PRSA Chicago Complimentary Membership Breakfast | March 26; 8 a.m. CDT PRSA Chicago will host its annual membership breakfast at Wishbone Restaurant (West Loop), Wednesday, March 26 at 8–9:30 a.m. CDT. PRSA Chicago members can RSVP for this complimentary, members-only event via the email invite, to be shared the afternoon of Thursday, March 6.
PRSA Chicago Individual Awards: Final Deadline | March 7; 5 p.m. CST If you know anyone that has made a difference in Chicago PR world, nominate him or her for a PRSA Chicago Individual Award. There are three categories: PR Professional of the Year, Young Professional of the Year and Executive of the Year. Check out the entry guidelines, and submit your nominations by Friday, March 7 at 5 p.m. CST (i.e., the final deadline).
PRSA Chicago Skyline Awards: Final Deadline | March 7; 5 p.m. CST Get your best-in-class PR programs and projects honored via the PRSA Chicago Skyline Awards. Download the entry kit, and submit your online entries by the final deadline, Friday, March 7 at 5 p.m. CST.
PRSA Midwest District Conference: ‘Firm Foundations. New Horizons.’ | June 18–20 Are you ready to sharpen your PR skills, build connections across the Midwest and network with other PR pros? Join PRSA for the third-annual PRSA Midwest District Conference, June 18–20 in Springfield, Mo. Register by Friday, May 16 and save $25.
PRSA Promo: Free Chapter Membership | March 5 Become a member of PRSA national by Wednesday, March 5, and your PRSA Chicago chapter membership is free. Simply use promotional code: FEB14.
PRSSA Regional Conference: ‘The Loop: A 360 Approach to Public Relations in Chicago’ | March 7–8 The PRSSA chapter at Columbia College Chicago is hosting a two-day PRSSA Regional Conference in Chicago for PR undergraduate and graduate students. This program will highlight the four largest components of the PR landscape in Chicago: digital, lifestyle, new/interactive and traditional media. Register by Tuesday, March 4.
PRSA APR Open-House Webcast | April 1; 2 p.m. CDT To kick off April as Accreditation Month, the folks at Online 2 Learn are hosting an APR Open House webcast on Tuesday, April 1 at 2 p.m. CDT. The self-paced online course includes 10 modules, interactive simulations and feedback from APR facilitators to gain your APR. Prospective and current APRs alike are welcome to register for the webcast.
PRSA Bronze Anvil Awards: Early Deadline | March 21; 5 p.m. EDT (In-Hand) The PRSA Bronze Anvil is awarded annually to the “best of the best” in PR tactics. Download the entry kit today; and submit your entries by the early deadline, Friday, March 21 at 5 p.m. EDT (in-hand).
March 5: PRSA Promo: Free Chapter Membership
March 7; 5 p.m. CST: PRSA Chicago Skyline Awards: Final Deadline
March 7; 5 p.m. CST: PRSA Chicago Individual Awards: Final Deadline
March 7-8: PRSSA Regional Conference: ‘The Loop: A 360 Approach to Public Relations in Chicago’
March 21; 5 p.m. EDT (In-Hand): PRSA Bronze Anvil Awards: Early Deadline (April 4; 5 p.m. EDT [In-Hand]: Late Deadline)
March 26; 8 a.m. CDT: PRSA Chicago Complimentary Membership Breakfast: Save the Date
April 1; 2 p.m. CDT: PRSA APR Open-House Webcast
April 23: PRSA Chicago Happy-Hour Panel: 'Engaging Employees to Manage Change From the Inside Out:' Save the Date
June 18-20: PRSA Midwest District Conference: 'Firm Foundations. New Horizons.' (Early Deadline: May 16)
June 10; 6 p.m. CDT: PRSA Chicago Skyline Awards Gala: Save the Date