As a native Washingtonian, 25-year veteran of its largest agencies and former association executive on Capitol  Hill, let me be among the first to welcome PRSA International to Washington, D.C.

There was once a sign at Reagan National Airport that said: “Welcome to the Most Powerful City in the World.” So access to power becomes the currency of many of our clients!

PRSA-NCC is among the largest Chapters. Public relations practitioners really network here and try to help one another in the profession. We become friends and friendly competitors. I hope PRSA attendees can feel the vibe and maybe absorb what makes our city so great. We’re all political junkies, many are service oriented at associations and nonprofits, some are K Street killers.

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