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PRSA-Akron 11th Annual YouToo Social Media Conference Set for April 20, 2018

The YouToo Social Media Conference is an award-winning, day-long conference for public relations pros and students. This year’s event will be held on April 20, 2018, at Kent State University. A PRSA Diamond Award winner, YouToo brings the best and brightest national and regional experts together for a full day of presentations and conversations about everything social media.

The more than 200 attendees are public relations, marketing and communications pros – and the next generation of aspiring pros, students – who have in interest in the social space, and want to engage in conversations about issues, trends, platform evolution, opportunities, ethical issues, best practices and audience insights. Last year, attendees benefitted from the wisdom and experience of our keynote speakers like Juntae DeLane and Greg Josken, and networked with our sold-out crowd of communications professionals, vendors and students.

This year’s lineup is just gearing up, and a we are excited to share that our lunch keynote will Shonali Burke. Shonali is an accredited, award-winning Social PR strategist, teacher and trainer, Shonali Burke, ABC*, is president and CEO of her eponymous Social PR consulting firm which helps businesses small and large take their communications from corporate codswallop to community cool™. Learn more at We are thrilled to be having her at our event.

I would love to invite each of you to help spread the word about this great, local opportunity, and even register to attend if your schedule permits. The website and more conference background can be found at I’ll let you know once registration opens as it does sell out rather quickly!

There’s also a Facebook page that will begin its marketing very soon as an easy way to engage and share with your constituents and members,

Lastly, if your organization or someone you know might be interested in sponsoring the event, let me know (info attached)! We wouldn’t be able to put this all together without our amazing support system.

I’m happy to answer any questions you might have!

Angela Bennett
President, Akron Area PRSA


  • Sponsors

    Huntington FH