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PRSA Blue Ridge Chapter

The Public Relations Society of America Blue Ridge chapter is a professional association serving Central and Southwest Virginia public relations practitioners. Founded in 1992, the chapter strives to bring together professionals to enhance the practice, provide an exchange of experiences and ideals, and promote professional development.


All Professions Need PR Skills (eXpand Roanoke)
FREE - Thursday, November 8 at 12pm
at Green Ridge Recreation Center

Join Experience and the Blue Ridge Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) for a talk with Paula Otto, APR. In 2014, Otto received the Thomas Jefferson Award for Excellence from the Richmond PRSA, which "recognizes the achievement of a seasoned public relations practitioner who has made an ongoing commitment to the advancement of the profession." In 2017, Otto was inducted into the Public Gaming Research Institute’s Lottery Hall of Fame and was named an honoree in the Richmond Times Dispatch’s Person of the Year program. Paula Otto teaches both Public Relations and Public Affairs courses at Virginia Commonwealth University and was previously Executive Director of the Virginia Lottery. You won’t want to miss this opportunity to learn about public relations best practices for professionals who wear many hats!

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Summit Awards Gala - Registration Now Open
Thursday, November 8 at Hotel Roanoke

It's the biggest event of the year! Be a part of an annual tradition as the best in public relations in our region are recognized for their outstanding efforts. New this year, the event will feature a keynote address from Paula Otto, APR. Cocktail hour begins at 6pm, followed by dinner and awards presentations.

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Are You Ready to be a Leader?

Would you like to consider a future leadership role as a committee chair special events coordinator? Please let us know by filling out the 2018 leadership interest form emailing it to President Scott Ramsburg

Upcoming events

08 Nov 2018 12:00 PM •
08 Nov 2018 6:00 PM (EST) • 110 Shenandoah Ave NW. Roanoke, VA 24016

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Mid-Atlantic District

The Blue Ridge Chapter of PRSA is affiliated with the Mid-Atlantic District, connecting public relations professionals from Virginia, Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania and Washington DC.

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