MMI Public Relations CEO to Speak at Washington Society of Association Executives Annual Convention

Patty Briguglio to Present “Goodwill And Crisis Public Relations: Getting Your Name In & Out Of The News” at WSAE Conference.

Raleigh, NC, June 01, 2013 --( Robert Buhler, president of MMI Public Relations (, a full-service public relations firm, has announced that Patty Briguglio, the firm’s CEO, will present at the Washington Society of Association Executives (WSAE) Annual Convention scheduled for Monday, June 3 at the Three Rivers Convention Center in Kennewick, Wash. Her presentation, titled “Goodwill and Crisis Public Relations: Getting Your Name In & Out of the News” will cover crisis public relations strategies that attendees can incorporate into their association.

WSAE represents more than 240 association executives in the state of Washington including staff specialists and industry partners. WSAE has served the Association Management Industry since 1968. It is the premier source for advancing knowledge, facilitating interchange of expertise and experience, and assisting with the career progression of members in Washington’s association management community.

“I am excited about the opportunity to speak at the WSAE annual convention,” said Briguglio. “Having an effective crisis public relations strategy in place is essential for any organization, and I am looking forward to sharing my knowledge with all attendees, as well as hearing from the other presenters.”

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MMI Public Relations is a full-service PR firm with offices in Charlotte and the Triangle region of North Carolina that helps its clients start big conversations and make powerful connections. With a strong base in traditional public relations, MMI has strategically evolved into a market leader in emerging PR tools such as social media, online video and podcasting. MMI works with firms and individuals in a wide spectrum of industries across the nation. Ranked one of the top PR firms in North Carolina and nationally, MMI is the recipient of numerous awards in the public relations arena and the community, including recent recognition with the 2012 Cary Chamber Small Business of the Year award, based on the criteria of innovation, successful growth, community service and an exceptional work environment. For more information, call 919-233-6600, visit the MMI Public Relations website at or the MMI Public Relations Blog at

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