August 2017 Program

Where the Cool Kids Go – 

You won’t want to miss the next installment of our popular “Newsmakers” series, giving you a behind-the-scenes look at some of the biggest recent news stories… how did they come together; how were they managed?

On August 17, PRSA’s Newsmakers will be your all-access pass to some of the region’s hippest events… drawing thousands of attendees and hundreds of journalists from around the globe as well as generating buzz-worthy social media and word of mouth.

The panel will feature the event producers and managers who know these events inside and out:

  • Forecastle Festival… Holly McKnight, Forecastle First Mate and 21c Museum Hotels Director of PR + Events
  • Kentucky Bourbon Affair… Colleen Thomas, Kentucky Distillers Association Director of Membership and Public Affairs
  • NuLu Fest… Christine Vaughan, NuLu Fest Event Producer

Register today to learn how these events gain and manage media coverage, as well as keep the buzz going in social media.

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Lunch catered by RYE on Market

Networking: 11:30a.m.
Lunch and Program: 12:00 p.m.
Closing: 1:15 p.m.

The Green Building (in NuLu)
732 E. Market Street
Louisville, KY 40202

Thanks to event sponsor Bandy Carroll Hellige (

Registration is closed for out August Event. Please check back for updates on our September Program.