Events

WWPR offers a host of events throughout the year designed to offer members opportunities to connect, learn, and grow professionally. From its signature Washington PR Woman of the Year and Emerging Leaders Awards, to monthly professional development luncheons, to after-hours opportunities to have fun and connect with other members, WWPR’s well-attended programs and activities feature some of the top PR and communications professionals in the region as well as industry leaders from across the U.S.

Please visit our Monthly Events Calendar to view upcoming events, and check here frequently for events news and highlights!

Save the date for our upcoming events!

WWPR’s Annual Speed Networking
Thursday, September 17, 2015 from 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
FleishmanHillard, 1615 L St., NW #1000, Washington, DC

Join us for WWPR’s annual speed networking event! Like speed-dating for professionals, the format of this program is designed to accelerate the development of business contacts. You won’t want to miss this fun and effective way to meet lots of new people across the communications industry in the Washington metro area.

Be sure to bring a big stack of business cards and your elevator speech for this fast-paced, face-to-face networking event.

Before the start of the round robin program, there will be the opportunity to enjoy some light refreshments and open networking.

Price: $15 for WWPR and PRSA members; $25 for non-members.

Space is limited so register now!

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Al Jazeera International Station and Newsroom Tour 
Tuesday, September 22, 2015 from 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm 
Al Jazeera, 1200 New Hampshire Ave, NW, Washington DC

Join an exclusive group of WWPR members for a behind-the-scenes tour of the Al Jazeera International newsroom and live broadcast of the noon news program. We’ll have access to their state-of-the-art studios and a few team members. This event is only open to WWPR members and a limited number of spaces available. Register before this special opportunity sells out!

  Here’s what to expect upon arrival:       

  • All adult visitors are required to present government-issued photo identification, such as a driver’s license. Lawful permanent residents are required to present their Permanent Resident Card. This includes bus drivers for scheduled groups.
  • All purses and bags are subject to inspection and visitors may experience a slight delay upon entering the facility. Please arrive at least 15 minutes early to allow time for check-in. 
  • Visitors will only be allowed to take pictures at the Off Air and inside facilities designated as tour stops during scheduled tours led by an AJI escort. During a walking tour, visitors may use their cameras after asking an AJI escort.  If uncertain, visitors should check with a member of the AJI staff. Visitors observed taking pictures beyond these areas may have their camera and/or film (or digital media) confiscated.

 Cost: $15 for WWPR members. Register now!

 

Not a member?! Join WWPR for only $85  and  gain access this event and other professional development opportunities (at least 10) for free. WWPR memberships are renewable on an annual basis.