Counselors to Higher Education (CHE) Senior Summit
April 9–11, Washington, D.C.
Public relations counselors in higher education come together at the CHE Senior Summit to learn new communications strategies to advance their college or university.
Counselors Academy Conference
May 4–6, Key West, Fla.
Public relations agency owners and senior counselors come together at the Counselors Academy Conference to learn new strategies for managing their operations, clients and employees.
Health Academy Conference
May 7–9, Washington, D.C.
The Health Academy Conference is ideal if you work in health care or an organization allied to the field, or in a public relations agency serving health care clients. Held each spring, this annual conference provides industry perspective and communications strategies that will benefit your career. At a time of momentous change within the health care field, this conference will help you and your organization prepare for the future.
Connect 14 Conference
May 20–21, Chicago
Designed for employee communications professionals, this event focuses on the latest digital and on-site approaches to optimize approaches leveraging your most valuable resource ― your team.
Travel and Tourism Conference
June 8–11, Tampa, Fla.
Designed for travel and hospitality communicators, the Travel and Tourism Conference features essential information, to put your career and organization on the fast track for success, including nimble approaches to help make the most of your staff, budget and time.
Oct. 11–14, Washington, D.C.
Designed by communicators for communicators to increase ROI, the International Conference offers practical insight and networking for public relations professionals of all career levels, sectors, work environments and industries. Demonstrating value with actionable best practices is what drives the PRSA community and is the focus of this annual event.
Western District Conference
March 20–22, San Diego
Let the sun shine on your public relations career in San Diego! The PRSA Western District Conference features nationally recognized keynote speakers, interactive roundtable discussions and informative workshops, as well as ample networking opportunities. This not-to-be-missed professional development conference will have something for everyone, from the up-and-coming practitioner to the seasoned veteran. Bring your family and enjoy everything San Diego has to offer.
Southeast District Conference
April 9–11, Charlotte, N.C.
From tactical to strategic and basic to advanced, the Southeast District Conference will cover effective content strategies, new rules of media relations, corporate storytelling, social media, crisis communications and more. Keynote speakers include crisis management expert David Marriott, who will discuss the Amanda Knox case; Brains on Fire’s Robbin Phillips on the importance of word-of-mouth marketing; NASCAR Integrated Marketing Communications Managing Director David Higdon; and Dr. Joe Trahan, who will cover media training do’s and don’ts.
Canadian Public Relations Society (CPRS) National Summit — Ascend 2014
May 25–27, Alberta, Canada
With a host of keynote speakers and professional development workshops, this year's CPRS National Summit — Ascend 2014, gives you the chance to enhance your skills at an inspiring and interactive event. Held at the iconic Banff Springs Hotel in beautiful Alberta, you'll engage and reach new heights with PR professionals from across Canada.
Digital Impact Conference
June 27–28, New York
The Digital Impact Conference is dedicated to positioning general practitioners to make the most of the latest digital resources and opportunities. A separate track is offered for communicators supporting technology organizations.
4th Annual PR and Media Relations Best Practices Summit
April 8–10, New York
Ragan Communications has invited some of the most influential journalists and PR professionals to discuss their latest success and lessons learned.
2013 Speechwriters and Executive Communicators Conference
March 20–22, Washington, D.C.
Ragan Communications has presented the ONLY annual event for speechwriters and executive communicators for nearly 30 years. Two conference tracks allow for communicators of all skill levels to get high-intensity training.