An experienced public relations executive, Patrick O’Reilly serves as the president of OPR Communications in Riverside, California. Throughout the years, Patrick O’Reilly has led the Riverside firm to numerous Capella and Polaris Awards from the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA).
Since its inception in 1947, PRSA has hosted numerous symposiums to bring together professionals from across the communications and public relations sectors. The organization maintains a dedication to providing education and networking opportunities to its members through the annual PRSA International Conference. From November 8-10, PRSA held its International Conference at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis in Georgia.
This year, the conference drew 3,000 attendees from around the world. At the event, the society hosted more than 80 professional education workshops that featured categories such as leadership and management, integration, and specialization. The sessions offered insight into diverse topics ranging from how to create a prominent brand to how to become an influential company leader. Over the course of several networking meetings, conference participants had the opportunity to attend keynote speeches from prominent figures such as U.S. Congressman John Lewis and GLAAD CEO and President Sarah Kate Ellis.