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Free Tech PR/Communication Event (Free Food, too!)

The Communication 371:  Event Planning and Management Class invites you to... Check Into Tech!

Join us for a conference all about the tech side of communication and public relations featuring industry professionals visiting Central Washington University. Lunch, snacks, and refreshments will be provided at this free event!  The event will be in Black Hall 150/151 Friday, June 6, 2014 from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m..  Registration will begin at 9 a.m. 

Question:  Can I leave early or come late? 
Answer:  Come for one speaker or all 3.  If you have class or work, come as you can. 

Question:  Does it cost anything?
Answer:  No, this event if completely free! 

Question:  What should I wear?
Answer:  Attire is suggested to be business casual but come as you are if you want to come hear any of the speakers! 

Question:  What is the agenda?
9:00 a.m. - Registration (Black 150)
10:00 a.m. - Event introductions and Hashtag contest (Black 150)
10:10 a.m. - Speaker:  Stefanie Burger (Black 150)
11:10 a.m. - Break (Black 150)
11:15 a.m. - Speaker:  Patrick Palzkill (Black 150)
12:15 p.m. - Lunch (Black 150)
12:50 p.m. - Speaker:  Lucas Westcoat (Black 151)
1:50 p.m. - Meet and Greet (Black 151)

Question:  Who is Stefanie Burger? 
Answer:  Stefanie is a proud CWU alumni and supporter of the Central Washington University PRSSA chapter. Stefanie served as a board member and eventual President of the CWU Public Relations Student Society of America, attended both national conference and assembly, and was awarded the Sally Heet Memorial Scholarship from the Puget Sound chapter of PRSA. After her graduation in 2011, Stefanie began working for a well known athletic company known as Brooks Sports. She also opened her own jewelry and accessories boutique before joining a California based PR firm named Three Girls Media. Stefanie currently works for Microsoft as a Community Manager for Windows products.

Question:  Who is Patrick Palzkill?
Answer:  Patrick is uniquely qualified with 28 years of real estate AND mortgage origination experience. He is the CEO of Beacon Rock Real Estate and Mortgage, as well as the Founder of The Financial  “Our “High Tech High Touch” approach allows for maximum marketing exposure on the web and efficient communication, but never replaces our one-on-one connection to our clients,” says Patrick

Question:  Who is Lucas Westcoat?
Answer:  Lucas is a professional who specializes in leading teams that exceed expectation in fast-paced environments. A background in media relations, marketing communications, social media and blogging strategy has led Lucas to a career in consumer public relations in Microsoft’s Operating Systems Group. Microsoft’s Windows, Windows Phone, XBOX, Bing, Skype, OneDrive, Office and are his projects. “The ultimate goal is to build awareness and preference among our target markets of consumers,” explains Lucas.

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