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Professional Development Events

A guiding principle of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) is to “Advance the Profession and the Professional.” The Southwest Missouri Chapter provides ongoing professional development opportunities for its members including:

  • Hosting monthly meetings with content-rich, relevant programming
  • Underwriting registration for select tele-seminars
  • Facilitating member cost-sharing for teleseminars of mutual interest
  • Supporting the APR process with materials and programs tied to accreditation knowledge, skills and abilities
  • Conducting an annual professional development seminar

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2015 Professional Development Conference

Join us at the annual Professional Development Conference hosted by Southwest Missouri PRSA on Thursday, Sept. 24, 2015. At this event, you'll gain insights into the latest social media trends, advice for managing crisis communication, tools for measuring analytics and more. View further information and register online.