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!
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.
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
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:
Lunch Keynote - Hill and Knowlton
Swag Bag - Business Wire
Scholarship - Shell, Disc, Inc.
Exhibitor - PR Newswire, Customer Research International, VMS, Texas Press Clippings
Lagniappe - Whitney Bank, Wristbands.net and Eyelit Designs
In-kind - Graphique, Flowers by Nino, Perfect Touch Linens, DiscPro Printing & Graphics and Encore Printstore.
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.
PR Day Chair Lady Oliver, 832-866-6608
Communications Chairs - promotions, media
Kristi Krupala: (713) 792-2096; firstname.lastname@example.org
Kim Miller: email@example.com
Sponsorship Chairs - sponsorships, vendor exhibits, donations
Osjetta Gascey: firstname.lastname@example.org
Angela Randolph: email@example.com
Programming Chair - speakers, program
Cynthia Miller: (225) 610-0592; firstname.lastname@example.org
Venue Logistics - exhibits, logistics, speaker travel
Meagan Stangle: (713) 243-8879; meagan@HopkinsPR.com
Be sure that the email address you provide is capable of receiving emails from PRSA Houston. Add email@example.com to your "address book" or "safe senders list." Coordinate with your IT department to allow email from firstname.lastname@example.org.