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PRSA Central Ohio Conference – Celebrating Local: Columbus PR Showcase

March 9 @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm

From sassy fast food tweets to broken fair rides, Columbus has gained national attention. However, the professionals behind these newsworthy happenings are located right here in our city. Whether it’s their quick-witted responses on social media or their immediate efforts to responsibly inform the public about devastating events, Columbus’ PR and communications professionals are earning a reputation for being the best in the business.

Join PRSA Central Ohio Chapter for Celebrating Local: Columbus PR Showcase as speakers discuss cutting-edge video tactics, navigating crisis communications, staying one step ahead of social media trends and much more during this one-day conference. Register today and receive early bird pricing until Feb. 1! 

Deadline: Registration deadline is March 2 at 5 p.m. After the deadline, registration increases by $10 and you will need to email administrator@prsacentralohio.org. Cancellations after the deadline and no-shows will be billed.


10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m. – Registration

11 a.m. – Welcome and Opening Remarks

11:15 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. – When Crisis Hits Home: Ohio State Fair

  • Alicia Shoults, Marketing and PR Director, Ohio Expo Center and State Fair
  • Mark Bruce, Communications Director, Department of Agriculture

12:30 p.m.- 1: 30 p.m. – Lunch and group discussion

1:30 p.m. – 1:40 p.m. – PRism Case Study: Best Use of Instagram

  • Belle Communications with Columbus Commons

1:40 p.m. – 1:50 p.m. – PRism Case Study: Video Content for PR Results

  • MediaSource with Nationwide Children’s Hospital

1:50 p.m. – 2 p.m. – Break

2 p.m. – 2:10 p.m. – PRism Case Study: Creative Tactics

  • Approach Marketing with Charleys Philly Steaks

2:10 p.m. – 2:20 p.m. – PRism Case Study: Online Communications Blogs

  • Jaron Terry Communications, Ltd. with Seredipitydodah

2:20 p.m. – 3 p.m. – Break

3 p.m. – 4 p.m. – Wendy’s Brand Communications, PR and Social Media Strategy 

4 p.m. – 5 p.m. – Join us for an after-event happy hour, location TBD.


March 9
10:30 am - 4:00 pm


The Bluestone
583 East Broad Street
Columbus, OH 43215 United States
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