Generating National Buzz for Your Client or Organization
National coverage for an organization or issue can pay big dividends in terms of increased visibility, additional funding and greater prestige. Top producers and reporters from news outlets like the CBS Evening News, NPR and WLS-AM will offer insight on how PR professionals can generate national buzz for their clients. They'll offer tips on working through local connections to get your stories in front of a national audience and jumping on national trends to pitch the next big story. You'll also hear about local stories that made it to the big time.
Charlie Brooks, CBS Evening News
David Schaper, National Public Radio
Mary Frances Bragiel, WLS 890 AM
Moderated by Jeff Leshay, President, Leshay Communications, LLC
11:30 am Doors Open / Registration Begins
12:00 pm Lunch Served
12:25 pm Program Begins
1:30 pm Program Concludes
Come for a family-style luncheon and exceptional networking opportunities with some of Chicago's best and brightest communications professionals. (Vegetarian meals are available, request when registering.)
LOCATION & PARKING
Maggiano's Little Italy Restaurant
516 N. Clark, Chicago
(Banquet room entrance on Grand)
(valet parking is available for $12.00)
"Late Registration" fee applies after 5 pm on the Friday preceding the event.
We cannot process online registrations after 3 pm the day before the event. Walk-Ins (pay at the door) are welcome at the rates shown:
(by 5 pm on Friday preceding event)
|$ 40||$ 50||$ 30|
(after 5 pm on Friday preceding event)
|$ 50||$ 60||$ 35|
|Walk-in||$ 55||$ 65||$ 40|
*Only PCC members in good standing may register at the "member" rate.
**Non-members who register at the member rate will be billed for the difference.
Cancellation policy: if you need to cancel your reservation, you must call the PCC office at 773.463.5560 by 12:00 noon on the Monday preceding the event; otherwise an invoice in the amount of your registration fee for the event (as applicable) will be sent to you.