Missed the PRSA International Conference in Philly? Get Caught Up

In October, the city of Philadelphia was lucky enough to welcome thousands of public relations professionals and students when the PRSA International Conference and PRSSA National Conference came to town.

In case you missed out, several attendees have written fantastic blog posts and recaps to get you up to speed on the conference’s highlights.


2013 PRSA International Conference Roundup: The team behind the Cision Blog curated this fantastic post featuring tweets from both speakers and attendees at the conference.

Five Hot PR and Social Media Trends for 2014: After attending the PRSA International Conference, along with a tourism/social media conference, I highlighted the top five trends I see emerging for the public relations industry in 2014.

Measurement & Connection: Takeaways from the PRSA International Conference: Sarah Skerik compiles key takeaways from the conference for the PR Newswire blog. One of her key learnings? Measurement is key (now, more than ever) in PR.

Five Things I Learned at the PRSA International Conference: HB Agency Vice President Chuck Tanowitz highlights the top five things he learned at conference. His insights on media relations, content and measurement are spot-on.

Room to Read’s John Wood: “GSD” on a Massive Scale: Inspired by the conference’s final keynote, Jon Gelberg recapped John Wood’s presentation on Room to Read and “getting stuff done” for the Muck Rack blog.

Ten Takeaways From The PRSA International Conference: Sandra Fathi published an awesome Slideshare presentation on the Tech Affect blog filled with quotes and ideas that inspired her throughout the conference.

Did you attend the PRSA International Conference this year? Share your key learnings in the comments below!

Jessica Lawlor is the marketing and communications coordinator for Visit Bucks County, the official tourism promotion agency for Bucks County, PA. In her role at the tourism office, she is responsible for content creation. e-communications, B2B public relations efforts and assisting with social media, advertising and marketing initiatives. She is also the vice president of communications for the Philadelphia Public Relations Association. In her free time, Jessica is a freelance writer and blogs at JessicaLawlor.com about getting gutsy-stepping outside your comfort zone to reach your goals.

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