Springfield, Mo | June 18-20, 2014
Quick Start Session – June 18
Full Conference – June 19-20
Firm Foundations. New Horizons.
Strengthen the foundation of your public relations practice and look into current trends on the horizon June 18-20, 2014, in Springfield, Missouri at the 2014 PRSA Midwest District Conference.
Join host Southwest Missouri PRSA and 15 other chapters across the Midwest for two days of professional development and networking.
The 2014 Midwest District Conference is pleased to have James Lukaszewski, ABC, APR, Fellow PRSA, as the opening keynote speaker. Lukaszewski advises senior operating executives in situations where the organization’s reputation and public trust are at stake. He is the author of 12 books, and hundreds of articles, all in fields related to crisis management, crisis communications and leadership recovery. He will present “Gaining Influence, How to Have a More Important, Powerful, Influential and Fulfilling Career.”
2014 PRSA Chair Joseph E. Cohen will be the featured lunch speaker on Thursday, June 19. He will present “Leading the Way: Fearless Future for PR.” Cohen is a senior vice president at MWW, one of the top five global independent public relations firms.
Our featured lunch speaker on Friday, June 20 is Missy Maher, executive vice president and director of Modern Family Foresight at Edelman, who will present “Marketing to the Modern Family.”
The conference will also feature 25 breakout sessions with topics appropriate for novices to PRSA Fellows and for public relations professionals from all industries.