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Unlocking the Power of Personal Branding in a Digital World
Your personal brand is your most powerful asset in today’s competitive business environment. Cultivating a strong, digital-driven brand goes beyond your career, company, or industry, as first impressions and decisions about you now start online. Your online brand reputation is the key to your success, helping you stay relevant and thrive in the fast-changing world of work. It tells the compelling story of who you are and the exceptional value you bring to your prospective employers, customers, and professional and social networks. During this virtual workshop, we’ll explore what a personal brand is and why a digital-first presence is essential. We’ll also walk through an interactive framework to help you craft and communicate your authentic brand and future-proof your professional journey.
Thursday, April 28, 2022
PRSA MD Happy Hour
Meet and connect with other communication professionals at our Spring Happy Hour! PRSA Maryland is hosting a Happy Hour from 5:30 – 7:00 p.m. at The Valley Inn. If the weather is nice, come meet us outside at the patio (if it’s raining we’ll be at the inside bar at the front of the restaurant). Please note: all beverage purchases will be the individual’s responsibility. Appetizers will be provided.
Wednesday, April 13, 2022
PRSA MD 2021 Best In Maryland Celebration and Awards
Each year PRSA Maryland showcases the best creative and strategic work that demonstrates how to get results for clients. Regarded as one of the highest honors in the industry, a “BIM” award is a mark of distinction and excellence in the public relations field.
Thursday, December 9, 2021
LGBTQ + Media: Why it Matters to Your PR Plan
Presented by PRSA MD’s DEI Committee
Join us for this panel discussion and Q&A as we meet with leaders of two of the country’s leading LGBTQ+ news outlets: Eboné F. Bell (she/her), Owner and Editor in Chief, Tagg Magazine, and Michael K Lavers (he/him), International News Editor, The Washington Blade.
The discussion will include the role of LGBTQ+ media outlets and the importance of LGBTQ+ representation in the media. We’ll also cover ways communications professionals can work with them.
Thursday, October 7, 2021
Communicating During the Pandemic: Lessons from City Hall
Join us for this discussion and Q&A with Adam Abadir, the Director of Communications for the Baltimore City Health Department. During the pandemic, the city’s health department gained national attention for creative communications strategies to keep residents informed about how to protect themselves and others during COVID-19. Adam will also share some overall strategies from the B’More Healthy campaigns that you can apply to your team’s comms efforts.
Tuesday, October 5, 2021
Rewriting the PR Playbook: Lessons Learned from an NFL Season Like No Other
Join us on Thursday, August 5, for a conversation with the Baltimore Ravens Communications team, discussing how they adapted to an unprecedented NFL season, marked not only by a global health crisis, but also social unrest. This event will be a panel discussion with Q&A, presented virtually via Zoom.
Thursday, August 5th, 10:00 to 11:00 am.
PRSA MD 60th Anniversary Celebration
Join us for our 60th anniversary celebration! PRSA MD is turning 60! Come celebrate this milestone with us at the Greene Turtle Sports Bar & Grille in Owings Mills, MD. July 1, 5:30 to 7:30pm.
Equitable Internships: Leveling the Playing Field for Future PR Pros
Thursday, April 8, 2021, 12pm-1pm
Panel and Q & A presented by the DEI Committee
Moderated by Kaletha Henry and Mary Miles
- Seana Coulter, Director for the Center for Career Development at Morgan State University
- Julie Gowin, Outreach Coordinator, for the University of Maryland Department of Communication internship program
- Charles Greene, CEO and Executive Director, Trusts for All Children
Free for Members and Students
$15 for Non-Members
Thursday, March 18, 2021,11:00am-Noon
Free for Members and Students
$15 for Non-Members
There is a lot of buzz about this new app. Beyond its popularity, brands and agencies are already looking to see if there is an application for marketing, sales, and influencers. In this PRSA MD power hour, please join us as we all explore:
1. What is Clubhouse, and how does it work?
2. What should PR/COMMS people be doing right now to prepare for a possible widespread business case use?
3. Who in our PRSA MD chapter is already using Clubhouse for client and comms work? Share your ideas!
4. Where are the best rooms for PR/COMMS conversations for professional development and strategy idea generation.
Thursday, March 4, 2021, 5:30 to 6:45pm
$20 for Members
$30 for Non-Members
Did you know PRSA national was behind a film produced by Time-Life in 1947 that introduced PR to the world in theatres? Do you know about Inez Y. Kaiser, the first black woman to own a PR firm? There are hundreds of stories to be heard and thousand of artifacts and books to see at The Museum of Public Relations. Join us for a live virtual tour of this New York city-based non-profit institution which acquires, conserves, researches, communicates and exhibits the tangible and intangible heritage of public relations practice for education and research that will help shape its future and inform the public of the practice’s social value. Our tour will be customized, so give us some ideas about what you want to see when you register. The tour will cover many topics, including women in PR in honor or Women’s History Month in March.