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 2019 Board of Directors is currently planning out the year’s event schedule in Charleston, Columbia and Greenville, complete with some entirely new and special events you won’t want to miss. Stay tuned for more information. Our Professional Development committee is hard at work gathering up topic and speaker suggestions. Tell us what you most want to learn about in 2019 here.

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Save the date for February 26! Details and registration will be available soon for the first SCPRSA professional development luncheon of the year.

Below is a list of our upcoming events:

  • April 11, 2019
    6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Enjoy live jazz and Lowcountry specialties while networking with PR and communications professionals from all levels of practice and from across the state at one of the most beautiful venues in the Charleston area, overlooking the harbor and the iconic Ravenel Bridge. Later in the evening, learn from and help celebrate some of the top (more…)

  • April 12, 2019
    7:45 am - 12:00 pm

April 12, Hotel Indigo Mt. Pleasant, 7:45 – Noon, $35 SCPRSA Members, $45 non-member/guest Conference Agenda 7:45 – 8:15  Continental breakfast and networking 8:15 – 10:15  Get Past Your Limits with Growth Mindset by Dr. Laura Camacho, Mixonian Institute 10:15 – 10:30  Break / Networking 10:30 – Noon  Intercultural Mindfulness – a Truth, Racial Healing, and (more…)

Events offered by national PRSA:



Featured Professional Development
Mar. 21-22, 2019 Secrets of Media Relations Masters | Atlanta, GA
Michael Smart

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April 10-12, 2019 APR Boot Camp | Harrisburg, PA

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Webinars: Free to PRSA Members | Login to MyPRSA to register
Feb. 13 Win Over Journalists and Influencers in the Changing Media Landscape. Presented by Michael Smart
Feb. 21 How Curiosity and Attention Drive PR Outcomes
Feb. 26 Survival Planning: Busting Silos, Breaking Bad Habits and Embracing Your Heresy in Order to Return to Growth
Mar. 19 Ten Tech Tools to Make Your Life Easier
Mar. 21 Strategy, Statistics and Soul: How to Use Communications to Create Business Value and Impact Forever
Mar. 28 Ten Advanced Speaking Tips to Supercharge Your Next Presentation