January 2017 Monthly Meeting: Communicating in an Age of Disruption
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1/12/2017
When: Thursday, January 12, 2017
11:30 am Registration & Networking; Noon - 1:00 pm Program & Lunch
Where: Maggiano's Buckhead
3368 Peachtree Road NE
Atlanta, Georgia  30326
United States
Contact: Denise Grant
770.449.6369


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Communicating in an Age of Disruption: Harnessing innovations to compete, survive and lead in a changing field

The world of politics, science, invention and communications is changing beneath our feet, so there’s no better way to kick of 2017 than with a visionary speaker on the topic of disruption. Entrepreneur, bestselling author and TED speaker Rick Smith traces in his new book The Great Disruption new trends afoot which will hasten a new information revolution. In his address to PRSA Georgia, Smith will share:

  • Trends in emerging technology and disruption that will affect PR professionals and the field of communications
  • Steps to compete, survive and lead in a changing communications field Vital tips for PR pros to leverage disruption in 2017 campaigns
  • Looking to technologies such as Google, Apple, Uber and now 3D printing and the promise of transformed industries
  • Using innovation to change the game in business

Rick Smith is co-founder and CEO of Fast Radius, a revolutionary on demand manufacturing company backed by UPS. He is the founder and former CEO of World 50, the world's premier senior executive networking organization; founding CEO of G100 Next Generation Leadership, the leading CEO succession development program for the Fortune 500; founding CEO of the Talent Academy and a co-founder of Bionic Solutions. His other bestselling books include The 5 Patterns of Extraordinary Careers and The Leap. He is the inventor of the Primary Color personality assessment (patents pending), which has been taken by more than 100,000 people. He is also a semi-professional singer, songwriter, currently performing with the band Men Without Youth, which has opened for Zac Brown (twice) and Lynyrd Skynyrd. He plays guitar, keyboards and harmonica, and vibraslap and is a certified music production engineer.

Please Note:

  • Valet parking - $2.
  • Free self-parking is available in the parking garage behind the restaurant. There is a sign that says Maggiano's & Corner Bakery parking at the garage entrance. The parking lot that is adjacent to Maggiano's is now a PAID PARKING LOT with a charge of $7 per car. It is not owned by Maggiano's. If you park there, you must pre-pay or your car will be booted or towed.
  • Luncheon, family-style.
  • Additional $15 walk-in fee, space available.
  • All reservations are final. There are no cancellations and PRSA Georgia does not issue refunds for the registration fee.