An Immersion into Brand-Building & Social Media Communications

Join PR News on February 26, 2016 at the oceanfront Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach Resort & Spa in California for our Social Media Summit where you and your team will become immersed in real-world, tactical case studies from brands, nonprofits and agencies and get takeaways in pulling and analyzing social media data; emerging social media platforms and apps; and much more. You also won’t want to miss our full-day Visual Storytelling Boot Camp taking place the day before the summit also at the Huntington Beach Resort & Spa. This gorgeous resort is a quick 45-minute drive from LAX.

You'll Become an Expert In:

  • Cross-platform social media campaigns
  • Social media data to pull and analyze
  • Visual storytelling on Instagram, Snapchat & more
  • The messaging apps that are right for your audience
  • Aligning with influencers in your market
  • Using Periscope to broadcast your brand

AGENDA - Don't forget to join us for the Sunset Reception on February 25!

Featured Speakers - a sneak peek of what you'll learn

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Sean Swentek

Speaking at the
Social Media Summit

VP of Social Media
Opus Bank


Brittany Detamore

Speaking at the
Visual Boot Camp

Social Engagement Strategist


Victoria Lim

Speaking at the
Visual Boot Camp

Managing Editor, Public Relations & Editorial Content
Walt Disney World

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Scott Davis

Speaking at the
Social Media Summit

SVP, Digital and Strategic Planning
Weber Shandwick


3+ Hours of Networking and Endless Social Media Takeaways

PR News’ Social Media Summit and Visual Storytelling Boot Camp on February 25 & 26 in Huntington Beach, CA will provide excellent networking opportunities plus tons of real-world takeaways that you can start implementing immediately. Beyond the sessions on every facet of social media and visual storytelling, you’ll also:

  • Make long-lasting connections with like-minded peers during the Sunset Reception taking place the evening of February 25
  • Bask in ocean views during an energizing Sunrise Walk along the beach on February 26
  • Save on your stay at the luxurious Hyatt Regency Huntington Resort & Spa with PR News’ special room block rate of $255/night

Who Should Attend

As a PR or marketing professional, you know that you and your team need to step outside of your workplace, connect with peers and learn from the best to keep growing your skills—for your brand, and for your career. The Social Media Summit and Visual Storytelling Boot Camp allow you to do just that while basking in the beautiful setting of the beach.

If you spend at least a quarter of your time in any of these areas, you should attend PR News' Social Media Conference:

  • Public Relations
  • Digital PR and Social Media
  • Community Relations
  • Content Creation
  • Communications
  • Video
  • Marketing Communications
  • Business Development
  • Public Affairs/Issues Management
  • Media Relations
  • SEO
  • Research and Analytics


Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach Resort & Spa 21500 Pacific Coast Highway, Huntington Beach, CA 92648, USA

Shimmering views of the Pacific and luxurious amenities abound at the oceanfront Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach Resort & Spa. Innovative, Spanish-inspired architecture sets the scene for a memorable retreat at our resort hotel, complete with pampering spa treatments, irresistible restaurants such as Watertable named one of the top 100 Best Restaurants in America, ocean adventures and superior service. From surfing to arts and entertainment, Orange County attractions are minutes away.

Room Block: PR News has a room block with the Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach Resort & Spa at a special rate of $255/night for the dates of February 21 through March 1.  Reserve your room online to take advantage of this rate.

Top Things to Do While Visiting Huntington Beach, California:

  • Huntington Beach’s nickname is “Surf City” so hit the waves with Orange County's best surf instructors.
  • Entertain the kids as you show off your pinball expertise in the gaming arcade.
  • Relax with calming treatments in our Pacific Waters Spa.
  • Enjoy a romantic sunset dinner at our beachfront restaurants.
  • Take advantage of the hotel’s perfect location to enjoy Orange County activities and attractions, including Disneyland, Knott's Berry Farm, Aquarium of the Pacific and more.
  • The concierge at the Huntington Beach Resort & Spa will be happy to assist you in arranging activities that will help you make the most of your stay!
Register Your Team


Online: Fast and Easy! Phone: Call Jessica Placencia at 301-354-1641  
Single Attendee Package*
Full Access Pass *Best Value!
Day 1
Day 2
Regular Rate February 13 – February 26
Group Packages*
Full Access Pass *Best Value!
Day 1
Day 2
Regular Rate February 13 – February 26
*The Full Access Pass includes the Social Media Summit on February 26 and the Visual Storytelling Boot Camp on February 25. Rates apply to agencies and corporations only. Nonprofits/Associations, PR News Subscribers and Vendors can click here for registration options and pricing. Group pricing are for two or more individuals. Independent Practitioners can also call Jessica about a special rate. PR News does not offer refunds as all sales are final. You are able to get full credit toward a future event or replace a current attendee with a colleague. Contact Account Executive, Lindsay Silverberg at or 301-354-1716 for sponsorship details.


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