Past Events

The PR Network hosts an educational program over lunch on the third Thursday of each month at locations throughout the Quad Cities. Experts from throughout marketing, communications, and public relations roles share their insight and knowledge with attendees who also get a chance to network and meet new people from the area. In addition, each April, the Half Day Workshop brings in keynote and breakout speakers for an extended educational program.

June 21, 2018
Five Presentation Mistakes Preventing You From Amazing Results
Rick Davis, Rick Davis Presents

May 17, 2018
How to Communicate and Network Effectively Across Generations
Stephanie Hurley, Treasured Treasure

April 24, 2018
Half Day Workshop

March 15, 2018
Bringing TedXDavenport to the QCA
Andrea Olson, Executive Director of TedXDavenport

February 15, 2018
Marketing & Growth of Barrel House
Makayla Langston (Director of Events), David Serrano (Director of BOH Operations), and Paul Martinez (Marketing Director), Barrel House - Pictures

January 18, 2018
Making an Entrance
Kira Brabeck, Director of Marketing, TBK Bank Sports Complex

November 16, 2018
Navigating the First Year of Small Business Ownership
Diane Koster, Owner/Manager, The Grape Life Wine Store & Lounge

October 19, 2017
Quad Cities Steamwheelers Return
Travis Wheat, Director of Sales, Quad Cities Steamwheelers 

September 28, 2017
Opening a Unique Boutique
Harry Lunt, Senior Vice President, Sales & Marketing at Innkeeper Hospitality Services, LLC

June 15, 2017
The Minefield of the Media
Jim Niedelman, News Anchor at WHBF-TV

May 18, 2017
Lasting Impressions
Lisa Charnitz, Owner of Charnitz Consulting

April 13, 2017
PR Network Half Day Workshop

March 16, 2017
Nuclear Power & Illinois Legislation
Bill Stoermer, Senior Communications Manager at Exelon Generation

February 16, 2017
Solepreneur Panel on Digital Content
Crystal Milburn, Copywriter, blogger, social media marketer
Delia Drifurst, Clinic Director, SkinGym Medspa QC
Morgan Timm, Blogger at Mostly Morgan
Kim Woodward, Blogger at Newly Woodwards
Event Recap

January 19, 2017
Emotional Branding Through Innovative Video
Kelli Feigley, Fresh Films

November 17, 2017
Kai Swanson, Special Assistant to the President at Augustana College and representative of Q2030

October 20, 2017
Pink – Awareness, More Than Pink – Action
Christina McNamara-Schmidt and Jenny Brinkmeyer, Komen Quad Cities Race for the Cure

September 15, 2017
A Spotlight on the Little Big Move
Mark Panther, Director of Marketing Operations at the Isle Casino Hotel Bettendorf
Event Recap  |  Pictures