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|About LACP |
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|What is LACP™?|
| ||League of American Communications Professionals LLC (LACP) was established in 2001 in order to create a forum within the public relations industry that facilitates discussion of best-in-class practices within the profession while also recognizing those who demonstrate exemplary communications capabilities. |
As part of this goal, LACP hosts a free monthly newsletter distributed via e-mail and quarterly competitions that target various disciplines within the communications field.
More than 30,000 subscribers have received our monthly newsletter, which shares best practices; provides tools, tips, and resources to professionals; and hosts various forums to discuss industry trends and challenges.
The quarterly competitions routinely include hundreds of entries from some of the most recognized organizations throughout the world.
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| ||9 of the Top 10 Fortune 500 Firms|
Have Joined LACP Competitions
Those in the Top 100 Include:
Exxon Mobil (2)
General Electric (4)
Bank of America (5)
Ford Motor (8)
JP Morgan Chase (9)
Cardinal Health (17)
Wells Fargo (19)
Procter & Gamble (22)
The Home Depot (29)
Johnson & Johnson (33)
State Farm (34)
United Tech. (37)
Lockheed Martin (44)
Northrop Grumman (61)
Abbott Labs (75)
Hospital Corp. (77)
Time Warner (82)
Tyson Foods (87)
...and more to come...
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| ||LACP Divisions|| |
|Research Services||Competition Services||Member Services|
Ranging from PR Tools, a collection of nearly 100 PR templates and resources to our Best Practices Reports for annual reports and newsletters, this group offers a variety of capabilities for PR pros to work more effectively. more
LACP's Narrative Evaluation Services provide targeted, custom-tailored evaluations of communications materials and campaigns. Our exclusive three-dimensional review process covers all facets of modern-day comms. more
Every quarter, LACP hosts quarterly competitions focused on identifying 1) those performing the best in PR practices around the world and 2) what those winning practices are. Competitions range from internal to corporate PR. more
LACP members enjoy the core offerings of LACP's various services at heavily discounted or free rates. We work to package the very best of what LACP has to offer in an affordable and easy-to-use solution available to all PR pros.
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| ||Services Overview|| |
| ||It is LACP's goal to help facilitate discussion of best-in-class practices in communications and recognize those who demonstrate exemplary communications behaviors.|
As part of this goal, LACP hosts both a free monthly newsletter distributed on e-mail as well as quarterly competitions that target various disciplines within the communications field. Further LACP offers membership to PR pros interested in better developing their communications skills and interested in tapping into a center of online PR resources. Additionally, LACP facilitates the sharing of ideas and expertise among PR professionals through its complimentary discussion boards. LACP's PR Scope, the Media's White Book for News Sources, provides PR pros with the opportunity to improve their visibility to news media by listing themselves and their organization's subject matter experts in an online news source directory. Finally, LACP provides guidance to communications professionals looking to improve their publicity materials by offering written evaluations as well as to those currently attending college/university through student programs.
The quarterly competitions routinely include hundreds of entries from some of the most well-recognized organizations throughout the world. Entries came from organizations in the top 10 of the Fortune 500 to non-profits aiding individual communities, and sectors represented in the competition ranged from healthcare, technology, and utilities to financial services, chemicals, and charitable foundations. The competition schedule routinely follows a seasonal pattern:
Reminders and entry forms can be downloaded at http://www.lacp.com/competition
NARRATIVE EVALUATION SERVICES
LACP has a strong reputation for its narrative evaluation services, which focuses on a three-dimensional analysis of communications materials and campaigns. The highlights of the analysis includes:
▪ A marked-up edition of the materials submitted for review.
▪ A narrative audio commentary of the judging staff's recommendations.
▪ A printed executive summary of the staff's perceptions and suggestions.
Details about the service can be found at LACP's web site at http://www.lacp.com/commentary
BEST PRACTICES REPORTS
LACP develops several reports annually that focus on the best practices within certain disciplines. Examples include the annual report best practices report and the employee communications best practices report, both of which have become staples within the communications industry. Details about these reports can be found at http://www.lacp.com/catalog
LACP is headed by an accredited communications veteran with more than a dozen years of corporate, product, employee, and technology communications experience namely with Fortune 500 and Fortune 1000 organizations. LACP's staff exhibits a variety of talents across a broad range of communications disciplines. We also rely on a network of other communications professionals to provide us with niche-specific insights into public relations.
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| ||LEGAL INFORMATION: Fortune 500 is a registered trademark of Fortune Magazine. All entries become property of LACP LLC unless otherwise arranged. All entrants agree to waive LACP LLC of all liability pertaining to the conduction of its competitions and related programs. International entrants are responsible for all customs duties and taxes.|| |
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