January 23, 2012

Integrating Social Media in your Marketing

The Association for Women in Communications presents: "Integrating Social Media in your Marketing"

Learn to use social media strategically to advance your business while keeping it from eating your life! Dana R. Fowler, founder and President of Media Flashpoint in St. Louis, will be in Springfield on Tuesday, February 7 to answer your most troubling questions. The extended lunch will be from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm.

Ms. Fowler has 20 years of experience in broadcast journalism and marketing, specializing in video and interactive production and development. She started Media Flashpoint in 1994 (formerly called DRF Productions). As President and CEO, her responsibilities include hands-on project management as well as vendor and client relations.

Previously, Dana served as Executive Producer of Interactive Marketing for Busch Creative Services, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Anheuser-Busch and Director of Interactive Marketing for Adamson Advertising in St. Louis, MO. She has also served as Executive Producer of television news for an NBC affiliate in Oklahoma City, OK where she produced a nationally award winning documentary in the former Soviet Union.

Join us at 425 Downtown, which is located at 425 W. Walnut, Springfield 65806. Parking is available across the street in the lot marked 425 Downtown, as well as in the garage on Campbell Avenue.

The cost for the luncheon is $15 for members and first time guests, $18 for returning guests and $14 for AWC student members and full-time degree-seeking students. RSVP to ecoulter@pension-consultants.com.

The Association for Women in Communications is a professional organization that champions the advancement of women across all communications fields by recognizing excellence, promoting leadership and positioning its members at the forefront of the evolving communications era. New members are welcome!

January 18, 2012

New year, new officers and new goals

The new year is here, and the new board is already planning another spectacular year.The following members have been selected for the 2012 board of the Southwest Missouri Chapter of PRSA.

  • President: Tom Ellis
  • President-Elect: Lori Marble
  • Immediate Past President: Don Hendricks
  • Secretary: Becky Lucas
  • Treasurer: Tamera Heitz-Peek
  • Chapter Liaison Director-at-Large: Regina Waters
  • Membership Director-at-Large: Paula Ringer
  • Communications Director-at-Large: Jill Finney
  • Assembly Delegate: Andrea Mostyn

These new board members met on Jan. 12 and began making plans for the year.
Chapter goals for 2012:

  • Offer PRSA webinars to the community as a membership recruitment tool and to create the potential to generate new revenue
  • End the year with at least 50 members (we are currently at 46).
  • Create a Speaker’s Bureau to share chapter members’expertise with the community.
  • Strengthen student chapter relations.

January 4, 2012

Social: IRL Events in KC and Wichita

New from Social: IRL - Top social media links and resources, upcoming events in Wichita and Kansas City.
Exclusive discount code for our Kansas City workshop - IRLNEWS for $95 full day registration.
Coming Events
No BS Social Media Marketing with Jason Falls
Wichita, KS, January 31
Limited registrations at just $35
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Rethinking Business in the age of the Social Consumer with "Conversation Agent" Valeria Maltoni
Kansas City, February 9
Regular registration $145, limited $95 registrations using discount code IRLNEWS
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