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Mid-Atlantic Black PR Society annual PowerPR Conference w/ PBPRS

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Hilton Philadelphia at Penn's Landing

201 South Christopher Columbus Boulevard

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Join the Mid-Atlantic Black PR Society in conjunction with Philadelphia Black PR Society for our annual PowerPR Conference

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Join the Mid-Atlantic Black PR Society in conjunction with the Philadelphia Black PR Society, a fiscally sponsored project of FNC Philly, a 503(c)(3) for our annual PowerPR Conference: "PR BREAKTHROUGH: IN IT TO WIN IT!" November 1, 2019 at Hilton at Penn's Landing. Contact info@bprsphilly.org for hotel accommodation info.

  • Conference is for PR beginners & experts, students of all majors, entrepreneurs, non profits and community members
  • Will feature panel discussions, guest speakers, workshops and more
  • HBCU SUMMIT! Howard University, Lincoln & more HBCU family will be in attendance!
  • Registration includes October 31, 2019 evening networking mix-n-mingle. Location available to registered attendees.
  • Keynote speaker: Alonda Thomas, Director of Public Relations for Howard University, who was named “Top 25 African American PR Millennials to Watch” by Huffington Post. Alonda is the former senior public relations manager for TV One, clients included Walt Disney Studio & ABC Studios!
  • Learn about public relations at every level discussing topics from social media, how to become your own PR person, taking your brand global, reputation management, how to break into public relations, online bullying and more.

Previous Conferences

Our previous Communicator of the Year Award honorees for 2017 & 2018 were Stephanie Humphrey, tech contributor for Good Morning America and Kenny Johnson from the Phillies who will be returning to the conference this year. We'll be announcing our 2019 Communicator of the Year soon! So, register today!

2019 HONOREES

Shawnee Brown, Associate Director, Global Social Media Strategy, Merck Manuals (Trailblazer Award for being one of the few Black women in the world to head up social media operations and strategies for a global pharmaceutical corporation)

Catherine Hicks and Joseph Mondesire , publisher, co-owners of The Philadelphia Sunday SUN newspaper (Trailblazer Award for being one of the few Black female publisher of a major newspaper in the nation. Joseph Mondesire is one of the youngest newspaper owners in the country)

Diana Torralvo Director of Community Relations & Communications for NBC10 & Telemundo62 (Ally Award for being a consistent supporter of the Black PR Society)

Dana Thompson, Project Officer, Pennsylvania Developmental Disabilities Council, Harrisburg (Ally award for her advocacy in bringing together organizations in the tri-state area for the PA Community Alliance Summit)

Robert Mendelsohn (posthumous)--Legendary and iconic Philadelphia photographer who documented Black Philadelphia for over two decades.

Communicator of the Year Award--To be announced!

Mid-Atlantic Black PR Society Power PR Conference in conjunction with PBPRS is sponsored by the Philadelphia Sunday SUN and FNC Philly, a 501 (c)(3)

Program line-up subject to change without notice. No refunds.

Mid-Atlantic Black Public Relations Society/PBPRS are a fiscally sponsored project of FNC Philly a 501(c)(3) who accepts and processes all financial transactions including donations and event payments. Mid-Atlantic Black Public Relations Society/PBPRS operates under the supervision, administrative/organizational requirements and guidance of FNC Philly.

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