Bethpage, NY, October 02, 2009 --(PR.com
)-- The Fair Media Council’s annual Connection Day on Thursday, Oct. 22, 2009 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Long Island Hilton will draw together about 100 reporters, editors, social media experts and communication professionals to present a variety of educational workshops to the public.
The only major conference in the country that brings the public together with the media for a day of open dialogue, networking and professional development, FMC’s Connection Day draws about 600 participants from the metro area. This educational event features 22 workshops, an exhibition hall, networking breaks and a luncheon with keynote speaker Joe Connolly of the Wall Street Journal and WCBS News Radio. “Adding to all the excitement this year will be news outlets blogging live from the scene and radio stations conducting interviews with area politicians,” said Fair Media Council Executive Director Jaci Clement.
Liz O’Rourke Kupcha is a marketing representative from Cameron Engineering & Associates, LLP and currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Long Island Chapter for the Society for Marketing Professional Services. Ms. Kupcha has close to 15 years of experience as a marketer for the architecture, engineering and construction industries and has been a member of the Society for Marketing Professional Services since 1997.
The Fair Media Council is a 501c3 not-for-profit organization that advocates for quality local news coverage and educates the public to become media savvy. About 200 New York businesses are members of the 30-year-old organization.
Sponsorships, exhibit booths and individual tickets are on sale now. Tickets include three workshops, networking breaks, admission to all media exhibits, continental breakfast, luncheon with the keynote speaker and a 2009-2010 Fair Media Council Media Guide. To make a reservation, become an event sponsor or an exhibitor, please call (516) 224-1860, Ext. 103.