Annual Conferences

2018 PRAM Annual Conference Info

Make Plans NOW to Attend the PRAM Annual Conference!

Among the opportunities provided by PRAM is an annual conference that has become one of the premier networking and professional development events for communications professionals in the state. The PRism Awards, Student of the Year, and individual professional awards are presented during the conference.

The conference is held in various cities around the state, as part of a three-year rotation among north, central and south Mississippi communities. Jackson, Oxford, Hattiesburg, Meridian, Tunica, Biloxi and Natchez have hosted the conference in recent years.

Every four years, Mississippi hosts the regional conference of the Southern Public Relations Federation.

Registration for this year’s PRAM annual conference is open.  Click HERE for details.


2017 SPRF Annual Conference Info


Join public relations professionals from around the region in New Orleans, Louisiana, Sept. 23-25, 2018 for the annual conference of the Southern Public Relations Federation. Hear from nationally acclaimed speakers, learn tangible tools to get results and network with industry colleagues from around SPRF’s four-state region and beyond. Choose from a variety of sessions and celebrate with colleagues at our annual awards presentations.

We’re just beginning to build this year’s program, so check back often for additional details on speakers and special events.

Hotel Information

Ace Hotel New Orleans
600 Carondelet Street
New Orleans, LA 70130

To make reservations, attendees can visit this link for a rate of $129 per night plus taxes. Alternatively, they can call (504) 941-9191 and give 1809PUBLIC as the official block code. The cutoff date for the block is August 23.

Call for Speakers

It’s time to share your most successful, creative and exciting programs, campaigns, initiatives and best practices at the 2018 SPRF Annual Conference.

This year’s theme is “PR Gumbo,” and we are seeking presenters to share successful communication, public relations, engagement, and marketing strategies with almost 150 fellow public relations professionals.

Proposals are due on March 15, 2018. See details at the below link.

Download Call for Speakers Proposal Guidelines

Sponsorship Opportunities

Don’t miss out on a wonderful opportunity for your business or organization to sponsor our annual conference. Levels begin at only $100 and offer an excellent way to promote your company to area public relations professionals.

Download Annual Conference Sponsorship Opportunities Packet