Below is a list of upcoming events in Western New York.
- Buffalo Ad Club Ad Lab panel is May 28.
- Wine, Food & Beer Fest at Shea’s is May 30.
- Buffalo Zoo BuffaLove Fest is Friday, May 31.
- Business First 30 Under 30 nominations due June 15.
- Buffalo Spree Best of WNY event is June 20.
- Color Me Rad 5K Run at Darien Lake is June 22.
- Buffalo Broadcasters Celebrity 5K Run is June 26.
- PRSA Buffalo Niagara Excalibur awards event is Thursday, June 27.
- Business First 40 Under 40 nominations due July 5.
The May issue of the PRSA Tactics newsletter features articles on “building connections between employees and strategy.”
Here is the May issue of the Cornell Alumni magazine.
The second annual Buffalo Excellence in Media (BEMA) awards dinner was held at Salvatore’s on Friday, April 26. There were nearly 250 people from various local media outlets and communications organizations in attendance as winners were announced in 11 categories. Melissa Holmes from WGRZ-TV and Jickster from 97 Rock served as the event emcees.
The winners were as follows:
|Radio Personality of the Year||Radio Station of the Year|
|Jud Heussler/WKSE-FM||WGRF-FM/97 Rock|
|Best Use of Social Media||Behind the Scenes Maverick|
|Rob Lucas/STAR 102.5
||Mike Mombrea, Jr. /WIVB-TV|
|TV Personality of the Year||TV Station of the Year:|
|Sales Executive of the Year||Backpack Journalist of the Year|
|Rising Star Award||Trailblazer Award|
Here is the April schedule of PRSA webinars, which include several that are free for PRSA members, and the April issue of the PRSA Tactics newsletter featuring articles on millennial marketing, volunteering and networking.
Cities, villages, economic development agencies and businesses large and small in Ireland are in the midst of a year-long initiative called “The Gathering” that is sure to help augment the country’s economic recovery and tourism revenue for this year and beyond.
Essentially, the public relations campaign is an invitation for descendants, family and friends to visit the “home turf” throughout 2013 and participate in special events.
I saw the Saint Patrick’s Day parade in Dublin in 2011, though June through August is generally the best time of year to spend a vacation on the Emerald Isle, as the weather is generally ideal and you can bask in long summer nights of daylight with the high latitude.
Slainte and Erin Go Bragh!