We regularly update our ProfNet Connect calendar to include upcoming events we think will be of interest to PR and media professionals. Following is a summary of the events taking place over the next week:
CARLE PLACE, N.Y.: Public Relations Professionals of Long Island is hosting its 22nd Annual PRPLI Awards Gala, Tuesday, May 8, from 6 to 9:30 p.m., at Chateau Caterers in Carle Place, N.Y. Details
CINCINNATI: Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber and Cincinnati PRSA are co-hosting "Crisis Communications," May 8. In today’s digital media world, a story can be repeated, tweeted, downloaded and emailed to thousands of people within minutes. Are you prepared to get ahead of the story and control the message? Libby Korosec of Castellini Management Company and Mike Goss of Toyota will share their strategic advice on how to anticipate, plan and prepare the best strategy for worst-case scenarios. Details
NEW YORK: Five Star Events & Marketing Group presents "Dream Careers: So, You Want to Be a Publicist? The Next Generation," Tuesday, May 8, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., at Ripley-Grier Studios in New York. Learn from seasoned professionals who attended the same seminar seven years ago and were able to take the information and resources they gained and launch successful PR firms. Panelists include Shani A.Faure, Stilettos and Sounds; Syreta Oglesby, SJO PR; and Tamara Walker, NY PR Diva. Details
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J.: The New Jersey Black Public Relations Society is hosting a business and networking meeting, Tuesday, May 8, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., at Johnson & Johnson Corporate World Headquarters, New Brunswick, N.J. NJBPR will also conduct its first election of officers; attendees will have an opportunity to hear from each of the candidates Details
ONLINE: PRSA is hosting "Digital Impact Distilled: A Technology Section Brown Bag Discussion," Thursday, May 10, from noon to 1 p.m. What are the trends shaping the strategies of the world’s hottest technology companies? What are the emerging digital and social marketing techniques that are reshaping the profession across all industries? Hear from the Digital Impact conference co-chairs as they discuss the highlights of PRSA’s premier two-day conference dedicated to digital communications. Details
SAN JOSE, CALIF.: Ragan Communications and Cisco present "2012 Advanced Social Media Strategies for PR, Marketing and Corporate Communications," May 8-9 at Cisco Headquarters in San Jose, Calif. A panel of experts will share tips and strategies on how to engage customers, prospects and the media using innovative social strategies; measure your results in a way the C-suite understands; learn how to handle social firestorms before they happen; and create a content marketing strategy that transforms your company into a media outlet. Details
To view all upcoming events on our calendar, go to our home page and scroll down to the Upcoming Events tab on the right. And if you’ve got a PR/media-related event (such as an IABC meeting, PRSA luncheon, etc.), please send the details to us by email, and we’ll do our best to get it listed.