PR Day 2011: A Matter of Trust Call for Speakers
Submit by Aug. 15
PRSA Houston is requesting proposals for PR Day 2011 which will be Oct. 26 at Reliant Center. This year's theme is A Matter of Trust. We are looking for presentation proposals related to the following topic areas:
· Building Trust After a Crisis
· Ensuring Credibility in the Age of Social Media
· Casting a Wider Net: Communicating to a Diverse Audience
· Taking Your Message Global
· Boomers, X,Y,Z: Communicating Effectively in a Multigenerational Workplace
· Measuring Your Worth
The deadline for submissions is Aug. 15.
PR Day 2011 Chairs
Andrea Fineman and Ann Herlocher.
PRSA Houston reserve the right to reject any and all proposals.
Aug. 24: Clear Lake APR Study Group Begins
Is becoming Accredited in Public Relations one of your goals for 2011? No matter where you are in the process, you are invited to join the five-session Study Group in Clear Lake that will begin on August 24. Session dates and topics are as follows:
Aug. 24 - Basic Concepts of PR; Publics and Public Opinion
Aug. 31 - Communications Theory and Diffusion
Sept. 7 - Research and Research Methods
Sept. 14- Planning Process
Sept. 21 - Law and Ethics/Business Literacy
Registration for this event includes the entire series. Please register in advance as materials will be sent only to those who have registered.
Register for this event.
Date: Aug. 24 - Sept. 21, 2011
Time: 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Location: Excalibur Almaz (902 Gemini St., Houston, 77573) All sessions
Contact: Kelly George, APR, 281-575-4009.
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What Can Membership in PRSA Do for You?
PRSA is vibrant community of more than 21,000 communications professionals and public relations practitioners who represent business and industry counseling firms, independent practitioners, military, government, associations, hospitals, schools, professional services firms and nonprofit organizations.
As a member of our community, you will meet others, engage with experts, learn new public relations and communications strategies, shape your communications career and have opportunities to participate in networking and leadership at the local and national levels. Benefits include:
- Stay on Top of Emerging Trends and Industry News.
- Extend Your Network While Increasing Your Knowledge.
- Keep Learning and Stay Competitive.
- Accelerate Your Career.
- Expand Your Options With Members-Only Offers
Aug. 29: Call for Speakers Deadline for PRSA Southwest District Conference
The PRSA Southwest Converence will take place in Tulsa, OK, April 11-13, 2012. Conference organizers are looking for experienced presenters who can motivate and energize an audience on the latest tools, techniques, trends and knowledge of new technology or research pertaining to public relations. Presenters are need for breakout sessions of approximately 90 minutes and keynote speakers for general sessions.
Industry experts, seasoned practitioners, academics, researchers, or public relations service providers are welcome to submit a proposal to individually or jointly present a topic relevant for PR practitioners with varying levels of experience. Organizers are open to any proposal that provides PR professionals with new knowledge, insight and ideas that can enhance their professional capabilities.
The deadline to submit proposals is Monday, August 29, 2011. The proposal must include a title, the topic, a description of the proposed presentation (200 words maximum) and three learning objectives participants will take away from the session. Please also include a biography (100 words maximum) and a list of previous speaking engagements. Programs must offer solid and authentic tactical and strategic insights, and must NOT be a commercial for products or services. Programs that are interactive and engage the audience are encouraged.
Presenters will receive a travel stipend and lodging and a complimentary registration to the conference.
Send proposals to firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to:
Call for Speakers
3701-A S. Harvard, #346
Tulsa, OK 74135-2282
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