(pre conference session Friday, Oct. 10)
Your Organization, Your Business, Your Career
Fall conference draws its focus from the launch of VPC’s rebranding with the theme, Rebranding and Rebooting: Your Organization, Your Business, Your Career.
We have a behind-the-scene museum tour, terrific speakers, the Newsmaker of the Year, scholarship winners, a silent auction, elections, networking, career development, great food, lots of fun and more – all packed into 24 hours!
The conference rates are still very affordable, especially for members who get their reservations made early:
$75: Early bird for members – Must be received by Sept. 26
$100: Early bird for nonmembers – Must be received by Sept. 26
$95: Regular registration for members – After Sept. 26
$120: Regular registration for nonmembers – After Sept. 26
$35: Conference registration for students and their guests or lunch only
Friday, Oct. 10, at 5:30 p.m. free tour at the Valentine Museum, which has been collecting, preserving and interpreting Richmond's stories for more than a century.
Following the museum tour, we will dine as a group at a local restaurant (TBD, self pay).
For those staying overnight, a block of rooms
is reserved at the Fairfield
Inn & Suites, 9937 Mayland Dr., for $89.
Saturday, Oct. 11 - Conference at Westwood Club, 6200 West Club Lane, Richmond
Registration and continental breakfast between 8 - 8:30 a.m.
8:30 a.m. Welcome
8:45 a.m. - Karen Corrigan -- Brand Journalism: The Art of Storytelling to Connect with Customers
9:45 a.m. - John Fall -- Design & Digital Branding: How Traditional and New Media Propel Distinction Magazine
10:45 a.m. Break
11a.m. Choose one of two workshops:
Cynthia Price -- Your Brand, Your Career
Mike Mulleavey -- Using Video to Create Your Brand
noon VPC Book Sale and VPW Foundation Silent Auction
12:30 p.m. Lunch
VPC Rebranding Report
2 p.m. Adjourn