Breakfast Program - "The NFL Draft is Coming"


Thursday, March 23, 2017

8:00 AM – 8:30 AM Registration & Continental Breakfast
8:30 AM – 9:30 AM Discussion with Alethia Calbeck, Director of Communications, PHLCVB


“The NFL Draft is Coming” What Opportunities May Exist for Area PR Professionals


Sure, you know the NFL Draft is the annual event when the Eagles choose their next blue-chip prospect.

What you might not have realized? How much economic impact will be generated when the NFL Draft comes to Philadelphia from April 27 to April 29. Consider these eye-popping stats:

• Over $80 million in economic impact
• 26,000 jobs supported
• 40,000 hotel room nights booked
• An estimated 8.3 million television viewers will see our iconic streets and structures during day-one coverage of the Draft alone

Want to know more about what the Draft might mean for area public relations professionals? Then join PPRA for a sneak preview breakfast discussion with a colleague who is on the front lines of it all: Alethia Calbeck, Director of Communications for the Philadelphia Convention & Visitors Bureau.


Philadelphia Convention and Visitors Bureau
1601 Market Street, Suite 200
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Contact Information:

Name: Denise Downing
Phone: 215-557-9865
Fax: 856-727-9504

Registration Information:

Deadline: Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Cancellations will be accepted in writing by March 21, 2017. No Refunds after March 21, 2017. No-shows will be billed.

Other Information:

Registration Fees:
$25 for PPRA Members
$40 for Non-members
Additional $5 for Walk-ins