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Virginia Professional Communicators
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Fall Conference:  Saturday, Oct. 11 Westwood Club, Richmond
(pre conference session Friday, Oct. 10)

Rebranding and Rebooting:

Your Organization, Your Business, Your Career

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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

                                    Newsmaker of the Year: Marietta McCarty

                                    Scholarship Winners


2 p.m.              Adjourn