The end of the school year is coming, and now is your last chance to go to one of the PRSSA 2016 Regional Conferences. From sports to community engagement to our caffeine addictions, there are topics for everyone at each conference. The last three conferences all take place during the second weekend of April, so make your plans now!
PRactice: A Community ApPRoach to PR
University of Wisconsin, Green Bay: April 9
The PRSSA Chapter at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay is thrilled to be hosting the one-day regional conference: PRactice: A Community ApPRoach to PR on Saturday, April 9. The day will begin with a “delicious” networking opportunity with our Northeast Wisconsin PRSA Sponsor Chapter: “Pancakes with the PRos.” This breakfast is complimentary with conference admission. Each attendee will receive pancakes and coffee while enjoying the company of well-established community professionals. A keynote address led by Aaron Popkey, director of public affairs from the Green Bay Packers will follow the breakfast. Then attendees will have the opportunity to attend breakout sessions on how to incorporate community-focused efforts into public relations corporate strategies. A panel of experienced professionals will answer any and all public relations questions that may be looming immediately after the sessions. To close out the day, we will have a group case study competition with the potential to win prizes. This conference will allow you to take a new idea home to implement within your community. Don’t miss this opportunity and register today.
PR Grand Slam: Breaking Into the Big Leagues
University of Cincinnati: April 8–9
In the 10 year anniversary of our Chapter, the University of Cincinnati is proud to be hosting the PR Grand Slam: Breaking Into the Big Leagues Regional Conference. This conference offers two full days with the option of only attending the second day. Our all -star line up of speakers includes two emmy winners, and a former Fox Executive. There will also be a case study competition presented by Ketchum, a career expo and more. We offer a value packed conference in the heart of Cincinnati. Learn how to have a home run event, draft quality content and insider tips from industry professionals on our diverse panels. Come for the conference and leave with so much knowledge so you can enter the big leagues like a pro!
Caffeinate Your Career
Waynesburg University: April 8–9
Coffee seems to be the preferred beverage of public relations majors across the country. It is the perfect drink to help students stay alert after all-nighters and it helps students stay on top of shifting trends and current events. Noting this, expect to fuel-up with coffee during the Caffeinate Your Career Regional Conference taking place April 8–9. The conference won’t just fuel your caffeine addiction, it will give your future career the boost it needs to succeed in the competitive industry of public relations. Throughout the conference, you will have the chance to brainstorm promotional ideas for an actual start-up company with a great mission and will have the opportunity to network with regional and national speakers that work in a variety of public relations sections.