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Upcoming Conferences


Counselors Academy Conference 
"Your Agency Is Not an Island: Listen, Learn and Network With Agency Leaders on the Stunning Island of Puerto Rico"
May 1–3 │ Puerto Rico
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.

Employee Communications Conference
"Connect 16: Big Challenges. Bright Ideas."
May 11–13 │ Dallas
The Connect 16 Conference addresses the latest employee communications issues, focusing on how individual employees can impact their organization's reputation through technology and social media.

Travel and Tourism Conference 
"Houston, We Have a Solution"
May 22–25 │ Houston 
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: April 30

Strategic Collaboration Conference
"Critical Skills and Attributes You Need to Connect and Evolve Your Communications"
May 24‒25 │ Chicago
The Strategic Collaboration Conference focuses on actionable approaches to leveraging the strengths of marketing, branding and advertising, while bridging internal silos to achieve more profound results.

International Conference
Oct 23–25 │ Indianapolis
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. $200 Saver Rate Deadline: Aug. 26

District Conferences

Northeast District Conference
"Eight PRSA Chapters. One Power Day."
June 13 │ Boston
On the docket: compelling programs about issues, best practices, and cutting-edge technologies to inform your professional life. You may arrive at PRXNE16 solo, but you will leave enriched, motivated and powerfully connected.
 
Sunshine District Conference
"PR Evolution: Many Platforms. Diverse Audiences. One Voice."
June 16–18 │Miami
This premier event features professional development workshops presented by nationally recognized experts in media relations, social media, crisis communications, and more. The two-day conference includes keynotes, breakout sessions, networking and other special treats. 

North Pacific District Conference
"Reboot and Retool in Reno"
June 23–24 │Reno, Nev.
The first North Pacific District PRSA conference in almost a decade is your chance to refresh and build upon your public relations skills and network with PRSA leaders, national and regional experts. 
 

Partner Events

"Cut Through the Clutter" Writing Workshop
Presented by PRSA and Wylie Communications
May 11‒12, 2016 │ Chicago
In this tight-writing workshop, you’ll learn how to make every piece you write easier to read and understand. You’ll walk away with secrets you can use to reach more readers, measurably improve readability, sell tight writing to management — even help your company save time and money with tight writing.

PR Measurement Conference
Presented by PRSA and Ragan Communications
May 16–17 │ Washington, D.C.
This year's conference will offer actionable measurement approaches and help you demonstrate to senior leadership PR’s role as a proactive business tool that achieves company goals.

World Public Relations Forum
Presented by the Global Alliance
May 29‒31, 2016 │ Toronto
The WPRF 2016 will be one of the largest assemblies of public relations and communications professionals from around the world, and a unique opportunity to gather professionals with academics, producing important outcomes for the advancement of the profession. 

"Catch Your Readers" Writing Workshop
Presented by PRSA and Wylie Communications
June 28‒29, 2016 │ San Diego —
Nov. 2‒3, 2016 │ Houston
In this persuasive writing workshop, find scientific, proven-in-the-lab approaches for getting people to pay attention to, understand, remember and act on your messages.

"NOT Your Father’s News Release" Writing Workshop
Presented by PRSA and Wylie Communications
July 27‒28, 2016 │ Portland
In this PR writing workshop, discover the latest techniques to go beyond PR 101 approaches to write media relations pieces that get posted and published and reach stakeholders directly.

"Get Clicked, Read, Shared & Liked" Writing Workshop
Presented by PRSA and Wylie Communications
Sept. 28‒29, 2016 │ New York
In this Web-writing workshop, overcome the online clutter and get the word out on the Web, in social media and via content marketing. 

 
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