Save the Date: June 2013
Noteworthy events for the month ahead.
June 1 marks the beginning of the Atlantic hurricane season, which lasts until November 30. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration expects an extremely active season with a projected "13 to 20 named storms, 7 to 11 hurricanes, with possibly 3 to 6 of those hurricanes becoming a Category 3 storm or higher."
PRSA will host its annual Counselors Academy Conference in Austin on June 9-11. It is the gathering place for public relations agency owners and senior counselors to learn new strategies for managing their operations, clients and employees.
Get your geek on! Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference will take place on June 10-14 in San Francisco. Apple is super secretive, but rumor has it that the company will introduce the latest version of its mobile device software, iOS 7.
Where is your social media strategy headed in 2013? The 4th Annual Corporate Social Media Summit taking place on June 12-13 in New York City promises to provide attendees with a "360 degree look into building, operationalizing, and initiating a successful social media strategy."
On June 13-14 in Chicago, the Clinton Global Initiative will host its annual CGI America, a gathering devoted to economic recovery in the United States.
Iranians will hit the poll on June 14 to elect a successor to President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. Fueled by fraud allegations in the 2009 election, a mass protest broke out, which gave birth to the Arab Spring. What to expect at this year's election? We'll be watching closely.
Don't forget Dad on June 16. Instead of giving him another tie on Father's Day, check out these 36 creative gift ideas.
The British Prime Minister David Cameron will host the G8 Summit of world leaders in Northern Ireland on June 17-18. This 39th summit will focus on "the development of open economies, open governments and open societies."
Sharpen your crisis communications skills. PR Week will host its 8th annual Crisis Communications Conference on June 20 at the Dexter House in London, serving as a platform for hundreds of industry players to share stories behind recent crises.
PRSA's Digital Impact Conference, designed to help general practitioners take advantage of the latest digital resources and opportunities, will be held on June 27-28 in New York City.