PRSA Austin July 2018 Happy Hour: 

Positioning for a Promotion with Fairmont Austin's Casey Barks

Join PRSA Austin at our happy hour event on July 19 at AMLI on Aldrich! PR and marketing professional, Casey Barks, will join us to share his insights on how to prepare yourself for success, including how to build your brand and plan accordingly for a promotion. Register now! 

Event Topic & Description

Topic: Positioning for a Promotion

In the competitive world of PR and marketing, learning how to set yourself up for success is key.

Every role, industry and position require varying skills. Whether agency or in-house, learn how to prove your value to reach the next step in your career. Attendees can expect to learn:

  • How to plan for a promotion, including tips on being transparent with your boss
  • Analyze goals to ensure they are viable
  • Steps to prove your value in your company 

About Our Speaker

Casey Barks, Director of Communications, Fairmont Austin

Casey Barks headshotCasey Barks accepted his current role as Communications Director at Fairmont Austin, the largest hotel in Austin and largest Fairmont in the US, in February of 2017 after being transferred from his previous position leading the Marketing and PR efforts of the Fairmont Olympic in Seattle. Starting his professional hospitality PR and marketing career in 2008, Casey has held both in-house positions and agency roles, ranging from Marketing Coordinator at the Ritz-Carlton San Francisco, Senior Marketing Manager at the San Francisco-based hospitality agency Andrew Freeman & Co., to Marketing Director for Bay Area restaurant Group Tacolicious. Currently the Incoming Chair of the National PRSA Travel & Tourism Board, Casey has been a member of PRSA for nearly a decade. He also spent 2 years as a member of PRSSA, where he was the co-chair of the Northern Arizona University’s PRSSA Chapter.

Event Details

What: PRSA July 2018 Happy Hour - Positioning for a Promotion

Date: Thursday, July 19, 2018 

Time: 6-8 p.m.

Location: AMLI on Aldrich, 2401 Aldrich St, Austin, TX 78723

  • Complimentary street parking available

Registration: Register online now!*

*Online registration will close on Tuesday, July 17 at 11:59 p.m. Walk-ins will still be welcome to attend.

Cost to attend:

Snacks and beverages are included with the registration fee.

**Registrants must be designated as students in our database to receive the student price. Please contact [email protected] for assistance registering as a student.

Event partner:

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PRSA Austin Chapter has a no refund policy. Substitutions are allowed at no charge.