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2018 State PRAM Conference


Join us at the 2018 State PRAM Conference in Starkville at The Mill at MSU, April 11-13. We have a great lineup of MVP speakers that include:

  • Rhett Hobart, assistant athletic director/marketing and branding, and Leah Beasley, senior associate athletic director/external affairs, both of Mississippi State University Athletics in Starkville, Mississippi
  • Rex Kelly, consultant in the area of public and corporate relations through his own firm and senior counselor with The Hawthorn Group in Alexandria, Virginia
  • Mitch Marovitz, APR, Fellow PRSA, chair and professor for the Public Relations Program at the University of Maryland University College in Washington, D.C., and chair of the Universal Accreditation Board
  • Katherine Morales, APR, founder of InFlection Point Communications in Atlanta, Georgia, and co-chair of the Certificate in Principles of Public Relations Workgroup with the Universal Accreditation Board
  • Steve Soltis, recently retired director of executive communications at the Coca-Cola Company in Atlanta, Georgia
  • Garland Stansell, APR, chief communication officer for Children’s of Alabama in Birmingham
  • Interactive sessions with Harold Burson, APR, Fellow PRSA, founding chairman of New-York based Burson-Marsteller, the world’s largest public relations agency. Burson is described by PRWeek as “the century’s most influential PR figure.”
  • Bey-Ling Sha, APR, professor and director in San Diego State University’s School of Journalism and Media Studies who co-authored the 11th edition of “Cutlip and Center’s Effective Public Relations,” one of the world’s leading textbooks in the public relations field