Student Program - "Networking 101"
Monday, September 25, 2017
5:45 - 6:00 p.m. Registration/Refreshments
6:00 - 7:00 p.m. Keynote Presentation
7:00 - 8:00 p.m. Speed Networking
1919 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103
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This popular annual event offers networking advice from public relations professionals working in agencies, non-profits, sports and education. A speed networking session let's you put these tips into practice.
You will have a chance to learn networking tips from public relations professionals from agencies, non-profits, sports and education, and then put these tips into practice with speed networking.
Melissa Alam, a Temple alum who started her own branding firm, will be a guest speaker to share how she successfully created a brand for herself. She will be giving tips about how to create an elevator pitch that will really impress those who you meet. During her speech, she will conduct a brief workshop so you will be able to craft a statement to take with you for the second portion of the evening, speed networking.
Learn from the best of the best! Many members of PPRA’s Hall of Fame will be in the mix for a valuable speed networking session. Mentorship is a value at PPRA. This is your chance to meet someone who can really help you in the next step of your career – whether you are a college student, starting your public relations career or a mid-level manager who needs a boost.
Bio of guest speaker: Melissa Alam is the Founder & CEO of Femme & Fortune, a digital platform and creative marketing agency for the modern, ambitious woman. A self-proclaimed #ideaholic, Melissa is best known for creating the first all-female coworking space in Philadelphia called The Hive, as well as her yearly conference for women called The Fearless Conference. When she is not busy behind her computer screen, Melissa can be found traveling the world and connecting dots between people and communities.. She and her businesses have been featured in publications such as BuzzFeed, The Everygirl, Philly.com, CBS Philly, World Women Foundation and more. You can find her online talking about her random, daily adventures at @RingTheAlam.
Only $15 per person! Includes program and light refreshments.