Communicators Conference

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Announcing the 2021 PRSA Oregon Communicators Conference “The Great Conversation: Truth Tellers and Change Makers”

The 2021 Communicators Conference: Truth Tellers and Change Makers will be completely online this year, over eight months, beginning May 14, with fourteen individual webinars held Fridays at noon. Webinar topics include Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Crisis and Reputation Management, PR Strategies and Tactics such as writing copy that gets attention, research, data metrics and evaluation as well as sessions that will support the independent practitioner in launching their practice or increasing their business.

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Communicators Conference Call for Proposals is now open

The PRSA Oregon chapter is excited to announce that we are now accepting speaker submissions for our virtual Communicators Conference happening Friday, May 14, 2021.

From Our President: A Great Start to 2019!

It’s been a productive start to 2019 for PRSA Oregon’s board of directors. I’m excited about the enthusiasm, energy, and great work being done by the chapter’s leaders and committee volunteers. The PRSA Oregon board just finished its 2019 strategic plan. That plan is a built around a vison of PRSA Oregon as a thriving statewide chapter.  It includes four priorities that will guide our work and investments this year: membership value, engagement, leadership and excellence. One of the board’s most important priorities as a thriving statewide professional association is to serve ourContinue reading “From Our President: A Great Start to 2019!”

PRSA Oregon Statement in Response to DoubleTree Portland Incident

PRSA Oregon is the state’s leading professional development association for public relations and communications professionals. We value and are committed to diversity, equity and inclusion and being a professional organization that is welcoming to all. As was widely published, in December 2018, the DoubleTree Hotel in Portland evicted Mr. Jermaine Massey, an African American hotel guest, who was falsely accused of loitering. PRSA Oregon soundly denounces the treatment of Mr. Massey. PRSA Oregon has a longstanding relationship with the DoubleTree by Hilton Portland Hotel. The hotel has served as an event venue forContinue reading “PRSA Oregon Statement in Response to DoubleTree Portland Incident”

Don’t Miss Out on CommCon Earlybird Savings! Chuck Gose and Suzanne Stevens announced as 2019 keynotes — Join us May 3!

This year, We’re pleased to welcome two keynote speakers, Chuck Gose and Suzanne Stevens. Chuck is a strategic communication thought leader, an advisor with top employee communications platform socialchorus, and host of the Icology and Culture, Comms, and Cocktails podcasts as well as the Chuck Chats series with bananatag. Suzanne is the Editor of the Portland Business Journal, Portland’s leading business-focused publication. Suzanne spent seven years as a senior editor at The Deal in New York, where she wrote about corporate mergers and acquisitions. Suzanne also spent time as an associate editor at Oregon Business Magazine and 12 years working in public radio at stations in KentuckyContinue reading “Don’t Miss Out on CommCon Earlybird Savings! Chuck Gose and Suzanne Stevens announced as 2019 keynotes — Join us May 3!”

Call for Presenters! CommCon 2019

The Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) Oregon chapter seeks dynamic, engaging, and knowledgeable presenters for its Communicator’s Conference 2019 (“CommCon 2019”). This annual chapter event also serves as the Portland, OR-area’s premier strategic communications conference, and we invite you to submit a presentation proposal that would afford you the opportunity to demonstrate your expertise on a topic relevant to the audience. Please go HERE for more information and to submit! Submissions are due February 1, 2018, 5:00 p.m. PDT CommCon will take place on Friday, May 3, 2019 8:30 a.m. – 5:00Continue reading “Call for Presenters! CommCon 2019”