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PRSASFNovemberNetworking
PRSA-SF NOVEMBER NETWORKING EVENT 
November 12, 2015

PRSA-SF is hosting the November networking event at Drake's Dealership, a new Oakland brewery with 32 beers on tap, located in The Hive.

We will be welcoming and recognizing new PRSA-SF chapter members who joined in 2015.

Sponsored by

Don't miss the chance to:
  • Indulge in delicious appetizers provided by Visit Oakland
  • Mingle with PR professionals from across the Bay Area
  • Learn about Visit Oakland and win tickets to various East Bay attractions
  • Find a job or scout new talent for your organization
  • Learn about upcoming PRSA programs and networking events




When: Thursday, November 12, 5:30-7:30 p.m. 

Where: Drake's Dealership, 2325 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94612 (Near 19th St. BART)

Cost: Free for Members/Non-members



PRSASFDecemberHolidayParty
PRSA-SF DECEMBER HOLIDAY PARTY 
at Schroeder's Restaurant in San Francisco




Celebrate the Season
With Your Friends from PRSA-SF and SF-IABC at San Francisco's Historic Schroeder's Restaurant

 
  • Indulge in the holiday cheer with complimentary beer, wine and appetizers
  • Mingle in a private space with communications professionals from across the Bay Area
  • Learn about open positions and scout new talent for your organization
  • Learn about upcoming PRSA and IABC programs and networking events



When:

Where:

Cost:
Wednesday, December 9, 2015, 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. 

Schroeder's Restaurant, 240 Front Street, San Francisco

$27 for Members / $33 for Non-members 

Pre-registration is required as space is limited - so reserve your spot today!

Book Donation: Bring a new child's book to donate to the Children's Book Project

PRSASFChapterBoardMeetings
PRSA-SF CHAPTER BOARD MEETINGS




PRSA-SF Board of Directors Meeting

When:   Thursday, November 19, 2015; 
6:00 -- 8:00 p.m.

Where:
MSLGROUP, 100 California Street, 9th Floor,
San Francisco, CA 94111

PRSA-SF Board of Directors and Annual Meeting

When:  Tuesday, December 8, 2015; 
8:00 -- 9:30 a.m.

Where:
Business Wire, 101 California Street, 20th Floor,  San Francisco, CA 94111

All PRSA-SF members are invited to attend.  Please RSVP to our office at info@prsasf.org.  A confirmation email will be sent upon receipt of your RSVP.  
PRSASFChapterNewsPRSA-SF CHAPTER NEWS

Welcome New Members
Brad Belstock - KPIX TV
Rick Chen - Credit Karma
Andrew Erickson - Highwire PR
Deniene Erickson - Kaiser Permanente
Erik Fish - Investis
Joe Fragola - Kaiser Permanente
Edwin M. Garcia - Kaiser Permanente
Kyree Harmon - Independent
Chyresse J. Hill - Kaiser Permanente
Tana Lee Johnson - Businesswire
Lexi Kantz - Hotwire PR
Jeanine Konopelski - Canine Companions for Independence
Matt Krebsbach - Hotwire PR
Jessie R. Mangaliman - Kaiser Permanente
Jennifer Ridless - BOCA Communications
Edward Sciaky - Hotwire PR
Kathleen Shanahan - BOCA Communications
Karl E. Sonkin - Kaiser Permanente
Jaquoia Taylor - Assoc Mem Grad Student
Noelle Gannon Tuominen - Independent
Michelle Williams - Canine Companions for Independence

Welcome Returning Members:
Shannon Eliot - Exploratorium
Benben Li - Enjoyney, Inc.
Frances Wong - Visit Oakland
 
PRSASFFeaturedArticle
PRSA-SF FEATURED ARTICLE


Public Relations Tactics: Thinking Beyond the Pipline by Y'Anad Burrell

Some company diversity programs often have a singular focus: to boost the number of diverse applicants in their pipeline. If we consider a company's employee candidate channel, then have we challenged their process for building it? How much is the online process dependent on algorithms? Have those who manage and build the pipeline received diversity and unconscious bias training? Indeed, there is a lot to think about.

PRSA2016UpcomingConferencesPRSA 2016 UPCOMING CONFERENCES 

PRSA Health Academy Conference in Washington D.C.
April 20-22, 2016

Are you a PRSA national and San Francisco Bay Area member, who works for a hospital, biotech firm, insurer, foundation, or medical or dental association? Are you looking to enhance your career with your current and future health care industry employers?

If so, we invite you to join the Health Academy, one of PRSA's largest Special Interest Sections. Members have direct access to best practices and are able to share, network, and learn with fellow PR pros through our teleseminars, social media tools, and more.

The 2016 PRSA Health Academy conference, April 20-22, in Washington, D.C., will feature national-interest speakers and will spotlight emerging trends in health care PR.

Click here to learn more and register for the event.  For more information, contact Heidi K. Zuhl, PRSA-SF member and Health Academy Executive Board member, at heidizuhl@gmail.com.
PRSA North Pacific District Conference
Reno, NV
June 23-25, 2016



Registration is now open!  

To learn more about this exciting conference and to register, click here.

PRSATraining2
PRSA-PUBLIC RELATIONS TRAINING

   
  FREE Upcoming Webinars (Member-Only Benefit)
 

Live Events
 
11/4-7 - APR Boot Camp - Atlanta, GA

11/8-10 - PRSA 2015 International Conference - Atlanta, GA


  
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PRNewsFromAroundTheWorld
PR NEWS FROM AROUND THE WORLD
 
Opinion: Why Volkswagen's PR Disaster Was Totally Predictable - Read more at Fortune

UNICEF Circumvents Ad Blocking With Call to Action - Read more at The Wall Street Journal

How Native Advertising Has Changed in a Year - Read more at Digiday

Smartphones Reaching Saturation Among Millennials - Read more at USA Today

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