Fall Updates from Platinum PR

Posted on September 23, 2021 by Sandy Dubay and filed under Blog, Business Development, Content Creation, Economic Development, Frederick Factor Podcast, Frederick, Maryland, Personal Share, Team Building.

Fall is officially here! Here at Platinum PR, we’re enjoying pumpkin spice everything and new seasonal flavors of popcorn from the Original Popcorn Shop. We’ve stayed busy all September supporting our clients with the many conferences and events taking place this fall. And, we’ve got some fun updates from the office too… As a team, …

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How do you feel about attending in-person events right now?

Posted on September 16, 2021 by Sandy Dubay and filed under Blog, Business Development, Economic Development, Event Planning, Frederick, Maryland, Inspiration, Publicity, Relationship Building.

Happy (almost) fall! Students are back at school, and sports are in season. Last week, I went to my first football game of the year at the University of Maryland. I got to see my daughter Tabitha perform in the West Virginia University marching band – she plays the alto saxophone.     It was so …

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My experience at Frederick County’s S.H.E. Week

Posted on September 2, 2021 by Sandy Dubay and filed under Blog, Business Development, Economic Development, Frederick, Maryland, Inspiration, Publicity.

Last week was S.H.E. Week in Frederick County. “S.H.E.” stands for Strength, Heart, and Equality. S.H.E. Week is a week-long event that was curated by women for women that includes inspiring and educational talks from CEOs, founders, and community leaders who share their wisdom and expertise on personal and professional development. This year, S.H.E. Week …

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Guest Blog: My Journey to Becoming a Certified Economic Developer

Posted on August 10, 2021 by Sandy Dubay and filed under Blog, Business Development, Economic Development, Inspiration, Personal Share, Small Business.

This week’s blog post is a guest post by Platinum PR’s Director of Operations, Sophie Smith. If you’re one of our clients, you will already know Sophie. Sophie is strategic, creative, and truly passionate about helping city and state economies reach their fullest potential. Today, she’s sharing her journey to becoming a Certified Economic Developer.  …

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7 Things to Consider When Planning a Hybrid Event

Posted on June 1, 2021 by Sandy Dubay and filed under COVID Pivoting, Economic Development, Event Planning, Relationship Building, Small Business, Travel & Tourism, Virtual Event Planning, Webinars & Video Conference, Zoom.

Many organizations are offering hybrid events, which give participants the option of attending virtually or attending in person. After more than a year of virtual events, it’s exciting to begin having some in-person elements to events. However, planning a hybrid event comes with its challenges, and it’s important to keep that in mind. Some elements …

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