PR Conferences of 2015

By January 5, 2015Events

Did you miss a conference last year that you don’t want to miss again? Get ahead of the schedule and mark your calendars with our list of 2015 PR conferences.

Here’s where we think PR Pros will go to learn and network this year:

PR News Events

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1.      Google for Communicators Conference – February 11, 2015

Location:  Hyatt Regency, San Francisco

Summary: PR News has developed an intensive full-day conference for communications and PR professionals seeking a foundational grasp of Google’s capabilities. This focused training will provide critical tools, strategies and insights that communicators need to take their Google efforts to the next level in today’s communications environment.

Website: http://www.googleconference2015.com/

2.      PR Measurement Conference- April 20, 2015

Location: National Press Club, Washington, D.C.

Summary: Ground your PR efforts in metrics that connect to organizational goals and prove value that communications makes in thriving b2c and b2b companies, nonprofits and professional associations. Learn how to develop measurable communications programs for media relations, social media, crisis management and brand enhancement.

Website: http://www.prnewsonline.com/events/

3.      Digital PR Conference and Video Workshop- June 1-3, 2015

Location: The Ritz-Carlton South Beach, Miami

Summary: Fast track your PR/marketing career and prepare yourself for the future of brand communications by attending the Digital PR Conference and learning the ins and outs of brand visibility, reach, and digital communication.

Website: http://www.prnewsonline.com/events/

PR Week Events

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1.      PR Week US Awards 2015- March 19, 2015

Location: Grand Hyatt, NYC

Summary: PRWeek will award 35 trophies to the best of the PR profession at an annual dinner in New York. This 5 hour event is a great networking opportunity and sells out fast:

Website: http://awards.prweekus.com/

2.      PR Week Conference 2015-TBA

We’re waiting for more details on the 2015 PR Week Conference, and we will update this post when more information is available.

Ragan Conferences

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1.      3rd Annual Social Media for PR and Corporate Communications Conference- February 18-20, 2015

Location: The Yacht Club at Disney World, Lake Buena Vista, Florida

Summary: Learn how to harness social media, infographics, and new platforms in your communications strategy. Did we mention the conference is at Disney?

Website: http://store.ragan.com/EventDetails.asp?product=Y5CF0FL&listshow=Conferences&catid=2ed70bb224cd4c98a1f9fa27ea225e6b&grfr=Yes

2.      The Visual Communicators and Infographics Summit- March 2-3, 2015

Location: Chicago

Summary: How can infographics and images become a vital part of your content marketing and communications strategy? Learn best practices for engaging your audience with visual storytelling.

Website: https://store.ragan.com/ProductDetails.asp?product=Y5CV0CH&listshow=Conferences&catid=2ED70BB224CD4C98A1F9FA27EA225E6B&grfr=Yes

3.      PR Measurement Conference- March 12, 2015

Location: Washington, D.C.

Summary: Best new strategies for maximizing PR results, value, and influence. Tie PR to ROI, improve results, and master new measurement trends.

Website: https://store.ragan.com/ProductDetails.asp?product=Y5CK0DC&listshow=Conferences&catid=2ed70bb224cd4c98a1f9fa27ea225e6b&grfr=Yes

PRSA Conferences

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1.      PRSA 2015 International Conference- November 8-10, 2015

Location: Atlanta

Summary: The PRSA 2015 International Conference will focus on the evolving techniques, trends and technologies, helping public relations professionals fearlessly take the lead in today’s demanding business environment. Connect with thousands of colleagues and over 150 industry experts from all career levels, sectors, work environments and industries for three days of practical insight and networking.

Website: http://www.prsa.org/Conferences/InternationalConference/

IABC World Conference

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1.      IABC World Conference- June 14-17, 2015

Location: San Francisco

Summary: Come explore new ways of approaching communication with some of the most innovative in-house communications professionals, thinkers and visionary leaders of our time.

Website: http://wc.iabc.com/

SXSW Conferences

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1.      SXSW Interactive- March 13-17, 2015

Location: JW Marriott, Austin, Tx

Summary: South by Southwest is a set of film, interactive, and music festivals that began in 1987, and has grown in both scope and size every year.

Website: http://sxsw.com/

Canadian Conferences

1. CPRS National Conference – May 31 to June 2 2015

Location: Montreal

Summary: This year’s conference program is based on four themes: Commitment and Engagement, Public Relations in 2015, New Technologies and Media Evolution, and Communication with Conscience: Going Beyond Borders.

Website: http://impact.cprs.ca/

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