09 Sep 2011

PRSA YPN Chicago hosts New Professionals Week

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Join PRSA Chicago during the very first New Professionals Week November 14-18! Hosted in cities across the nation, New Pros Week is a celebration of young professionals that will help connect young public relations professionals with their local PRSA chapter.
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YPN Chicago will host two events during New Professionals Week: Breakfast at Google and a “Mad Men” social. See below for details and registration information. Click here to learn more about New Professionals Week.

Tuesday, Nov. 15: Breakfast at Google
Join YPN for a New Professionals Week breakfast workshop at Google Chicago to talk about building a community both on and off line, with a lively discussion lead by Amy Korin, Google Places community manager in Chicago. Sponsored by Google, we’ll go beyond PR 101 to learn about Amy’s career path through media buying, media sales and running interactiveAmy, her own marketing, PR and social media agency before joining the Google team. We will also discuss community management techniques and best practices to build your community throughout your career.  Breakfast will be served following the presentation, along with the opportunity to network at your leisure.

To learn more about Google Places before the workshop, please visit Google.com/Places; there will be prizes for the wittiest reviews! Breakfast will be served following the workshop, along with the opportunity to network at your leisure.

When: Tuesday, November 15, 2011, 7:30 – 9:00 a.m.
7:30 – 8:00AM Workshop
8:00 – 9:00AM Breakfast and Networking

Where: Google Chicago
20 W. Kinzie Street, 8th floor
High Fidelity Conference Room

Register for this event!

You must pre-register for this event by Monday, November 14, 2011. If you register and can no longer attend, please email ahamer@lcwa.com. Please bring a photo ID.

Wednesday, Nov. 16: “Mad Men” Social at Fado

YPN invites you to a special social in honor of New Professionals Week on Wednesday, November 16 from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at Fado Irish Pub & Restaurant. Dress up in your best “Mad Men” attire – the best costume will win a special prize! Complimentary appetizers will be served. RSVP on YPN Chicago Facebook page.

When: Wednesday, November 16, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Where: Fado Irish Pub & Restaurant
100 W Grand Ave. Chicago