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5 Conferences for Public Relations Professionals

No matter what the field may be, public relations professionals in every field will share similar critical responsibilities in their line of work. PR conferences are organized for just about industry there is, and with them, public relations professionals in all fields have the ability to network and brainstorm. The following are five notable upcoming public relation conferences scheduled for 2017. Each of the listed public relation conferences below are ordered by earliest to latest dates throughout the year.

Counselors to Higher Education 2017 Senior Summit

The Counselors to Higher Education 2017 Senior Summit will take place in Washington, D.C. between April 5th and April 7th. The focus of this conference will be to assist attendees in developing newer and better ways to improve their universities with communication strategies that have been proven to work.

Counselors in the higher education field will be able to learn from a wide array of different methods for approaching media relations, crisis management, event coordination, and all of the various other responsibilities that come with the job.

A Whole New World: Transformation, Magic and Opportunity in the New Kingdom of Health Care Communications (Health Academy Conference)

From April 26th to the 28th, public relations professionals in the healthcare field can attend the Health Academy Conference in Orlando. Conference attendees can learn from innovative new approaches to communications in various sectors of the health care field to increase program efficacy.

On the first day of the conference, between 1 and 5 p.m., there will be a pre-conference session. The pre-conference sessions will be aimed at helping attendees create in-house marketing and communications strategies for their universities.

Counselors Academy Conference

May 7th to May 9th, counselors and counseling agency heads can gather in Seattle to discuss the best approaches to the field. The Counselors Academy Conference will cover a wide variety of different ways to approach the management of employees, clients, and all other important sectors of the their business.

Mod About PR (Travel and Tourism Conference)

Between May 21st and May 24th, public relations professionals in the travel agency can attended the Mod About PR conference in Palm Springs. All businesses in the travel industry have a critical need to stay on top of time management, budget establishment, and staff data; this conference will give attendees and avenue to discuss the best ways to manage all of these aspects of the business in the most efficient possible fashion.

Connect 17: Elevate Your Impact (Employee Communications Conference)

From June 14th to the 16th, in Denver, the Connect 17 conference will give attendees the opportunity of networking to discuss the most effective ways to address any and all issues with communications. In addition to basic employee communications matters, this conference will also serve as a hub for attendees to develop more effective brand management through social media.


Public relations professionals in every agency will benefit equally from the right combination of employee management, budget organization, timing skills and brand reputation molding skills. The above conferences are just a few of the many networking opportunities there will be in 2017 for all who work in PR to reach the next level of efficiency.

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