NATIONALLY-ACCLAIMED SPEAKER AND EDUCATOR SHONALI BURKE TO SPEAK AT PRSA CHESAPEAKE AND ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY CHAMBER SEPTEMBER LUNCHEON

September 28, 2017
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
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Union Jack’s British Pub
2072 Somerville Road
Annapolis, MD 21401
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NATIONALLY-ACCLAIMED SPEAKER AND EDUCATOR SHONALI BURKE TO SPEAK AT PRSA CHESAPEAKE AND ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY CHAMBER SEPTEMBER LUNCHEON

Shonali Burke, an award winning social public relations (“Social PR”) strategist, teacher, and trainer will speak on research-based, measurable Social PR strategy at the September professional development and networking luncheon sponsored by the Public Relations Society of America Chesapeake Chapter and the Anne Arundel Chamber of Commerce. The luncheon is on Thursday, September 28, 2017 at Union Jacks Restaurant in Annapolis from Noon-1:30 PM. Registration fees include lunch and are $25 for PRSA Chesapeake Chapter/Anne Arundel County Chamber of Commerce members and $30 for non - members.

Burke, who has worked at large and small public relations agencies, is the Founder and CEO of Shonali Burke Consulting. During her career to date, she has worked on two continents and on both coasts of the United States. Among many other accomplishments, Burke designed and implemented public relations around the world premiere of “Russell Simmons Presents Def Poetry” in San Francisco prior to its award-winning Broadway run. She also served as Vice President of Media & Communications for the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) during the 2007 pet food recall and the Michael Vick animal cruelty case, where she developed and implemented the organization’s award-winning PR measurement program. Burke designed and implemented the digital strategy for USA for UNHCR’s “Blue Key Campaign,” now a textbook case study on effective, measurable Social PR that harnesses technology to bring communities together.

Burke is the creator and curator of the #measurePR hashtag and Twitter chat; the first digital event of its kind devoted to smart PR measurement. She serves as adjunct faculty for The Johns Hopkins University M.A. in Communication program, where she teaches courses on nonprofit communication in the digital age and public relations writing. She is also the founder and lead instructor for The Social PR Virtuoso® - an online training hub where Social PR pros learn how to transform their careers, their businesses, and their lives.

Burke is a frequent speaker at local, national, and international conferences. She was named to PRWeek’s first "Top 40 Under 40" list of U.S.-based PR pros, and is a recipient of the Association for Women in Communications Washington D.C. Chapter’s prestigious Matrix Award for excellence in communication and service to the industry. She is a past president of the DC Metro chapter of the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC); has served on IABC’s International Accreditation Committee, was a founding board member of ColorComm, and currently serves on the Board of Advisors for Women in PR USA. 

To register for this event, visit: http://prsachesapeake.com/meetinginfo.php 

Space is limited. First come, first served.

 

Tickets

$25.00 PRSA Central Chesapeake Chapter Members

$25.00 Anne Arundel County Chamber of Commerce

$30.00 Non-Member and Non-Member Guest