The public relations committee will conduct a workshop at 3:30 p.m. Monday, July 12 at the annual conference and convention. This workshop will provide training on how to write effective public service announcements (PSAs) for your organization. Participants in the workshop should plan to bring appropriate writing equipment.
During this 90-minute session, the PR committee will also unveil its new PSA Handbook. This document includes sections on creating audio and video announcements, setting up an effective low-cost home recording studio, distributing your announcements, and a collection of additional helpful resources for getting the word out about your affiliate. 2010 Membership Seminar The membership seminar, presented by the ACB membership committee, will be held on Thursday, July 15, from 1:30-3 p.m. The title of the seminar is "Encouraging Affiliates with Techniques to Reach More Members." Panel topics will include "Innovative Methods to Host a Meeting" and "Membership Incentives." We will introduce the president of the affiliate that wins the ACB Affiliate Growth Award. We will also share a list of all the resources available to assist affiliate presidents. Door prizes will be given. We encourage each affiliate to send at least one representative to attend the seminar. Hand-outs will be available.
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