The forest, the trees and everything in between

There are countless cliches that point to human nature’s inability to balance the expanse of the horizon against the minutia before us. The funniest part is that it’s often easy for us to watch others fall victim to this trope while it’s nearly impossible to identify it in our own actions until the big picture or the small details smack us in the face. In my professional realm, I most often see this come to fruition in event planning and execution.

Public relations’ role in event planning

At OPR, our experience goes beyond traditional public relations practices (even though that is our bread and butter). Our team is fortunate to have much experience planning myriad events while implementing our PR tools along the way. We discuss the basics of event planning and how PR can be your biggest asset.

Meetings: Love them or hate them, you’ve got to prepare (and other tips) 

Meetings, meetings and more meetings. Some people dread heavy meeting weeks while others thrive off of group discussion and planning. Leading successful meetings is a part of our job, and that success can be defined by outcomes following those meetings. Everyone has experienced the full spectrum of good…

The new kids on the block – integrating the newest social media trends into your PR timeline

Social media is a huge part of our lives. In fact, according to Statista, it’s estimated that 3.6 billion people use social media worldwide. By 2025, that number is projected to increase to 4.41 billion. With that large of an audience online, it would be silly not to…