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PRSA 2016 International Conference

Accelerating the Speed of Innovation and Creativity

Oct. 23–25 | Indianapolis, Ind.

PRSA 2015 International Conference - Networking

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A solid professional network is vital to success. Strengthen existing relationships with peers and forge new connections with practitioners from around the world at the:

  • Diversity and Inclusion Mixer, a dynamic event sponsored by the PRSA Diversity Committee that brings together diverse public relations pros and journalists from the Atlanta area.
    Saturday, Nov. 7, 5–8 p.m., Pulse Loft at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis
    Sponsored by: Coca Cola logoWells Fargo Logo
  • Newcomers Orientation, where first-time attendees and those who want to get the most out of their Conference experience can connect and get tips from veterans to take advantage of all Conference opportunities.
    Sunday, Nov. 8, 10–11 a.m., International 7
  • International Visitors Center, the home base for a unique buddy program that matches attendees with counterparts from international organizations and offers new perspectives on global industry issues.
    Sunday, Nov. 8, 7 a.m.–7 p.m.
    Monday, Nov. 9, 7:30 a.m.
    –7 p.m.
    Tuesday, Nov. 10, 7 a.m.
    –12:30 p.m.
    Networking Hall & Exhibit Showroom Booth # 503

    Sponsored by: Grady College
  • Opening Night Reception, an exciting kickoff to the Conference where you'll discover a peach-themed fusion of well-known Southern hospitality and the ambiance of Old Hollywood.
    Sunday, Nov. 8, 7–9 p.m., Atrium Ballroom
    Sponsored by: Omnicom Logo
  • Dessert With Perks, a one-of-a-kind networking opportunity sponsored by the Champions for PRSSA. Who doesn't want dessert, some great after-dinner conversation and an opportunity to meet students and professionals from around the country? You never know what great treats are in store for you!
    Monday, Nov. 9, 8:15–9:30 p.m., Marquis Ballroom
    Sponsored By:
  • College of Fellows Mentor Program, where you can benefit greatly from the valuable career advice offered by PRSA's most distinguished College of Fellows professionals, whether you are new to the field or a seasoned professional. You also can receive counseling to guide you through the College of Fellows application process.
    Appointments are scheduled at 30-minute intervals and are available on a first-come, first-served basis. This is a free service for PRSA members; the nonmember fee, payable on site, is $100. Learn more or sign up.
    Sponsored by: PRSA College of Fellows Logo
    • Sunday, Nov. 8, 4–6 p.m., International A-B
    • Monday, Nov. 9, 10 a.m.–noon, International A-B
    • Monday, Nov. 9, 4–6 p.m. International A-B

  • Cocktail Reception, an educational opportunity where attendees join exhibitors for cocktails and refreshments, and learn through demonstrations how to make practical use of the latest products.
    Monday, Nov. 9, 6–7 p.m., International Ballroom
    Sponsored by: Meltwater Logo
  • #PRSAICON LinkUp, an event where you can network and build new connections with fellow PRSA members, PR colleagues and LinkedIn connections with whom you socialize via social media.
    Monday, Nov. 9,  7–9 p.m., High Velocity Sports Bar & Restaurant at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis
    Sponsored by: Georgia Pacific logo
  • Professional Interest Sections Networking Events, where you can engage with colleagues in your sector on the challenges and opportunities that are unique to your corner of the profession. See the full list of networking opportunities!
  • Professional Interest Sections After-Hours Sweet Social, where you can connect with others in your area of specialization and interests over dessert and coffee, and find out what PRSA Sections can offer you to help take you to the next level of your career.
    Monday, Nov. 9, 9:30–11:30 p.m., Pulse Loft at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis
    Sponsored by:PPAI Logo


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