Mark your calendars for these May events

Mary Fletcher Jones

May is turning out to be an interesting month, full of great events!  Look for me at these highly recommended communications presentations and panel discussions around the DC area.

TIVA-DC “Meet the Film Offices” Wednesday, May 18, 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Hear from the DC, Maryland, andVirginia Film Offices about new tax incentives that will bring new film and video business to the region, what you need to do to secure permits, discover location scouting resources or get yourself listed in their production guides. If you’re a filmmaker, a producer, or a crew member, this is an event not to be missed.

COST: Members: $10, Non-Members: $20
Student members: $5, AU students: free, Student non-members: $10

WWPR “When Click Thru Rates Are Not Enough” Thursday, May 19, 12 Noon – 2 p.m.

Johna Burke, Senior Vice President, BurrellesLuce, will discuss the challenges of social media measurement, and will present solutions for public relations professionals

Cost: WWPR and PRSA-NCC members, free.  Non-members, $15.

DC Podcaster Alliance “Connecting Audio and Video to Twitter” Saturday, May 21, 12:30 p.m.

Learn how to use Twitter to promote and redistribute your podcasts.

Cost: Free

Entrepreneur Magazine “Enchant and Engage with Social Media” Thursday, May 26, 8 a.m. – Noon

Guy Kawasaki leads sessions on how small businesses can use social media.

Cost: Free

WWPR “Social Media and Crisis Communication” Thursday, May 26, Noon – 2 p.m.

Rachel Henderson moderates a panel discussion of local communicators.

Cost: WWPR and PRSA-NCC members, free.  Non-members, $15.


About Mary Fletcher Jones

Mary Fletcher Jones is a public relations and marketing consultant, and owns Fletcher Prince ( Follow Mary on Twitter @FletcherPrince.

Posted on May 12, 2011, in Events and Workshops, WWPR and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.


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