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Conference and Presentation Opportunities

Upcoming Conferences

Counselors Academy Conference 
May 3–5, Laguna, California
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.

Connect 15 Conference
May 18–19, Chicago
Designed for employee communications professionals, Connect 15 focuses on the practice of internal communications as a means to build and sustain employee engagement, as well as business goals.
Health Academy Conference
May 13–15, Cleveland
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.

Travel and Tourism Conference 
June 14–17, Lexington, Ky.
The Travel and Tourism Conference offers the latest approaches for hospitality and travel communicators to help make the most of staff, budgets and time. $100 Saver Rate Deadline: May 14.

International Conference
Nov. 8–10, Atlanta
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.

District / Chapter Events

PRSA 2015 Communicators Conference
May 8, Portland, Ore.
Join us for the 20th annual Communicators Conference, “Thought Leaders, Trendsetters and Trusted Advisors: Storytellers and the Modern C-Suite,” hosted by the PRSA Portland Metro Chapter and IABC. This year, we're heading to the C-suite, so grab your executive and join us for the ultimate master class. Keynote speakers include Shonali Burke, ABC, Andre de Waal, MSc, MBA, Ph.D., and Frank Shaw.

PRSA 2015 Southeast District Conference 
June 3–5, Greenville, S.C.
"Find Your Story" at the Southeast District Conference! Engage in rich conversation that will not only challenge your ability to “listen” inside your organization and implement rich content strategies, but embrace fundamental tools that will enhance your company’s content creation skills.

PRSA 2015 Midwest District Conference 
June 10–12, St. Louis, Mo.
Discover the “Gateway to the Best” at the Midwest District Conference, where PR trailblazers will expand their knowledge base and discover emerging PR trends. You’ll gain insights from speakers who will address communications issues such as crisis communications, public affairs, internal communications, reputation management, interactive communications and industry-specific public relations. 

PRSA 2015 Sunshine District Conference 
July 16–18, Orlando, Fla.
Find out how public relations innovators are “Setting the Course" at the Sunshine District Conference, where industry experts will share best practices on leadership, developing powerful content and issues management. This two-day conference features keynotes and professional development workshops presented by nationally-recognized experts in media relations, social media, crisis communications and more. 

Partner Events

Ragan's Visual Communications and Infographics Summit
April 23–24, Portland, Ore.
Become the go-to visual communicator for your organization with the latest visual storytelling techniques. This conference will walk you step by step through how to build and execute an irresistible social-visual communications plan.

May 29–30, Morgantown, West Va.
Each year, the WVU Integrated Marketing Communications (IMC) graduate program hosts the INTEGRATE conference. More than 200 communications professionals attend INTEGRATE 2015 and explore the latest IMC techniques and strategies. Transform your career through innovative general and breakout sessions, and participate in thought-provoking discussions about trends in our industry.

Art of the Storyteller Master Class With Ann Wylie
July 29–30, San Francisco
Bring your messages to life with advanced storytelling techniques from Ann Wylie. For this dynamic writing workshop, bring your laptop and a story to work on, then leave with a totally rewritten piece. $100 Saver Rate Deadline: May 1.

Content Marketing Summit at LinkedIn
July 30–31, LinkedIn Headquarters, Mountain View, Calif.
Hear the latest approaches on brand journalism and content marketing from professionals at organizations, including Citi, Electronic Arts, Ford, Google, IBM, Intel, LinkedIn, Ogilvy Worldwide, Tyson Foods and more.

Catch Your Readers Writing Workshop With Ann Wylie

Oct. 27–28, Washington, D.C.
The secret to reaching readers is to position your messages in your audience’s best interests. In this session, you’ll learn a four-step process for making your messaging more relevant, valuable and rewarding to your audience. $100 Saver Rate Deadline: Aug. 1.


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