Conferences & Training

Annual Conference for Media Relations Professionals

Jan. 11 - 13, 2017
Omni Berkshire Place
New York, N.Y., United States

The communications field has changed tremendously in recent years and media relations professionals have had to adjust quickly to meet these new challenges and opportunities.

Join us in New York to discuss the new media landscape and learn best practices for putting your communication plans into action. Sharpen your storytelling technique, explore new ideas for pitching to both traditional and digital media outlets, and assess resources and strategies for best use to your institution.

This conference is designed for professionals with mid- and senior-level responsibility.


Benefits of Attending
  • Discover how to make your message stand out.
  • Improve your institution's media relations strategies and tactics.
  • Hone message development, crisis response and issues management techniques.
  • Expand your network of colleagues within the profession.
  • Learn how to better navigate today's highly fragmented media environment and discover how to leverage social media to your institution's benefit.
  • Exchange ideas that can enhance the professional knowledge, standards and ethics of the media relations industry

Who Should Attend
  • Media relations directors, managers and writers
  • Social media directors, managers and writers
  • Public affairs/public relations directors and managers
  • Communications directors, coordinators and specialists
  • External relations directors and managers
  • Public information officers

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