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2018 OctoPRfest

October 18, 2018
7:30 AM - 5:30 PM
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Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield
1331 Grand Ave
Des Moines, IA 50309
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The Central Iowa Chapter of PRSA is pleased to host the 2018 PRSA OctoPRfest on Thursday, October 18 in Des Moines.

This year's topics and speakers include:

  • Resume of the Future: Meeting the demands of an evolving communications landscape, Andy Gerlt, Senior Director of Global Innovation Communications, Visa
  • Even online, it’s all about the headline, Paul Furiga, President & CEO, WordWrite Communications LLC
  • Best Practices and Standards in PR and Social Media Measurement, Katie Paine, Founder, KDPaine & Partners Inc., and The Delahaye Group
  • Exploring the Social Media Editor’s Role in a Newsroom, Panelist include digital editors from TV, Radio and B2B publications
  • Celebrating 100 Years of Trust: A Closer Look at an Award Winning Campaign, Emily Abbas, SVP, Chief Marketing and Communications OfficerBankers Trust

 

The event will also host the 2018 PRIME Awards ceremony as well as a networking opportunity immediately following at Malo. 

Register by September 7 to take advantage of the early bird pricing!

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2018 OctoPRfest

October 18, 2018
7:30 AM - 5:30 PM

Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield
1331 Grand Ave
Des Moines, IA 50309

Join us for the 2018 OctoPRfest and PRIME Awards held this year at Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield.

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