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PRSA 2017 International Conference

The Spirit of Revolution: Communications in the 21st Century

Oct. 8–10 | Boston

Networking at ICON

Make Conference Connections

A solid professional network is vital to success. Strengthen existing relationships with peers and forge new connections with practitioners from around the world. Anticipated networking opportunities include:

  • Diversity and Inclusion Mixer
    Take advantage of a lively opportunity to network with various professionals in underrepresented facets of public relations.
    Saturday, 5:30-8:30 p.m.
  • Coffee With PRSSA Students!
    Start your day off with a free cup of coffee and meet the great PRSSA students attending this year’s Conference.
    Sponsored by the Champions for PRSSA.
  • Newcomers Orientation
    Meet other first-timers and find out what you need to know to optimize your Conference experience.
    Sunday, 10-11 a.m.
  • Opening Night Reception, an exciting kickoff to the Conference where you'll mingle with your fellow Conference-goers and exhibitors to get your Indy experience off on the right track.
    Sunday, 7-9 p.m.
  • College of Fellows Mentor Program, where you can benefit greatly from the valuable career advice offered by PRSA's most distinguished College of Fellows professionals, whether you are new to the field or a seasoned professional. You also can receive counseling to guide you through the College of Fellows application process.
    Appointments are scheduled at 30-minute intervals and are available on a first-come, first-served basis. This is a free service for PRSA members; the nonmember fee, payable on site, is $100.
    Sponsored by: PRSA College of Fellows Logo
  • Cocktail Reception With the Exhibitors, an educational opportunity where attendees join exhibitors for cocktails and refreshments, and learn through demonstrations how to make practical use of the latest products.
    Monday, 6-7 p.m.
  • Professional Interest Sections Networking Events, where you can engage with colleagues in your sector on the challenges and opportunities that are unique to your corner of the profession. 
  • Professional Interest Sections After-Hours Sweet Social, where you can connect with others in your area of specialization and interests over dessert and coffee, and find out what PRSA Sections can offer you to help take you to the next level of your career.
    Monday, 9:30-11:30 p.m.  

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