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Hello [firstname],

PR Day 2010 Registration Now Open

 

Registration is now open for PR Day 2010 scheduled for Nov. 30, 2010 at the Hyatt Regency Downtown.

 

Join hundreds of Houston-area PR professionals for this exciting, one-day, action-packed conference and expo focusing on PRSA: Promoting Relationships, Surviving Adversity.

 

Save money, and take advantage of Early Bird pricing now through Oct. 8!

 

Register now

 

PR Day is a chance to enhance your career by building your networks and keeping-up with industry best practices and the latest tools of the trade.

 

 

Keynote Speakers 

 

Becca Cason Thrash,
a Houston PR pioneer, philanthropist and co-founder of Paper City magazine, will be this year’s Breakfast Keynote speaker.  

 

Paul Taaffe, global CEO and Chairman, Hill & Knowlton, will be the Lunch Keynote speaker.

 

 

Presentations & Presenters

 

The Tough Stuff: from BP to Tiger, to Toyota
Terry Hemeyer, professor, UT Austin, Rice University


Personal Brands: Opportunities & Threats for PR Pros
Ed Schipul, chief executive officer, Schipul Web Marketing Co.
 

The Power of Blogging
Andy Lark, vice president, Dell 
 

Is There an App for That? Making Your Business Mobile
Raunak Khandelwal, ChaiONE
 

The Opinionator: How to Balance Personal Views with Professional Life
Monica Danna, marketing and public relations consultant/ blogger, CosmoPolitician.net 

 

Paneled Discussions

 

Small Business Roundtable: How to Start Your Own Business
Kim Padgett, president, The Padgett Group, Brett Slobin, partner, Slobin & Slobin Attorneys at Law, Jacqueline Taylor, associate region director, University of Houston Small Business Development Center and Lisa Dimond Vasquez, principal and co-founder, DoubleDimond Public Relations

Media Panel: Keeping-up with Change - Get Onboard or Get Left Behind
Greg Barr, assistant managing editor, Houston Business Journal, Shelby Hodge, editor-at-large, CultureMap, Syd Kearney, editor/ producer, Houston Chronicle’s 29-95.com and Ed Mayberry, business reporter, KUHF 88.7 FM

 

More to come!

 

PRSA Houston thanks PR Day 2010 sponsors: 


Conference Kit -
CenterPoint Energy

Lunch Keynote - Hill and Knowlton

Swag Bag - Business Wire

ScholarshipShell, Disc, Inc.

Exhibitor - PR Newswire, Customer Research InternationalVMS, Texas Press Clippings

Lagniappe - Whitney BankWristbands.net and Eyelit Designs

In-kind - Graphique, Flowers by Nino, Perfect Touch Linens, DiscPro Printing & Graphics and Encore Printstore.

 

 

Sponsorship Opportunities

PR Day will also appeal to our vendor partners who want to get their brand, products and services in front of PR decision makers. Download our Sponsorship Guide for details, and visit the PR Day page for complete event information.

  

 

Contacts

 

PR Day Chair Lady Oliver, 832-866-6608

 

Communications Chairs - promotions, media

Kristi Krupala: (713) 792-2096; kkrupala@mdanderson.org

Kim Miller: kmiller@graphique.com

 

Sponsorship Chairs - sponsorships, vendor exhibits, donations

Osjetta Gascey: ocgascey@texaschildrens.org

Angela Randolph: angela.randolph@gmail.com

 

Programming Chair - speakers, program

Cynthia Miller: (225) 610-0592; cynthia.miller@hillandknowlton.com

 

Venue Logistics - exhibits, logistics, speaker travel

Meagan Stangle: (713) 243-8879; meagan@HopkinsPR.com

 


 

       

 

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