Events & News
Extend Your Network While
Enhancing Your Knowledge
The Mid-Columbia Chapter hosts professional development programs and networking events throughout the year for local professionals and students.
The education sessions highlight new techniques and trends and provide fresh perspectives, punctuated by the opportunity to meet and share ideas or discuss challenges with peers.
Come learn with us – you don’t have to be a member to attend!
Learn More or Register for Upcoming PRSA Mid-Columbia Events Below
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Upcoming PRSA Mid-Columbia Events
Tuesday, February 9
Noon – 1 p.m.
Your Communication Strategy Toolbox
A FREE virtual event, open to the public!
Bechtel Communications Manager Staci West will discuss the difference between strategy vs. tactics and how to create a communication plan with a takeaway template. She will also cover how to find out what your stakeholders think about your organization and how to get a seat at the decisionmakers’ table.
Check back here or our Facebook Group for future events.
- Multicultural Communications
- What You Need to Know About SEO in 2021
- Become a More Strategic Communicator
- Tips from a Social Media Tech Guru
- Secrets of Master Storytellers
- Supercharge Your Career
Call for Speakers
We’re always searching for expert talent to submit proposals for our presenter database.
Please complete our Speaking Request Form to be considered for our local professional development sessions. If your qualifications and topic expertise match a session we are considering for future programming, a representative of the chapter will contact you to discuss your proposal in more detail.
Be sure to share our call for speakers with your colleagues and business contacts!
Past Chapter Events
January 12, 2021
Tri-Cities Diversity and Inclusion Council Founder Naima Chambers
Tri-Cities Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Interim Executive Director Martin Valadez
October 22, 2020
Director of Public Relations and Communications for Legacy Health Brian S. Terrett, APR, Fellow PRSA
Director of Communication and Community Relations for Kadlec Regional Medical Center Jim Hall
November 13, 2019
Tri-Cities Area Journal of Business Editor Kristina Lord, Northwest News Network Richland Bureau Chief Anna King, NBC Right Now KNDU/KNDO Anchor and Reporter Tracci Dial, and Tri-City Herald Executive Editor Laurie Williams
January 9, 2019
Visit Tri-Cities CEO Michael Novakovich
Students Pursuing Degrees in Communications-Related Fields May Join the Public Relations Student Society of America
As a student member, you may attend many of our local chapter events at a significantly discounted rate!