Hot off the presses-DMV media panel

Hot off the presses-DMV media panel
Event on 2015-05-07 07:30:00

PR Matters!

Hot off the Presses is slated for May 7th during Small Business Week.

/'sas∙s'ē/ agency has put together a panel of some of the region's (DMV's) most powerful media — those who decide whether your story is worth their ink and airtime (or not!). 

Presenting Sponsor, The Hilton Garden Inn Bethesda.

"Read all about it!" below:

Description: Hosted by one of the region's top PR, marketing and social media firms, /'sas∙s'ē/ agency, in Hot off the Presses you will learn directly from a panel of DC's top media outlets how and why you need to infuse public relations into your business strategy. From The Washington Post and Bethesda Magazine to NBC/4, find out how to get the media to notice you. As part of this PR seminar you will learn about…

1) The power of PR in the 21st Century.

2) How to be newsworthy in a 24/7 news cycle.

3) Key ingredients for a press release and/or pitch.

4) How to hit a home run once you've landed your interview.



Bethesda Magazine; Arlington Magazine: Steve Hull, Editor-in-Chief

NBC4/WRC: Catherine Snyder, Managing Editor

The Washington Post: Beth Chang, Articles Editor

Washingtonian,, Costco Magazine: Bara Vaida, Freelance journalist, specializing in health/health policy.

WBAL-TV: Ryan Sprouse, Assignment Editor

Networking & Breakfast:

Because every good morning should start with a nice cup of coffee, a healthy breakfast and a business card exchange (i.e., networking), we've scheduled the first half hour (7:30am – 8am) for networking and noshing. We will begin the PR panel promptly at 8am.


What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?

There is a garage connected to the hotel as well as ample street parking. The event is just two blocks south of the Bethesda Metro stop (Red Line) and a number of Capital Bike share docks. 


Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Please contact us with any questions:


What is the refund policy?

Unfortunately, we will be unable to refund your ticket. So, if you find you are unable to come at the last minute, please feel free to give your ticket to a colleague. If you email us within 24 hours of the event, we will be able to print a name tag for the individual. Otherwise, s/he can fill out a name tag during check-in.

at Bethesda-Chevy Chase Conference Room
The Hilton Garden Inn Bethesda
Bethesda, United States

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