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Professional Development - May 2019

May 28, 2019
11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
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Grand Street Cafe
4740 Grand Ave.
Kansas City, MO 64112

"Crisis: What You Don't Know Will Hurt You - Professional Development Luncheon - May 2019"

Guest Speaker - Dean Davison, APR

Throughout his career, Dean Davison has dealt with crisis situations. Early in his career, he reported about exploding houses in the mid-Missouri town of Centralia and state budget cuts in Wisconsin. As a chief communications officer and counselor, he has worked with leaders and businesses dealing with cyber attacks, lawsuits, regulatory actions, workplace violence, 9/11, acquisitions, divestitures and leadership changes. He will share the lessons he’s learned on how to stay ahead of the action to protect your company’s reputation.

About Dean and Davison Strategic Communications

Dean Davison is the founder of Davison Strategic Communications. The firm drives growth for businesses by building engaging brands, creating strong cultures and protecting reputations. He is an expert on crisis communications and media training. Dean has protected reputations in the midst of executive changes, reorganizations, regulatory issues, lawsuits and disasters. Before starting his own firm, he built the brand and communications teams at both GE’s Employers Reinsurance and at Lockton, two global insurance firms based in Kansas City. He has also been a TV news reporter and producer for CBS stations in KC and Green Bay. Dean is a member of GKC-PRSA and a recipient of the Roger Yarrington Professional of the Year. 



$25.00 Price for GKC-PRSA Members
$30.00 after 5:00 pm May 23

$35.00 Price for Non-Members
$40.00 after 5:00 pm May 23