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Friday, March 28
 

7:00pm

Welcome Reception | PR 2.0
Epic kick off to the PoweR Plug PR Conference with insight on PR 2.0 technology! 


Address: 545 Dutch Valley Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30324 

Friday March 28, 2014 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Red Bull North America, South Regional Office
 
Saturday, March 29
 

9:00am

Registration and Breakfast
4 Square Check In #PoweRPlugPR, grab your badge, meet some new people, power up and get ready for a jam packed day!

Saturday March 29, 2014 9:00am - 10:00am
Georgia State University Atlanta

9:00am

10:00am

10:15am

PRoper Introductions: Opening Keynote Speaker
Speakers
avatar for Nicole Garner

Nicole Garner

C.E.O., The Garner Circle
Nicole Garner, a product of Georgia State University and the Fashion Institute of Technology, is the principle of the high profile events planning, fashion and lifestyle, public relations and marketing firm in Atlanta, Georgia. Beginning her career under the guidance of some of the industry’s most noted entertainment and celebrity publicists, Garner soon realized her passion for the glitzy and glamourous side of PR. With clients ranging... Read More →


Saturday March 29, 2014 10:15am - 10:35am
Georgia State University Atlanta

10:35am

Capture + Shape + Share: Making Magic
Well noted experts discuss Special Events, Celebrity Procurement, Sponsorship and anything else to make the magic happen in the world of PR. #PowerPlugPR
Questions will include how to procure sponsorship and work with brands, how to deal with celebrity talent for campaigns and events, tips to orchestrating amazing events and more

Speakers
avatar for Christal Jordan

Christal Jordan

President, Enchanted PR
Christal Jordan is the principal behind Enchanted PR, a premiere entertainment based PR firm based in Atlanta, GA. Her client list has included such individuals such as TLC, Towanda Braxton, Grammy winning singer/songwriter Crystal Nicole, The Academy (DJ Drama, Don Cannon & DJ Sense) Kalenna of Dirty Money, BET's College Hill-Atlanta, PZI Jeans, NBA Player Jarvis Hayes and many more. With a dedication to increasing the public awareness of her... Read More →
JK

Joshua King

Owner/Sr. Publicist, Fly Publicity


Saturday March 29, 2014 10:35am - 11:10am
Georgia State University Atlanta

11:20am

The PoweR of Influence: The Buzz Factor
Questions will include how to use your influence with purpose, creating buzz in today's society, what does it mean to truly be influencial online and offline and more

Speakers
avatar for Lorielle Broussard

Lorielle Broussard

Marketing & Communications Manager, City of Atlanta, Mayor's Office of Entertainment
avatar for Mo Ivory

Mo Ivory

Radio Personality, TV Commentator & Attorney
Mo Ivory is a radio personality, television commentator and attorney. You can often see her on television networks such as CNN, HLN, CW69 and Fox5’s “Georgia Gang,” offering her  | commentary on top news items of the day. | As an on-air personality at CBS Radio, home of V-103FM and WAOK, Ms. Ivory was  | responsible for delivering content that informed and educated listeners with an emphasis on business... Read More →
avatar for Tanika Gray Valbrun

Tanika Gray Valbrun

News Editor/Founder, CNN/The White Dress Project
CNN News Editor, Founder & Board of Directors Chair of The White Dress Project for Uterine Fibroids Awareness. | | Please chat with me about #news #fibroids #strategic partnerships #business development.


