ADPR Connection 2012 is almost upon us, and this year the list of represented companies is truly impressive. ADPR Connection allows UGA students to meet these companies in a professional setting with workshops and a career fair. Some of the companies include Newell Rubbermaid, Jackson Spalding, 22squared, Coca-cola, Ogilvy, and Porter Novelli.
Registration for students is free.
Click here and register before October 17th.
ADPR Connection 2012 will be on October 23rd, in the Tate Grand Ball Room. Registration will begin at 10:30am followed by a luncheon at 11:30am.
For more information see the itinerary and list of workshops and represented companies below.
ADPR CONNECTION 2012 Itinerary • Tate Grand Hall, Tuesday, October 23
Here is schedule for the day:
10:30 Registration will begin in Tate Grand Hall on Tuesday, October 23
11:30 Luncheon (Jodi Fleisig, Senior Vice President, Media Strategy, Porter Novelli, Atlanta, guest speaker)
1:15-3:00 Workshops (see list below)/resume and portfolio critiques
3:30-5:-00 Career Fair (see list below of participants so far)
6:00-8:00 Mixer for professionals/students/faculty at Tap Room
The Key to a Lasting Impression—What Employers Look for in New Hires:
Scott Williamson,Vice President, Public Affairs &Communications, Coca Cola, Atlanta, moderator
Peggy Ballard, Communications Consultant, Encore Performance Marketing, Atlanta
Neil Hirsch, Senior Manager, North American Communications, Novelis, Atlanta
Bari Love, Senior Vice President, Communications & Marketing, Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce
#DigitalRevolution—The Impact of Social Media on the Industry:
Dawn Brun, Account Manager, Porter Novelli, Atlanta, moderator
Simon Cole, Director, New Accounts, THINK Interactive, Atlanta
Kaitlyn Dennihy, Digital Strategist, Engauge, Atlanta
Todd Slutzky, Creative Director, Studiocom, Atlanta
Off the Beaten Path—Oh, the Places Your Degree Can Go:
Liz Azzolino, Director, Brand Planning, Engauge, Atlanta, moderator
Sean Jones, Milennium Sales & Marketing, Katz Media, Atlanta
Audrey Merkel, Senior Associate, Markets & Accounts, KPMG, Atlanta
Donna Peeples, Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications, Chartis/AIG, New York
Reality Check—Life Post-Grady
Michael Gray, Account Coordinator, Porter Novelli ,Atlanta, moderator
Dana Johnson, Assistant Account Executive, Fleishman-Hillard, Atlanta (Omnicom Fellowship participant)
Christina Schrempp, Account Services, three, Atlanta
Ashley Biondich, Marketing Account Coordinator, The Arketi Group, Atlanta
Confirmed Companies for Career Fair:
The Reynolds Group
Goodwill of Northeast Georgia
Etiquette & Leadership Institute
UGA Athletic Association
William Mills Agency
Atlanta Convention and Visitors Center
Newell Rubbermaid, Charlotte