Meeting/Event Information

Past Meetings

Annual Meeting Celebration

November 19, 2015
5:30 PM to 8:00 PM

Hilton Garden Inn Downtown Buffalo
10 Lafayette Square
Buffalo, NY 14203
http://hiltongardeninn3.hilton.com/en/hotels/new-york/hilton-garden-inn-buffalo-downtown-BUFMSGI/index.html

You’re invited! Join the PRSA board of directors and your fellow colleagues for a celebration of the PRSA Buffalo Niagara Chapter.

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Gender and the Glass Ceiling: Attaining a Better Salary, Job and Career

November 04, 2015
8:00 AM to 9:00 AM

Every Person Influences Children (EPIC) - Conference Room
1000 Main Street
Buffalo, NY 14202
http://www.epicforchildren.org

Our panelists will offer insight and share advice from their careers on how to break through professional barriers.

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PRSA Buffalo Niagara Member Happy Hour

October 15, 2015
5:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Hydraulic Hearth Restaurant & Brewery
716 Swan Street
Buffalo, NY 14210
http://www.hydraulichearth.com

Join us for a members-only happy hour to re-connect with old colleagues and meet new ones.

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Thriving Online: Avoiding Being Trapped in the Web

September 23, 2015
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

This session will identify seven dangers of working with information technology and how to respond virtuously.

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Sunrise Seminar #4 - Case Study: Building Brand Relevance in the Digital Age

August 26, 2015
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

Learn how Fisher-Price is integrating its PR and digital marketing efforts to connect and engage with today’s generation of parents.

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Sunrise Seminar #3 - The Legal, Ethical and Regulatory Pitfalls of Social Media: How to Make Your Clients Looks Good Without Breaking the Law

August 19, 2015
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

Learn about ethical pitfalls, potential FTC violations, and more in the social media realm!

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Sunrise Seminar #2 - Data to Decisions: Using Analytics to Guide Your Social Strategy

August 12, 2015
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

Attendees will learn more about Google Analytics and the tools available (both inside and outside of the platform) that can make analyzing data easier.

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Sunrise Seminars Bundle Package

August 05, 2015
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 registering for all four Sunrise Seminars with the PRSA Buffalo Niagara Chapter!

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Sunrise Seminar #1 - Digital Storytelling

August 05, 2015
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

In the first week of PRSA’s Sunrise Seminar Series, you’ll learn how to launch a blog, find an audience, hone a voice and tell stories that grab and excite your readers.

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Headshot Happy Hour

July 14, 2015
5:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Pan-American Grill & Brewery (Located inside Hotel Lafayette)
391 Washington Street
Buffalo, NY 14203
http://buffalobrewerydistrict.com/panam

Reconnect with old friends, make new connections with professionals from other local networking organizations and update your headshot for LinkedIn, your website, speaking engagements and more.

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26th Annual Excalibur Awards Ceremony

June 18, 2015
5:30 PM to 9:00 PM

Tralf Music Hall
622 Main Street
Buffalo, NY 14202
http://www.tralfmusichall.com

Congratulate 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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May Media Madness

May 08, 2015
8:00 AM to 11:00 AM

WNED/WBFO l WKBW l Niagara Gazette l Buffalo News

Tour select media outlets for an inside perspective.

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APR Express Class

April 25, 2015
9:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Niagara Cerebral Palsy
9812 Lockport Road
Niagara Falls, NY 14304
http://www.ucpaofniagara.com

Are you ready to earn your accreditation? Learn what it takes to earn your APR.

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PRSA "You had me at SPRING!" Happy Hour

April 16, 2015
5:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Merge
439 Delaware Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14202
http://mergebuffalo.com

Then join your fellow winter-weary PR colleagues for a members-only happy hour designed to chase away those winter blues and celebrate SPRING!

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Webinar: What To Do When the Headline Is YOU

March 25, 2015
8:00 AM to 9:30 AM

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

Come join your PRSA friends for an hour-long webinar, to be followed by open group discussion.

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Improvise: Unconventional Career Advice from an Unlikely CEO

March 05, 2015
12:15 PM to 1:15 PM

Buffalo State - Bulger Communication Center, West 2 (2nd Floor)
1300 Elmwood Ave.
Buffalo, NY 14222
http://buffalostate.edu

Join us for an informative hour to listen to Cook’s advice as we think about our own life journeys to where we are today and where we want to be.

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Challenging the Status Quo: Why Sponsored Content Should be a Component of your Marketing Communications Program

February 18, 2015
11:30 AM to 1:00 PM

Salvatore’s Italian Gardens
6461 Transit Road
Depew, NY 14043
http://www.salvatores.net/

Come learn how PR professionals are integrating sponsored content into their programs. We'll cover best practices for relevant story-telling and must-haves for aligning with a media outlet’s audience, editorial focus and voice.

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Excal Prep Crash Course

January 22, 2015
8:00 AM to 9:00 AM

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

It’s time to get recognized for your best work from 2014 with an Excalibur award! But submission isn’t as overwhelming as you might think.

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