Proposal Deadline Extended for SE PRSA District Conference

Proposals for the Sept. 19-21 PRSA Southeast District Conference will be accepted through Wednesday, Feb. 29, 2012. Theme for the conference is “Creating Authentic Relationships in the Age of Me.” Exciting speakers have already been secured, and workshops and sessions are being developed. Join us at the Doubletree Hotel in Chattanooga we we explore the critical functionm of publi relations as relationship management while embracing the prevalent outcome of today’s instantaneous and pervasive social media. From traditional grassroots methods to mobile technology, all facets of public relations will be examined. For details including the call for proposals, visit:

Attention, SE Chapter Leaders! Join Feb. 23 Call

Dear PRSA Chapter and District Leaders,

Mark your calendars and join Michael Benoit, MBA, manager, PRSA web development and Adam Berkowitz, senior manager, PRSA membership development for a social media and Web tools training webinar on Thursday, Feb. 23 at 3 p.m. EST. In this webinar we will provide an overview and live demo of “DocShare,” the new file sharing tool accessible through MyPRSA. You will learn:

·        How to access and use DocShare in order to seamlessly and efficiently share files between National, Chapters and Districts.

·        The folder structure and where key documents and resources are now located.

·        How to utilize PRSA’s Chapter MiniSites and Web Templates to boost your online presence.

·        The advantages of using Facebook Pages over Groups for your Chapter and District accounts.

·        How creating Twitter lists can boost your Chapter and District engagement.

·        And much more!

To join the webinar live, you must dial by phone for the audio portion, and log into the Web portal for the visual portion.

Audio Conference Line: (888) 604-4215

Participant Code: 6051169#
Web Conference URL:
Web Conference Participant Code: 17464985

Be sure to turn off pop-up blockers in your Internet browser.

We have increased the call capacity for this month’s webinar so that everyone is able to dial-in and participate in the live webinar. If you are unable to attend, audio playback and presentation slides will be posted to the PRSA website following the live webinar.


Candice Bellittera

Chapter/District Relationship Manager


33 Maiden Lane, 11th Fl.

New York, NY 10038