Denver PR Blog


2014 Denver Press Club ‘Gridiron Show’ Tickets Available
September 17, 2014, 7:40 am
Filed under: Events

Denver Press Club Gridiron Show
6 p.m., Friday, October 10, 2014
University of Denver’s Reiman Theater
2101 S. University Blvd.



Summer Toast
August 12, 2014, 9:05 am
Filed under: Events

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Colorado State Hosts PRSSA Fundraising Event in Denver
June 3, 2014, 12:50 pm
Filed under: Events



PRSA Colorado Media Roundtable Luncheon
April 9, 2014, 2:00 pm
Filed under: Events, PRSA

Registration has opened for PRSA Colorado’s most-popular lunch program – the annual media roundtable.

Annual Media Roundtable Luncheon
11:30 – 1 p.m., Wednesday, April 23
Comedy Works South
5345 Landmark Place, Greenwood Village, CO 80111
$30 for students; $35 for members; $49 for nonmembers

This year’s media attendees include:

  • Vicky Collins, Teletrends
  • Kasey Cordell, Senior Editor, 5280 Magazine
  • Heather Draper, Banking/Finance/Legal Reporter, Denver Business Journal
  • Jim Hooley, General Reporter, Fox 31 and KOA
  • Rob McClure, Photojournalists, CBS4
  • Barry Petersen, Correspondent, CBS News
  • Rory Schmalzried, Executive Producer News Logistics, KMGH-TV
  • Kristine Strain, Assistant News Director, CBS-4
  • Eric Whitney, Reporter, Colorado Public Radio
  • Daliah Singer, Associate Editor, 5280 Magazine


SAP VP to Keynote BMA Colorado Dinner
February 4, 2014, 9:53 am
Filed under: Events

Michael Brenner, VP of Global Marketing and Content Strategy at SAP, will keynote BMA Colorado’s monthly dinner on Wednesday, Feb. 12, at 5:30 pm at the Embassy Suites Denver – Downtown. During his keynote session, Brenner will share how he built the business case within SAP for a more strategic approach to content marketing.



Thread Summit Announces Keynote, Panel Speakers
February 3, 2014, 10:01 am
Filed under: Events

The Thread Summit has announced its list of speakers. Keynote speakers include:

  • Aaron Kennedy, founder of Noodles & Company and chief marketing officer of the state of Colorado
  • Shawn Amos, founder and chief executive officer of Freshwire
  • Jason Lankow, chief executive officer and co-founder of Column Five and author
  • Ben Edwards, vice president global communications and digital marketing for IBM
  • Dave Senay, chief executive officer of FleishmanHillard
  • Helen Clark, head of corporate marketing for Chevron
  • Katherine Yip, chairman and founder of KYG International

Additionally, the conference announced the list of panel participants:

  • Ken Lund, executive director of the Office of Economic Development
  • Ramonna Robinson, president of GroundFloor Media
  • Eric Brown, director of communications for Governor John Hickenlooper
  • Stephanie Donner, Governor John Hickenlooper’s senior deputy legal counsel
  • Jennifer Nealson, chief marketing officer for Denver Center for Performing Arts
  • Perry Evans, founder and chief executive officer of Perch;
  • Marcus Jimenez, founder and chief executive officer of StickyDocs
  • Luella Chavez D’Angelo Chief Communications Officer at Western Union
  • Maril MacDonald, CEO and founder of Gagen MacDonald
  • Bill Myers, vice president of communications, marketing and CSR at DaVita


Colorado Poll Finds Tight Budgets Are Elevating Social Media
January 16, 2014, 7:10 pm
Filed under: Events, Social Media

Tightening budgets are causing Colorado marketing and communications executives to lean more heavily on social media and content marketing , according to a new poll by The Thread Summit and the Business Marketing Association of Colorado (BMA Colorado).

Among the findings:

  • Most senior-level marketers believe social and digital channels are delivering the biggest bang for their marketing buck, followed by public relations activities, sponsorships and advertising.
  • The top three external marketing/communication challenges in 2013 were competition, technology and innovation.
  • LinkedIn is the social media platform used most often to engage with customers, followed by Facebook and Twitter.
  • About half of the respondents indicated “big data/analytics” is of medium importance to them.
  • The favorite marketing buzzwords of 2013 include “content marketing,” “integration” and “engagement.”
  • The least favorite buzzwords from 2013 include “big data,” “social media” and “content marketing.”

Results of the poll are being used to guide themes, speakers and panels at The Thread Summit in Denver, Feb. 19-20, 2014.




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