Chris Brogan Keynotes at Portland Communicators Conference, a Gathering of Pacific Northwest Media
04/20/2010

The Pacific Northwest is host to the Portland Communicators Conference on May 12, 2010. Chris Brogan is one of three keynote speakers to appear at the Governor Hotel in Portland, Oregon. The event is hosted by the Public Relations Society of America and the Oregon-Columbia Chapter of the International Association of Business Communicators

Online PR News – 20-April-2010 – – PORTLAND, Ore. — Chris Brogan, social Media guru, co-author of the best-selling 'Trust Agents' and president of New Marketing Labs, will be a keynote speaker at the Portland Communicators Conference on may 12. Brogan is an eleven year veteran of using social media and both web and mobile technologies to build digital relationships for businesses, organizations, and individuals. Chris speaks, blogs, writes articles and makes media of all kinds at www.chrisbrogan.com, a blog in the top five of the Advertising Age Power150, and in the top 100 on Technorati. His keynote presentation, 'The Rise of the Trust Agents' will be from 8-9 a.m.

'Make Your Case' is the theme of this year’s conference, set for May 12 at the Governor Hotel in Portland, Oregon. Learn how to obtain management buy-in for new strategies, engage employees, embrace new media and build your career.

The event begins at 7:30 a.m. and ends with a 3:30-4:30 p.m. networking mixer. Organized by the Portland Metro Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) and the Oregon-Columbia Chapter of the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC), the Communicators Conference has been the premier professional development opportunity for communicators in the Portland metropolitan area since 1996.

Other keynote speakers include:
• Jim Signorelli — CEO of ESW Partners and pioneer of StorySelling(SM) for building brands
• Peter Shankman — Founder of HelpaReporter.com, the site that revolutionized media relations, and CEO of The Geek Factory.

The Governor Hotel is at 614 SW 11th Ave., Portland, OR. Registration for the conference is available online at www.communicatorsconference.com. Early-bird registration is only $85 for members of PRSA and IABC, $95 for nonmembers, $50 for students (includes lunch). After April 23, registration is $105/$115/$50 respectively.

The conference will cover a number of topics related to social media, public relations, business communications and marketing, including:
• Internal communications
• Corporate social responsibility
• Building trust
• New and traditional media mix
• Job tips and interviewing
For a complete list of presentations and speakers, visit www.communicatorsconference.com. Follow the Communicators Conference on Twitter: www.twitter.com/pdxcommconf.

IABC is a not-for-profit association committed to improving the effectiveness of organizations through strategic communication.

PRSA is a not-for-profit group whose mission is to offer public relations professionals a forum for idea sharing, professional development and networking.

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