Saturday March 29, 2014 11:20am - 12:00am
Georgia State University Atlanta

11:30am

BREAK: PoweR'd Up
Vist the Power'd Up Social Media Lounge and Marketplace for a quick energy break!
@powerplugpr #PowerPlugPrATL 

Saturday March 29, 2014 11:30am - 11:50am
Georgia State University Atlanta

12:00pm

The Art of Digital Storytelling
Content curation and creating brand stories in the digital landscape

Speakers
avatar for Sabrina  Harvey

Sabrina Harvey

Co-Founder & Chief Content Creator, Art of Genius/Women Interactive
@Sabrina Harvey is a singer/songwriter who has released various projects overseas and has toured and or worked with musicians including Sugarland, Common and Kanye West. Her love of music and her use of technology to complete her musical projects fueled her desire to delve more into the digital space. | | Sabrina is now the Chief Creative Officer of Art of Genius Tech Education Company and Co-Founder of Women Interactive, the first creative... Read More →
avatar for Ashia Sims

Ashia Sims

Founding Curator/Chief Transmedia Officer, Women Interactive Creative Technology Festival
@ashia is the Chief Transmedia Officer of Art of Genius Creative Technology Series and Founding Curator of Women Interactive Creative Technology Festival. She is also the Chief Content Manager at Friday Girl TV, a web station for women. Ashia has worked in the field of television and film production for over 10 years. She has worked on television projects for BET, Fox, Peachtree TV, Starz in Black and NBC as well as several feature film... Read More →


Saturday March 29, 2014 12:00pm - 12:30pm
Georgia State University Atlanta

12:30pm

LUNCH

Lunch is on your own, use this opporunity to connect with fellow attendees and walk to one of the surrounding restaurants in the area. There will be Power Plug Staff Escorts to Walk You to the following restaurants (all of which are in walking distance and range from $-$$).

 

Choices:

 McDonalds, Pizza Hut, Willys, Waffle House and Subway. Stop by the registration desk and they will point you in the right direction. 

Network, mix, mingle, and munch all while getting socially connected! #PowerPlugPR 


Saturday March 29, 2014 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Georgia State University Atlanta

1:30pm

Workshop: Tips For Getting a job in PR or Starting Your Own PR Agency
Learn what it takes to break into the field of PR in 2013 and beyond. 
Questions will include: top 10 tips to starting your own agency, what goes into PR entrepreneurship, how to be an entrepreneurial employee and more 

Speakers
avatar for Anje Collins

Anje Collins

Co-Founder, Women In PR
With a master’s degree in public relations from UC Berkley, in 1993 Anje | Collins began her career in the public relations department at Arista Records in New York City. Working with artists such as Pink, Outkast, Usher and Linkin Park, her responsibilities included being a liaison between the sales and research teams, working with syndicated research and assisting with tour based public relations and events at the VMA’s, Grammy’s... Read More →
avatar for Nicole Garner

Nicole Garner

C.E.O., The Garner Circle
Nicole Garner, a product of Georgia State University and the Fashion Institute of Technology, is the principle of the high profile events planning, fashion and lifestyle, public relations and marketing firm in Atlanta, Georgia. Beginning her career under the guidance of some of the industry’s most noted entertainment and celebrity publicists, Garner soon realized her passion for the glitzy and glamourous side of PR. With clients ranging... Read More →


Saturday March 29, 2014 1:30pm - 2:00pm
Georgia State University Atlanta

2:15pm

Hyper Connect
Social Media / Technology & PR
Joint presentation - New Technology in PR (pr 2.0)


Saturday March 29, 2014 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Georgia State University Atlanta

3:15pm

Transparency Talk: A Day In The Life Of
A Day in The Life Of - PR experts share what they REALLY do, best advice they've learned, what they know now that they wish they knew in the beginning of their careers. Discussion will surround the good, the bad, and the ugly and Agency vs Corporate Life, #PowerPlugPR
Questions will include what does a typical day in the office consist of for you, daily activities, developing strategy, your PR horror story, and more 

Speakers
avatar for Eugenia Johnson

Eugenia Johnson

PR Director, The Garner Circle PR
Eugenia Johnson is solidifying herself as a premier publicist and brand architect in the Public Relations landscape. As PR Director for The Garner Circle PR, she's worked with various celebrities, entertainment, fashion and lifestyle brands including Strength of Nature House of Brands (African Pride, Beautiful Textures, Elasta QP & MegaGrowth hair care brands), MillerCoors, The Real Housewives of Atlanta and more. She's garnered client... Read More →
avatar for Jennifer Ogunsola

