Get Face to Face: Events & PR

Published on March 4, 2019, at 3:05 p.m. by Gabby DiCarlo. Events have a breadth of purposes. They are birthdays and weddings but also brand activations, rallies, conferences, meetings and achievement celebrations. While serving a…

Not That Kind of Book Tour

Posted: October 15, 2014, 2:45 p.m. by Katie Foster Howard. It’s an event that thousands of millennials, particularly women, have been waiting for all summer. No, I’m not talking about pumpkin spice season — I’m…

Secrets of An Event Planning Intern

Posted: September 30, 2014, 9:07 a.m. by Katie Foster Howard. In my public relations career, I have gravitated more toward internships in nonprofit event planning than those in corporate media relations. While working at an…

Prevent a Dent in Your Event

Posted At: April 12, 2012 3:15 PM
by Brian Haight

Planning and hosting an event can be the most stressful part of a PR professional’s job. These occasions can either be a breeze or so chaotic that it makes you want to pull your hair out.

The Truth about Event Planning

Posted At: December 10, 2008 3:20 PM by Stephanie Summer Weddings, birthday parties, formal dinners — planning events such as these does not even begin to describe a public relations job. Although many people think…

PR practitioners have to keep on truckin’

By Hannah McDaniel This weekend I attended the Mid America Truck Show… Yes, a trucking show. While there, I realized that like at any other convention or event, PR played an important role. Before anyone…

Not Quite JLo

After several months of planning and preparation, with a sigh of relief, I’m happy to announce that I have successfully survived my first event planning experience. The University of Alabama’s Public Relations Student Society of…

Public Relations 101

You may think you know what public relations entails, but think again. PR is not event planning. Considering I am pursuing a degree in marketing, I encounter students from inside and outside of the public…