Find Your #PRStrong
WHAT: The Public Relations Society of America Southeastern Wisconsin Chapter, the largest professional PR organization in Wisconsin with over s00 members, is hosting a great event for college students to learn more about careers in PR/Marketing.
WHEN: Friday, April 20, 2018 from 11:30 am – 5 pm
11:30 am: Networking with Professionals
12-1:30 pm: Luncheon with Guest Speaker – Sharon Barbano, Head of Public Relations, Saucony will be speaking on “Find Your #PRStrong.”
In the field of communications, it may seem as if there are a million paths to pursue. What is important is to find the path that empowers and excites you every day. Learn to find your strong by working hard, adapting and growing.
1:45-2:45 pm: Young Pros Panel Discussion lead by Big Shoes Network entitled, “How We Got Our First Professional Jobs: Dos and Don’ts.”
Panelists will include:
-Liz Siepmann, Foxtrot Content Studio
-Natalie Jaeger, EPIC Creative
-Ashley Kast, Z2 Marketing
-Sarah Gentil, Cramer Krasselt
-Emily Bultman, HSA Bank
3–3:45 pm: Tour of Celtic Ad Agency (A bus will transport participants.)
4-4:45 pm: Tour of Summerfest’s Headquarters (A bus will transport participants.)
MORE ON OUR LUNCHEON SPEAKER WHO ALSO SPOKE ON THIS TOPIC AT THE 2017 NATIONAL PRSSA CONFERENCE IN BOSTON:
Sharon Barbano, Head of Public Relations for Saucony and Wolverine Boston, is an industry leader in strategic communications and sports marketing with more than 30 years of experience in entrepreneurial and corporate leadership positions. At Saucony, Barbano has applied her passion as a former world-class runner to communicate the brand’s award-winning, performance running technologies while inspiring others to experience the transformational power of running.
Barbano is also an executive and personal development coach, having trained with the Coaches Training Institute, an affiliate of Harvard Medical School. She delivers a high-performance coaching model that helps clients tap into their life’s purpose, possibilities and presence.
To read more about Barbano visit: http://apps.prsa.org/StrategiesTactics/Articles/view/12183/1154/Profiles_in_PR_Sharon_Barbano_on_Finding_Your_PR_S#.WoMKeq6nGM8
MENU: Chicken Marsala with Mushroom Sauce and Mashed Potatoes Dessert: Cookies and Cream Torte (Please click on the vegetarian option if you want a vegetarian lunch.
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Students who attended prior PRO Days have said they left energized and feeling positive about their future careers in PR. Please continue to check this page for new details about this great day for students. If you have have questions regarding this event, please contact Heidi Fendos, our PRO Day event planner at 414-778-0766 or Heidi@fendospr.com.
The 2018 PRO Day is being sponsored by: