Industry Events

The PRCA is delighted to endorse the following industry events, awards, conferences and workshops

  • Lewis Silkin - Employment seminars
  • Lewis Silkin - Media, Brands & Technology 2014 Training Programme
This spring PRCA Partner, Lewis Silkin, is running a number of breakfast updates and half-day workshops. This programme is aimed mainly at HR managers and those with equivalent experience of dealing with workplace employment issues - but we'd be delighted to welcome you whatever your background or grounding in employment law. CPD points are available on all our updates and workshops.

The 2014 Series

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For more information you can email Ellie Gerszt


Crisis Communications Conference 2014

The Event:

Join Westminster Briefing's Crisis Communications Conference for the second year on Wednesday 17th September. Hear from and engage with world renowned experts and return to your workplace with new strategies and tools for successfully managing a crisis.

Title: Crisis Communications 2014: Developing and Delivering an Effective Response
Date & Venue: 17th September- Central London (Venue TBC)
Time: 10am - 4pm - including Networking Lunch
Special Rate for PRCA Members and Recipients of this email: Places from £295 to £325 + VAT
How to Register: Complete and return our discount booking form

Confirmed Speakers:

  • James Sorene, Head of Communications for the Deputy Prime Minister
  • Daniel Valentine, Communications Director, The Oxford Union
  • Simon MacDowall, former Chief of Press and Information at NATO; former Director of Communications at the Ministry of Defence
  • Francis Thomas, Head of Communication, London Midland
  • Gavin Megaw, Director, Hanover Communications
  • Katy Howell,  CEO, Immediate Future
  • Paul Richards (Chair), former Special Adviser and author of Be Your Own Spin Doctor

The Issues:

Being able to deal with unstable situations as events unfold and knowing how to use social media in the 24 hour digital news environment are essential to crisis communications. Through case studies and examples of effective practice, this conference will equip you with a better understanding of:

  • The golden rules of crisis communications
  • Working with the National and International Media
  • Giving clear and consistent messages
  • Containing and controlling crises
  • How crises spread internationally
  • Building and maintaining a good reputation
  • How to use social media platforms effectively
  • How to communicate and maintain good relationships with the press

Who Should Attend:

Delegates will be drawn from across: PR and Communications; Corporate Affairs; Press and Media Relations; External Affairs; Public Affairs; HR; Stakeholder Engagement/Management; Central and Local Government, NHS Communications Teams, Emergency Services Communications, and other public and private sector stakeholders.

Sponsorship and Exhibition Opportunities

This Westminster Briefing offers your organisation a platform to profile its services to your target audience and key decision makers. There are a number of packages available, from aligning your organisation alongside the conference as a sponsor to exhibiting at the event. Please contact for details or download a booking form.




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