Join us for our Communicators Summit 2016: Rumor Has It…

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Join IABC and PRSA at the annual Communicators Summit to learn all about successfully managing rumors and your reputation. Our experts have weathered the rumor mill and will share their insights, tips, tricks and lessons learned.

Mayor-Elect GT Bynum 
G.T. Bynum was elected the 40th Mayor of Tulsa on June 28, 2016. He will be sworn in to that office on Dec. 5, 2016. During his presentation, Bynum will share his experiences during the political campaign, including his winning strategy to stay positive. He will discuss some of the PR and communication challenges his team faced along the way and how they managed them. He will also share ways companies can educate their employees about candidates and their issues, without violating ethics.

Vision Tulsa Team

  • Nick Doctor — Director of Government Relations, Tulsa Regional Chamber
  • Trebor Worthen — Senior Partner, AH Strategies
  • Jesse Boudiette — President, Propeller Communications
  • Barrett Waller, APR — President & CEO, Waller & Company Public Relations
  • Sheila Curley, APR — Principal, Owner, SixPR

On April 5, 2016, voters throughout Tulsa County approved a renewal of the original Vision 2025 funds. The new Vision Tulsa package will address Tulsa’s needs for public safety, streets and transportation, while also generating jobs and economic impact. Meet the campaign team who successfully convinced voters to say “yes” by wide margins. The campaign was a huge success, but it certainly wasn’t easy. The team will explain how they used research, paid advertising, social media, special events, earned media and employee communications to educate Tulsans about the vote and manage misinformation and rumors.

Bonnie Caver
Whether you are running a campaign, gaining support for a major initiative or managing a company, your reputation with stakeholders can make for smooth sailing or an uphill battle. In this session, we’ll learn about what you can do every day to improve your reputation and make the reputation you have positively impact the bottom line. We’ll also look at how to insulate your reputation so you survive the daily hurdles of business and come out even better on the other side of crisis.

Ticket Prices:

  • Members – $50
  • Non-members – $60
  • Students – $25
  • Journalist – $25 (Must be currently employed by a media outlet)

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