Kenneth Owler Smith Symposium: Back to the Future – A Conversation About the Future of Public Relations

On Thursday, April 14, the USC Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism will present the 26th Annual Kenneth Owler Smith Symposium entitled “Back to the Future: A Conversation About the Future of Public Relations.”  The panel and networking reception are free for members of PRSA-LA.  Join us to hear from Fred Cook – CEO of Golin…

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PRSA-LA Member Joe Marchelewski to Present on Legal Publicity at Western District Conference

Joe Marchelewski, a communications manager with the law firm of Shernoff Bidart Echeverria Bentley LLP, is speaking at this year’s Western District Conference at a breakout session titled “Lawsuits and Publicity: Managing the Story of Your Case.” During the last twelve months, major civil and criminal lawsuits have gripped the nation’s attention in one way…

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Member News: PPMG Adds Staff in NY Office, Wins New Account with Bob Hope USO

  Los-Angeles based Pollack PR Marketing Group (PPMG), which in 2011 opened an office in New York, recently named Jeff Monford managing director of its NY office.  Monford, who previously served as associate director of communications at Milken Institute, is charged with driving the agency’s east coast growth and expansion. Also in March, PPMG was retained…

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Converting Critics, Skeptics and Cynics — PRSA-LA to Launch Competitive Advantage Series March 3

On Thursday, March 3, PRSA-LA will present the first in a new “Competitive Advantage Series” of events, aimed at equipping PR pros with the latest in research, case studies, and professional guidance. Our first event, “Converting Critics, Skeptics and Cynics: Audience Engagement in 2016” deals with a front-line issue familiar to every professional communicator.  …

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Early Registration Deadline Extended to March 4: 2016 PRSA Western District Conference in Orange County

The Orange County Chapter will host the 2016 PRSA Western District Conference April 21-23 at the Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach Resort & Spa. Your opportunity to register for the conference at the special $325 early bird rate ends March 4.  Register today, and get ready to get up-to-speed on all things related to this year’s theme: “The…

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Save the Date: 2016 PRSA Western District Conference, “The PR Futurist: Embracing Industry Evolution”

Last year, PRSA-LA was proud to host the annual PRSA Western District Conference, bringing together PR professionals from 11 chapters in five states. This year  the conference moves to Orange County, which means PRSA-LA members once again won’t have to travel far to attend one of the best multi-day PR conferences in the United States. The…

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PRSA-LA Partners for Multi-Organization Holiday Mixer & Toy Drive (12/8)

The holiday season is in full effect. It is a wonderful time to reflect and share memories about the past year and the accomplishments we’ve made with our colleagues and other industry professionals. Please join PRSA-LA as we partner with Black Public Relations Society (BPRS-LA), Hispanic Public Relations Association (HPRA-LA), National Society of Hispanic MBAs…

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November IPA Luncheon Recap

What Really Matters: Knowing How to Use What’s in Your PR Toolbox It’s not the high-tech tools in the communication consultant’s toolbox that matter most. It’s knowing which tools to use at the right time and how to use them efficiently that makes the difference for both you and your client. That’s the message guest…

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