Events

#CommEx: August 5-6

Join professionals from all industries at CommEx, a two-day conference in downtown Anchorage featuring keynote speakers Rob Biesenbach, Bob Dotson and Beki Winchel. Biesenbach, a corporate communications consultant, author, actor and professional speaker and Dotson, an award-winning NBC television journalist and renowned storyteller, will speak about the importance of good storytelling and how to communicate more successfully in the workplace. Winchel, a co-editor with PR Daily, will share storytelling lessons from lexicons like Harry Potter, Twilight, Hunger Games and more.

CommEx will feature other sessions led by leading Alaska communicators. Sessions are designed by top Alaska communications professionals for those interested in the emerging and current trends, shifting how organizations communicate. Topics include: storytelling, rural outreach, career development, strategic thinking, crisis communications, media relations, branded content, cultural communications and government relations. CommEx will also provide professional development, vendor and networking opportunities.

See a full list of speakers and topics: www.prsaalaska.org/commex

By purchasing a ticket to CommEx, you’ll also be able to attend the 2015 Aurora Awards Banquet on Aug. 5. This award program encourages professional public relations performance and technique and acknowledges exemplary work in the field.

CommEx strives to be Alaska’s premier public relations and communications conference. CommEx is organized by the Public Relations Society of America – Alaska Chapter, which was established in 1973 to connect communications professionals working in the Last Frontier. Today, the Alaska Chapter includes more than 200 members statewide, providing public relations practitioners and communicators with professional development opportunities, career postings, education, awards recognition, accreditation preparation and more.

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