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!
|Wednesday, May 15
Washington Women in Public Relations Open House
6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
|Come network and mingle with the new 2013 WWPR Executive Board, learn how you can get involved in future fun and exciting events and win a chance for a wine and chocolate prize. Committee chairs will be available to find out how you can get involved or just come, meet and socialize with the fabulous members of WWPR!Director of Public Relations and National Spokesperson for Goodwill Industries International, Lauren Lawson-Zilai, will welcome attendees and share with the group her personal connection to WWPR and how it helped shape and change her career.
Members-bring a (non-member) friend or colleague and both of you will get to throw your business card in a raffle for a prize (did we mention the prize includes wine and chocolate?). Non-members, come chat with the board and current members to find out the great benefits of membership! Those who sign up for membership at the open house will receive a 10% discount on the already low $85/yearly membership.
Wine, soft drinks and light snacks will be served. SOLD OUT!
|Thursday, June 20, 2013
12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
|June Brown Bag Discussion: Newsroom Tour and Intimate Q & A with U.S. News & World Report
Ever wonder what the inside of a newsroom really looks like? Are you imagining “House of Cards”? If you’ve thought about it, now is your chance to find out! Join us for an exclusive newsroom tour of U.S. News & World Report at their Georgetown offices.
This brown bag program will include a tour of the newsroom followed by a meet and greet with their top editors and reporters. Find out what type of content is appropriate for their audience. Bring your questions about the best ways to engage with their reporters and editors. If you want feedback, bring sample pitch ideas!
Note: Attendance is limited to the first 20 WWPR members who register.
| Tuesday, July 30
12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
|WWPR July Brown Bag Discussion: “Online Metrics Bootcamp”
With so much information in PR distributed online, understanding and sharing the best online metrics is critical for sharing and reporting. Free tools like Google Analytics, Facebook Insights, and other quantitative tools, can give you the hard numbers to demonstrate campaign success, in addition to more qualitative analysis. Hear from the digital communications industry’s leading experts on how to gather meaningful data, analyze it, and then optimize it. From bounce rates, to traffic sources, to keywords, we’ll walk you through the metrics that matter.Please join Washington Women in Public Relations for a Brown Bag Discussion where experts from the field will focus on these issues and more. Presenters include:
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