Presentation on theme: "Using PR to Promote and Build Chapters Notes taken from Chapter Conference 2013 Presenter: Angela Prince."— Presentation transcript:
Using PR to Promote and Build Chapters Notes taken from Chapter Conference 2013 Presenter: Angela Prince
The Purpose of USA Dance The purpose of our chapter (and our efforts within it) is to make a difference in the lives of others.
Need a vision To accomplish this, we must have a vision.
Hub of a Wheel We need to see ourselves as the hub of a wheel, the center of this effort.
We need to find what our personal strengths
Use our strengths to do good in the world.
Our Mission Our mission is to improve the quality and the quantity of ballroom dancing in the United States.
National Governing Body for Dancesport USA Dance Inc is the National Governing Body for DanceSport in the United States and with 174 chapters throughout the country is also the representative organization for all social and recreational ballroom and Latin dancers in America, ranging from pre-schoolers to seniors.
Official member of the US Olympic Committee For DanceSport, USA Dance Inc is the official member organization of the United States Olympic Committee (USOC)
Industry Leader in Dance With nearly 23,000 U.S. members who financially support the national programs and with an outreach of more than 200,000 dancers, USA DANCE serves the dance industry as a leader.
Broadcast our mission….. We need to tell others about it.
Increase Our Chapter’s PR In increase our chapter's PR, we need to work on PR for our chapter or find someone who is good in PR and get them to join and work for the chapter.
Send out Press Releases Have someone assigned to PR that has experience. They can send press releases to various media organizations.
Think Big! We need to think big on PR
Find influential people finding people who make the news and ride with them to spread the word.
Keep Our Reputation Untarnished Everything is transparent and public. The local chapter holds the reputation of the national organization in their hands. We need to keep other organizations to tarnish or diminish our reputation.
Promote our Passion – Dancing! Dancing is our passion. We need to promote that.
Take the High Road We have a leadership role in this country to create good relationships through dancing for all ages. There is nothing we do that is negative. Our mission is all good. We need to avoid things that drag us down. We need to take the high road.
Stop Conflicts Quickly! We need to stop conflicts before they get out of hand. Conflicts drag down the organization.
Refer All National Issues Refer all questions regarding USA Dance National issue to the PR group for USA Dance. Don't answer for USA Dance.
Tell the Good PR! We need to always tell the good PR for the organization and dancing. Media is just a vehicle for transmitting the information to mass people at one time.
Do Good Things That Make a Difference If we do things that make a difference and do good and attract attention, we get noticed and people want to see and hear us.
Consider All PR Opportunities Newspaper Ads and Articles Internet Webpages and Search Engines Clothing and Accessories Get Togethers Phone Calls Television Signs and Displays