MMI Associates, Inc. New Media Specialist Named as Social Media Panelist for N.C. State PR Day

Raleigh, NC, April 04, 2009 --( Patty Briguglio, president of MMI Associates, Inc. (, a Raleigh-based public relations firm, has announced that Bobby McDonald, a new media specialist at the firm, has been named a social media panelist for N.C. State University’s Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) PR Day 2009. The event is being held Monday, April 6 at the McKimmon Center, located at 1101 Gorman St., from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and will feature several panels and a networking lunch. The social media panel starts at 11 a.m. and will highlight trends in social media, how social media can be used by the PR professional and strategies for social media success. The N.C. State PR Day is an opportunity for PR professionals and communications students to network and learn more about the public relations profession. For additional information about the event please visit

“We are pleased that Bobby McDonald has been named to the social media panel for N.C. State’s PR Day 2009,” said Briguglio. “We enjoy supporting the areas’ universities and public relations programs and look forward to a successful event.”

About MMI Associates, Inc.:
MMI Associates, Inc. is a full-service public relations firm offering a wide range of services to help clients achieve measurable results in brand awareness, name recognition, market penetration and crisis management. Established in 1994 in Phoenix, Arizona, this award-winning firm was named one of the top 10 public relations firms in the state. In North Carolina, the Triangle Business Journal’s Book of Lists has recognized MMI as one of the top five public relations firms in the Triangle. The firm has received numerous awards for its work and was awarded the Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce’s 2007 and 2008 Pinnacle Award for Steady Growth and Profitability, and was named a Best Place to Work by the Triangle Business Journal. For more information, please call (919) 233-6600 or visit the Web site at

Jake Potter
MMI Associates, Inc.
(919) 233-6600

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