Past Meetings

    LinkedIn - it's not just a self-promotion tool

    November 13, 2014
    11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

    The Salvation Army Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Center
    1401 Ballentine Blvd
    Norfolk, VA 23504
    http://virginiasalvationarmy.org/hrva/kroccenter/

    Matt Paddock, director of engagement for Grow, will share tips for effectively using LinkedIn as a PR and recruitment tool for businesses as well as for self-promotion.

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    Can You Hear Me Now? Reaching Five Generations with Your Message

    October 22, 2014
    8:30 AM - 3:00 PM

    Salvation Army Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Center
    1401 Ballentine Blvd
    Norfolk, VA 23504
    http://virginiasalvationarmy.org/kroccenterhrva/

    These days, our audiences contain FIVE different generations. Reaching all five almost requires that you learn to speak four different foreign languages! Each generation, from Silents and Boomers to Gen X, Millennials and IGens, looks for a particular ton

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    Your PR Toolkit: Don't be afraid of the data

    September 10, 2014
    11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

    Holiday Inn Va. Beach-Norfolk Hotel & Conference Center
    5655 Greenwich Road
    Virginia Beach, VA 23462
    http://www.hivabeachnorfolk.com

    Jim Harenchar, Chief Growth Officer for Free Agents Marketing, will show you why research and data are essential "power tools" to have in your PR toolkit.

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    From Closed for Renovations to Selfie Central - A look into the Chrysler Museum's Grand Re-Opening PR Strategy

    July 17, 2014
    11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

    Holiday Inn Va. Beach-Norfolk Hotel & Conference Center
    5655 Greenwich Road
    Virginia Beach, VA 23462
    http://www.hivabeachnorfolk.com

    William J. Hennessey, executive director of the museum, will share the challenges of keeping alive interest in the museum during the nearly 18 months it was closed during renovations.

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    Pinnacle Awards: Recognizing the Best in PR

    June 18, 2014
    11:30 AM - 2:00 PM

    Holiday Inn Va. Beach-Norfolk Hotel & Conference Center
    5655 Greenwich Road
    Virginia Beach, VA 23462
    http://www.hivabeachnorfolk.com

    Come out for lunch and cheer on your peers as we recognize the best of public relations in Hampton Roads on June 18.

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    No longer a luxury: Integrating online video into your PR and marketing efforts

    May 13, 2014
    11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

    Holiday Inn Va. Beach-Norfolk Hotel & Conference Center
    5655 Greenwich Road
    Virginia Beach, VA 23462
    http://www.hivabeachnorfolk.com

    With the advent of new social media outlets and faster Internet connections, your audiences crave online video. With more affordable and accessible technology available, there’s no reason not to give them what they want.

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    Pinnacle Awards: Recognizing the Best in PR

    April 09, 2014
    11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

    Holiday Inn Va. Beach-Norfolk Hotel & Conference Center
    5655 Greenwich Road
    Virginia Beach, VA 23462
    http://www.hivabeachnorfolk.com

    Come out for lunch and cheer on your peers as we recognize the best in Hampton Roads on June 18.

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    3rd Annual Media Panel

    March 12, 2014
    11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

    Crowne Plaza Virginia Beach Town Center
    4453 Bonney Road
    Virginia Beach , VA 23462
    http://www.landmarkhotelgroup.com/pages/hotel_generalinfo.php?id=2

    The media is in constant flux, thanks to competition, changing consumer trends and technology. Join a panel of leading local media executives as they look ahead.

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    Tech Trends for 2014

    February 12, 2014
    11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

    Holiday Inn Va. Beach-Norfolk Hotel & Conference Center
    5655 Greenwich Road
    Virginia Beach, VA 23462
    http://www.hivabeachnorfolk.com

    New technologies continue to change how people communicate and access information. See what's trending in 2014 and how it may impact your communication strategies.

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    APR 101: Jumpstart Your Career

    January 17, 2014
    8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Tidewater Community College Joint Use Library
    1700 College Crescent
    Virginia Beach, VA 23453
    http://www.tcc.edu/library/jul/

    THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT.

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    Public Relations Forum for Nonprofits

    January 15, 2014
    4:30 PM - 6:30 PM

    VOLUNTEER Hampton Roads Office
    400 West Olney Rd., Suite B
    Norfolk, VA
    http://www.volunteerhr.org

    THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT!

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    HRAMA Presents Jay Baer

    January 09, 2014
    11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

    Virginia Beach Convention Center
    1000 19th Street
    Virginia Beach, VA 23451

    One of the nation's leading social media experts, Jay Baer will discuss his new book Youtility: Why Smart Marketing is About Help Not Hype.

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