Global Trends From the 2014 Cannes Lions Festival

The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity is the largest gathering of worldwide advertising professionals, digital innovators and marketers. Every year in June, around 11,000 registered delegates from 90 countries visit the festival to celebrate the best of creativity in brand communication, discuss industry news and network with one another. The seven-day festival, incorporating the awarding of the Lions awards, […]

PR and Big Data: Using Smart Data to Communicate [National Conference]

PR and Big Data: Using Smart Data to Communicate [National Conference]

Editor’s Note: The PRSSA 2013 National Conference was in Philadelphia from October 25-29. All National Conference posts can be found here. Data, data and more data. With so much data out there, how are we as public relations professionals supposed to sift through it all and find the stuff — the golden nuggets if you will — that truly matters? The session, “PR […]

The Art of Disney Storytelling: Q&A with Conference Keynote Speaker Craig Dezern

Cinderella. Beauty and the Beast. Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. These are some of the classic Disney stories we grew up with and made us believe in magic. The heart of Disney public relations captures that magic with storytelling. In this Q&A, Craig Dezern, vice president, Global Public Relations for Disney Destinations and keynote speaker for the PRSSA 2011 […]

How To Use Research for PRSSA Planning

Planning for a year of PRSSA meetings, socials and activities can be difficult.  There are many things the Chapter president and executive board need to take into consideration. Don’t forget the following: 1. Consider University Calendar and Events When researching to plan your year, start with your school calendar. Make sure you look at breaks, holidays and other university events […]