Networking and Professional Development

March 22, 2018

Why Attend Professional Networking Events?

To piggyback off of Scott’s post from earlier this week, we'll be talking about the importance of attending networking events. For public relations professionals, this is usually in the form of a Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) activity!
March 20, 2018

Why You Should Enter Industry Award Programs

Industry awards are a great way to demonstrate to clients how good the work is that you do for them. It also provides a forum to show off for prospects, as well. Here is a list of PRSA Chapter awards!
March 6, 2018
Arizona Innovation Marketing Association

Arizona Innovation Marketing Association Event Recap

Bre attended her first-ever AZIMA (Arizona Innovation Marketing Association) event called “Get Engaged! (No Ring Required)" with guest speaker was Nani Saffer, vice president of account management at NetBase Inc. She talked about how engagement is the strongest indicator of what’s working and what’s not for your client's brand.
December 8, 2017
PRSA Phoenix Holiday Party

2017 PRSA Phoenix Holiday Party

A great time was had by all at the annual PRSA Phoenix Holiday Party last night. Set atop the rooftop of the Graduate Tempe, the best of […]
December 5, 2017
Customer-Focus Culture

Create a Customer-Focused Culture

All businesses today spend time discussing office culture and the way they should treat customers/clients. Lisa Ford shared some valuable insights on this topic at the last Accelerent breakfast. [Click below for more]
November 9, 2017
PRSA Phoenix - HMA PR

PRSA Phoenix Media Panel

Yesterday, PRSA Phoenix  held its last #MediaBreakfast of 2017 at BIG YAM, The Parsons Agency.  This was another successful event planned by PRSA Phoenix board members Diane Smith and Ashley Lynch.
November 1, 2017
State of PR 2017 with PRSA Phoenix

State of PR 2017 with PRSA Phoenix

Last week I attended the PRSA Phoenix State of PR 2017 + Annual Meeting luncheon and it was great! The luncheon included a great panel that reviewed trends in technology, communications, ethics and more.
October 26, 2017
customer service

Those Customer Service Skills Really Do Come in Handy

Like many of you, my first job when I turned 16 was working retail. I learned a lot of valuable lessons during my customer service days.
October 24, 2017

PRSA Phoenix Covers Fake News

As part of the professional development opportunities HMA Public Relations provides, Rachel was able to attend the PRSA International Conference in Boston!
October 19, 2017

ASU PRSSA: What I learned at National Conference

HMA was pleased to sponsor the ASU PRSSA chapter’s representatives at the international conference, including Taylor Bishop, shares her perspective here. [Click below for more]