Meeting/Event Information

PRSA Dallas ProAm Day 2016

April 22, 2016
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Brinker International
6820 LBJ Fwy
Dallas, TX 75240
Venue Website

PRSA Dallas Pro-Am Day 2016: “Oh the Places You'll Go In PR"

Last day to register!

Calling all college students and mentors! Mark your calendars for the annual PRSA Dallas Pro-Am Day on Friday, April 22, 2016.

Pro-Am Day connects students with experienced public relations professionals from non-profits, agencies, and corporations through a half-day shadowing opportunity followed by a luncheon. The 2016 theme of “Oh the Places You'll Go In PR” focuses on the many options available to communication professionals in today’s market.

Students will shadow an experienced public relations practitioner on the job that morning to gain valuable insights and establish new contacts in this unique mentoring opportunity. Afterwards, all participants are invited to the PRSA Dallas luncheon for more mingling and an engaging panel discussion of the various directions a public relations career can take in corporate, nonprofit, and agency practice.

Sign up to host a student at your corporation, agency, or nonprofit. There is no charge for hosting. Luncheon tickets for mentors can be purchased below. Student luncheon tickets are included in their sign-up fee.  Contact Mary Anna Billingsley at to host a student.

Students, please register and pay online to participate in this year's ProAm Day.  Once you are registered you will be contacted to set you up with a mentor.  EXTENDED - Deadline to sign up is Friday, April 8.

9 - 11:00 a.m. - Students visit mentor's office for a shadowing experience
11 - 11:30 a.m. - Students and mentors head to luncheon at Brinker International
11:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. - Check-in for luncheon and networking
12 - 1:30 p.m. - -Luncheon and panel discussion
1:30 - 2 p.m. - Q&A

•    PRSA Dallas Member Luncheon Prepaid Online: $38.00 by Monday, April 18 at 5 p.m.
•    Non-Member Luncheon Prepaid Online: $45.00 by Monday, April 18 at 5 p.m.
•    Student Shadowing and Luncheon Prepaid Online: $25.00 by Friday, April 8 - EXTENDED!

NEW Luncheon Location:
Brinker International, 6727 Hillcrest Plaza Drive, Dallas, TX 75230
Luncheon will be held on the first floor in building C in the “Play Room”

Surface parking is available by the building

Note:  Cancellations are due by 5 p.m. on Monday, April 18, 2016.  If you need to cancel, contact Liz Kennedy at  No refunds will be made after this date.  No shows will be billed.

Substitutions must be made in writing to Liz Kennedy at by noon on Tuesday, April 19, 2016.

Thank you to our ProAm sponsors!

Major sponsor: AT&T

Additional sponsors:




$38.00 PRSA Dallas Member Price
$48.00 after 05:00 pm April 18

$53.00 Nonmember Price
$63.00 after 05:00 pm April 18

$25.00 Student Price