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WMPRSA 2012 Holiday Mixer (12/13/12) at the CitySen Lounge – Win an iPad Mini

Drinks, Food and the Chance to Win a Free iPad! Last year’s event was a hit, so we’re doing Ver. 2.0: join WMPRSA for cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and conversation with your colleagues. Also like last year, you’ll be entered in … Continue reading

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WMPRSA Program Recap – Lights in the Night – How PR launched lanterns into the ArtPrize Top 5

On November 15, 2012, WMPRSA hosted a panel of four speakers, Dan Johnson, who is the managing partner of Six Voices LLC, Mark Carpenter, an entrepreneur, currently engaged in digital app collaborations with clients across the world, Kim Bode, owner … Continue reading

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WMPRSA Program – Lights in the Night: How PR launched lanterns into the ArtPrize Top 5 (11/15/12)

Lights in the Night, a PR story from concept to ArtPrize Top 5 as the first community organized and executed performance piece to make the Top 10 in ArtPrize history. On September 28, 2012, thousands of paper lanterns were lit … Continue reading

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[Corrected] Program: WMPRSA Meet the Media – 10/18/12

[Update: Location Modification] WMPRSA’s annual “Meet the Media” event has always been one of our most highly attended programs. Next month, we will welcome the return of our popular “speed pitching” format. Throughout the program, participants will meet one-on-one with … Continue reading

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Crisis Management in Today’s Internet World – June 21, 2012

On June 21, 2012, WMPRSA hosted Dan Spaulding, APR, a principal with SeyferthPR for the program “Crisis Management in Today’s Internet World.” Spaulding has nearly 25 years counseling clients in the development of media and long-term public relations strategies to … Continue reading

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WMPRSA Program: Take the Mystery Out of Research – 5/17/12

Research is the first and most overlooked part of the four-step process that guides strategic public relations. Research doesn’t have to be feared, it can be the public relations practitioner’s biggest ally. Research expert Scott Watkins of Lansing-based Anderson Economic … Continue reading

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New Member Profile – Trish Taylor, BISSELL PR and Events Marketing Manager

1. Where do you work and what is your title? BISSELL, PR and Events Marketing Manager 2. What is your main objective in that role? Our main PR goals are to educate consumers on the need to deep clean, promote … Continue reading

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Register Now for the PRoof Awards With Special Guest Peter Shankman 4/25/12

The Next Revolution Will Occur in Your Pocket with Special Guest Peter Shankman – Author, Entrepreneur, Worldwide Communicator Register Here: http://bit.ly/proofawards2012 Please join WMPRSA for an elegant evening honoring the achievements of some of West Michigan’s best public relations campaigns and projects. … Continue reading

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Program Recap – What’s Happening at MLive and the Grand Rapids Press?

The Building As soon as I walked into the building on Monroe I had a whole new perception of print journalism. Walking through the door and to my left is a glass paneled interview/conference room. There is an open waiting … Continue reading

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2012 PRoof Award Deadlines Extended

WMPRSA has extended the deadlines for PRoof Award submissions: Deadline for all entries: Friday, March 9 =$60 each Late deadline for all entries: Friday, March 16 at noon = $75 each. All entries must be dropped off to Kelli Cottrell … Continue reading

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