PRSA-GA Chapter's March Seminar and Monthly Meeting

Mar 08, 2011, 12:05 ET from PRSA-GA

ATLANTA, March 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --

Date: Wednesday, March 23

Monthly Meeting:  11:30 a.m. - Registration, Noon - Lunch and Program

Topic: Engaging Your Internal Customer First

In today's socially driven world, employees are a company's first brand evangelists.  Before converting customers, employers today need to invest in their employees.

Hear from a panel of top talented internal communicators, supported by national trend research, who will share what it takes to secure employee buy-in and support before taking messages public. Learn why it's important to inform employees first and how to engage them to carry out the company message and mission.

Attendees will walk away with best practices and key ideas to developing and implementing a successful employee communications strategy.  


-Karla Harvill, APR, director of Internal Communications, WellStar Health System

-Jason Anthoine, APR, senior vice president, Brand & Talent, MSL Atlanta

-Scott Simmons, managing partner, Gallup Consulting

-Holly Elrod, internal communications manager, U.S. Communications, Deloitte Services LP

Prior to the Monthly Meeting will be a morning seminar, "Digging Deep into Employee Engagement"

Seminar:  9:15 a.m. - Registration, 9:30 to 11 – Seminar

In this fast-paced 90-minute interactive seminar, you'll learn industry best practices in Internal Communications that can help build employee engagement for your or your client's organization.

Join us for an insider's look at how to successfully inform and engage employees first. Panelists will share in-depth research on what employees want and need from their employers as well as details about how to build an employee relations program. You'll have the opportunity to ask questions specific to your organization or client.  In this hands-on, open forum seminar, the team will guide you through the do's and don'ts of employee engagement.

You'll leave with a better understanding of the importance of employee relations, how to sell the idea to your senior management or client and what to do to ensure the strategy is successful.  


-Scott Simmons, managing partner, Gallup Consulting

-Karla Harvill, APR, director of Internal Communications, WellStar Health System

Location: Maggiano's Buckhead, 3368 Peachtree Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30326

Registration deadline: Monday, March 21, Noon

Registration & meeting details

Contact: Denise Grant, PRSA-GA, +1-770-449-6369