2016 Program Subscription

WMPRSA is once again offering its members a subscription rate for its upcoming 2016 programs! Members who subscribe receive $75 off the series - the cost of three luncheons! This low-cost rate is only available to WMRPSA members and covers your attendance to ALL of the upcoming luncheon programs:

January 21: [Panel] Get Social!*  Hear from social media managers on how they ideate new content, track and report analytics, host open and positive conversations, and stay current on trends.

February 18: [Panel] Ethics in PR.  Brush up on plagiarism, copyright, disclosure, conflict of interest and other ethical issues with our February panel discussion on ethics.

March 17: [Panel] Agency Partnerships.  Learn how to get the most out your agency partnership with tips, tricks and behind-the-scenes insights from a variety of local agencies.

April (date TBD): East Meets West.  For the first time ever, we're hosting a state-wide media event! 

May 17: Telling Your Company's Story. Learn from industry experts how to map out your content calendar, generate story ideas and share your stories.

June 16: [Panel] Business Beat Media.  One of our most-attended panel events. Learn about changes in the business market and how you can better pitch stories to the news media.

September 15: [Panel] So Why Should I Hire You?  Hear from PR leaders on the rapid changes that have taken place in the profession and the new skill sets required to meet the demands of today's business climate.

October 20: [Panel] Revamping Your PR Strategic Plan.*  Learn from industry leaders on how to breathe new life into your PR plans.

November 17: Meet the Media.  Join us for our ever-popular speed-pitching event, featuring a wide variety of local journalists.

December 15: [Panel] Event Planning.*  From strategy to implementation, learn tips, tricks and industry secrets for holding an unforgettable event.

All the luncheons listed above begin with registration/networking at 11:30 a.m., followed by lunch and the program at noon.

*These events offer special, limited space, members-only consultations before and after the program. You can RSVP for this free consultation with one of our panelists or a local professional when registering for the event. Use the 30-minute appointment consultation however you'd like... brainstorm ideas, review current strategy, seek recommendations on strategy or content  – it's up to you! These limited opportunities will be first-come, first-served, so make sure you register quickly! 

Cost for the 2016 Program Subscription Rate is $175 and is NOT transferable.

Deadline to subscribe is February 28, 2015. 

Subscription applies only to the events listed; it does not include special events such as the PRoof Awards and mixers.

John VanderHaagen, Public Relations Specialist, Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park

Kristin Coppens, Social Media Specialist, Spectrum Health

Andrea Robyns, Marketing Technology Director, Experience Grand Rapids

Ryan Anderson, Director, Product + Portfolio Strategy, Herman Miller


Jen Gilman