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Events: IPR, PRSA Ed Academy Slate 'Allies on DE&I Journey'

Wed, Oct. 20, 2021

By Steve Barnes

IPRThe Institute for Public Relations and PRSA Educators Academy are presenting “Allies on the DE&I Journey,” free webinar on Oct. 28... The National Press Club is helping to raise awareness and generate public support for detained journalist Austin Tice with the first “Run For Austin Virtual 5K” on Nov. 13... The 2021 Financial Follies has been rescheduled for May 20, 2022.

Plank Center Celebrates Milestones in Mentoring

Tue, Oct. 12, 2021

By Steve Barnes

MentoringThe Plank Center for Leadership in Public Relations at the University of Alabama will honor five PR leaders at its Nov. 11 Milestones in Mentoring Gala.

Events: Institute of PR Celebrates 65th Birthday

Fri, Oct. 8, 2021

By Steve Barnes

IPRThe Institute for Public Relations is celebrating its 65th birthday on Oct. 26, and to mark the event, it is presenting two free webinars....The Black Marketers Coalition announces creation of the National Black Marketers Day to be observed Nov. 16....The Museum of Public Relations is holding a "PR’s Got Talent” fundraiser on Nov. 30.

Events: Museum of Public Relations to Explore State of Diversity

Tue, Oct. 5, 2021

By Steve Barnes

MuseumThe Museum of Public Relations is presenting “Silence Is Not an Option: Allyship, Advocacy and Anti-Racism” discussion of the current state of diversity, equity and inclusion on Oct. 27... New York Women in Communications is holding the 2021 Matrix Awards ceremony as a virtual event on Oct. 18... Pure Earth, an international "green" NGO presented its 2021 Impact Award to TogoRun CEO Gloria Janata at its Oct. 4 Night of Hope Healing on Broadway Benefit.

Events: Live Big Apple Awards Set for Sept 28

Wed, Sep. 22, 2021

By Steve Barnes

Big AppleThe PRSA-NY 2021 Big Apple Awards will be taking place at the Edison Ballroom in Manhattan on Sept. 28. This marks a return to an in-person event... LaVoieHealthScience is supporting the Inaugural BioFuture Conference: Reimagine the Future of Healthcare, which will take place as a live event at Cure by Deerfield in New York on Oct. 5-6... Women in PR North America will present the virtual 2021 Women In Public Relations Leadership Conference on Oct. 6.

Events: Think in Color Summit Promotes Diversity

Tue, Jul. 20, 2021

By Steve Barnes

ThinkificThinkific Labs, a platform for creating, marketing and selling online courses, presents Think in Color Summit on July 27 and 28... PRSA’s National Capital Chapter is taking entries for its National Capital Excellence in Communication Awards... Institute for Public Relations webinar looks at health literacy.

Events: Washington Women in Journalism Awards Set for June 22

Fri, Jun. 11, 2021

By Steve Barnes

WWIJWashington Women in Journalism Awards will honor CBS' Norah O'Donnell, PBS' Yamiche Alcindor at June 22 presentation... PRSA National Capital Chapter slates DE&I best practices event on June 29... Museum of PR focuses on LGBTQ community with keynoter Stephanie Battaglino, author of "Reflections from both Sides of Glass Ceiling," on June 29.

Events: Plank Center Set to Unveil North American Communication Monitor Results

Fri, Jun. 4, 2021

By Steve Barnes

Karla GowerThe Plank Center for Leadership in Public Relations slates June 9 Facebook Live conversation to discuss the results of the 2020-2021 North American Communication Monitor... PRSA-NY schedules June 16-17 virtual summit dedicated to diversity, equity, and inclusion in PR... The Hispanic Public Relations Association is accepting entries for the 2021 ¡BRAVO! Awards.

Events: National Press Club Hosts Healthcare Pros

Fri, May 7, 2021

By Steve Barnes

NPCThe National Press Club’s communications team is hosting a May 20 discussion in which leading healthcare pros will talk about how their jobs have evolved and what they are looking for PR pros... PRSA books May 19 virtual event, a panel of travel media pros will discuss the future of travel... Women in PR North America hosts Modern Day Boss Conference on May 16.

Events: National Press Club Marks World Press Freedom Day

Fri, Apr. 23, 2021

By Steve Barnes

NPCThe National Press Club marks World Press Freedom Day on May 3... The Institute for Public Relations is presenting a free webinar on April 28 that will focus on the growing role that research, analysis and evaluation play in communications... Museum of Public Relations will hold its second annual Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month observance on May 12.

