ICR is hosting a Nov. 14 online event that will bring together CFOs, investors and other key players to share their insights and outlook on the process of going public. The "IPO Summit: Navigating the 2023 IPO Landscape,” which runs from noon to 3 p.m., will feature IPO and capital markets experts from Nasdaq, Renaissance Capital, Vista Equity Partners, Neuberger Berman, Irving Investors, CFGI, Braze, CrossCountry Consulting, Big Commerce, Latham & Watkins LLP, Citi, and ICR. It will examine the changes in the equity capital markets over the last 36 months, the anticipated IPO landscape for 2023 and how to optimize execution once a company starts the IPO process.

Mid Atlantic

The Mid-Atlantic Marketing Summit, PR Summit DC and ADWKDC are being held on Thursday, Nov. 3, at Capital One Hall in Tysons, VA. With 27 sessions, over 80 speakers and 30 exhibitors the events will cover topics ranging from influencer marketing to prioritizing inclusive customer experiences and developing strategies for leveraging branded content. Sponsors of the conference include O’Dwyer’s, the National Capital Chapter of PRSA, the American Advertising Federation DC, Capital Communicator and Muck Rack.

The Institute for Public Relations is sponsoring a free Nov. 15 webinar on how virtual reality is reshaping the ways in which communicators do their jobs. Led by Penn State assistant professor of communication Candace Parrish, “The Future of VR in the Communication Industry” will look at the implications, consequences and best practices PR pros need to know to best leverage the new technology. The 4 p.m. event will also discuss how communicators can evolve to keep with the changes that virtual reality is bringing about.