Thank you to all who attended the 2014 conference in Charlotte. We look forward to seeing you in Greenville, SC in May 2015!


As one of the fastest growing cities in the nation, Charlotte is the destination for PR professionals this April as the Charlotte chapter of the Public Relations Society of America presents Empowering Communicators: Transforming Tools to Results. Stay current with trends, identify industry best practices and gain practical insight into the profession. Tactical to strategic, basic to advanced—you’ll find it all!

Dynamic keynote speakers David Marriott and Robbin Phillips and other industry greats will deliver a wide range of presentations and breakout sessions. You’ll connect with peers, share best practices, and build a network of talented colleagues and make new friends!

The conference takes place April 9-11, 2014 at the UNC Charlotte Uptown Campus. Invest in your professional development. Register today to attend the PRSA Southeast District Conference.

Keynote Speakers

David Marriott, Co-Owner, Gogerty Marriott
An industry expert in crisis management and crisis communications, Marriott’s keynote topic will be “The Amanda Knox Story and the Role of the Media.”

Robbin Phillips, President & Co-Founder, Brains on Fire
Phillips, an expert in word-of-mouth marketing, will speak about “The Passion Conversation: How Brands Make Business Personal & Sustainable.”

David Higdon, Managing Director, Integrated Marketing Communications at NASCAR
A seasoned reporter, writer, editor and producer, Higdon will address how NASCAR ignited its communications through unprecedented fan and media engagement

Dr. Joe Trahan, President & CEO, Trahan & Associates
With more than 30 years of public relations and public affairs experience, Dr. Trahan will speak about the three parts of an effective media relations standup: Preparing for the standup interview, conducting the interview and evaluating the interview.


Registration is closed.

Empowering Communicators: Transforming Tools to Results