PR News Announces One-of-a-Kind "Taste of Tech" for PR Professionals

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This full-day event will shine light on the best tools for communicators.

PR News will present on June 3, 2014, a one-of-a-kind, one-day event that will educate PR professionals on how to best leverage PR technologies, tools and services. Taste of Tech, held during the Social Media Summit will be a memorable day of learning, networking, sampling and food tastings. The event will take place at the Grand Hyatt in New York City.

PR News has partnered with on the sponsorship relations and programming of PR News’ Taste of Tech conference.

Taste of Tech will blend technology, case studies, advice and tactics so communicators can make more informed decisions about the day-to-day tools they use for everything from social media and crisis management to media relations and measurement. More than 350 attendees are also expected to partake in food-tastings throughout the day instead of a traditional meal format used at most conferences.

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“We’ve heard from communicators that they want a more meaningful decision-making process when it comes to the services and tools they use to move their PR forward,” says Diane Schwartz, senior vice president and group publisher of PR News. “Taste of Tech is designed to be informative yet fun, an intimate and educational way for industry partners to present practical, real-life examples of how their services can work for communicators.”

Unlike other industry events, PR News’ Taste of Tech on June 3 will shine a day-long spotlight on the leading-edge companies servicing communications pros across a spectrum comprising social media, investor relations, mobile communications, media relations and measurement. The event offers the attending communicators an opportunity to meet with the best service providers and learn how to manage their PR initiatives more effectively with innovative tools and technologies. PR News’ SEO Workshop and Social Media Icon Awards Luncheon will be held the day before, on June 2 also at the Grand Hyatt New York.

"We are very excited to be partnering with PR News on an event and ground-breaking concept that will set a new direction on client-partner relations," notes Fay Shapiro, publisher of

Sponsors of Taste of Tech will be the "chefs" of the day, helping us create the content with a mix of education, entertainment and show & tell. Sponsors will have the opportunity to be on stage throughout the day and share how the audience can benefit from their service. Taste of Tech will be held from 8:30 a.m. - 4:45 p.m. with a Food & Tech Tastings Reception held from 5-6:15 p.m. Contact: Fay Shapiro, publisher,, at fays(at)commpro(dot)biz; Direct: 212-213-3039 or Mobile: 917-453-5159. For more information, visit:

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For information about this PR News conference, please contact Laura Snitkovskiy, senior marketing manager associate, PR News: laura(at)accessintel(dot)com.

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