WSPRA 2023 Fall Conference Safe the Date


Get ready for a "PR Road Trip"! 

We're heading to the Heidel House Spa & Resort in Green Lake, WI for the 2023 WSPRA Fall Conference, Nov. 8-10!  

Hotel Reservations

Heidel House Resort & Spa, 653 Illinois Avenue, Green Lake, WI 54941
WSPRA Conference Group Rates:
Two queen beds: $109
Two queen beds, lakeview: $119
King Suite: $139

Reserve rooms online or by calling (920) 807-0300. If phoning, identify yourself as part the Wisconsin School Public Relations Association - Fall Conference group and provide hotel staff with guest name, requested type of room, check-in and check-out date.

Overflow Rooms:
Bayview Motel, 439 Lake Street, Green Lake

Tentative Schedule at a Glance

Wednesday, November 8
2:00-3:00 pm Registration
3:00-5:00 pm

Pre-Conference Sessions

Session 1
"Navigating the School Communications Road: A Guide for New Adventurers"
Buckle up and join us for a PR Road Trip pre-conference session designed for new school communications and public relations professionals. Learn from a panel of experienced WSPRA members.

Session 2, TBD

 5:00-7:00 pm Dinner on your own
7:00-10:00 pm

Welcome Reception
Meet conference attendees and enjoy complimentary light appetizers and desserts. Cash bar, with one complimentary drink.

Thursday, November 9
7:15-8:00 am Registration & Breakfast

8:15 am-
4:00 pm

8:15-9:30 am  General Session 

  • Welcome and orientation to the conference
  • Keynote presentation
    "Take your brand to the bank: Learn how to boost your charisma, confidence, and communication skills!"
    Presented by Tiffany Ogle, Leadership Coach with CharismaQ

9:30 am-4:00 pm  Breakout Sessions & Resource Fair

  • Three breakout sessions, with three choices each
  • Three breaks with refreshments and opportunities to meet with business partners (fill your Passport for prizes!)
  • Spectrum Awards Luncheon (included with registration)
 4:00-7:00 pm Personal time and dinner on your own
7:00-10:00 pm

Networking Reception
Network with conference attendees and business partners. Enjoy complimentary appetizers and desserts.
TBD: Activities and/or entertainment.
Cash bar, with one complimentary drink.

Friday, November 10
7:45-8:30 am Breakfast & Annual Meeting

8:30 am-
12 noon

8:30-9:45 am  General Session

  • Welcome and orientation to the day
  • Keynote presentation: Presentation title coming soon! 
    Presented by Akwi Nji
    Akwi recently transitioned to Powerful and Pretty from her role as Director of School & Community Relations for Waterloo Schools in Waterloo, Iowa

10:00 am-12 noon  PR Pit Stop Roundtable Discussions
Get valuable ideas to add to your school public relations toolkit. During each Pit Stop (aka, session), choose from a variety of topics and attend three mini-sessions of 30 minutes each. Gather some practical ideas in a time-saving format.

12 noon

Closing remarks and raffle prizes

More details about the Fall Conference will be posted as planning continues.  Check back often!

2022 Fall Conference
November 16-18, 2022
Osthoff Resort, Elkhart Lake, WI