Here’s your guide to tak­ing full advan­tage of year-round edu­ca­tion, net­work­ing, recog­ni­tion and more for the Chicago region’s com­mu­ni­ca­tions indus­try through Pub­lic­ity Club of Chicago.

Our cal­en­dar of events below is your at-a-glance guide to all upcom­ing PCC programs—including our pop­u­lar Monthly Lun­cheon Series, key Golden Trum­pets dates and dead­lines and our net­work­ing events.

We also post events from our mem­bers and other orga­ni­za­tions of inter­est to met­ro­pol­i­tan Chicago PR, mar­ket­ing and com­mu­ni­ca­tions pro­fes­sion­als. Con­tact us with your name and event details to request your listing.

Cal­en­dar events also are pro­moted through the PCC email list. Stay up to date and sign up for our free email updates today.

Want to sug­gest a topic or speak­ers for an upcom­ing PCC pro­gram or add an indus­try event to our cal­en­dar? Drop us an email and let us know what you’re thinking!

Upcom­ing Events

Visual Storytelling: How to Succeed on Snapchat, Instagram and more

Date: August 10, 2016

Time: 11:30 am - 1:30 pm

Wednes­day August 10th PCC Lun­cheon series presents:

Visual Sto­ry­telling —

How to suc­ceed on Snapchat, Insta­gram and more


One of the social media sto­ries of 2016 is the strong increase in pop­u­lar­ity of Snapchat, and brands and orga­ni­za­tions are scram­bling to tell their sto­ries to this new audi­ence. The plat­form is hugely pop­u­lar among younger users – Mil­len­ni­als and Gen Z. We’ll also touch on how to excel in another ris­ing visual-focused plat­form, Instagram.

Panel mem­bers:

  • Deon­tae Moore, Dig­i­tal Mar­ket­ing Spe­cial­ist at Root3 Growth Marketing
  • Nicole Minadeo, Direc­tor, Com­mu­ni­ca­tions and Pub­lic Rela­tions at John G. Shedd Aquarium
  • Jes­sica Zweig, Mar­ket­ing and Brand­ing Consultant
  • Brad Boron, White Sox Direc­tor of Dig­i­tal Communications

Mod­er­a­tor: L’Oreal Pay­ton, Media Rela­tions Man­ager, Girl Scouts of Greater Chicago and North­west Indiana



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July 13th Luncheon — How to Con­nect with Chicago’s Top Busi­ness Journalists

Date: July 13, 2016

Time: 11:30 am - 1:30 pm

Pub­lic­ity Club of Chicago


How to Con­nect with Chicago’s Top Busi­ness Journalists

From tech­nol­ogy to real estate and non­prof­its, no mat­ter what type of busi­ness your client is in, it’s cov­ered in Chicago’s busi­ness pages. This can’t-miss panel will fea­ture a dis­cus­sion with reporters and edi­tors from the Chicago Tri­bune, the Daily Her­ald Busi­ness Ledger and oth­ers about the story ideas and sources most likely to make it into print.


  • Thomas Corf­man, Senior Reporter, Crain’s Chicago Busi­ness (NEW!)
  • Jon Hansen, WGN Radio, Busi­ness News Con­trib­u­tor, WGN-AM & Host, WCIU-TV (NEW!)
  • Rich Klicki, Direc­tor of  Con­tent Devel­op­ment, Daily Her­ald Busi­ness Ledger
  • Lewis Lazare, Chicago Busi­ness Journal
  • Mary Ellen Pod­mo­lik, Asso­ciate Man­ag­ing Editor/Business, Chicago Tribune


Bob Musin­ski, Account Direc­tor  Pub­lic Rela­tions, Social Media & Con­tent Mar­ket­ing, CBD Marketing


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PCC JULY 13.2016 Lun­cheon Program

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