PRSA 2014 Southwest District Conference

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The Baton Rouge chapter of the Public Relations Society of America presents the 2014 PRSA Southwest District Conference. The conference, sure to inspire and leave a lasting impression, will take place October 29-30, 2014 at the Hilton Downtown Baton Rouge Capitol Center, with an optional excursion to New Orleans on Oct. 31. The best and brightest PR pros from Arkansas, Kansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, New Mexico and Texas will gather to engage in conversations like never before. Attendees will learn tips and cutting-edge tricks to inspire a brand new community of innovative PR spell casters.

Dynamic keynote speakers and industry greats will deliver a wide range of presentations and breakout sessions. You’ll connect with your peers, share best practices and build a network of talented colleagues and new friends! Invest in your professional development. Build a new PR toolkit. Enhance your ever-expanding skill set. Register today and attend the PRSA Southwest District Conference this October.

Registration is open now: $299 for PRSA members and $399 for non-members. Register now for a $50 discount. Early-bird rates expire on September 29, 2014. For more information, visit

PRSA Southwest District Conference

AustinPicFrom an exciting and informative speaker line-up to the uniquely-Austin Happy Hours and networking events, the 2013 PRSA Southwest District Conference, hosted by PRSA Austin Chapter, is full of activities to keep attendees busy June 5 through 7.

Don’t forget to book a room at the Omni Hotel Austin Downtown! What better way to stay in on the action than to book a room at the conference location and right in the heart of downtown? Conference attendees who reserve accommodations at the Omni Austin Hotel Downtown by May 16 will receive the discounted room rate of just $199 per night and then it goes up to $249 per night. A limited number of rooms are available at this rate, so be sure to make your reservation today! No special group code is needed – just visit the PRSA Southwest District Conference group booking page to receive this special rate.

Hotel amenities include a heated rooftop swimming pool, complimentary full-service fitness center, 24-hour business center, full service restaurant and high-speed wireless Internet access. The hotel is located in the middle of downtown Austin, within walking distance to a number of Austin hotspots and landmarks, making the conference the perfect opportunity for an added weekend vacation…or even stay-cation! Austin has attractions for everyone, including Barton Springs Pool, the Congress Avenue Bridge bats, Town Lake hike-and-bike trail, Zilker Park, the historic 6th Street District, Bullock Texas State History Museum, the Texas State Capitol and much more. And while you’re here, don’t forget to try one of the many raved-about restaurants or food-trailers Austin has to offer, from barbecue and Tex-Mex to sushi and gourmet donuts!

Visit for more information and a detailed schedule of events. Join the Conference conversation on Twitter: #KeepPRWeird.

For information on the conference host, PRSA Austin Chapter, visit  Follow the PRSA Austin Chapter on Twitter @prsaaustin and Facebook