Events

The Northwest Arkansas chapter of PRSA has monthly programs including panel discussions, speaking engagements, roundtables, networking events and professional development opportunities with experts and leaders from the PR/Communications industry. PRSA NWA strives to help members and guests become more successful by providing opportunities to connect with other communications professionals.

March Virtual Meeting

March Virtual Meeting

Join us for our virtual monthly program to hear from Arkansas Business Editor Gwen Moritz and KARK & KLRT News Director Ernie Paulson as they discuss their current practices for reporting the news, share thoughts on the adapted practices that will become mainstays in reporting going forward, talk about photo copyrights and how PR practitioners can work more effectively with media. 

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February Virtual Meeting

February Virtual Meeting

Find the right audience. Learn their habits and preferences. Send them targeted communications through the most effective channels – email, mobile, social media, website, etc. These are the essentials of digital age communication (especially during a pandemic) – and some of the most heavily regulated activities under the ever-growing ranks of data privacy laws.

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January Virtual Meeting

January Virtual Meeting

Kick off the New Year with Roby Brock’s annual business and politics forecast. As the CEO of Talk Business & Politics, Brock will give his 2021 forecast for the local business and political climate, discussing the effects of COVID-19, the upcoming legislative session and how national politics could potentially impact Arkansans at the state level.

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2020 Virtual ARCom Awards

2020 Virtual ARCom Awards

The 2020 ARCom Awards will be held virtually, and the committee is hard at work creating a unique experience just for you! We will celebrate each other but still maintain the fun and recognition of this popular awards event. Watch your inbox for your official email invitation and ticketing details.

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Unheard: Black Lives and the Fight for Justice

Unheard: Black Lives and the Fight for Justice

This June, hosts Adena J. White, Kara Wilkins and Katrina Dupins share the experiences of Black Southerners living in, loving, and reconciling with the region they call home. During this program, Adena, Kara and Katrina – all professional communicators – will talk about how Blackbelt Voices came to be, the importance of media representation, and adapting messages to resonate with different audiences.

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May Virtual Meeting

May Virtual Meeting

Before authoring his just released book, Engaging Gen Z , Mark Beal served as a public relations practitioner and marketer for more than 25 years, developing and executing public relations campaigns for category leading companies and brands around such major sports and entertainment platforms as the Olympic Games, Super Bowl, World Series, NCAA March Madness, US Open Tennis and The Rolling Stones. 

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New: Virtual Chapter Meetings

New: Virtual Chapter Meetings

This April, PRSA Members are invited to an exclusive series of virtual meetings held with local media, communication staff for local government and more, sharing expertise and insights on the pandemic response. Join as a member today for your all-access pass to learn best practices for communicating in the time of COVID.

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March 2020 Chapter Meeting

March 2020 Chapter Meeting

Congratulations to Denver Peacock, JD, APR, ABC, the 2020 recipient of the Arkansas PRSA Crystal Award.

The Crystal Award is an internal award presented to a member of the Arkansas Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America who, in the opinion of the Past President’s Council, has made significant and continuous contributions to the public relations profession over a period of years and/or career.

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February 2020 Chapter Meeting

February 2020 Chapter Meeting

Hilary Trudell is a facilitator, producer and educator with over 15 years of experience in the fields of public service and the arts. She specializes in community engagement, arts education and providing a platform for storytelling and advocacy around themes of social justice. Hilary currently works as the Director of Local Programming and Regional Outreach at the Clinton School of Public Service, leading first-year students through their first field work experience.

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January 2020 Chapter Meeting

January 2020 Chapter Meeting

Join us for officer installations and Roby Brock’s annual business and politics forecast. As the CEO of Talk Business & Politics, Brock will give his prediction for the local business and political climate as well as discuss how national politics could potentially impact Arkansans at the state level.

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