Events: Ketchum Teams with Discover Puerto Rico to Discuss Post COVID-19 Travel

Tue, Mar. 30, 2021

By Steve Barnes

Puerto RicoKetchum teams with Discover Puerto Rico for a March 31 virtual panel to discuss how lessons learned from past crises can be applied to negotiating post COVID-19 travel landscape... PRSA sponsors April 7 webinar on COVID-19 job market... Washington Women in PR tackles "Personal Branding in a Virtual World" in April 9 chat.

Events: USC Event Addresses Polarization

Fri, Mar. 19, 2021

By Steve Barnes

Robert GibbsThe USC Annenberg Center hosts “Politics, Polarization and Purpose,” an event featuring former Obama White House spokesperson Robert Gibbs... PRSA-NY and Red Shoe Movement team up to present “The Executive Presence In The New Normal”... 5WPR and Black PR Girl Magic present an online conversation in which women leaders in PR and media will discuss career challenges and victories.

Events: Worldcom, Museum of PR Slate 'Power Women'

Fri, Mar. 12, 2021

By Steve Barnes

WorldcomWorldcom is partnering with The Museum of Public Relations on “Power Women: The Rise of Diverse International Women in Communications,” a two-part virtual event on March 16... PRSA-NY opens up early bird submissions for the 34th Annual PRSA-NY Big Apple Awards Gala... The National Press Club slates March 26 to explore AI opportunities.

Events: IPR, PRSA Educators Tackle 'Race in the PR Classroom'

Wed, Feb. 17, 2021

By Steve Barnes

Helen SheltonThe Institute for Public Relations and PRSA Educators Academy are presenting “Navigating the Agency,” the latest installment in their Race in the PR Classroom webinar series on Feb. 18... Muck Rack and Business Wire are partnering on a Feb. 24 webinar covering best practices for developing their skills as media relations pros... Hubb, an event management company, is hosting a session focused on defining the future of hybrid events.

Events: IPR Launches Interactive Certificate Series

Wed, Feb. 10, 2021

By Steve Barnes

IPRThe Institute for Public Relations launches a 10-month interactive certificate series for PR and communication pros... Violet PR is presenting a free Feb. 24 webinar on how Newark, NJ can rebound from the pandemic... LaVoieHealthScience is participating in the BIO CEO & Investor Conference, running from Feb. 16-18.

Events: IPR Slates COVID-19 Vaccine Webinar 

Fri, Jan. 29, 2021

By Steve Barnes

IPRThe Institute for Public Relations slates Feb. 4 webinar on how to communicate effectively with audiences and break down resistance to the COVID-19 vaccine... MMGY Travel Intelligence will tackle cannabis tourism during Feb. 2 webinar... HSMAI unveils 2021 virtual events schedule.

Events: Museum of PR to Focus on Contributions of Black PR Pros

Thu, Jan. 21, 2021

By Steve Barnes

MuseumThe Museum of Public Relations will host a Feb. 9 virtual event focused on the contributions of Black professionals to the field of PR... Cashman & Assocs. launches Masterclass program in partnership with the Philadelphia Association of Black Journalists... PRSA-NY will probe how COVID-19 pandemic and social justice movement have impacted the US sports industry at virtual event on Jan. 28.

Events: IPR Slates Session of Promoting COVID Vaccine

Fri, Dec. 11, 2020

By Steve Barnes

Tina McCorkindaleThe Institute for Public Relations is sponsoring a free webinar on Dec. 17 to give pointers on executing effective communications about the COVID-19 vaccine... The American Marketing Association Chicago has issued a call for entries for its 2021 BrandSmart Awards... The Washington Women in Public Relations named Curley Company president and CEO Jennifer Curley its 2020 Woman of the Year.

Events: Finn Partners Health Chief Gil Bashe Moderates Ethics Webinar

Tue, Nov. 24, 2020

By Steve Barnes

Gil BasheFinn Partners global health chief Gil Bashe is moderating a Dec. 8 webinar focused on ethics, the biopharma industry and whether the sector can regain the high reputation it once had. “Ethics in the Business of Healthcare” is being presented by the Galien Foundation and Jerusalem Ethics Forum... MMGY Travel Intelligence and Enlightn Strategies will partner on a Dec. 2 webinar that will examine the role cannabis tourism can play in the travel industry’s recovery... The Institute for Public Relations slates virtual event 2020 Virtual Research Symposium on Dec. 2.