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PRSA Colorado Marijuana Brand Challenge Tonight
October 28, 2014, 10:23 am
Filed under: Events, PRSA

Standing Out in a Field of Cannabis Edibles and Other Brand Challenges of Legalization is the subject of this year’s Brand Challenge that takes place today at the Oxford Hotel in downtown Denver.

Join panelists Stacey Stegman from DIA, Ricardo Baca from The Denver Post and Joe Hodas from Dixie Elixirs as they and attendees discuss how the legalization of marijuana has changed our state brand, issues that exist at the state and federal levels as visitors travel to and from Colorado through DIA, some complicated definitions, and more.

No registration is required – walk-ins are welcome.

PRSA Colorado Brand Challenge
4-6 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 28
Oxford Hotel
1637 Wazee Street
Denver, CO 80202
$35 / $20 for students



Linhart, Philosophy, CSG Big Winners at 2014 Gold Picks
May 9, 2014, 9:09 am
Filed under: Awards, PRSA

Linhart PR, Philosophy Communication and Communications Strategy Group were the big agency winners at last night’s PRSA Colorado Gold Picks awards event. Using the proprietary and highly sophisticated Denver PR Blog formula to determine which agencies fared best (four points for the Grand Gold Pick, two points for a gold, one point for a silver), the results are:

1. Linhart PR (17 points) – Seven gold, three silver
2. Philosophy (13 points) – One grand gold, two gold, five silver
3. CSG | PR (10 points) – Three gold, four silver
4. DStreet (6 points) – One gold, four silver
5. Weber Shandwick (5 points) – Two gold, one silver
6. CIG PR (4 points) – Two gold
6. Webb PR (4 points) – Four silver
7. Bawmann Group (1 point) – One silver
7. Blake Communications (1 point) – One silver
7. GroundFloor Media (1 point) – One silver
7. WildRock (1 point) – One silver

And the non-agency winners were:

1. Dish (6 points) – Two gold, two silver
2. Exclusive Resorts (5 points) – Two gold, one silver
3. DIA (4 points) – Two gold
4. Denver Art Museum (3 points) – One gold, one silver
4. Farm Credit (3 points) – One gold, one silver
6. CU Skaggs School (2 points) – One gold
6. Great Outdoors Colorado (2 points) – One gold
8. Arapahoe Library District (1 point) – One silver
8. City of Aurora (1 point) – One Silver
8. Colorado State University (1 point) – One silver
8. Kaiser Permanente (1 point) – One silver

Note: This list has been updated to reflect several non-agency winners that I inadvertently excluded.



PRSA Colorado Announces Gold Pick Special Award Winners
April 25, 2014, 9:21 am
Filed under: Awards, PRSA

Congratulations to the PRSA Colorado 2014 Gold Pick Special Award winners:

Chapter Service Award: Lisa Newkirk, DCP Midstream
Joe Fuentes Rookie of the Year: Kersten Baldwin, City of Centennial
Mentor of the Year: Amy Johnson, Amy Johnson Public Relations
PR Person of the Year: Molly Keveney, The WhiteWave Foods Company
PR Team of the Year: Office of Communications, CDOT



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


PRSA Colorado Gold Pick Award Call for Entries
February 6, 2014, 8:44 pm
Filed under: Awards, PRSA

 

Now available: The call for entries for the 2014 PRSA Colorado Gold Pick Awards.

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PRSA Colorado Annual Chapter Retreat
November 7, 2013, 1:04 pm
Filed under: Events, PRSA


Join industry leaders and public relations professionals from across the state as we strip down and get back to the basics for Naked PR: Authentic, Transparent, Effective – 2013 PRSA Colorado Chapter Retreat.

Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013
9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Four Seasons Hotel Denver
1111 14th St. Denver, CO 80202

Register



Last Day to Register for PRSA Colorado’s Breakfast with the Mayor
October 31, 2013, 8:08 am
Filed under: Events, PRSA

Today is the last day to register for the PRSA Colorado Breakfast with Denver Mayor Michael B. Hancock (Monday, Nov. 4 at 7:45 a.m. at Tom’s Urban 24 downtown).




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