The College of Fellows is celebrating Fellows Week, November 6–15, 2022, and you are invited to join us for an exciting schedule of virtual and live induction events, networking opportunities, and professional development programming. This includes PRSA ICON sessions led by Fellows.
Induction Welcome and Kickoff Celebration (virtual)
Sunday, Nov. 6
8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PT
Fellows Week 2022 kicks off with our third annual Virtual Induction Celebration as we welcome the Class of 2022 into the College on Facebook Live, YouTube and streaming on the PRSA website. You’ll be introduced to each of the 17 new Fellows and also recognize our 2022 Sage Award winner. Be sure to invite your family and friends to join us online for this new College tradition. Preregistration not available. Watch COF social media platforms for details and a link for the event.
Professional Development (virtual)
Monday, Nov. 7
3 p.m. ET / Noon PT
The College’s professional development co-chairs are planning an outstanding professional development opportunity to kick off Fellows Week. Watch the COF newsletter and social media platforms for details. Free to all Fellows, but preregistration will be required.
Fellows Chat (virtual)
Tuesday, Nov. 8
1 p.m. ET / 10 a.m. PT
We will gather online for a special edition of Fellows Chat to meet the Class of 2022 and visit with fellow Fellows. This will be a great opportunity to connect, even if you cannot join us in person in Texas. Preregistration is requested. Link will be provided with registration.
Annual Meeting (virtual)
Wednesday, Nov. 9
4 p.m. ET / 1 p.m. PT
The College of Fellows Annual Meeting, previously scheduled during the busy ICON weekend, will be held on Zoom, allowing greater participation and more opportunities to review the work of the College over the past year and initiatives for the future. Preregistration requested. Link will be provided with registration.
Get Reacquainted Mixer
Friday, Nov. 11
5:30–7:30 p.m. CT
Gaylord Texan Resort, Grapevine, Texas
We are kicking off the weekend in Texas with an informal gathering to mix and mingle in person for the first time since 2019. We’ll gather in one of the Gaylord Texan Resort bars/lounges to connect and reconnect with new and old friends. Cash bar, hosted hors d’oeuvres. Preregistration is requested to help with space and food planning.
Induction Celebration and Program
Saturday, Nov. 12
6 p.m. CT
Gaylord Texan Resort, Grapevine, Texas
Join us as we formally induct the Class of 2022 and honor the 2022 Sage Award and Gold Anvil recipients with a gala reception and ceremony. The event will be formal (black tie optional), as always, but boots, bolos and rhinestones or other appropriate Texas bling are encouraged in keeping with our location. The evening will begin with cocktails (open bar) and heavy hors d’oeuvres reception, followed by the induction program, and concluding with a champagne toast and dessert reception. This format provides excellent opportunities for fellowship and networking with new inductees and old friends. Tickets are $200 per person and must be purchased in advance.
Available space at the live events in Texas will be limited, so be sure to reserve your tickets early.
PRSA ICON Sessions
In addition to Fellows Week activities sponsored by the College, at least 16 International Conference sessions are being led by members of the College of Fellows. Check out the conference schedule for these and other exciting events connected to ICON 2022.
Sponsorships are critical to the financial and logistical success of Fellows Week. A series of packages is available for you or your family, friends, or colleagues to sponsor the events of College of Fellows Week, with many pricing options.
Please contact Susan Belanich at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions or difficulty with registration.