Greater Spokane Chapter PRSA – Spokane, WA

January

Thursday, January 26, 12:00-1:00 p.m.
Conversations with…Melissa Luck, Assistant News Director, KXLY4
Topic: Engaging journalists through social media
Location: KXLY studio
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February

Thursday, February 23, 12:00-1:00 p.m.
Conversations with…Mark Pond, Business Reference Librarian, Spokane Public Library
Topic: Market research available at your public library
Location: Spokane Public Library
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March

Wednesday, March 8, 7:30-9:00 a.m.
Coffee and Conversation
Topic: Social Media
Location: Boots Bakery, Downtown Spokane
Join your PRSA chapter president Lori Maricle for a morning of networking and social hour over coffee. Get to know other PRSA members in Spokane and catch up on what’s going on in PR. Our theme for March will be social media.  (BYOC = buy your own coffee)

Wednesday, March 29, 5:00-7:00 p.m.
Game On! Trivia Night
Scholarship Fundraiser
Location: Rock City Grill, 2911 E 57th Ave, Spokane
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April

Thursday, April 20, 12:00-1:00 p.m.
Conversations with…Julie Holland, Northern Quest Resort & Casino
Topic: Strategies and tactics to launch a successful campaign, including partnering with an agency, executing a well-attended press conference and how to build an effective campaign timeline.
Location: Northern Quest Resort & Casino, Fitz’s Clubhouse inside EPIC
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May

Wednesday, May 24, 7:30-9:00 a.m.
Coffee & Conversation
Topic: ADA Compliance on the Web
Location: Vessel Coffee Roasters, 2823 N. Monroe, Spokane
Join your PRSA chapter president Lori Maricle for a morning of networking and social hour over coffee. Get to know other PRSA members in Spokane and catch up on what’s going on in PR. Our theme for May will be ADA Compliance on the Web with special guests Marketing Director Ingrid Campbell and Digital Interactive Designer Jessica Stump from Washington Trust Bank.  (BYOC = buy your own coffee)

June

Tuesday, June 13
Communication Leadership Workshop
Topic: Crisis Communication and Leadership
Presenters:
Melanie Rose, APR, Community Affairs Officer, Spokane Valley Fire
Christine Varela, Partner, DH
Beth Hegde, Sr. Account Director, DH
Dana Anderson, Director of Communications, Avista
Format: Half-day Workshop
Location:  NW Museum of Arts & Culture

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Wednesday, June 21, 5:00 -7:00 p.m.
Sip and Socialize
Format: Joint PRSA + MarCom + AAF event
Location: Borracho Tacos & Tequileria, 211 N. Division, Spokane

July

No events scheduled

August

Tuesday, August 8, 5:00-7:00 p.m.
Mingle with the Media
Location: Nectar Wine and Beer in Kendall Yards

As communications professionals, we know the importance of establishing and maintaining relationships with the media. The PRSA Greater Spokane Chapter is here to help! Don’t miss your opportunity to chat with some of our local news anchors, radio hosts, editors, producers, and publishers at Nectar Kendall Yards on August 8. Click here to register today!

September

Wednesday, September 6, 7:30-9 am
Coffee and Conversation
Topic: What is Your Time Worth?
Location: Spaceman Coffee (next to the Bartlett)

Join your PRSA chapter president Lori Maricle for a morning of networking and social hour over coffee. Get to know other PRSA members in Spokane and catch up on what’s going on in PR and discuss the value of your time how to be sure you’re being compensated adequately.   (BYOC = buy your own coffee)

Wednesday, September 20, Noon – 1 pm
To Rebrand or Not to Rebrand?
Location: Hotel RL

Take a look inside the Red Lion Hotel Corporation’s recent re-branding effort to provide a fresh, new vibe for Hotel RL (formerly the Red Lion at the Park).

October

Wendesday, October 18, Noon-1 p.m.
Conversations with…Bruce Pinkleton, Ph.D., WSU Murrow College of Communication
Topic: Incorporating Research into Your PR Campaign
Location: Northwest Museum of Arts & Culture

November

Thursday, November 2, 7:30-9:30 a.m.
Communication Leadership Awards
Location: Barrister Winery

December

Wednesday, December TBD, 7:30-9 am
Coffee and Conversation
Topic: TBD
Location: TBD

Tuesday, December 12, 5:00-7:00 p.m.
Happy Hour Headshots
Location: Nectar Tasting Room (Downtown Spokane)