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KAPIO Membership & 2017 Conference

Megan Gilliland, League of Kansas Municipalities

Thursday, May 4, 2017 at 8:00 AM - Friday, May 5, 2017 at 2:00 PM (CDT)

KAPIO Membership &  2017 Conference

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Combo Membership & Conference Registration
Combo Membership & 2017 Conference: ($160): Receive a discount on your 2017 conference registration with our combo option. Get your KAPIO membership as well as a conference ticket all together in one option!
May 5, 2017 $160.00 $0.00
KAPIO General Membership
General Member ($40): Any communications professional working for a government agency in the State of Kansas can be a General Member. General members may hold office and vote in elections. KAPIO membership entitles you to quarterly meetings and the 4th Quarter special training.
May 5, 2017 $40.00 $0.00
Conference 2017 Ticket Only
If you’d like to attend the conference but don’t want to be a member, use this option. If you only attend the conference and do not do the combo membership, you won't be eligible to attend the 4th quarter KAPIO trainings like we offered in 2016.
May 6, 2017 $140.00 $0.00
Group Rate (10 or more from one organization)
KAPIO will again offer a group rate for any organization that sends 10 or more to the 2017 Conference. Attendees will also receive a General Membership for each conference participant which allows attendance at our 4th Quarter training.
May 4, 2017 $150.00 $0.00
KAPIO Associate Member
Individuals employed by quasi-governmental agencies and individuals associated with organizations and entities that conduct business regularly in the area of communication with government agencies in Kansas.
May 4, 2017 $55.00 $0.00
KAPIO Student Member
Any student/intern from colleges or universities, interested in government communication as a profession.
May 4, 2017 $20.00 $0.00
KAPIO Special Member
Individuals employed by quasi-governmental agencies and individuals associated with organizations and entities that conduct business regularly in the area of communication with government agencies in Kansas.
May 4, 2017 $40.00 $0.00

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Are you ready to learn the essentials for Public Information Officers? You know...crisis management, media relations, social media, managing special events, graphic design and "other duties as assigned." Well, you won't want to miss KAPIO 2017: Essential PIO.

The conference will be held in Wichita at Hotel at Old Town. Session details and speakers to follow. Join our group of over 100 PIOs from every corner of our state to network, share resources and collaborate on what works (and what doesn't).  See you in Wichita!

KAPIO has secured a discounted hotel price (while supplies last).  You must use this link for a $99 Double Queen Studio Suite or $109 for a King Studio Rate. We have a 50 room block set at this time which will expire on April 5! Use this link to make your reservation.

Our sessions and speakers will focus on:

  • Community Engagement
  • Building Relationships and Having Difficult Conversations in a Community
  • Media Relations
  • Tech Trends for Communications
  • Open Records and Open Meetings
  • Emergency Management and Crisis Communications

We are confirming speakers now and will have a schedule out in a few weeks. 

Have questions about KAPIO Membership & 2017 Conference ? Contact Megan Gilliland, League of Kansas Municipalities

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Hotel At Old Town
830 East 1st Street North
Wichita, KS 67202

Thursday, May 4, 2017 at 8:00 AM - Friday, May 5, 2017 at 2:00 PM (CDT)


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