Events

The Northwest Arkansas chapter of PRSA has monthly programs including panel discussions, speaking engagements, roundtables, networking events and professional development opportunities with experts and leaders from the PR/Communications industry. PRSA NWA strives to help members and guests become more successful by providing opportunities to connect with other communications professionals.

June 29 Program: Fast, Fresh Social

Join the Northwest Arkansas Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America for our next meeting on June 29, and come prepared to ask your questions about social media, talk about new social media platforms and learn about some fresh ideas to include in your plan....

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June 1 Panel: A Career for All Seasons

For our June 1 program, longtime PR professionals and newer practitioners shared observations, experiences and advice for all who want to thrive in public relations. We heard from seasoned pros about what enabled them to face the most daunting tasks with confidence,...

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April Program: Crisis Communications

Our April guest speaker was Shea Davis, senior vice president of brand reputation for Mitchell Communications Group, who provided an inside look at crisis management. Shea has extensive experience in crisis management, media relations, internal communications,...

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March Program: PRSA at the Ballpark

Our March 30 meeting was a special lunch program in the Community Room of Arvest Ballpark in Springdale.    Who: Our guest speaker was Justin Cole, General Manager of the Northwest Arkansas Naturals. Attendees got an inside look at the Naturals' marketing and public...

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February Meeting: Social Media Panel

Our panel of social media pros discussed best practices for engaging audiences and using social channels to enhance connections and build relationships with diverse audiences. We thank Ramona Collins, Sam's Club; Allyson Twiggs Dyer, The Twiggs Group; Kyle Gibson,...

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NWA PRSA January Mixer & Officer Elections

We kicked off 2016 with our annual January mixer!  SAVE THE DATE: Tuesday, January 26, from 6:00-8:00 p.m. Location: James at the Mill, 3906 Great House Springs Road, Springdale, Arkansas Cost: $25 for PRSA members, $30 for non-members Price includes hors d’oeuvres,...

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September Program: Journalism Ethics with David Handschuh

Our speaker for the September 2015 program was David Handschuh, an award-winning photojournalist who has been selected as the 2015 visiting distinguished professor of ethics in journalism for the Walter J. Lemke Department of Journalism at the University of Arkansas....

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August Program: Working Session with Feed Communities

In August, we welcomed Denise Garner, founder/president, and Ken Patterson, executive director, of Feed Communities, who provided an overview of the organization and talked about PR/Communicationschallenges they are currently facing. Attendees then broke out into...

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