By PRSA Capital Region Board Last night, PRSA Capital Region President Mike Lesczinski offered his “State of the Chapter” Address at the 2013 Annual Meeting, presenting the board’s vision for the coming year. The event was attended by more than 80 local public relations practitioners.
You’ve heard about speed dating. Now, PRSA Capital Region is giving you a chance to try….. SPEED PITCHING! At PRSA’s Speed Pitching event, you’ll get the chance to pitch up to a dozen local media people: editors, news directors and reporters. Pitch them with your stories, or just introduce yourself and make a […]
Paula Deen, Susan G. Komen and life-or-death stories. How can PR pros handle these situations and respond? What happens if a beloved TV personality cashes in on a health diagnosis? What if a change in policy polarizes the supporters of a well-known health research and funding organization? Our panelists have been in the trenches – […]
Join us for a festive opportunity to mix and mingle with other PR professionals this holiday season! The event is free for PRSA members and just $20 for non-members. Enjoy the sweet, savory and smoky deliciousness of Dinosaur Bar-B-Que! Please bring a non-perishable food item for donation to the Regional Food Bank of Northeastern New York. We […]
PRSA Capital Region would like to help invest in your professional development and career while saving you money. We will offer two individual scholarships to cover the cost of national and local PRSA membership for one calendar year. The scholarships will be awarded at the Chapter’s annual holiday party, typically held in December, and will […]
Chances are good that in 2011 you are using social media in one form or another, either personally or for your business. I’d like to focus our conversation on how you are using it for your business. I often hear from folks, “we need to get on Facebook.” A worthwhile and necessary endeavor indeed, but without careful planning and a coherent social media strategy, it can quickly devolve into a hindrance for your business rather than a benefit.
As the Capital Region Chapter’s Accreditation Chair, I would like to tell you why I would encourage you to learn about accreditation and add APR to your signature.
The APR is hard work and there are no shortcuts. But when you complete the process, you’ve not only improved your knowledge and skills in every area of public relations and business communications, but also demonstrated that you are committed to the profession, lifelong learning, and practicing public relations to the best of your ability.
This is the event we have all been waiting for: our annual BBQ event to be held this year at the incredible Prime at Saratoga National! REGISTER NOW! Free to members who donate a book to the Glenmont Job Corp*, the event will include delicious food and drinks, networking and a one-of-a-kind atmosphere unique to one of the area’s […]
The PR, Logistics and Event Coordination Involved In a Presidential Visit Presented by PRSA Capital Region Join us for lunch and a behind-the-scenes look at what happens when you learn you’ll be hosting the President, his entourage and the national press corps…and handling all the event logistics. (And on top of all that, your brother-in-law […]