On May 13, 2016, for the second year, Latvia hosted an international reputation management conference, ReputationTime, on the importance of reputation management in the digital age. The conference and masterclasses were attended by 400 business leaders, communications and marketing professionals, influencers, media professionals and students from all over Europe. More than 1000 people followed it online on Lattelecom online TV channel “360TV Ideja”.
“Good reputation is closely linked to leadership in both business and society. We are pleased to see the number of attendees double compared to last year, reaching 400 participants from 9 different countries. Not only does it emphasise the topicality of the subject, but also the fact that such events with world-class experts participating mark Riga as a valuable location on the figurative map of debate and knowledge exchange in Europe,” notes Dagnija Lejiņa, the organiser of the conference and Chairperson of Nordic Reputation Institute.
In three days – lectures and workshops by more than 10 internationally recognized speakers
The challenges of reputation and leadership was discussed by the consultant and former L’Oreal Vice-President Robert Salmon, Partner and Director of Global Corporate Practice at Ketchum Rod Cartwright, Co-Founder & CEO at Teleport, early executive of Skype Stan Tamkivi, Head of Awards development at Cannes Lions Fiorenza Plinio and other world class experts.
The practical workshops were a big success – former Co-Chairman of the World Communication Forum in Davos Gianni Catalfamo held a workshop “Digital Transformation”, Cristophe Ginisty, the man behind the ReputationTime conference, hosted a workshop “Why reputation matters for CEO’s”, and the workshop “Personal Leadership: The Power of Mindful Communication” was hosted by Ilze Dzenovska, one of the mediators involved in the resolution of the Guatemalan civil war and the border conflict between the U.S and Mexico. The Editor-in-Chief of the prestigious German media brand ZEITmagazin Christoph Amend held an open lecture “How quality print media survives in the digital era” and a masterclass “Behind the scenes tips & tricks of making a quality magazine”.