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The First PRSSA International Regional Conference in Lima, Peru

Greetings from the first ever PRSSA International Regional Conference in Lima, Peru! This conference, held from April 19-20, was one that truly embodied the South American spirit while maintaining public relations principles. From the technological set up, to the Peruvian style lunches, to the presenter tables set up outside the conference theytruly delivered a conference […]

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An uncommon commonality between coordinators inspires STEMulate PR Regional Conference

This March, North Carolina State PRSSA and UNC-Chapel Hill PRSSA are co-hosting a Regional Conference in Raleigh, North Carolina. The conference theme, which focuses on the science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields, was inspired by what is known as the Research Triangle region (Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill). Research Triangle Park was founded and designated as a […]

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Why your Chapter Should Host a PRSSA Regional Conference

“My favorite thing about hosting a Conference was the opportunity to get students in the region together and let them experience a Conference,” said Wade Draper, Utah Valley University PRSSA Chapter President. “Many don’t get to go to National Conference, so it was great to give them that experience.” Networking is the backbone of any […]

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Green Bay, Cincinnati, Waynesburg — April Regional Conference Preview

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 […]

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California, New York, Detroit—March Regional Conference Preview

The beginning of the semester brought some great Regional Conferences in Alabama, Massachusetts and North Carolina, but we’re only a third of the way through the Conference lineup. California State University, Fullerton, is coming up March 11–12 in the heart of sunny Orange County, with speakers from various areas of public relations giving insights into […]

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To Bid or Not To Bid: Benefits of Hosting a Regional Conference Part One

One of the most exciting, challenging and rewarding experiences a Chapter can have is hosting a Regional Conference. I may be a little biased, but here are just a few reasons why your Chapter should consider taking that leap and bidding to host: 1.     Event Planning 101 Most of the time, people see event planning […]

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How My Future Husband Networked His Way Into My Heart Via PRSSA

In conferences, Chapter meetings and Twitter chats, we always discuss how important it is to network and to increase your personal brand; what we don’t always acknowledge are the benefits they can have for your personal life. Although my story isn’t the typical PRSSA experience, it’s still one worth sharing. When I first registered as […]

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How to Find Success Before, During and After a Regional Conference

Maybe you’re finally on your way to a PRSSA Regional Conference or maybe you’ve already been to one. Here are some tips on how to make the most of your Regional Conference experience. Before: Prepare Preparing yourself for a conference requires knowing the essentials — who, what, where and when. This information can be found […]

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InsPiRation: Looking Ahead to the Future of Public Relations (PRSSA 2014 Regional Conference)

On April 12, the Ohio State University PRSSA Chapter welcomed 150 communication students and professionals to the 2014 Regional PaRtners Conference. The attendees welcomed two keynotes: breakfast keynote Dan Guitteau, executive director/executive vice president at Golin Harris, and lunch keynote Victoria Trapp, global transition manager at Nike. The first half of the conference consisted of […]

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What the Hollywood Under the Oaks Taught Me About Finding Your Entertainment PR Niche

PRSSA at LSU allowed aspiring public relations practitioners to walk down the red carpet March 21–23 when the Chapter hosted a Regional Conference entitled Hollywood Under the Oaks. The conference was held “under the oaks” of LSU’s campus with a theme inspired by the booming entertainment industry in Louisiana. Friday night all attendees were welcomed […]

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