PR Event: How To Get Elected Officials To Your Event

| February 9, 2014
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MegaphoneLearn ways to bring a high-profile public official to your special event or how to get your organization tied into elected officials initiatives. That is the topic when the Central Chesapeake chapter of the Public Relations Society of America hosts press secretaries from the offices of the governor, county executive and Annapolis mayor. The lunch-and-learn seminar is on Thursday, Feb. 27, from noon to 1:30 p.m. at 49 West Coffee House, 49 West St., Annapolis. Open to the public, $25 members, $30 nonmembers, includes lunch. Reservations at scgross@aacc.edu.  Information at 301-904-3690 or www.prsachesapeake.org

Giving a concise presentation and then answering questions at “Political Connecting” will be: Nina Smith, press secretary to Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley; Linda West, press secretary for Anne Arundel County Executive Laura Neuman; and Rhonda Wardlow, press secretary for Annapolis Mayor Michael Pantelides.  Attendees will learn the most effective way of initiating productive contacts between their organizations and the elected officials.

The panel presentation is open to public relations, communications, events or other professionals who promote special events or programs for their organization or clients. The luncheon seminar costs $25 for chapter members and $30 for non-members and guests. Reserve a place ahead of time by emailing Susan Gross at scgross@aacc.edu by Wednesday February 26.

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Category: Businesses, Events, LIFE IN THE AREA

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John is the publisher and editor of Eye On Annapolis. As a resident and business owner in Anne Arundel County for more than 15 years, he realized that there was something missing in terms of community news--and Eye On Annapolis was born in late spring 2009.John's background is in the travel industry as a business owner, industry speaker, and travel writer. In terms of blogging and social media, he cut his teeth with MSNBC.com.

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