Agenda at a Glance

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 23

11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
SPRF BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING
Barnett Music Room

11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
REGISTRATION
Barnett Reception

5 to 6:30 p.m.
OPENING RECEPTION
2nd Floor Courtyard

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 24

8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
REGISTRATION
Barnett Reception

8:30 a.m.
BREAKFAST BUFFET OPENS
Barnett Reception

9 to 10:30 a.m.
GENERAL SESSION - Pursuit of Passion: Building a Brand In the Culinary World
Barnett Hall

10:45 to 11:45 a.m.
BREAKOUT A

  • Measuring Success in a Digital World - Barnett Music Room
  • APR Overview and Recent APR Panel - Barnett Dining Room
  • Let’s Put the Social Back in Social Media - Barnett Green Room

 

Noon to 1:15 p.m.
HALL OF FAME LUNCH - SPRF Business Meeting
Barnett Hall

1:30 to 2:30 p.m.
BREAKOUT B

  • Is It Time to Repair the Roof?: The Importance of Proactive Planning in PR & Marketing - Barnett Music Room
  • How to Inspire, Engage and Retain Your Donors Through Communications - Barnett Green Room
  • Student Session – The Social Future of Media - Barnett Dining Room

 

2:45 to 3:45 p.m.

BREAKOUT C

  • Case Study – SPRF 2017 Judges’ Choice: BEIGNET FEST - Barnett Music Room
  • Goodness Gracious Great Balls of Fire (Best Practices for Crisis Communications) - Barnett Hall
  • Let’s Put the Social Back in Social Media - Barnett Green Room

 

DINNER ON YOUR OWN

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 25

9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
REGISTRATION
Barnett Reception

9 to 9:45 a.m.
BREAKFAST
Barnett Reception

10 to 11:15 a.m.
GENERAL SESSION - A Strategy for Effective Generational Communication
11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Barnett Hall

11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
CHAPTER OF DISTINCTION AWARDS LUNCH - Honor New APRs and SPRF Senior Practitioners
Barnett Hall

1:15 to 2:15 p.m.
BREAKOUT D

  • Creating Good Habits to Improve Your Photography: A No-Brainer Easy to Follow Guide - Barnett Green Room
  • Faculty Research Session - Barnett Dining Room
  • Compelling Case Studies: Why it’s Okay to brag about your work - Barnett Music Room

 

2:30 to 3:30 p.m.
BREAKOUT E

  • Creating Good Habits to Improve Your Photography: A No-Brainer Easy to Follow Guide - Barnett Green Room
  • Building Brand Advocates through Influencer Marketing - Barnett Music Room
  • APR Round Table - Barnett Dining Room

 

5 to 6 p.m.
REGISTRATION - for Lantern Award Dinner Only Attendees
Barnett Reception

5:30 to 6:30 p.m.
LANTERN AWARDS RECEPTION – Presented by The 100 Companies/The New Orleans 100
Barnett Reception

6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
LANTERN AWARDS AND PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS DINNER – Presented by The 100 Companies/The New Orleans 100
Barnett Hall

SILENT AUCTION
Barnett Dining Room
Monday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. | Tuesday 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.