Reposted from Natalie Tindall, Student Advisory Committee for the National Black Public Relations Society (NBPRS)
Would you like a chance to win a scholarship to attend the NBPRS Conference and Career Fair in Atlanta (November 12-16 2008) –the largest gathering of African American PR Professionals?
The conference will provide four inspiring days of networking, training and honoring those who have paved the way for African Americans in the PR field.
Themed “Real Talk in Tough Times: Communicating for Change,” the conference will offer solutions for the practice of public relations in the economically, socially and politically challenging times society now faces.
Write a 250-word essay about our conference theme – “Real Talk in Tough Times: Communicating for Change.” Tell us how you will make your community better with Real Talk.
Send your completed essay to Dawn.firstname.lastname@example.org
Limited student scholarships available—All applications must be received by October 1, 2008.
Potential topics will be:
- new media
- employee communication
- government relations
- community relations
- investor relations
- global corporate communication
- issues management
- crisis communication.
If you’re interested in potentially being a guest speaker, please drop me a line; let me know who you are and where you work. And it would be great if we could connect on LinkedIn. I plan to get a schedule put together in August.