Virginia Professional Communicators

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Celebrate 80 Years of NFPW

Celebrate 80 Years of NFPW

on Aug 17, 2017 in Events

The annual NFPW Communications Conference will include a celebration of NFPW’s 80th anniversary, and workshops on creative non-fiction with Pulitzer-prize winning author Rick Bragg; how to talk about your book on television; copyrights and trademarks; monetizing your blog; tightening your writing for busy readers; the future of community newspapers; changes in...

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Spring Conference Recap

Spring Conference Recap

on Jul 6, 2017 in Events

VPC’s spring conference featured an ethical hacker, an Associated Press guru and individuals who promoted their town and university during the VP debate. Mix in award winners and a beautiful campus and you have a conference that kept people talking. Speaker Highlights Information Security and You with Darren Manners of SyCom Security: Darren calls himself an ethical...

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Save the Idea

Save the Idea

on May 6, 2017 in Events

We’d ask you to save the date, but we don’t quite have the details locked up so we’re asking you to “Save the Idea.” What’s the idea? This fall, we thought it would be fun to get together and have our fellow members share their expertise. That could be everything from how to go out on your own to using Twitter for media pitching success to managing an employee...

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Summer Fun

Summer Fun

on May 5, 2017 in Events

The spring conference may have included a network game that had members buzzing around to get the 4-1-1 on other members, but it apparently wasn’t enough time. Many members said they would enjoy some time to relax together. That’s why VPC will be planning a fun event later this summer (most likely late June/early July). Check back here for more details at that...

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Conference schedule

Conference schedule

on Mar 2, 2017 in Events

Kick off the VPC 2017 Spring Conference by networking with colleagues and friends on Thursday, April 27, in Carytown. We’ll shop from 5-7 p.m. and meet for dinner at 7 p.m. at Baker’s Crust. Please let Cynthia Price (cynthiapricecp@gmail.com) know you will attend the dinner so the appropriate reservation may be made. The conference schedule for Friday, April...

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Connect to Win

Connect to Win

on Mar 2, 2017 in Events

We’ve consistently heard feedback from members is that there is never enough time at conferences to network. During the spring conference, April 28, we hope to change that. For members who arrive early or stay late, we’ll have two dinner opportunities to network with VPC members as well as members of the National Federation of Press Women, who are in town for their...

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