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The Power of Storytelling: Marketing and Advocacy Day at the Carnegie Library!

Join us on the morning of February 18, 2015 to examine the importance of advocacy and communication in the library community. The program features two dynamic talks about storytelling, communication, and the need to advocate: “The Power of Storytelling” with Park Howell from 9:00 am – 10:30 am “AzLA is Marketing and Advocating for Your Library!” by the AzLA Marketing and Advocacy Committee from 10:45 am – 12:00 noon Please RSVP at http://www.azlibrary.gov/events/947

2/18/2015
When: February 18, 2015
From 9:00 am until 12:00 pm
Where: The Carnegie Center
1101 W Washington St
Phoenix, Arizona  85007
United States
Presenter: Park Howell; Mike Beck and Alex Skidmore

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Marketing and Advocacy Day @ Carnegie Library!

“The Power of Storytelling” with Park Howell
9:00 am – 10:30 am (90 minutes)

In the fast-paced, high-tech world we live in, which is brimming with conveniences (and their many cords, complex features and hard-to-remember passwords), it’s easy to overlook the power of a simple story. Far too easy, perhaps. Storytelling may be one of the oldest, most basic forms of communication, but it’s still the most effective. At Park&Co, our marketing philosophy is that great stories convey messages that compel people to action. Within each of us lies a great story. And within that story, the power to nudge the world in any direction we choose. In this workshop, Park will help you discover the power of your story and how to tell it.

Speaker Information: Park is a graduate of Washington State University, and today he combines his two degrees – communications and music – to craft compelling stories on behalf of the people, products, causes and organizations that aspire to create movements bigger than themselves. He shares his approach to responsible marketing on his personal blog, “Sustainable Storytelling,” at parkhowell.com.

 

“AzLA is Marketing and Advocating for Your Library!” with the AzLA Marketing and Advocacy Committee
10:45 am – 12:00 noon (75 minutes)

Are your ears burning? Because we are definitely talking about you. The Arizona Library Association has created a multifaceted Advocacy Plan to market and advocate for all types of libraries across the state of Arizona. Come join us to see what are plans are and how we intend to spread the message about the value and importance of libraries.

Speaker Information: Mike Beck is the Chief Librarian at Glendale Public Library and is the Founding Chair of AzLA Marketing and Advocacy Committee Alexis Skidmore is the current Chair of the AzLA Marketing and Advocacy Committee

Please RSVP at http://www.azlibrary.gov/events/947

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