Meeting/Event Information

Past Meetings

2014 Annual Meeting - Rescheduled

December 10, 2014
11:30 AM to 1:30 PM

The Foundry Suites – Taylor Room
1738 Elmwood Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14207
http://foundrysuites.com/

Eyes on the Million Dollar Prize: Bringing 43North & Buffalo to the World

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BY INVITATION ONLY: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about Social Media (but Were Afraid to Ask)!

November 06, 2014
5:30 PM to 7:00 PM

The Saturn Club
977 Delaware Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14209
http://www.saturnclub.org/

For seasoned professionals with 20+ years of experience

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PRSA Buffalo Niagara Fall Happy Hour

October 09, 2014
5:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Resurgence Brewery
1250 Niagara Street
Buffalo, NY 14213
http://www.resurgencebrewing.com

Come Join Us!

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Charting Career Advancement: Public Relations Certifications or Continuing Education

September 24, 2014
8:00 AM to 9:00 AM

Hospice Education Center
225 Como Park Blvd.
Cheektowaga, NY 14225

Come Join Us!

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Sunrise Seminar #4 - Building Buffalo: Building (and Rebuilding) Buffalo

August 27, 2014
8:00 AM to 9:00 AM

Buffalo Niagara Partnership - The Knox Room
665 Main Street, Suite #200
Buffalo, NY 14203
http://www.thepartnership.org

Hear from a panel of expert public relations leaders who are promoting these exciting new development projects and helping to define a new vision for Buffalo.

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Sunrise Seminar #3 - Building Buffalo: Perspectives on Specialty Media

August 20, 2014
8:00 AM to 9:00 AM

Buffalo Niagara Partnership - The Knox Room
665 Main Street, Suite #200
Buffalo, NY 14203
http://www.thepartnership.org

It takes many voices to build Buffalo. Learn how to reach diverse audiences throughout the City and beyond from some of our local specialty publications.

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Sunrise Seminar #2 - Building Buffalo: Marketing Buffalo Through Social Media

August 13, 2014
8:00 AM to 9:00 AM

Buffalo Niagara Partnership - The Knox Room
665 Main Street, Suite #200
Buffalo, NY 14203
http://www.thepartnership.org

As professionals living and working in Buffalo, we know how great the city it is, but how do we tell others from outside the area? This is your opportunity to learn about marketing Buffalo through social media from a diverse group of practitioners!

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Sunrise Seminar #1 - Building Buffalo: Government and Public Affairs Communication

August 06, 2014
8:00 AM to 9:00 AM

Buffalo Niagara Partnership - The Knox Room
665 Main Street, Suite #200
Buffalo, NY 14203
http://www.thepartnership.org

Our local leaders are at the forefront of building Buffalo. But how can public relations and communication professionals effectively work with them to promote the City’s resurgence?

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Sunrise Seminars Bundle Package

August 06, 2014
8:00 AM to 9:00 AM

Buffalo Niagara Partnership - The Knox Room
665 Main Street, Suite #200
Buffalo, NY 14203
http://www.thepartnership.org

Save money by attending/sponsoring all four events!

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Media Speed Networking in the Southern Tier

July 25, 2014
9:00 AM to 10:00 AM

Seneca Allegany Casino & Hotel
777 Seneca Allegany Boulevard
Salamanca, NY 14779
http://www.senecaalleganycasino.com

Expand your media connections!

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PRSA Info Session for Prospective Members

July 17, 2014
8:30 AM to 9:30 AM

Spot Coffee
5330 Main Street
Williamsville, NY 14221
http://www.spotcoffee.com

Grow your network. Elevate your career. Harness your potential.

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Sippin’ and Sun Networking Happy Hour

July 16, 2014
5:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Liberty Hound
1 Naval Park Cove
Buffalo, NY 14202
http://libertyhoundbuffalo.com

Enjoy sippin’ a cool beverage and the sunshine on the patio of Liberty Hound all while networking with members of PRSA.

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25th Annual Excalibur Awards Ceremony

June 25, 2014
5:30 PM to 8:30 PM

Buffalo Iron Works
49 Illinois Street
Buffalo, NY 14203
http://buffaloironworks.com

Congratulate on your friends and colleagues in PR as they receive recognition for their hard work at this year’s Excalibur Awards Ceremony.

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Banish the Panic Button: Crisis Communication & Media Training Workshop

June 03, 2014
8:00 AM to 10:00 AM

AAA Western & Central New York
100 International Dr.
Williamsville, NY 14221
http://westerncentralny.aaa.com

Major Andrea Pitruzzella will share her expertise on crisis communication and associated media training that goes beyond the basics with an interactive workshop featuring mock interviews.

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Crafting a Diverse Culture: Connecting Better in the Workplace

April 23, 2014
8:00 AM to 9:00 AM

Univera Healthcare - 2nd Floor Conference Room
205 Park Club Lane
Williamsville, NY 14221
http://www.univerahealthcare.com

Has your company’s diversity program and initiatives lived up to its goals? Come learn how to open up discussions about diversity in your office and most importantly: how to stay committed to the programs you create!

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Michael Smart Webinar: The New Secrets of Media Pitching Success

April 17, 2014
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

Online webinar - Registration details will be emailed prior to webinar

Many PRSA members have heard Michael Smart talk about how to transform your pitch from snooze to news. Now, hear more about how to get journalists’ and bloggers’ attention, and turn it into action.

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Meet the Excalibur Experts - Advice on Preparing a Gold Winning Entry

April 09, 2014
8:00 AM to 9:00 AM

Buffalo Museum of Science
1020 Humboldt Parkway
Buffalo, NY 14211
http://www.sciencebuff.org

You want to win Excalibur gold, but maybe you aren’t sure where to start with the entry process or you need a refresher.

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Members-Only Happy Hour

March 27, 2014
5:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Parings Wine Bar
5893 Main Street
Williamsville, NY 14221
http://www.paringswinebar.com

PRSA Happy Hour is a great opportunity to re-connect and network with other industry professionals from around Western New York.

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Webinar: How to Make Your Brand Relevant

March 04, 2014
8:00 AM to 9:00 AM

University at Buffalo - Crofts Hall, 3rd Floor Conference Room (UB's North Campus)
Crofts Hall
Buffalo, NY 14260

Learn how to develop a brand strategy that is relevant and appeals more strongly to your market.

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Excalibur Mythbusters: The Truths of Writing, Submitting, & Judging Entries

January 29, 2014
8:00 AM to 9:00 AM

Univera Healthcare - 2nd Floor Boardroom
205 Park Club Lane
Williamsville, NY 14221
http://www.univerahealthcare.com

You have heard of the Excalibur Awards, but maybe you are not sure what they are or need a refresher.

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Accreditation Info Session

January 28, 2014
8:30 AM to 9:30 AM

Coffee Culture
448 Elmwood Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14222
http://www.coffeeculturecafe.com/

Curious about accreditation and how it can help you advance in your career?

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PRSA Info Session for Prospective Members

January 17, 2014
8:30 AM to 9:15 AM

Spot Coffee
5530 Main Street
Williamsville, NY 14221
http://www.spotcoffee.com

Know anyone who might want to join PRSA? Special Promotion going on now!

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