Schedule

Friday, March 3

Registration:

9 AM – 4 PM at Richard and Maggie Daley Building, 14 East Jackson, Chicago, IL 60604, 8th Floor Lobby

12:00 – 4:00 PM

 

*You must arrive before 11:30 to attend the WGN-TV live broadcast

Agency Visits:

Music Track: Time to Hit the Tour Bus with stops at Lincoln Hall, House of Blues and more.

Lincoln Hall – leave at 12:15 p.m.

House of Blues – leave at 12:30 p.m.

2112 – leave at 12:00 p.m.

Theater Track: From NYC to Hollywood…the Show Must Go On!

Chicago Shakespeare Theater – leave at 12:15 p.m.

Film/TV: Lights, Camera, Action! We’ll visit the television sets of WGN-TV Chicago, Cinespace (home of Chicago PD/Med/Fire)

Cinespace – leave at 12:00 p.m.

WGN-TV – leave at 11:15 p.m.

CBS2 – leave at 12:30

4:00 – 5:30 p.m. Red Carpet Welcome:

 

Our Red Carpet Welcome will take place at the world-famous Second City! Attendees will spend an hour networking at the Second City bar and then attend an exclusive show for PRpalooza attendees! This show is included in registration.

6:00 – 10:00 p.m. Chicago Food Choose Your Own Adventure:

This is an optional event for attendees. DePaul PRSSA Executive Board members will lead attendees to dinner at some of Chicago’s iconic restaurants.

Saturday, March 4

8:00-10:00 AM Check In and Registration
10:00 – 11:30 AM Breakout Session One:

Music:

 From Concept to Coverage: How to Be a Media Relations Rock Star Room 801 feat. Heather Farr from Reverb.com

Entertainment Marketing: How to Get Your Client ‘Red-Carpet Ready’ Room 806 feat. Jacqui Owens from United Entertainment Group an Edelman subsidiary

Theater:

 A Day in the Life of a National Tour Press & Marketing Director Room 805 feat. John Gilmore, head of red carpet events and promotion of the Book of Mormon and Hamilton Broadway shows

Film/TV:

Powerhouse with a Paparazzi Room 802 feat. Rob Walton and Morgan Harris

How Saved By The Max become the Nation’s Most Talked About Pop Up Room 803 feat. Derek Berry and Zack Eastman

 

1:30 -3:00 PM Breakout Session Two:

Music:

 Music Makes Miller Coors Magic Room 803 feat. Joe Sargent

From Your Parents Garage to the SOLD OUT Arena Room 802 feat. Greg Corner

Theater:

 City of Chicago Music Festivals Room 806 feat. Mary May, Mark Hackman and Christine Carrino

All Access: Inside The Music Industry Room 804 feat. Michele D’Amaro

 

Film/TV: 

Celebrity Power: Shaping Brand Identity Room 805 feat. Dana Wetz, Vice President Weber Shandwick

Take No L’s: Become a Bonafide Music Journalist On Your Own Room 801 feat. Tre Garner Lavell Garner

 

 

3:30 – 4:30 p.m. How to Get a Job Panels

How to Join the Music Business Room 805 feat. Tre Garner, Kevin Ishiamala, Michele D’Amaro, Paulina Pachel

How to Join the Film/TV Business Room 806 feat. Noreen Heron, Brynn Murphy and Emily Fremgen

5:00 – 6:00 p.m. Closing Reception DePaul Center Room 1128