Jennifer Ogunsola

Communications Manager, City of Atlanta
Jennifer Ogunsola is a writer and communications professional based in Atlanta, Georgia. | | Her editorial work, which focuses on lifestyle, wellness, news, entertainment and career, has appeared in Black Enterprise, Upscale and TRACE magazines, on the websites of theRoot.com,Loop21.com and AOL’s City’s Best and she’s written shows for BET Networks. | | Currently serving as the communications manager for the City of Atlanta’s... Read More →
avatar for Davida Selby

Davida Selby

Account Executive, Edelman
Davida Selby is an account executive in Edelman’s Atlanta Consumer Brands practice. She joined Edelman following a two-year career at Condé Nast Publications, where she worked as an editorial public relations coordinator. | | At Edelman, Davida has worked on the Alvin Ailey account where she developed an influencer list called the Ailey 50 and she currently works on the Unilever Tress Apprentice Hair Influencer Program, Vanity Fair... Read More →


Saturday March 29, 2014 3:15pm - 3:45pm
Georgia State University Atlanta

3:45pm

Meet The Media Panel
Media professionals discuss their pet peeves, do's and don'ts for publicist, social media pitching, and more #PowerPlugPR
Questions will include how do you work best with publicists, what catches your attention in regards to press releases and press kits, what is your pet peeve when dealing with publicists and more 

Speakers
avatar for Gyant

Gyant

Entertainment Blogger/TV Correspondent, Black Entertainment Television
What’s the biggest name in urban celebrity blogs? GYANT! | | Anyone can write a blog, but it takes true talent to transform words into a viable business. The man with that talent is Lloyd Thurston “Gyant” Dinwiddie. | | Gyant doesn’t just talk about the scene, he’s IN the scene, and his no-holds-barred method of offering firsthand scoops has catapulted him to the top of the urban celebrity blogosphere. Now, he’s moving on... Read More →
avatar for Janee Bolden

Janee Bolden

Senior Editor, Bossip
Janeé Bolden is the Senior Editor of popular gossip and entertainment website Bossip.com. Janee’ graduated magna cum laude from New York University, where she received her bachelor’s degree in English and Africana Studies. She also holds a MFA in Fiction Writing from NYU’s prestigious Creative Writing Program. Before joining the Bossip.com staff, Janeé served as a contributing writer for XXL Magazine, The Source and Vibe.com and worked... Read More →
avatar for Yvette Caslin

Yvette Caslin

SVP, Steed Media Group
By profession, I am a self-contained journalist who loves to paint the perfect picture with words and capture personalities in images. I like to describe my craft as being an image architect for interview subjects. | | I enjoy hosting and attending women's conferences, public speaking and being a connector. | | My DNA is comprised of entrepreneurial passion, grace and love. Not to mention, I have Providence and her infinite wisdom... Read More →
avatar for Maurice Garland

Maurice Garland

Currently writing for everyone from Creative Loafing to Complex. I have my own award winning blog MauriceGarland.com and recently started another TheFiiix.com focusing on innovations in technology, education and community service. I'm passionate about discovering new ideas and people and sharing them with the rest of the world. You can also listen my radio show, Day 1 Radio on ABLRadio.com.
avatar for Tiffini  Gatlin

Tiffini Gatlin

Founder, Tastemaker Magazine
A trifecta of media, social, and community expertise, Tiffini Gatlin has personalized the experience between reaching the masses and the business community. At only 32 years old, Tiffini has capitalized on a number of opportunities that has lead her down the roads less traveled to reach her maximum potential. As the former Assistant Vice President of Consumer and Small Business Sales for Bank of America, Tiffini has taken the best components of... Read More →
avatar for Satchel Jester

Satchel Jester

Editor, Upscale Magazine


Saturday March 29, 2014 3:45pm - 4:15pm
Georgia State University Atlanta

4:15pm

BREAK: PoweR'd Up
Vist the Power'd Up Social Media Lounge and Marketplace for an energy break! #PowerPlugPR

