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2021 KanSPRA Fall Conference

  • 28 Oct 2021
  • 29 Oct 2021
  • Kansas Cosmosphere, 1100 N. Plum Street, Hutchinson, KS 67501


  • On or before October 1, 2021.
  • On or after October 2, 2021.
  • Includes KanSPRA annual membership

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KanSPRA Fall Conference

October 28 & 29, 2021 (early check-in dinner and social October 27)

Kansas Cosmosphere, 1100 N. Plum Street, Hutchinson, KS 67501

Network with school public relations professionals and administrators from across the state, sharpen your communications skills, learn something new, enlist support for shared and local challenges, and enjoy a great time strengthening relationships amongst your #SchoolPR community.

Conference sessions will include:

  • Andrea Gribble (#SocialSchool4EDU): Keys to Social Media Success
  • Jason Wheeler ( Expanding Family Engagement in Your School Community
  • KASB Legal Guidance for School PR
  • District Presentations & Break-Out Sessions
  • Guided Tours of the Cosmosphere
  • Gold Mine: Sharing of Best Practices
  • One-on-One Support, & Much More!

Breakfast, lunch, and snacks provided both days!

Stay in Hutchinson!

  • Attendees can book their rooms directly at any one of the recommended area hotels within a 5-minute drive from the Cosmosphere (rates approx. $109-129/per night):
  • Comfort Inn & Suites (1601 Super Plaza; 620-669-5200)
  • Hampton Inn & Suites (1401 ½ E. 11th Ave.; 620-669-5800)
  • Holiday Inn Express (911 Porter St.; 620-259-8656)
  • Fairfield Inn & Suites (1111 N. Lorraine; 620-259-8787)

Relax, unwind, and catch-up with your fellow SchoolPR Peeps on Thursday immediately following Day 1 of the Conference.

  • Thursday, October 28, 5:30 p.m. Dinner and Activity.
  • Location TBD

Thursday’s dinner and social is included with your conference registration! #PYOB (purchase your own non-alcoholic beverages)

Arriving early on Wednesday night?  Meet-up with us for dinner and a fun social outing to unofficially kick-off the Conference.

  • Wednesday, October 27, 6:00pm.  Dinner and Social.
  • Location TBD
  • To reserve a spot, email Rachel Spears at
  • Deadline: October 22

Please remit payment online while registering or make checks payable to KanSPRA and mail to:


1420 SW Arrowhead Rd., Suite 100

Topeka, KS 66604


1420 SW Arrowhead Rd., Suite 100, Topeka, KS 66604

Phone:  785.232.6566

Fax:  785.232.9776

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