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.
Following a year of activism for racial equity and social justice, there is a growing conversation in the business community on the important role companies have in diversity, equity and inclusion. Over the last few years, we’ve seen a slew of public relations disasters from leading corporate brands because diversity was not at the table when decisions were made. While leaning into issues is hard and uncomfortable, leaning in comes with ample opportunities for internal and external communication blunders. Amber Booth-McCoy will discuss how communicators can lead their organizations with genuine, authentic and inclusive communications strategies.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Download this PDF for more information To honor outstanding work in communications, journalism and public relations by students at Arkansas universities and colleges; and to give these students the opportunity to showcase those talents and efforts to the members of...
April 19, 2019 Event Registration Arkansas PRSSA students are invited to attend the annual PRSSA Agency Tour Day! We’ll visit four agencies in Little Rock to learn from their leaders about some of their best work and how they use public relations strategies in times...