Nixon & Associates
Luncheon Topic Overview: Does your organization have a place at the table for its professional communications staff during an operating emergency or company crisis? Or are communicators viewed simply as message shapers and facilitators?
Neil Nixon, President of Nixon & Associates, a Washington D.C. area Crisis Management firm, will address the need for communications counsel to be among the key players in an integrated corporate crisis response program. Through discussion and case studies, Neil will make the case for an “outside/in” approach to crisis management that places the needs for effective communications and image management on par with operations, legal, corporate risk and other key functions that typically help drive an organization’s corporate crisis management apparatus.
About the presenter: Neil Nixon, President of Nixon & Associates, a Washington D.C. area Crisis Management firm, focuses on managing an emergency event strategically with an eye toward perception as well as reality. A frequent speaker on crisis communications, Neil has authored numerous emergency response programs and actively counsels a number of Fortune 500 companies in the areas of emergency preparedness and response.