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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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2805 University Ave
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http://drakeapedia.cowleswiki.drake.edu/Meredith+Hall

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