Benchmarking Your Public Relations Strategies with the Best.
Fort Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) September 20, 2006
WebmasterRadio.FM, the premier free, 24/7 Internet business radio network focused on the e-commerce marketplace and the official radio network of the PRSA International Conference, begins its exclusive coverage of the PRSA 2006 International Conference with a pre-event special on Thursday, September 21st at 3:00 p.m. EDT. Hosted by PRSA Conference Chair Keith Burton and WebmasterRadio.FM's Brandy Shapiro-Babin, the radio special will provide a road map to the public relations industry's largest annual gathering, November 11-14 in Salt Lake City.
Scheduled guests for Thursday's radio special include 16-year veteran of the hospitality industry Michael Mack, managing director of services at the Salt Lake City Convention & Visitors Bureau and author, frequent speaker and contributor Mark Weiner, president of Delahaye, the world’s largest and most widely respected provider of public relations research and consulting.
The first PRSA 2006 International Conference pre-event special airs Thursday, September 21st at 3:00 p.m. EDT. All WebmasterRadio.FM programs are available in podcast, mobilecast and archived format at http://www.WebmasterRadio.FM.
"WebmasterRadio.FM is thrilled to have the opportunity to provide PRSA Conference tips and advice to both attendees and listeners who want to get the inside track on this important event," explained WebmasterRadio.FM Vice President of Marketing Brandy Shapiro-Babin. "Our pre-event specials will help to set the stage for the biggest professional development opportunity available in the public relations sphere."
More than 2,000 public relations professionals and students from around the world are expected to attend the PRSA 2006 International Conference, themed “Benchmarking Your Public Relations Strategies with the Best.” Over the course of three days, from November 11-14, the Salt Lake City conference will feature more than 100 professional development opportunities, including innovative workshops, seminars and Master Classes. Newly added for the Salt Lake City Conference will be daily “Coffee and Conversation” sessions offering an in-depth look at the history and culture of Utah, as well as “Fireside Chats,” an exclusive opportunity to discuss the public relations profession with two of the industry’s most respected leaders – Richard Edelman, president and CEO, Edelman, and Harold Burson, APR, Fellow PRSA, founder and chairman, Burson-Marsteller. For additional conference information, visit http://www.prsa.org/conference2006/conference.cfm.
Host Keith Burton is president of GolinHarris’ prestigious Insidedge employee communications consultancy. He has counseled Fortune 500 corporations on employee communications, labor relations, strategic planning, issues management, crisis communication, marketing communications and environmental affairs. During his 30-year professional career, Keith has served clients including Tyson Foods, The Boeing Co., American Airlines, Bell South, Visa International, Nationwide Insurance, FedEx, IBM Corp., GTE Corp., Georgia-Pacific Corp., Overnite Transportation, Miller Brewing Co., Sandoz Agro Inc. and Celanese Corp. He is nationally recognized as an expert in employee communications, crisis communications, re-engineering, change management, labor relations, corporate restructuring and litigation support.
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About the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA)
The Public Relations Society of America (http://www.prsa.org), based in New York City, is the world's largest organization for public relations professionals. The Society has more than 30,000 professional and student members. PRSA is organized into 112 Chapters nationwide, 19 Professional Interest Sections, along with Affinity Groups, which represent business and industry, counseling firms, independent practitioners, military, government, associations, hospitals, schools, professional services firms and nonprofit organizations. The Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) has 275 Chapters at colleges and universities throughout the United States.
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