Cost (USD)

Conference Summary

Annual Conference for Media Relations Professionals

Jan 11-13, 2017

New York


This program offers experienced media relations professionals
an opportunity to focus on proven and emerging practices in institutional
communications and to hear firsthand from industry experts on how to best get
your institutions message heard.

PR Measurement Conference

Feb 1-2, 2017



Learn how to set measurable goals and objectives, research and data-collecting tools you can
use (even on a budget), how to go beyond social media vanity metrics and how
to effectively report your efforts without fearing the numbers.
Attendees will also learn how to follow the Barcelona Principles for more
effective campaigns, the tools and techniques essential to building
beneficial relationships with journalists and how to research and measure
influencer marketing efforts.

PR News Business Leadership for Communicators Boot Camp

Feb 23-24, 2017

Huntington Beach, CA


A Two-Day Immersion in Brand-BuildingDigitalCommunications and Crisis Management


Western District Conference

Mar 2-3, 2017

Riverside, CA


Our goal of the Western District is to celebrate and promote leadership, network and advance the
public relations profession, build relationships with our chapters, and
create organizational strength by consistently refining and honing our
training, networking activities, events, and board meetings which
share best practices.

The International Public Relations Research Conference

March 8-12, 2017



The International Public Relations Research Conference is a nonprofit dedicated to supporting socially
beneficial public relations research that increases understanding, builds
relationships, support ethical socially responsible performance, and advances
the development of an increasingly democratic global society.

Changing Media Summit

Mar 15-16, 2017



The Guardians Changing Media Summit is our flagship media
event bringing together the industry to discuss how to rebuild trust

Social Media Conference for PR, Marketing and Corporate

Mar 27-29, 2017



At this conference, youll learn how to use social media to
develop solid engagement with your brand through social listening, authentic
stories and messages your customers and employees cant wait to share!

PRSA Counselors to Higher Education (CHE) Senior Summit!

April 5-7 2017

Washington, DC


As a higher education communications counsellor, strategic planning, crisis management and media
relations are just a few of your responsibilities. Which higher education
communications trends should you be on the lookout for in the semesters
ahead? Find out at the PRSA Counsellors to Higher Education (CHE) Senior
Summit! Take notes on the latest on-the-job challenges and opportunities
facing college and university counsellors. Designed by higher education
communicators for higher education communicators, the Senior Summit’s program
is developed by the PRSA CHE Section.

Health IT Marketing & PR Conference

April 5-7 2017

Las Vegas


Were excited by what we have planned for HITMC 2017 with dozens of sessions from
leading healthcare IT marketing and PR professionals. Over the
3days of the conference, youll have an opportunity to learn the latest
in content marketing, marketing automation, event marketing, healthcare
Public Relations, branding, media relations, and much, much, more.
Plus, youll get to network with hundreds of others just like you. Take
a look at the HITMC 2017 conference schedule at a glance to get an
idea of what sessions we offer.

PRSA Southeast District Conference

Apr 19-21, 2017

Birmingham, AL


The conference theme is ÒAlways On: Strategies to
Navigate 24/7 DemandsÓbecause that is the world we all live in. All day.
Everyday. We are all always on and even worse, expected to be always on.

PR Measurement Conference

Apr 20-21, 2017

New York


. Youll walk away with
the skills to:. Create measurement dashboards that communicate PRs business
value. Measure the impact of your messages across Facebook, Twitter,
Instagram and YouTube . Integrate the industry standard Barcelona Principles
2.0 into your measurement strategy. Measure media coverage and tie it to
organizational goals. Apply social insights to communications strategy

PRSA Northeast District Conference

Apr 28, 2017

New York


Join us in the beautifulFinger Lakes region of New York for the 2017 PRSA Northeast District
Conference, PRXNE 2017, on Friday, April 28, 2017. More than 200 public
relations practitioners from the seven-state PRSA Northeast District are
expected for this day-long conference packed with keynote presentations, case
studies, panels and much more. Plan to network with colleagues and emerging
professionals, and hear from experts across the industry.

2017 NTCA PR and Marketing Conference

April 30–May 2, 2017

San Diego


Participate in the annual TeleChoice Awards, which recognize
excellence in marketing and PR, provides an outlet for members to showcase
their work such as marketing campaigns, customer newsletters, websites and

PRSA 2017 Counselors Academy Conference

May 7-9, 2017



The PRSA Counselors Academy Conference features the
C-suite conversations, case studies and research that sparks growth
and inspires the evolution of existing programs. Designed by agency
leaders for agency leaders, this conference is developed by the PRSA
Counselors Academy.

Canadian Public Relations Conference

May 28-30, 2017

Kelowna, BC

$1925 CAD

Each year, the CPRS
National Conference welcomes hundreds of delegates from across Canada.
Featuring a combination of keynote speakers, parallel workshops, panel
discussions and evening celebrations, its primary goal is to further
professional development in the field of public relations, and provide
networking opportunities with many top Canadian practitioners.

The PRSA Employee Communications Connect 17 Conference

Jun 14-16 2017



The PRSA Employee Communications Connect 17 Conference offers proven methods for
empowering individual employees to powerfully impact the overall
reputation and brand of an organization. Focused on actionable
insights, this unique conference features emerging best practices and
innovative techniques from colleagues at the helm of the most successful

IABC World Conference

Jun 11-14, 2017



Conference sessions will be organized into five tracks:
communication skills, leadership and strategy, marketing and brand,
reputation and employee engagement. Presentations will align with
IABCs Global Standard, be categorized by career level and
contribute to your professional certification.

International History of Public Relations Conference

July 5-6, 2017

Bournemouth University, England


For 2017, there is an additional theme of Governmental PR and communicationsÓ. This includes
all aspects of the history of publicity, PR, policy communication and
propaganda from governments across time, including the different types of
governments (democratic, monarchical, dictatorships, one-party states,
post-colonial, etc). Research around this area may offer insight into the
links between PR history, political communication and propaganda studies.