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Major Sponsors Line-Up For 2014 National Black Public Relations Conference & Career Fair, PowerPR! Equip! Adapt! Conquer!

Edelman, MSL Group, Coca-Cola, Walmart, and Safeway Join NBPRS to Host The Industry's Largest & Longest-Running Gathering of Communications Storytellers

The National Black Public Relations Society, Inc. (NBPRS) recently announced that several major companies, including E delman, MSL Group, Fleishman-Hillard, Walmart, Coca-Cola and Safeway, are the 2014 sponsors of the NBPRS Conference and CareerFair, the largest and longest-running gathering of Public Relations professionals of color. The conference will be held November 6-9, at The Sonesta Fort Lauderdale, \in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

Other sponsors include: BlackPRWire, Global (Social Media) News, Mitchell Communications, Heart & Soul Magazine and PRIDE.

"We've attracted an impressive group of sponsors to help us produce this year's conference," said Richelle Payne, president of NBPRS, Inc. "We thank them for their support to providing our members and all participants the opportunity to participate in this educational, informative and entertaining event."

With the theme, PowerPR! Equip! Adapt! Conquer!, the 2014 national conference will feature two days of inspirational keynote speakers, best-in-class workshops on social media, PR & brand strategy, crisis communication, technology, metrics and measurement, entrepreneurship, and a host of other industry relevant topics.  New this year, the conference will feature a similar TEDTalk format entitled: TechTalk, that will offer tools and tips to master social media. Additionally, there will be a series of PowerPR seminars, conducted by professionals who will engage participants in discussions on how to get a job, succeed in your job and move up the ranks.

The annual career fair will offer current professionals and students the opportunity to meet, network and interact with some of the nation's top companies, including booths from our sponsors.

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