February Lunch + Learn | How to Succeed in the Age of Mobility: Beyond Smartphones & Social Media

WebmasterEvents, Professional Development

February Lunch + Learn | How to Succeed in the Age of Mobility: Beyond Smartphones & Social Media feat. Tim Hayden Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017 • 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. Cafe Eccell in College Station With new technological capabilities come a rising tide of changes in how we communicate and live. This means substantial shifts in human behavior and how … Read More

BVIABC Summer Workshop 2016

Jennie L. LambEvents, Professional Development, Workshop

Check out a recap of our Summer Workshop via Storify! Phillips Event Center at Briarcrest in Bryan Our Summer Workshop is designed to be a special day of hands-on training featuring a unique mix of technical writing skills in the morning and personal growth development in the afternoon. Join us for one session—or both! Schedule 7:30 am Continental Breakfast & … Read More

Lunch + Learn: Social Media Insights feat. Krista Smith

Jennie L. LambEvents, Professional Development

Lunch + Learn: Social Media Insights feat. Krista Smith Thursday, March 31, 2016 • 11:30 am to 1:00 pm upstairs at Caffé Capri in Downtown Bryan Krista is the manager of digital marketing and social media in the Division of Marketing & Communications at Texas A&M University. She works to curate the digital presence of the university to grow the Texas A&M brand and provides … Read More

“Fame + Shame” Panel feat. Drift, Aggieland Outfitters, & Bryan ISD

WebmasterEvents, News, Professional Development

January Lunch + Learn: Fame + Shame! Thurs, Jan. 28th, 2016 • 11:30–1:00 pm La Riveria • 3700 S. Texas Ave. #300 • Bryan, Texas $30 Members & Students | $40 Non-Members A “Fame + Shame” panel featuring Martin Hooper •  Owner and Creative Director at Drift Dallas Shipp • Director of Marketing Communications at Aggieland Outfitters and Brandon Webb • Director of … Read More

Navigating a Protracted Story Pitch

WebmasterEvents, Professional Development

Tonya B. Lewis, Assistant Director of Media Communications, Baylor University Some story pitches to the media are simple. They are straightforward emails with intriguing subject lines that pique a journalist’s interest. They result in stories in the very near future and culminate with a great news clip for your organization. Then, there are those pitches that are more complicated. These … Read More

June: Turning Bad PR Into Good PR

WebmasterEvents, News, Professional Development

Turning Bad PR Into Good PR with Katherine McLane June 19 • 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Christopher’s World Grille Katherine McLane is a crisis communications expert who has helped prepare governors, cabinet secretaries, global icons, political candidates and world-renowned organizations for pivotal moments. Named 2013 PR Professional of the Year by the Public Relations Society of America, McLane is the … Read More

May: The Optical Illusions of Social Media

WebmasterEvents, News, Professional Development

The Optical Illusions of Social Media with Ronne Rock May 15, 2014 • 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Christopher’s World Grille In this presentation of “The Optical Illusions of Social Media,” Ronne will not only discuss the positive attributes of connectedness but also the traps and triggers of a self-selected environment. She’ll provide practical tips about leveraging social media for both … Read More

Dealing with Difficult People

WebmasterBronze Quill, Events, News, Professional Development

We all work with a “difficult” person… but we don’t have to suffer! In this presentation, W.D. will discuss the top 5 difficult people in an office environment from the “know it all” to the “bully.” He’ll provide tips for how to handle each personality type with ease and how to handle stressful situations and conflicts in the future. This is one professional development … Read More

How to Be a Good Client

WebmasterEvents, News, Professional Development

If you ever work with graphic designers, advertising agencies or other full-service marketing groups, this session is for you! Belmont Icehouse doesn’t see clients as customers, and hopes they aren’t seen as a vendor. Clients don’t come to them for toner, after all. They go to Belmont for one-of-a-kind ideas that will shape how the world sees them. Those ideas … Read More