September Monthly Luncheon - CANCELLED

September 13, 2017
11:30 AM - 1:15 PM
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5430 Westheimer Rd
Houston, TX 77056
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Sages and Seekers: A Speed Networking Luncheon

Speed networking is here.


You asked for more networking opportunities. We’re delivering! Join PRSA Houston for our Sages and Seekers luncheon, a speed networking event designed to connect you with PR professionals in the greater Houston area, on Wed., Sept. 13, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Houston Racquet Club. Speakers include Dr. Michelle Morris, founding CEO and managing partner of GideonStone, LLC, a management consulting and strategic communication firm; Dennis Nuss, APR, director of media and external relations with Phillips 66, the diversified energy manufacturing and logistics company; and Marilyn Emanuel, Recruiting manager with Brookwoods Group.

Attendees will have an opportunity to ask questions about a variety of communications topics, inquire about what's trending in the industry and seek advice about your career from seasoned public relations professionals. Bring your questions, business cards and get ready for lively small-group discussions.

Note: We will also introduce PRSA Houston’s 2017-’18 slate of candidates at this luncheon.

Space is limited. Register today!



11:30 a.m. - Networking
11:40 a.m. - Announcements by PRSA Houston President
11:45 a.m. - Meet the Candidates
12:05 p.m. - Begin roundtable discussions 
12:25 p.m. - Grab coffee / dessert and move to a new topic table
12:30 p.m. - Begin roundtable discussions 
12:50 p.m. - Move to a new topic table
1:10 p.m. -  End roundtable discussions 
1:15 p.m. -  Final announcements / door prizes




Dr. Michelle Morris serves as founding CEO and managing partner of GideonStone, LLC, a Houston-area management consulting and strategic communication firm. Michelle has significant experience dealing with crises at every stage. She has advised CEOs dealing with tragedies, natural disasters, potential terrorist attacks, crimes and lawsuits; crafted strategic crisis messaging; dealt with the media; trained staff and boards; and helped everyone remain calm in the midst of chaos.



Dennis Nuss, APR, is director of media and external relations with Phillips 66, a diversified energy manufacturing and logistics company headquartered in Houston, Texas. He leads the team responsible for advancing media and external stakeholder strategy in support of company growth and returns, and develops specific communications plans to ensure consistent messaging while enhancing and protecting company reputation.



Marilyn Emanuel, MBA, has more than 10 years of experience as a recruiting expert and has spent more than six years as a recruiting manager for Houston-based Brookwoods Group. She has interviewed over 5,000 professionals and reviewed over 6,000 resumes. Marilyn has leveraged her extensive strategic marketing brand management and research career experiences to convert resumes into strategic targeted documents designed to attract attention, gain interest, and generate desired action from the hiring manager. Marilyn specializes in full-cycle recruiting and strategic career coaching, including resume, job hunting and networking management, for all communication career levels within various industries.