PRISA e-News June 2016
Volume 03 | June 2016 PRISA Bi-monthly e-NEWS    

PRISA Conference Programme:

The PRISA conference programme is online! Click here to see our inspiring and informative line up of events.

Conference Speakers:

Our featured speaker for this month is Michael Judin. Click here to see the interview and learn what you can expect from this respected thought leader at the conference.

PRISA is giving away fabulous prizes to delegates at the conference this year.

Watch this space!

PRISA Conference News!


The 2016 PRISA Conference Advance, Rise, Grow is a two-day conference which will be held on 17 -18 August culminating with the Loeries DSTV seminar on 19 August at the Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani Hotel.

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PRISA Conference Sponsors and Partners

Conference Sponsors


Industry news:

All about Generation A: Six African youth trends for 2016
The A-Generation Study is the result of intensive workshops facilitated by Burson-Marsteller Africa's partners... Click Here to read more.

Don't miss out, book your place at Markex 2016
Specialised Exhibitions Montgomery has announced that registrations are officially open. Click Here to read more.

What Does It Take to Be the Boss? Managers vs. Leaders
I'm often asked, "What does it take to be the boss?" Click Here to read more.

Nomination for President Elect and Vice President 2016

The announcement of the new Vice-President and President Elect will take place at the National AGM on 23 June

Please nominate two candidates of your choice to be part of the leadership of PRISA. Your listed candidates must be current paid-up members registered as an APR or CPRP and should have served on a PRISA structureor sub-committee for at least two years.

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My internship is paying off
I began coordinating workshops in January 2016 and my biggest group at that time was only six people. But, today I am able to get 18 delegates to attend a workshop because of the opportunity to use my marketing skills. Click Here to read more.

Delegate comments for workshops in May 2016
Delegates who attended PRISA CPD workshops recently were asked the following question: Can you apply the knowledge you gained at this workshop, to the work place? Here is their positive feedback. Click Here to read more.

Prism Sponsor Column

The Importance of Professional Hostess Management at Corporate Events

Being a sponsor of the most prestigious awards in the public relations industry has been such a great privilege and honor for Afroflame Events. Looking at our exciting journey with the 19th Annual PRISM Awards 2016, has prompted us to share our thoughts on our role and essentially the importance of this role at corporate events.

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To succeed, you need to stand out from the crowd, offering something nobody else can match. In other words, you need to differentiate yourself. Become your own product!

A company's ultimate and sustainable competitive advantage will depend on its ability to differentiate itself from its competitors. Unless a company achieves this and sustains the effort, it's unlikely to survive, much less excel.

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PRISA Membership

Become a member and get a considerable discount for the PRISA annual conference...

Your PRISA membership entitles you to exclusive discounts. Join PRISA & you will enjoy valuable discounts off continuing professional development activities & more.

Click here to see all the benefits of becoming a PRISA member

Spotlight on APRs

Your South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) designation, Chartered Public Relations Practitioner (CPRP) and 10 years working experience entitles you to apply for the internationally recognised Accredited in Public Relations (APR) designation. Get your application form in by 28 June 2016. Click here for more information.

Regional News

PRISA's new family members

As PRISA's CPD Regional Coordinator, I would like to welcome the new Regional Chairmen to our PRISA family:

I am looking forward to your commitment and working with all of you to make your Regions an ultimate success. Your teamwork and commitment to regional projects would be greatly appreciated.

Click Here to read more.

JacarandaFM launches The Sun International CEO SleepOut

The CEO SleepOut 2016 will take place on the 28th of July on the Nelson Mandela Bridge. JacarandaFM will be calling CEO's across South Africa to rise to the challenge and participate in this year's event which aims to raise R40million.

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From the desk of Adele Paulsen


      The PRISA board has spent the bulk of the year reviewing various facets within the organisation and will be engaging with the members to refocus.

      Join us on the 23 June at the National AGM to hear feedback on the member survey and strategy on the way forward.


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