Saturday March 29, 2014 4:15pm - 4:30pm
Georgia State University Atlanta

4:30pm

F.A.M.E Niche PR: Fashion, Arts, Media, Entertainment/ Sports & More
Questions will include what specific PR tools are needed in your industry specific niche, what are things that you have learned specifically in your field that you may have not learned in school, what advancements are being made in the PR industry, etc

Speakers
MC

Monica Coleman

President, M320 Consulting
Monica Coleman has over ten years of integrated marketing communications experience within the entertainment, consumer products and non-profit sectors. Prior to taking the dive into business ownership, she worked for The National Basketball Association, The Apollo Theatre, ESPN, MTV, The City of Atlanta and General Motors. She is currently the owner of two successful companies – Creative Connections Mobile Barbershop, which was featured in... Read More →
avatar for Nicole Garner

Nicole Garner

C.E.O., The Garner Circle
Nicole Garner, a product of Georgia State University and the Fashion Institute of Technology, is the principle of the high profile events planning, fashion and lifestyle, public relations and marketing firm in Atlanta, Georgia. Beginning her career under the guidance of some of the industry’s most noted entertainment and celebrity publicists, Garner soon realized her passion for the glitzy and glamourous side of PR. With clients ranging... Read More →
avatar for Satchel Jester

Satchel Jester

Editor, Upscale Magazine
avatar for Reyna Jones

Reyna Jones

Digital Marketing and Social Media Specialist, NBA Digital
avatar for Christal Jordan

Christal Jordan

President, Enchanted PR
Christal Jordan is the principal behind Enchanted PR, a premiere entertainment based PR firm based in Atlanta, GA. Her client list has included such individuals such as TLC, Towanda Braxton, Grammy winning singer/songwriter Crystal Nicole, The Academy (DJ Drama, Don Cannon & DJ Sense) Kalenna of Dirty Money, BET's College Hill-Atlanta, PZI Jeans, NBA Player Jarvis Hayes and many more. With a dedication to increasing the public awareness of her... Read More →
avatar for Margaret Kargbo

Margaret Kargbo

CEO & Creative Matchmaker, iWonder Media Group
CEO + Creative Matchmaker, Margaret Kargbo --a public relations, marketing and expert relationship builder with an affinity for Arts & Culture, hands-on learning, social innovation and thought leadership. | | Margaret Kargbo is a woman who wears a lot of hats juggling projects for both non-profit and for-profit ventures. Through her many career advances and opportunities, Margaret has amassed a wide variety of experience handing PR... Read More →
avatar for Angela Watts

Angela Watts

President, 10 Squared PR
Angela Watts is the president of 10 Squared PR, a fast-growing communications agency that excels in developing integrated marketing programs that engage stakeholders and build equity for today’s emerging and established brands in fashion, lifestyle and entertainment. With over 10 years of experience, Angela has worked with some of the nations top brands including HBO, Walmart, Fox SearchLight, Peroni and more. | | Angela's... Read More →


Saturday March 29, 2014 4:30pm - 5:10pm
Georgia State University Atlanta

5:15pm

The New Face Of Publicity: Being Ahead Of The Curve
Engaging presentation that discusses Being Ahead Of The Curve , Diversity and what it takes to be an ideal PR practioner in 2014 and beyond and ending with a challenge

Speakers
avatar for Zing Shaw

Zing Shaw

SVP, Director of Diversity & HR, Edelman
Zing Shaw possesses a strong background, broad internal client base, and an extensive skill set in diversity & inclusion, human resources and change management. Currently, Shaw leads the firm’s diversity and inclusion function across all U.S. offices. She works directly with senior stakeholders to lead the implementation of the firm’s diversity and inclusion strategy, workplace initiatives, programs, and events in an effort to facilitate... Read More →


Saturday March 29, 2014 5:15pm - 5:30pm
Georgia State University Atlanta

5:30pm

Networking Reception
Internship Corner and HR director meet and greet

Saturday March 29, 2014 5:30pm - 6:00pm
Georgia State University Atlanta