Upcoming Events

Feb 8

New Pros: Backstage at Big 12 Championship Week

Get the behind-the-scenes perspective from the Big 12's Director of Communications.

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Feb 9

Solo Pros Lunch Meeting: Meet AP News Editor Julie Wright

The Solo Pros group will meet her on February 9, when she will talk about how we can generate AP placements. We’ll learn what types of stories are most and least likely to garner coverage, the hallmarks of an effective pitch, the composition of the local

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Feb 11

New & Potential Members Meet & Greet

We're inviting recently new GKC-PRSA members and PR professionals interested in joining GKC-PRSA to join us for a casual meet & greet happy hour.

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Welcome to the Greater Kansas City Chapter of PRSA

Welcome! Please explore our site, ask questions and find out the latest in our newsletter here. We look forward to having you join as a member!


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New Pros: Backstage at Big 12 Championship Week

The Big 12 Men’s Basketball Championship is one of the most festive weeks of the year in Kansas City, and this year we also host the conference wrestling championships just days earlier! Take advantage of this unique opportunity to go behind the scenes with Rob Carolla, Director of Communications for the Big 12 Conference. We'll hear about the various perspectives and planning that go into a Championship Week that draws huge crowds of college sports fans to the Sprint Center, Power & Light District, Westport and venues across the city from throughout the Midwest. Derek Klaus (Visit KC) and Molly Fiedler (KC Sports Commission) will also join Rob to discuss the massive collaborative effort that goes into showcasing our city's passion for sports.

  • Monday, Feb. 8: 5:30-7 p.m.
  • Cleaver & Cork, 1333 Walnut St. (Power & Light District), KCMO 64106
  • Cost: $10 for GKC-PRSA members; $15 for nonmembers
  • Appetizers provided, happy hour pricing on drinks.
  • NOTE: PR folks of all experience levels are welcome.
  • Click here for more details and registration.

New and Potential Members Meet & Greet

We're inviting recently new GKC-PRSA members and PR professionals interested in joining GKC-PRSA to join us for a casual meet & greet happy hour. You'll meet current board members, other new & potential members, learn more about PRSA membership and get your questions answered! This event is intended for new members who joined within the past six months or professionals who are interested in joining. Attendence is free. However, please register below, so that we know you're coming


About GKC-PRSA

The Greater Kansas City PRSA chapter is a community of public relations and communications professionals across the Kansas City area, from recent college graduates to leaders of some of the largest firms, agencies and non-profits. Our members represent nearly every practice area and professional and academic setting within the public relations field.

In addition, we support students from across the Midwest who are members of their campus Public Relations Student Society of America chapters.

We currently have more than 200 members and hold regular professional development luncheons to enhance our professional growth. Our chapter also boasts signature events, such as our annual PRISM Awards gala honoring the year’s best in communications excellence and our full-day, interactive student event, our PRSSA Summit. At GKC-PRSA our mission is to be the professional resource and advocate for Kansas City’s PR and Communications community.

 

GKC-PRSA members and guests enjoy networking at our comfortable, friendly events.

 

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