The conference featured the premier of the first NBPRS
Network @ Work Membership Guide, the only national directory of African-American public relations professionals, available for purchase in December at www.
Our network of public relations professionals are among the most accomplished and dynamic in the industry and we are proud to honor their track record of excellence," said Deborah Hyman, Conference chair and NBPRS
executive vice president.
received the NBPRS
first Founders Awards for his outstanding pioneering work in Public Relations, Media Relations and Public Affairs.
We are so excited to have Ambassador Braun share with NBPRS
her powerful life story and her extensive track record of success in public service, communications and business," said Wynona Redmond, national president, NBPRS
Conference and Career Fair will provide timely support, networking, job opportunities and professional development programming to help meet the needs of our member network," said national NBPRS
President Wynona Redmond.
Headquartered in Los Angeles, NBPRS
is the only organization dedicated to African-American public relations professionals as well as professionals in affiliated occupations.
Additionally, as a part of the NBPRS
Membership Drive, through Sept.
The conference brings together recruiters and qualified candidates at the Career Fair, provides excellent networking opportunities with corporate and agency leaders and offers solid programming to help keep the NBPRS
network working," Redmond said.
Corporate Founders Award will be presented to McDonald's; the Lifetime Achievement Award will be presented to Tom Burrell, Burrell Communications; the Practitioner's Award will be presented to Cheryl Pearson- McNeil, ACNielsen North America; and the Agency Award will be presented to Kim Hunter, LAGRANT Communications.
For more information and to register online, please visit the NBPRS
Make plans today to attend the 8th Annual NBPRS
Conference & Career Fair: September 21 to September 24 at the Loews Philadelphia Hotel, 1200 Market Street, Philadelphia.
George Wallace is known for providing keen social observations with a candid delivery," said Pat Tobin, president of NBPRS
and Tobin & Associates, Inc.