Feb 18: Pitfalls for Communication Pros

Collins & Lacy shareholder Michael R. Burchstead will share insight about how South Carolina laws can trip up well-intentioned communications professionals. The discussion will include. · Potential pitfalls with regard to social media advertising. · Issues with advertising under South Carolina Practice Acts. · Election year reminders: laws regarding campaign involvement Mr. Burchstead is former General Counsel for South Carolina Ethics Commission. He closely monitors activity involving politics, elections, and governmental ethics, so bring questions and hear his interesting...

Jan 21: Resource Tune-Up with UofSC’s SJMC

  Start your new year with a resource tune-up – hear from the University of South Carolina School of Journalism and Mass Communication (SJMC) faculty about the major communications and PR resources in our own backyard. From curriculum and tools to best-utilizing career center opportunities (and more), to balancing postgraduate degrees with careers, are you maximizing having the university as a neighbor? Join us at the brand new Cathy Novinger Girl Scout Leadership Center to hear from these education...

Dec 18: Jingle Mingle

Save the date and join advertising, design, marketing and PR professionals from across the Midlands to ring in the holidays with appetizers and a cash bar at this FREE meetup event! Participating organizations include: AAF of the Midlands, AMA Columbia, South Carolina Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (SCPRSA), and IABC-SC. Please RSVP! Click “Going” on the Facebook event page linked below if you’ll be dropping in so that appetizers can be estimated...