Get a 'Breath of Fresh Air' at PRSA's CPR2 Vendor Fair and Luncheon

Oct 06, 1998, 01:00 ET from PRSA

    DALLAS, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Public relations professionals are often
 looking for ways to "breathe new life" into their day-to-day communications
 activities.  The CPR2 vendor fair on October 15 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at
 Cityplace conference center will help them do just that.
     CPR2, which stands for Communications Products & Resources Conference for
 Public Relations, combines the October monthly PRSA luncheon with a day-long
 vendor fair designed to provide public relations professionals with access to
 a variety of services that impact the work of a PR professional.  Vendors
 include: Bacon's Information, Corporate Communications, Edelman Public
 Relations, Luce Press Clippings, OMM Productions, Perlman Promotions, Pizazz
 Productions, PR Newswire, Texas Press Clipping Bureau, Video Public Relations,
 Women in Communications and Xpedite Systems.
     "This program provides us with the wonderful opportunity to present our
 members with a variety of services that will enhance their day-to-day public
 relations activities," said North Texas Chapter PRSA President Barbara Hyman,
 APR.  "I hope this vendor fair will furnish new resources to our members, as
 well as inspire them with new ways to serve their clients."
     PRSA's monthly luncheon, which will take place at 11:30 a.m. at Cityplace,
 will also benefit PR professionals, as featured speaker Derek Farley of
 PR Newswire addresses issues such as journalist's use of the Internet, product
 pitching, Internet audio/video use and more.  The luncheon is $20 for PRSA
 members and $25 for non-members.  Attending the CPR2 event alone is free.
 Reservations may be made by calling metro 817-858-6088.
     Farley is the Dallas bureau manager for PR Newswire and is a 10-year
 industry veteran.  He oversees sales, operation and media relations in the
 company's 27-person Texas headquarters.  PR Newswire specializes in the global
 electronic distribution of news releases to the media and financial community.
     The CPR2 vendor fair and luncheon were organized by the PRSA North Texas
 Chapter's Professional Development committee, co-chaired by Reg Rowe, APR, of
 Rowe Consulting and Gregg Shields of Edelman Public Relations Worldwide.