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The Central Chesapeake Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) offers public relations professionals in the Annapolis region the opportunity to learn new skills and network with other area professionals.

PRSA is the world's largest professional organization for public relations practitioners. More than 21,000 public relations and communications professionals across the United States are members of PRSA. The Central Chesapeake Chapter is one of more than 100 PRSA chapters.

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Upcoming Programs

Learn to Reach the Growing Hispanic Market;
Panel to Discuss Best Marketing and PR Practices

Wednesday, June 3, noon-1:30 p.m.

Union Jack’s British Pub, 2072 Somerville Road, Annapolis

Next to the Annapolis Towne Centre at Parole

Do you know the best ways to reach our area’s Hispanic audience? The number of Hispanics in Anne Arundel County has nearly doubled from the 2000 to the 2010 U.S. Census. To help you connect with this growing audience, a panel of people with roots in the Hispanic community will share best practices and recommendations at the June 3 program of the Central Chesapeake Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America.

The “Reaching the Growing Hispanic Market – Best Marketing and PR Practices” panel includes:


Felix Contreras, producer, Alt.Latina, a weekly podcast published on Thursdays at NPR Music ( highlighting Latin Alternative music and rock en Español. The show is done mainly in English but has featured interviews with many Spanish speakers.

Pedro Palomino, founder of Somos Baltimore Latino, a news website for the Latino community that reaches over 5,000 people monthly (its Facebook page has over 10,000 likes) and chief executive officer of Mundo Latino, a Hispanic community newspaper of Baltimore and a monthly publication with a circulation of 10,000 issues distributed in Maryland, Northern Virginia, and Washington D.C.

Lorena Rivera, deputy press secretary for Gov. Larry Hogan, heading up Hispanic Community Outreach.

Francisco Serrano, president and chief executive officer, 121 Corp., a global branding firm with offices in the USA and Mexico.


Please register here by June 1.

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