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July 19, 2018

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Tommy Spaulding                                     

Lead The Way: Sunset for Students - An Evening with Tommy Spaulding

Take your PR leadership skills to the next level with Tommy Spaulding, leadership expert and national best-selling author.
Join us
Wednesday, Aug. 15, for one of PRSA Colorado’s most celebrated events. This special evening will give you the tools to be effective leaders in your role as a PR pro – wherever you might be in your career progression. Spaulding will give his insight on building deep and lasting relationships from a heart-led perspective. This is your chance to see this national speaker in an intimate forum.  Proceeds benefit the CSU/CU PRSSA Chapters and their goal to attend the National Conference in October. 
The evening includes a dessert bar and each attendee will receive a copy of Spaulding’s latest book, The Heart Led Leader.
here to learn more about the event and how you can become a PRBuffs Fan or a PRRams Fan.
Lead the Way: Sunset for Students
Wednesday, Aug. 15, 6:00 to 7:00 p.m.
Tivoli Center
900 Auraria Pkwy.
Denver, CO 80204

Call for Nominations to Chapter Board through Aug. 13

We’re kicking off the process to determine the Chapter’s leadership team for next year. Take advantage of one of the best professional development opportunities PRSA Colorado offers by nominating yourself or another chapter member for the 2019 PRSA Colorado Board of Directors. As a leader for PRSA Colorado, you will not only benefit by taking a greater role in shaping the chapter’s strategy, activities and influence, you will gain from greater exposure to the industry and industry pros. Board membership is an opportunity to enhance your skills as a practitioner and build your career by becoming a leader.
The 2019 board positions open for nominations are:

  • President-Elect (one open position – will serve a three-year term through 2021)
  • Director (three open positions – will serve a two-year term through 2020)

To nominate yourself or another Chapter member, please complete the 
nomination form, and include five signatures from current Chapter members. Mail, email or fax the completed form to the PRSA Colorado office. Nominations are open through 5 p.m., Monday, Aug. 13. PRSA Colorado members will vote at the annual election meeting during the October event. For more information, contact

Share the Benefits: PRSA's Summer Promo

It's a great time to join PRSA! Share the SUMMER18 membership promotion with colleagues and prospects. New members who sign up by Aug. 31 with promo code SUMMER18 will receive a waived $65 initiation fee and a $25 Amazon gift card. Help heat up a Colorado colleague’s career by sharing this SUMMER18 PRSA membership opportunity.

PRSA's New InterSections Conference Launches in Anaheim, Aug. 9

InterSections is a new PRSA conference that brings together three distinct learning tracks tailored for financial, entertainment and sports, and technology communicators. This is a great opportunity to learn and network with PR pros in specific industries and share relevant cross-track information during facilitated breakout sessions. Members who use the special code INTERCONF18 will receive an additional $150 off the cost of their registration.
For more information about the programing and to register, visit


Does your business put on events? Do you wonder how you can optimize social media to gain exposure? Get some expert advice and simple tips from PRSA Colorado Communications Committee Chair Kayla Roofe on how best to use social media for event promotion, audience engagement, brand recognition and storytelling. Click here to read more.

Member Guest Blog Series: Bits, Bytes and the Ethics of Data

Data science, once the domain of math geeks and academics, has moved from windowless basements to the top floors of organizations. If content is king, then data is the emperor. What does that mean for PR practitioners today? Detroit Chapter member Karen Swim, APR, argues in a blog post for PRSay that given our role in developing and disseminating social media campaigns, we have a greater responsibility for shaping the ethical framework behind our organization’s data practices. Read more here.
We’re interested in what you have to say. Submit your guest blog on social media using
#prsacolo or email us at

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