ESPN, Southwest Airlines and WeWork to Speak at PR News’ Crisis Management Summit

How to identity, manage and resolve your next crisis

ESPN, Southwest Airlines, GoDaddy, KFC Global, JUUL, NAACP, Hilton, Equifax, WeWork and Heineken to Speak at the PR News Crisis Management Summit on Feb. 27-28
Communicators will gain a comprehensive understanding of crisis communications. Last-Chance rates end Feb. 6.

MIAMI, FL. January 24, 2019 – PR News’ The Crisis Management Summit on February 27-28 in Miami will focus on how to prevent, identify, manage and resolve PR crises of all types and sizes. We’re bringing together the top leaders in crisis avoidance to share current data, market research, case studies and real time advice to make sure attendees are armed with the right skills to avoid long-term damage to their brand or client the next time a crisis hits. Communicators can save an extra $200 on their passes through February 6.

We recently added the crisis experts below to the 2019 speaker lineup:

  • Amy Phillips, VP, Strategic Communications, ESPN
  • Lisa Goode, Senior Director, Communication Services and Social Business, Southwest Airlines
  • Tori Carter, Public Affairs Manager, KFC Global
  • Kristen Thomaselli, Vice President, Qorvis Communications
  • Bob Hastings, Chief of Staff, CCO, Bell
  • John Cihomsky, VP, PR & Communications, Sharp Healthcare
  • Rhiannon Sawyer, Director, Social Media Strategy and Operations, WeWork
  • Tod Plotkin, Principal, Green Buzz Agency
  • Hinda Mitchell, President, Inspire PR Group
  • Jon Chang, Product Marketing Manager, IBM Watson
  • Elisa D’Amico, Partner, K&L Gates
  • Ashley McCown, President, Solomon McCown & Company
  • John Deveney, President, Deveney
  • View the Complete Speaker Roster

Networking is a key part of all PR News conferences. At the Crisis Management Summit, attendees will enjoy an opening reception overlooking the ocean as well as an opportunity to taste different ceviches. Scheduled networking breaks are also built into the two-day conference.

The summit is almost at max capacity. Communicators should book their passes by February 6 to save an extra $200 per ticket. Group as well as nonprofit/government pricing is available. Only one discount per person can be used. Register online.

For registration questions, contact marketing coordinator, Megan Sigg at To sponsor this event, contact sales director, Katie Sullivan at

Show Sponsors & Partners: Crisp, Dataminr, Five Blocks, Institute for Crisis Management, Muck Rack and Probolsky Research.

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