development of electrified, connected, autonomous and shared vehicles. For autonomous vehicles alone, hundreds of tech companies – who are involved in areas such as radar, LiDAR, artificial neural networks, image recognition, […]

How to Maximize Your Exhibit Success at CES

Posted Apr. 11th 2019

Guest post by Mark Kerney of Structural Images Mark Kerney has been in the exhibit business for over 35 years and was one of original founders of the company in 1997: “Structural Images is a design / build exhibit house that works with clients from concept to final installation. We create unique one-off 3-D exhibit […]

Velodyne and The Power of PRGN Partnership

Posted Apr. 8th 2019

We talk a lot about the amazing power of our relationships with our 50+ Public Relations Global Network agency colleagues around the world. Here’s a new case study from our Silicon Valley/San Francisco colleagues, Landis Communications Inc. (LCI), demonstrating successful PRGN teamwork in serving their client, Velodyne Lidar, the leader in a key sensing technology […]

The War for Talent: How PR Can Help Automotive Suppliers Win It

Posted Mar. 28th 2019

Ask an HR professional about their greatest need these days, and the answer you will get is: Software Developer. The auto industry currently has thousands of openings for automotive software developers and engineers. And the situation is getting worse. According to research from Boston Consulting Group (BCG) and Detroit Mobility Lab (DML), self-driving and electric […]

Meet the Media: Christie Schweinsberg, Senior Editor at WardsAuto.com

Posted Mar. 18th 2019

Christie Schweinsberg is the senior editor for WardsAuto.com and also electrification analyst for WardsIntelligence.com. For WardsAuto she covers the Japanese and Korean automakers, and occasionally markets in Asia, while for Wards Intelligence she focused on the state of electrified vehicles and the charging infrastructure supporting them. Can you tell us what types of stories, trends […]

Five Things Auto Suppliers and Mobility Technology Providers Need to Do Now for a Successful CES

Posted Mar. 14th 2019

You have heard auto industry gurus like John McElroy say “it’s the best auto show I have ever attended” and you’ve decided your company will have a presence at CES 2020 (taking place January 7-10, 2020). So what do you need to do now to ensure the world’s largest business-to-business trade show is a success […]

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