Winning on Social Media: Crisis Management in an Echo Chamber

 Registration due 5 p.m. Monday, September 11

Wednesday, September 13, 2017, 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Holiday Inn at Rt. 306 (7701) Reynolds Road
Mentor, Ohio (Note: This is NOT LaMalfa Center)

Speaker: Thom Fladung, Hennes Communications

Thom Fladung
Thom Fladung

Social media – Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, Snapchat and more – these platforms have become primary information sources and dominant drivers of reputation for individuals and organizations. Here’s a look at how and why social media has grown explosively – and what you can do to assess social media threats and use these powerful tools to communicate effectively and protect your reputation. Thom Fladung is vice president of Hennes Communications, one of the few firms in the United States focused exclusively on crisis communications and crisis management.

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Submissions for the October VOICE newsletter are due September 20.