PR for Small Business

Brian Murnahan, FWPRSA’s treasurer & president of Murnahan Public Relations, wrote an article about the essentials of PR for small business in the July issue of FW Inc.! We’re proud to call you a member, Brian!

March 2017 Luncheon

March 2017

“Jump in the Tranches with the Trahans!”
March 22 – GFW PRSA March Half-Day Workshop

Put your crisis communications instincts to the test. Jump in the trenches with the experienced father and son team, Dr. Joe Trahan and Joseph Trahan, at the PRSA Greater Fort Worth chapter’s half-day workshop (8 a.m. – 1 p.m.) on Wednesday, March 22.

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No organization is immune, so prepare for the unknown and gain skills to react quickly, respond immediately and be part of the story before it gets away from you. If you’ve never handled or accounted for a crisis communications situation for your organization, this hands-on, interactive workshop with the experts is what you need.

A New Orleans native, Dr. Joseph V. Trahan, III, APR, PRSA Fellow, has over 35 years of public relations/affairs experience in the governmental, association, educational and non-profit sectors. His son Joseph Van Trahan, IV is a sports media professional who has spent over a decade in the professional and collegiate ranks. He is currently in his 10th season as the media relations and corporate relations coordinator with the Dallas Cowboys.

February 2017 Luncheon

February Luncheon

“Media SMARTS From the Field: 2016 Democratic National Convention”
February 8 – GFW PRSA February Luncheon

Sponsored by: Ensemble Coworking 123

In today’s eight-second news cycle, PR pros need to understand how to best approach media relations to ensure your organizational message IS the message. Register now for the Greater Fort Worth Chapter of PRSA Feb. 8 luncheon, 11:30 a.m., at the City Club of Fort Worth to learn practical tips and media relations tactics from Linda Jacobson, APR, who will share her field experience from the 2016 Democratic National Convention. She will give insight into the many moving pieces of a national media event and how to navigate unforeseeable complexities in today’s media landscape.

January 2017 Luncheon

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“How to Be Effective in an Ever-Changing Information Environment ”
January 11 – GFW PRSA January Luncheon

Join the Greater Fort Worth PRSA chapter on Wednesday, January 11, at 11:30 a.m. at the City Club of Fort Worth to learn how to be effective in the ever-changing global information environment. Our chapter’s own Robert Hastings, APR, Fellow PRSA, will share how to plan and implement strategic communications in a corporate world. He will touch on how to use research to better target your audiences, focus your strategies, measure your success and improve your ROI.

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October 2016 Luncheon

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Think you’re ready for your next crisis? Join the Greater Fort Worth Chapter of PRSA on Wednesday, October 12, for our professional development program. Test your level of preparedness during this three-hour simulation workshop led by Fran Stephenson, APR, of Step In Communication. Participants will work in teams to solve a surprise crisis scenario using role playing, critical thinking, project management and negotiation to prepare their spokesperson to go on camera and “meet the media.” A group debrief will help participants develop a framework for future crisis response. Additionally, after the event is over, Fran will provide a detailed written critique of each spokesperson’s media briefing, along with their video clip.

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Registration Deadline
Friday, October 7, 2016

***** Notice of Annual Membership Meeting of Fort Worth PRSA *****

Schedule

8 a.m. – Seminar Registration/Networking
8:30-11:30 a.m. – Group Crisis Simulation Program
11:30 a.m.-12 p.m. – Luncheon Registration/Networking (Please note: the room will be changed over for lunch from 11:30 to 11:50 a.m.)
12-1 p.m. – Annual Membership Meeting and Luncheon Program

During the annual membership meeting portion of the luncheon, members will vote on the slate of the officers compiled by the Nominations Committee for the 2017 Greater Fort Worth Chapter. (Please note: The full slate will be released at a later date.)

When
Wednesday, October 12, 2016 8:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Where
City Club of Fort Worth, 301 Commerce Street, Fort Worth

Dress Code
Business Attire

Fees
Luncheon Only
Members $30.00
National Members $35.00
Non-members $35.00
Students $20.00

Morning Program Only
$75.00 (All registrants)

Morning Program and Luncheon
$85.00 (All registrants)

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