Chris Brogan Keynotes at Portland
Communicators Conference, a Gathering of
Pacific Northwest Media
PORTLAND, Ore. Chris Brogan, social media guru, co-author of the best-selling 'Trust Agents' and
president of New Marketing Labs, will be a keynote speaker at the Portland Communicators Conference on
may 12. Brogan is an eleven year veteran of using social media and both web and mobile technologies to
build digital relationships for businesses, organizations, and individuals. Chris speaks, blogs, writes articles
and makes media of all kinds at www.chrisbrogan.com, a blog in the top five of the Advertising Age
Power150, and in the top 100 on Technorati. His keynote presentation, 'The Rise of the Trust Agents' will be
from 8-9 a.m.
'Make Your Case' is the theme of this year's conference, set for May 12 at the Governor Hotel in Portland,
Oregon. Learn how to obtain management buy-in for new strategies, engage employees, embrace new
media and build your career.
The event begins at 7:30 a.m. and ends with a 3:30-4:30 p.m. networking mixer. Organized by the Portland
Metro Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) and the Oregon-Columbia Chapter of the
International Association of Business Communicators (IABC), the Communicators Conference has been the
premier professional development opportunity for communicators in the Portland metropolitan area since
Other keynote speakers include: Jim Signorelli CEO of ESW Partners and pioneer of StorySelling(SM)
for building brands Peter Shankman Founder of HelpaReporter.com, the site that revolutionized media
relations, and CEO of The Geek Factory.
The Governor Hotel is at 614 SW 11th Ave., Portland, OR. Registration for the conference is available online
at www.communicatorsconference.com. Early-bird registration is only $85 for members of PRSA and IABC,
$95 for nonmembers, $50 for students (includes lunch). After April 23, registration is $105/$115/$50
The conference will cover a number of topics related to social media, public relations, b