PR’s Top Pros Talk… The Importance of Fun in Brand Marketing – Brian Lowe



What is the importance of fun in brand marketing? Brian Lowe, Founder, President and CEO of BML Public Relations + Digital, highlights the powerful physiological impact of fun on increasing consumer awareness, loyalty and purchase. Brian also explains how brands can incorporate humor in campaign strategies, and why it’s time to publish positive content.

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PR’s Top Pros Talk… Breaking Down the Stigma of Substance Use Disorder – Lauren Lawson-Zilai



What role do PR and communications professionals play in breaking down the stigma of substance use disorder? Lauren Lawson-Zilai, Senior Director of Media and Public Relations for Shatterproof, explains that communicators can play an important role by utilizing people-first language and showcasing stories that highlight empathy with their clients. Lauren also shares what employees can do to help their colleagues who may be struggling with substance use disorder. For additional resources, go to: https://www.shatterproof.org/find-help

PR’s Top Pros Talk… Finding Your Passion – David Zapata



What are the benefits of finding your passion? David Zapata, Founder and CEO of Zapwater Communications, explains that focusing on projects that your team is passionate about can lead to an increase in employee and client happiness and company growth. David also highlights his plan to expand Zapwater’s office space. David also describes how his hybrid work model promotes flexibility and collaboration.

PR’s Top Pros Talk… The Evolution of Food and Beverage Brands – Rachel Kay



How can communications strategies evolve for food and beverage clients? Rachel Kay, CEO of Rachel Kay Public Relations, recommends focusing on the power of digital strategies, such as, using affiliate links to track interest. Rachel also explains how her agency measures the impact of the consumer journey for her clients during this ever-changing landscape.