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The 2018 Golden Arrow Awards program is now accepting work by Maine-based communications professionals completed between July 15, 2017 and July 31, 2018.
2018 Final submission deadline: Friday, September 21
Entry Challenge Statements are limited to 500 words, and uploads of supporting materials, media results, images, videos etc. are highly encouraged.

REGISTRATION OPEN: Maine Public Relations Council 2018 Annual Conference

Where: Harraseeket Inn, 162 Main Street, Freeport, Maine 04032

When: Thursday, October 25, 2018, 8:00am – 4:30pm

Admission: MPRC Members: $110, Non-members: $130, Students: $35

Schedule at a Glance  [Subject to Change]

Reputation management, ethical practices and social influencers will be among the many communications topics explored at annual event open to all business, HR, communications and PR professionals

REGISTER TODAY

October 25

Harraeeket Inn, Freeport, ME 04032

8:00-8:45 am                      Registration & Breakfast

9:00 am                                Annual Meeting

9:15 am                                Opening Keynote – Leslie Gaines-Ross

In response to an unprecedented number of high profile corporate reputation crises, Weber Shandwick’s Chief Reputation Strategist Dr. Leslie Gaines-Ross, one of the world’s most widely recognized experts on CEO and corporate reputation will address how companies can protect and manage their most valuable asset—reputation.

 Prior to joining Weber Shandwick, a global public relations agency with offices in 81 countries, Dr. Gaines-Ross was Chief Knowledge & Research Officer Worldwide at Burson-Marsteller and Marketing & Communications Director at Fortune. The author of two highly regarded books — CEO Capital: A Guide to Building CEO Reputation and Company Success and Corporate Reputation: 12 Steps to Safeguarding and Recovering Reputation, Dr. Gaines-Ross was recognized as one of the 100 Most Influential People in Business Ethics by Ethisphere Magazine and PR Week’s 2017 In-House Professional of the Year.

10:15 am                            Table Top Discussions &  Scenario Response Group Exercises

Managing Reputation Risks in Today’s World

NOON                                   Lunch

1:00 pm                                Panel Discussion – Managing a Reputation Crisis

2:00 pm                                Happy Hour

2:30 pm                              Closing Keynote

Op-Ed published in the Portland Press Herald, Kennebec Journal and Morning Sentinel

Op-ED written by Board Member Wayne Clark, with the approval of the MPRC Board.

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