6/8/18: PBPRS 2nd Annual PowerPR Conference at Liberty View at Independence Visitor Center with NBC10, Phillies, Merck & more. REGISTER HERE.
Fiscal agent services are provided by the Urban Affairs Coalition 501(c)(3).
NBC10, SEPTA, Merck and more to participate in Philadelphia Black PR Society's 2nd Annual PowerPR Conference
Kenny Johnson from the Phillies and Vashti Dubois Founder & Executive Director of The Colored Girls Museum will be honored
On June 8, 2018, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Liberty View at Independence Visitor Center, Philadelphia Black Public Relations Society (PBPRS) will hold its 2nd Annual #PowerPR Conference. The annual gathering is designed to help PR professionals (and those in similar fields) at every level discussing topics from social media, market trends, jobs, how to break into PR and more.
CONFERENCE MODERATORS: NBC10 news anchor Erin Coleman & Kenny Johnson, Coordinator and Community Engagment for Philadelphia Phillies
BREAKING INTO PR (9 a.m.-9:45 a.m.)
Ebony Staton Weidman, Southeast Regional Director U.S. Senator Bob Casey
Diana Torralvo, Director of Community Relations and Communications for NBC10 and Telemundo62
Leni Uddyback-Fortson Regional Director of Public Affairs for the U.S. Department of Labor
GLOBAL STRATEGIC SOCIAL MEDIA PLANNING w/ PRESENTER (10 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.)
Shawnee Brown, Associate Director, Global Social Media Strategy, The Merck Manuals - Merck
FROM SOCIAL MEDIA TO THE CORPORATE OFFICE: MANAGING THE BRAND, REPUTATION MANAGEMENT AND ACHIEVING POSITIVE OUTCOMES IN PERCEPTION (11 a.m.-11:45 a.m.)
Stephanie Humphrey, Tech Contributor, Good Morning America, Harry Show
Carla Showell-Lee, Director of Media Relations, SEPTA
Donna Alston, Communications Manager, AQUA
Tiffany Weber, Marketing Manager Creative Services American Association for Cancer Research
SPORTS IN THE CITY moderated by NBC10 news anchor Erin Coleman (1:15 p.m. to 2 p.m.)
John Brazer, Director of Publicity, Phillies
Tina Sloan Green, President and Co-Founder of Black Women in Sport Foundation (First-ever African American head coach in women's collegiate lacrosse, featured on ESPN)
Eric Nemeth, Sr. Director Publicity Harlem Globetrotters
ENTREPRENEURSHIP, COMMUNITY & PR—HOW TO BUILD AND MAINTATIN YOUR BRAND FROM THE GROUND UP (2:15 p.m. to 3 p.m.)
Attorney and Business Coach Toni Moore, owner of Legally Chic Services, author of "Handle Your Business, Power Moves to Make Your Business Dreams A Reality"
Natasha Somalia, Founder and CEO of COVERED the salon and Natasha Somalia hair care products featured in Newsweek and Essence Magazine
Saudia Shuler, owner of internationally renowned restaurant Country Cookin' in Philadelphia
Kenny Johnson, Philadelphia Phillies (Communicator of the Year & PowerPR conference moderator)
Vashti Dubois, Founder & Executive Director of The Colored Girls Museum (Organization of the Year Award)