Sept. 19-21 SE PRSA Conference Receiving Strong Sponsor Support

Planners for the Sept. 19-12, 2012, Southeast PRSA Conference in Chattanooga report strong support from area corporate sponsors. Sponsors include Diversified Companies, Unum, Fleishman Hillard, Ketchum, Metro Monitor, BB&T, PowerSouth Energy Cooperative, Little Debbie, EPB Fiber Optics, Promoplans, Chattanooga Airport, and Tennessee Aquarium.

Alabama to Host Professional Development Day July 10; Glenn Selig among Speakers

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – June 5, 2012 – The Alabama Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) will host “What Your Mother Never Told You About PR!” on Tuesday, July 10 at Jefferson State Community College, Shelby Campus from 7:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

Beginning at 8 a.m., guests will enjoy a complimentary breakfast sponsored by Chick-Fil-A 5 Points South. Guests will then take a crash course in crisis communications with Alabama’s 13’s Jon Paepcke, The Birmingham News’ Joseph Bryant and CBS 42’s Cynthia Gould.  Jennifer Skjullum with Runtime Computing Solutions will discuss strategies for developing and delivering messages with impact. Sam Burn, Commission of Culture for Jim ‘N Nick’s will discuss brand building.

Glenn Selig, founder of the national PR firm The Publicity Agency is our featured lunch speaker. Selig has represented former Chicago governor Rod Blagojevich, Sgt. Drew Peterson, and Herman Cain’s other woman Ginger White. He’ll take you behind the scenes of some of the biggest and most controversial cases.

Tickets are $75 in advance and $90 after June 29. For lunch only, tickets are $20 in advance and $25 after June 29. Student tickets for the entire day are $30. To register, visit

Sponsors for the event include Alabama Power, Jim ‘N Nick’s Bar-B-Q, The Tutwiler Hotel, Forge104, the creative factory, Chick-Fil-A 5 Points South and Jefferson State Community College.

About Glenn Selig: Glenn Selig founded The Publicity Agency in 2007 and has represented some of the biggest newsmakers and most influential business leaders and companies nationwide. He is a frequent guest on MSNBC, Fox News Channel and on CNN. Reporters call him for an expert PR opinion on high profile cases to offer perspective. He also appears on air to publicly defend his clients. View the PR firm website and follow him on Twitter @GlennSelig. Click for more info about Glenn Selig.

Click here for the conference flyer: Ala_PRSAFlyerREVFinalBHAM_2012