Please take note of the following informational updates from NACIO:
NEW ListServ Address for Members to Use:
As part of membership, NACIO offers a listserv that is available for members to utilize in seeking helpful information from their peers within communications/public information roles. Please note that the listserv address has changed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Those responding to listserv messages are reminded to do so in a separate e-mail. Hitting “reply” will cause a response message to go to all participants/members of the listserv.
Register Now for the February Membership Webinar:
The February 2017 NACIO webinar will take place on Wednesday, February 22 at 1 p.m. (CST) and is titled “Top Website Design and Citizen Communication Trends of 2017” lead by two guest presenters from Civic Plus. Learn the hottest website design and citizen communication trends you can expect to see in 2017. Stay informed on the latest technology tools and trends to ensure you are continuing to communicate and engage with citizens in creative, innovative, and impactful ways. Registration and additional information is available at; https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/2012395830776602625
Awards of Excellence Competition:
The annual NACIO Awards of Excellence Competition is moving to an online format and the call for entries will be coming out soon for those wishing to enter the contest. Please stay tuned for a separate message to be sent with all the details. A special thank you to Florida Association of Counties staff Cragin Mosteller and Tracy Kusmierz, along with First Vice President Lori Hudson for their efforts in putting together the awards contest.
Membership Renewal Reminder:
As a friendly reminder, if you have not done so – please get your NACIO membership renewals in as soon as possible. We have several outstanding members who have not yet renewed for 2017. Thank you, your membership is appreciated and if you have questions please refer them to email@example.com.
Take Part in NACIO Events at the NACo Legislative Conference:
For those traveling to the NACo Legislative Conference taking place February 25 to March 1, 2017 - listed below is a line-up of NACIO-related activities. NACIO will also be hosting a booth to engage conference attendees on communications-related topics and help educate about the mission of our organization.
Sunday, February 26:
- NACIO Business Meeting – 10 a.m. Hoover, Marriott Wardman Park Hotel
- NACIO Group Networking Lunch – 12 p.m. (on your own) Stone’s Throw Restaurant, Marriott Wardman Park Hotel If possible, please RSVP to Jessica Beyer if you plan to attend.
- NACIO Roundtable Discussion – 1:30 p.m. Hoover, Marriott Wardman Park Hotel
Monday, February 27:
- NACIO-sponsored Workshop – 1:45 p.m. to 3 p.m. Navigating a New Era of Crisis Communications: How to Manage Non-traditional Events Roosevelt 1/2/3 Presented by: Rebecca Carter, Mecklenberg County, NC and NACIO Second Vice President Donnell Preskey Hushka, North Dakota Association of County Commissioners and NACIO Board of Directors Regional Representative
As always, please feel free to contact me with questions at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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