What’s New in 2020?
We just launched the hub for our Fall Conference – September 14-18. Visit the site for everything you need to know about this one of a kind event.
A Two-Part Event
Fall – Virtual Conference
Sep, 14-18, 2021
Panels and workshops
Elite networking event called “The Challenge”
Spring – Career Fair
The theme for the 2020 ADPR Connection is “Commit to the Challenge” The vision of the student co-directors is to empower students to reach their fullest potential as a Creator, Communicator, or Connector. Delving into these strengths and understanding how to best utilize them will allow students to dive deeper into their prospective fields, with newfound confidence.
The Challenge Networking Event
(Sign up to be selected before Sep 9)
Monday, September 14th and Friday September 18th, 5 pm
Be part of a team of two other students and a professional mentor (from companies like Nebo, PHD, Zenith Agency and Comcast among others) and compete in a one hour challenge to take home invaluable connections and sweet prizes.
Tuesday, Sep 15, 4 pm: Keynote – Nebo
Join this panel to hear our platinum sponsor, Nebo, discuss how to conquer challenges and keep up with change in the fast-pace industry and world that we live in. This panel will cover topics from how to stay optimistic in times of change, and teach students how to leverage their skills during a hiring freeze
Wednesday, Sep 16, 2 PM: Building Your Brand: Presenting yourself to future employers
Our Panelists will inform students on what makes an eye-catching portfolio, and how to stand out amongst the crowd when it comes to interviewing, networking, and landing your dream job.
Wednesday, Sep 16, 4 PM: Navigate your Niche
Navigating Your Niche will allow students to narrow down what makes them stand out, and provide them with tools on how to succeed in landing their dream internship or career. Additionally, this panel will be geared towards students who are interested in a career in the AdPR industry, and will touch on all that a Grady education has to offer.
Thursday, Sep 17, 2 PM: Things I Wish I Would Have Known
Our panelists will provide valuable insight to students in regards to some of the topics that come with learned experiences in their first job + internship. This panel is definitely catered towards Juniors and Seniors, and those looking for valuable insights into their first post-grad job.
Thursday, Sep 17, 4 PM: Student Selected Topic
This panel will feature a topic chosen by our students. Potential topics include: how to be productive during COVID-19 (how to make the most of your time, finding a job in this climate, and exploring options such as portfolio school/grad school.