September 2011

Counselors Academy 2012: call for presentations

I’ve said this before: my PR highlight of the year is PRSA Counselors Academy conference, which features some of the smartest agency leaders you’ll ever meet.

In fact, it means so much to me that I’m chairing the 2012 event in New Orleans, May 6 to 8, 2012. We have an amazing and talented committee of volunteers putting it all together, including my co-chair, Dana Hughens and the folks at PRSA.

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Inside PR 2.69: TV or not TV…that is the question

This post was originally published on Inside PR 2.69.

GiniJoe and Martin start off by announcing they’ll be attending the PRSA International Conference in Orlando, Florida, October 15 to 18 as ‘roving reporters’ roaming the halls and recording episodes of Inside PR.  If you have any suggestions for topics or would like to do an interview, please let us know.

Inside PR is also sponsoring a tweetup at the conference on Monday, October 17 – details to follow.  We hope to see you there.  

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Toronto social media events – fall edition

A few weeks ago, Jay Baer wrote a post recommending some of the social media conferences he’s speaking at during the fall – and it’s a great list (including the PRSA conference Inside PR is attending).

Mark Skeffington, a former social media student of mine, asked if there was a similar list for Canada.

There isn’t to my knowlege, so I thought I’d put together a subjective overview of the social media conferences and events I’m looking forward to in Toronto over the next several months.

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On the road: Inside PR travels to the PRSA Conference in Orlando

If you listen to Inside PR 2.68, near the end of the show we announce some exciting news.  Gini Dietrich, Joe Thornley and I have partnered with PRSA and will be recording several podcasts at the PRSA International Conference in Orlando, October 15 to 18, 2011.

We’re also sponsoring a conference tweet-up Monday, October 17 (details to follow).

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Student or master

Last week, I started teaching my my third social media class at McMaster University. I’d recently been spending time getting ready for it (my excuse for not blogging?), finalizing course materials, assignments and the opening lecture.

This got me thinking about my role as instructor.  

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