PRSA Chicago YPN: 5th Annual Speed-networking Workshop | Feb. 15; 6-8 p.m. CST

  About the Program The PRSA Chicago Young Professionals Network is hosting its 5th Annual Speed-Networking event on Thursday, Feb. 15 from 6-8 p.m. at Loyola University Chicago‘s downtown campus. New in 2018, YPN will be hosting the event in partnership with both Loyola University and DePaul University PRSSA Chapters. This networking event is open.. read more →

Mastering Business for Strategic Communicators: Insights and Advice from the C-suite of Leading Brands | Tues., Jan. 16; 6-8 p.m.

  Program Summary The most successful PR/communication professionals today are no longer just experts at communication, but are masters of business. They serve as trusted advisors to the C-suite, helping align and integrate cross-functional teams and departments across the enterprise behind business goals. Hear firsthand from some of the Chicago area’s biggest names in Public.. read more →

SOLD OUT: You’re Invited: Annual Holiday PR-ty | Tuesday, Dec. 12; 6-8 p.m. CST

  Event Summary Join PRSA Chicago for the holiday season’s premier networking event for PR and communications professionals! Meet new contacts and reconnect with friends and peers from the Chicago area’s top corporations and agencies. Who knows – maybe you’ll discover your next career opportunity before the new year! Appetizers and drinks are included. Holiday.. read more →

PRSA Chicago Luncheon: ‘Patients First: The Health Care Communications Evolution’ | Wednesday, Nov. 29; 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. CST

About Program Join leading communicators from Advocate Health Care, Zeno Group and others to discuss how the evolution of the U.S. health care system has impacted how they serve their stakeholders and patients as consumers of health care. Learn about the greatest opportunities and challenges now facing industry, medical non-profit, hospital systems, agencies and additional.. read more →

PRSA Chicago’s Young Professionals Network: End of Year Social | Thursday, Nov. 16; 6-8 p.m. CST

  Event Summary Meet and mingle with young PR and communications pros across industries and disciplines and get a head start on holiday networking tomorrow, Nov. 16, 6-8 p.m. at Beatrix on N. St. Clair St. Dress code is business casual. There is no fee to attend this networking happy hour, but you must be.. read more →

Unprecedented Access: 6th Annual Agency Leaders Breakfast Roundtable | Tues., Oct. 31; 7:30-9:30 a.m. CDT

About Program How many agency leaders can you meet in 90 minutes? How many perspectives can you hear on where our industry is headed, how Chicago is leading the way, and how you can expand and elevate your network to be a driving force in it all? Whether you are in-house or work at one.. read more →

YPN Workshop: An Evening of Mentorship with the Plank Center for Leadership in Public Relations | Wed., Oct. 25; 6-8 p.m. CDT

  About Program PRSA Chicago Young Professionals Network, in partnership with the Plank Center for Leadership in Public Relations is hosting an evening event catered to young professionals focused on the importance of mentorship. Bookending the Plank Center’s annual Milestones in Mentoring gala, the event will give young professionals an opportunity to engage with industry.. read more →

An Insider’s Look at CPG Brand Marketing and PR | Wed., Aug. 23; 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

About Program Join communications and marketing leaders  from MillerCoors, Conagra Brands and Kimberly-Clark to discuss the hottest brand and communication trends in CPG. Pete Marino, Chief Public Affairs and Communications Officer and President of Tenth and Blake at MillerCoors, Jon Harris, Senior Vice President and Chief Communications Officer at Conagra Brands and Lizette Williams, Multicultural Marketing Leader,.. read more →

Get inspired and help PRSA Chicago judge award submissions!

Do you have at least five years of PR experience? Come join your fellow communications professionals to help judge our chapter partner PRSA Bluegrass’ Landmark Award entries in person! Complimentary food and beverages will be provided. Tuesday, Aug. 22; 5:30-7 p.m.: Zapwater Communications (118 N. Peoria, 4th Floor) Tuesday, Aug. 29; 5:30-7 p.m.: KemperLesnik (10.. read more →

YPN Workshop: Exploring Continuing Education in PR | Aug. 8; 6-8 p.m. CDT

  About Program The Young Professionals Network will host its August Workshop “Exploring Continuing Education in PR” on Tues., August 8. The panel will include a range of speakers with experience in the various options available for PR professionals, including MBA, additional master programs and accreditation in public relations. Ron Culp, professional director of the.. read more →