Category Archives: Professional Development

Second Annual Mentor Hub Mixer

October 2, 2013 / The Factory – 38 W. Fulton Suite 400 – Downtown GR / 6pm The West Michigan Public Relations Society of America is continuing a program called, Mentor Hub for business professionals to offer career counsel, knowledge, and wisdom to those … Continue reading

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Save the Date! Biennial Nonprofit Workshop

Collaboration, Communication, Community Thursday, September 12, 2013 7:45 a.m. to 11:35 a.m. GVSU Eberhard Center, 301 W. Fulton, Grand Rapids, Michigan Price: $60, includes continental breakfast, 3 one-hour sessions ($30 for students) This year’s nonprofit workshop will focus on how to build awareness, … Continue reading

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Engage opportunity everywhere it exists!

Last month, we had the pleasure of hearing from Michael Pranikoff, Global Director of Emerging Media at PR Newswire. If you missed his presentation or want to check it out again, you’re in luck! Download Michael’s presentation: Engage opportunity everywhere … Continue reading

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Navy Crisis Communications With Lt. Matthew Allen

Join us March 20, 2013 for a special event co-sponsored by aimWest: the Interactive Association of West Michigan! We’ll start at 5:30 with open networking, munchies and a cash bar. Then at 6:15, grab a  seat for Lt. Matthew Allen’s talk … Continue reading

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Let the Good Times Roll!

By Terri Howe, PRforGood Chair, Owner/Principal of Howe Marketing Communications LLC …PRforGood that is. Mardi Gras is past, but as Easter approaches it’s a great time to reflect on the momentum that WMPRSA’s PRforGood committee has gained for its current non-profit … Continue reading

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Build Your PR-sonal Brand

Accreditation Differentiates You as a Skilled Professional We live in exponential times. Version 6.0 of the “Shift Happens” video states that more new information will be created in 2013 than in the past 5,000 years. Technology and work responsibilities are … Continue reading

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Eighth Annual Poynter Kent State Media Ethics Workshop – “Dirty Politics”

Akron Area PRSA is joining with nine other organizations to sponsor the Eighth Annual Poynter Kent State Media Ethics Workshop, titled “Dirty Politics”, on Thursday, September 20, 2012, at Kent State’s Franklin Hall The focus of this year’s workshop will … Continue reading

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