Events

Stay up to date with all of the upcoming PRSA events!

Do you have a PR-related event coming up in Southeastern New England? Let us know and we’ll be happy to post it to our calendar and help get the word out!

Jul 14 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Summer Social
 
Sep 21 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Ethics, Crisis Management, and Avoiding PR Pitfalls @ Tech Collective | Providence | Rhode Island | United States
September is Ethics Awareness month at PRSA. To mark the importance of ethics in public relations, renowned PR expert Jim Lukaszewski will host a discussion on the emerging trends, pitfalls, and best practices regarding this emerging but often overlooked issue.Read more
Nov 16 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Rhode Island is well-known for its diverse restaurant scene and has many signature food items. The State is also a small but growing hub for entrepreneurship. So how can you ensure that your organization or clients remain top of mindRead more
Jan 26 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
2015 Annual Meeting @ RDW Group | Providence | Rhode Island | United States
As we enter 2016, let’s take a look moment to reflect back on what 2015 brought to our chapter, those who helped us get there and where we go from here. Join us on Tuesday, January 26 for PRSA/SENE’s AnnualRead more
An Evening of Dramatic Readings @ Providence Performing Arts Center (PPAC)
Apr 5 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
An Evening of Dramatic Readings @ Providence Performing Arts Center (PPAC) | Providence | Rhode Island | United States
Come for the laughs, stay for the lessons. The Lobby Lounge at the world-renowned Providence Performing Arts Center (PPAC) will serve as the host venue for the chapter’s first-time event, and award-winning Trinity Repertory Company resident actor Fred Sullivan Jr.Read more
Apr 9 @ 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Roger Williams University PRSSA is hosting its 8th Annual Gala: A Night of Infinite Mystery! What is Gala? PRSSA’s annual Gala is a formal event for RWU’s PRSSA members, communications students, their parents, alumni, professors, and professionals. Gala is PRSSA’s biggest fundraiserRead more
Summer Social @ Hotel Viking
Jul 21 @ 6:00 pm
PRSA Southeastern New England is once again partnering with Newport Interactive Marketers (NIM) to host the 2016 edition of our annual Summer Social. The free event will take place at the rooftop bar of Newport’s famed Hotel Viking. Take inRead more
Oct 11 @ 12:00 am – Nov 8 @ 12:00 am
We’re now officially accepting submissions for our 2016 Excellence Awards! The awards will be presented as part of the chapter’s Annual Meeting in early December. Click for more details.  
Dec 7 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Save the Date – Wednesday, December 7! Our 2016 installment of the ever-popular Meet The Media will feature a panel of leading journalists discussing one of the hottest topics of the last year: RI tourism. We’ll revisit the events ofRead more
Ethical PR During a Period of ‘Alternative Facts’ @ Rhode Island State House - State Room
Apr 3 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
A panel discussion with some of Rhode Island’s leading government spokespeople As public relations practitioners, it’s our professional, ethical responsibility to ensure that truth and transparency serve as the foundation of our work. Recently, under the national spotlight, a high-profileRead more
Apr 12 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am
How PRSA is leading the advancement of the PR profession and professional (YOU!) Join us for a member-exclusive event with PRSA National Chair, Jane Dvorak, APR, Fellow PRSA. Jane is visiting Rhode Island to meet some of the incredible PRSA/SENE professionalsRead more
Jul 27 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Annual 100% Networking with NIM & PRSA/SENE @ Hotel Viking | Newport | Rhode Island | United States
         PRSA/SENE has partnered with NIM in the past for their popular summer networking event. Join us once again to network with peer professionals and enjoy the fleeting days of summer atop the beautiful Hotel Viking! In addition toRead more
The Evolution of PR and Communications @ Providence VA Medical Center
Oct 18 @ 8:00 am – 9:30 am
The Evolution of PR and Communications @ Providence VA Medical Center | Providence | Rhode Island | United States
A Lightning Round Event. Remember the days of telephone calls and print ads? (Or remember your more senior, wiser colleagues telling you about it?!) From digital to social to everything in between (yes, including print!), our next PRSA/SENE chapter eventRead more
Jan 23 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Join us as we hear from and honor some of Rhode Island’s leading Women in Media! PRSA/SENE’s Annual Meeting will recap the 2017 year, announce of 2018 Board of Directors, and feature one of our signature events: Meet the Media.Read more
Apr 10 @ 8:00 am – 9:30 am
A Lightning Round Event. As public relations and communications professionals, we wear many hats on any given day and the job can change in a flash. But what exactly does it mean to work in internal communications?  Media relations? SocialRead more
Pitch Perfect @ AQUA Providence
Aug 7 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Pitch Perfect @ AQUA Providence | Providence | Rhode Island | United States
What exactly is a “perfect pitch?” We may not solve that puzzle at our next event, but we will certainly be offering pro tips and best practices for crafting the most impactful story proposals. Best of all, we’ll be hearingRead more
Oct 10 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Communicating Controversy @ Save The Bay | Providence | Rhode Island | United States
Lessons from experience Controversy. It seems to surround us these days. It’s intense, emotional, and consequential. When you are a PR and communications professional working through a controversial topic, you may be addressing those emotions not only for yourself, butRead more
Dec 10 @ 8:30 am – 10:30 am
PRSA/SENE Annual Meeting + RI Community Food Bank Volunteering Event @ Rhode Island Community Food Bank | Providence | Rhode Island | United States
This year, we’re turning our Annual Meeting event outward and focusing on the communities we’re a part of. In the spirit of the season, we’re proud to team up with the Rhode Island Community Food Bank. We’ll start with aRead more