New York, NY (PRWEB) October 18, 2007
Three PR research and measurement experts will be running a hands-on workshop titled "Return on Investment and Proof-of-Performance Metrics That Demonstrate Success" at the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) 2007 International Conference at the Philadelphia Downtown Marriot at 3:30 p.m. Monday, October 22.
Presenting and facilitating will be:
- Angela Jeffrey, APR and Vice President of Editorial Research, VMS
- David Kistle, ABC, Senior Vice President, Padilla Speer Beardsley
- David Rockland, Ph.D., Partner and Managing Director, Ketchum and Chairman of the Institute of Public Relations Commission on PR Measurement and Evaluation
"We're excited about sharing our findings and insights on these important topics," noted Jeffrey. "We'll be citing several white papers from the Institute of Public Relations (IPR) Commission on PR Measurement and Evaluation, discussing various case studies, and sharing key formulas and 'how-to's'."
For more information about the conference, and attending this important session, visit http://www.prsa.org/conf2007 for updates and registration.
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