Looking for some useful tips to help you coach leaders on working with and speaking to the media?

Then join the Northwest Arkansas chapter of Public Relations Society of America in October as Elise Mitchell, APR and Fellow PRSA, discusses public speaking and media relations coaching for executives.

This month, our guest rate will be waived. All members, students and guests can enjoy lunch, network with other communications professionals and hear Elise for our member rate of only $10. Additionally, every member who brings a guest will be entered to win an autographed copy of Elise’s 2016 book, “Leading Through the Turn: How a Journey Mindset Can Help Leaders Find Success and Significance.”

WHEN: Wednesday, Oct. 25, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

LOCATION: World Trade Center, 3300 S. Market St., Suite #400, Rogers

COST: $10 for PRSA members and PRSSA students and $10 for nonmembers. (Cost includes program and lunch.)

RSVP to nwaprsa@gmail.com or register through Eventbrite by noon Monday, Oct. 23.

(Note: The number of registrations dictates the number of meals purchased.)

About Our Speaker:

Elise is an accomplished strategic communications professional, business leader and author whose entrepreneurial spirit helped build Mitchell into one of the top 10 fastest-growing firms globally and a two-time Agency of the Year winner – honored by PRWeek and The Holmes Report. The company’s client portfolio includes well-known brands, including Walmart, Procter & Gamble, Hilton Worldwide, Kraft, Cracker Barrel Old Country Store and Restaurant and Southwestern Energy.

Under her leadership the company grew more than 500% in five years to become a top 35 PR firm in the U.S. At the end of 2012, Elise sold Mitchell, and today it is the leading PR agency brand in the world’s fastest growing marketing communications company, Dentsu Aegis Network. In addition to her role at Mitchell, Elise is leading efforts to build a global PR brand for the network.

Prior to founding Mitchell, Elise worked on both the agency and corporate sides of the business serving as: the top public relations executive for Promus Hotel Corporation; a vice president at Sossaman, Bateman, McCuddy; and assistant director of public relations at Walker & Associates.

She is a wife, mom, runner, motorcyclist, mentor, a frequent writer and speaker on leadership and the public relations industry, and a passionate advocate for women entrepreneurs.