Professional development opportunities abound with SCPRSA! Our monthly regional events feature novel ideas and concepts from PR pros across our region, as well as opportunities to network with your peers! We also host an annual Mercury Awards event in the spring and Professional Development Conference in the fall.

Our Professional Development committee is hard at work gathering up topic and speaker suggestions for events in Charleston, Columbia and Greenville. Tell us what you most want to learn about in 2019 here.

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Below is a list of our upcoming events:

  • September 26, 2019
    6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Our Strengths Our Differences The purpose of this event is to bring students along with the public together with career professionals in communication, higher education and the civil rights movement to discuss diversity and inclusion while networking to establish professional relationships. The event will include a panel discussion with panelists sharing their experiences when it (more…)

  • November 8, 2019
    8:30 am - 4:00 pm

The South Carolina chapters of the International Association of Business Communicators and the Public Relations Society of America are bringing together communication professionals to CONNECT and learn about building your brand, controlling your narrative, marketing your company, pitching the media and more. This one-day statewide conference will educate new and seasoned professionals on industry-leading topics. (more…)

Cancellation/refund policy: Cancellations are honored up until the RSVP deadline and payments fully refunded unless otherwise specified for special events.

Events offered by national PRSA: Click here for the entire lineup



Featured Professional Development
Sept. 13 When to Use Videos — and Learn How To Make Them YourselfNew York
Sept. 19–20
Discover How to Craft the Perfect Pitch and Get Placements Without Pitching
New York, N.Y.
Oct. 16–18
San Diego, Calif.
Oct. 19
San Diego, Calif.
Nov. 20–22
New Albany, Ohio
Webinars: Free to PRSA Members | Login to MyPRSA to register
Aug. 29 How You MUST Adapt Your Media Relations to Survive and Thrive. Presented by Michael Smart
Sept. 12 Talking and Walking the Diversity and Inclusion Mandate: What to Do About D&I in the Workplace
Sept. 19 Circular Fashion & The Media Cycle
Sept. 24 The Value of Accreditation: What APR Can Do for You and Your Career
Sept. 26
How To Grow Your Revenue Through Social Media Influencers
Nov. 20

Oct. 20–22PRSA 2019 International Conference, San Diego
At this time, we’re busy planning PRSA’s 2019 International Conference, scheduled for sunny San Diego on Oct. 20-22.
Save $100 — Register by Sept. 13, 2019!