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 or so:
ARLINGTON, VA.: PRSA presents "PR Boot Camp: Key Concepts and Techniques of Effective Public Relations," June 12-13 at AMA Washington Area Executive Conference Center. Robin Schell, APR, Fellow PRSA, will give an overview of the PR profession, including PR and communications concepts and techniques, major issues presently facing the PR, and how to create a PR plan based on a case study. Details
ATLANTA: PRSA’s Georgia chapter is hosting "A View from the Cockpit: Successfully Navigating the Jet Stream of Communications," June 13 at Maggiano’s Buckhead. Shan Cooper and Johnny Whitaker of Lockheed Martin will discuss communications and the role it plays in influencing key business decisions, driving employee engagement, supporting members of the U.S. and international armed services, and identifying new growth opportunities for the world's largest defense contractor. Details
BOSTON: Social Media Club Boston is hosting a panel discussion, "Authors Night: The Evolution of Social Media," June 14 at Boston Public Library. Several Boston-area authors will share their adventures in social media, read highlights from their books, and discuss insights into how the marketing world is changing. Details
NEW YORK: PRSA presents "Pitching Boot Camp: Winning Over Journalists and Bloggers in the New Media Landscape," June 8 at PRSA Professional Development Center. Michael Smart, principal of Michael Smart PR, will share his practical tips to help boost your media and blog coverage. Details
PORTLAND, ORE.: Online News Association is hosting a panel discussion, "Find Your MoJo! Best Tools & Practices for Mobile Journalism," June 13 at Oregon Public Broadcasting. Confirmed panelists include Tony Thomas, video blogger for Comcast's VidBlogger Nation; Brian Conley, co-founder of Small World News; Kristian Foden-Vencil, reporter, OPB News; and Frank Mungeam, director of digital media, KGW. Details
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.: PRSA Westchester/Fairfield presents "Meet the Media at PRSA-WestFair," June 14 at Mapleton Conference Center at Good Counsel. Journalists from local, regional, and national print, broadcast, online and wire service media will share publicity tips and the key ingredients of winning pitches. 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.