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PRSA 2018 International Conference

Oct. 7–9 | Austin

At the PRSA International Conference in Austin, Texas, enhance your personal and professional network while networking with some of the world’s most influential companies and organizations.

Connect with thousands of communication and public relations colleagues along with over 150 industry experts from all career levels, sectors, work environments and industries for three days of practical insight and idea sharing.

First Keynote Speaker Announced!

Opening Keynote Speaker: Internationally Recognized Marketing Expert Jonathan Mildenhall


As PRSA’s opening keynote speaker on Oct. 7, internationally recognized marketing expert Jonathan Mildenhall, the former CMO of Airbnb, will inspire us to reflect on what our purpose is while encouraging businesses to envision a better world through creativity, humanity and authentic branding.

A champion of accelerating diversity in advertising, Jonathan will share his insights on the role of disruption, creativity, inclusivity and purposeful branding in sparking positive change and uniting humanity around a movement. 

Named Creative Marketer of the Year by the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity in 2013, Jonathan was also recognized as one of the world’s most influential CMOs by Forbes.

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Four More Things We’re Looking Forward to at Conference

Keynote Speakers
New Approaches to Use Immediately at Work
Tailor your Conference learning within six different tracks: Reputation Management, Special Interests, Integrated Marketing Communications, Leadership & Management, Tools & Techniques, and Big Data & Measurement.
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Success Stories Spanning Sectors and Career Levels
Find groundbreaking approaches from Silver Anvil Award-winning programs and technique-based workshops tailored to the changing needs of professionals at all career stages.
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Networking Events That Connect Thousands of PR Colleagues
Join thousands of old and new friends for networking events featuring the best of the profession and of Austin at the Opening Night Reception.
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Pre-Conference Workshops Offering In-Depth Insights
Looking for a day to develop one particular skill set? Sign up for a Pre-Conference session.
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