SOURCE: PVBLIC Foundation

PVBLIC Foundation

May 27, 2016 07:00 ET

Engaging Media Leaders to Join the Movement of Social Impact at the United Nations

The 3rd Annual Media for Social Impact Summit Will Address the 17 New Sustainable Development Goals

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - May 27, 2016) - On Wednesday, June 1, PVBLIC Foundation, in conjunction with the United Nations Office for Partnerships, will host the third annual Media for Social Impact (MFSI) Summit at the United Nations Headquarters in New York City. The 2016 Media for Social Impact Summit aims to promote cross-sector collaboration across media organizations and industries in order to tackle the world's most critical issues. The distinguished guests of the 2016 Summit will engage in a series of keynotes, panel and roundtable discussions, and interviews, directed toward using media to help achieve the Sustainable Development Goals.

This year's summit will unite top executives of leading media companies, advertising firms, and creative agencies with UN delegates and communications experts. MFSI will address an array of topics and speakers through interviews with top media specialists Jacki Kelley and Terre Blair of Bloomberg L.P. and transgender fashion model Geena Rocero, as well as a number of case studies on media campaigns including Love has no Labels, AngryBirdsHappyPlanet, UNICEF's campaign for ending violence against children in Malawi, and Youth 4 Global Goals.

This year's Media for Social Impact Award will be presented to the Ad Council for their Love has no Labels campaign as well as to the filmmakers of the Under the Gun Film.

The 2016 Media for Social Impact Summit is invitation only, and registration will close at 6pm EDT on Sunday, May 29. To request an invitation or learn more about the Media for Social Impact Summit and how you can use media to impact the world, please visit: http://www.mediaforsocialimpact.org.

About PVBLIC Foundation:
PVBLIC Foundation is an innovative non-profit media agency that harnesses the power of media to drive social change. An aggregator of media across all platforms, PVBLIC works strategically to pair media space with key non-profits at the local, national and global levels. We utilize existing and emerging technologies to increase issue awareness around important causes and help non-profits amplify their message. At PVBLIC, we believe that media is the new currency.
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Contact Information

  • Media contact:
    Karolina Piotrowska
    Communications and Media Relations
    PVBLIC Foundation
    Press@pvblic.org