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Ivy Tech Northeast To Host Regional Marketing And Public Relations Conference Downtown This Week

The National Council for Marketing and Public Relations is the professional organization for community and technical college marketing professionals. The national group is split into seven districts. Indiana is part of District 3, which also includes Illinois, Michigan, Ohio, Wisconsin, and Ontario, Canada.

“Homegrown Talent” is the theme for the National Council for Marketing and Public Relations’ 2015 District 3 conference, hosted by Ivy Tech Community College Northeast. It features breakout presentations and round table discussions from marketing professionals about topics including “Rebuilding and Refocusing the College’s Website,” “Yes, Laws Apply Online, Too,” and “Letting Student Stories Shine.”

Keynote speakers are Molly Jackson, associate vice president of SimpsonScarborough out of Washington, D.C., and Courtney Tritch, vice president of marketing of the Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership. There are two panel discussions: one features students of two- and four-year institutions, and the other features members from the media.

Other events include a welcome reception, the Medallions Award ceremony, and an awards luncheon.

Courtyard Marriott Downtown
1150 S. Harrison St.
Fort Wayne, IN 46802

Nov. 4 to 6. Please see attached for full conference schedule.

Ivy Tech Community College is the state’s largest public postsecondary institution and the nation’s largest singly accredited statewide community college system. Ivy Tech has campuses throughout Indiana. It serves as the state’s engine of workforce development, offering affordable degree programs and training that are aligned with the needs of its community along with courses and programs that transfer to other colleges and universities in Indiana. It is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association.