"I had a GREAT experience. It was very informative and I really appreciate the opportunity. Thank you for organizing such a fantastic event."
Heather Hessler, Senior Communications Manager, Charter Communications
"I loved this last institute! It was wonderful!"
Melany Stroupe, Director of Public Relations, Cable One
"I found Dick Martin, Gary Grates and Thaler Pekar to be intriguing speakers. They provided me with some different ways to view what I do as a professional and will be people that I will follow further. Dan Beldon did a great job. He took a subject with which I was very familiar and provided some new insights and techniques to make it more fun and effective."
Gary Davis, Vice President, Global Public Affairs, WWE
"Thanks again for hosting such a wonderful event. I thought the entire conference was extremely helpful and that all the speakers were informative and had something new and cutting-edge to share with the group."
Jennifer Marburg, Director, Communications, Discovery Communications
"The Institute experience was both immediately applicable and forward focused. I walked away with insight and solutions to the issues facing our industry today as well as strategies to build successful public affairs programs at Scripps Networks for the future."
Jerilyn Bliss, Vice President, Corporate Communications, Scripps Networks
"I recently returned to the cable industry after an 11 year absence and realized the industry had changed dramatically. I felt that this Institute would benefit me and would allow me to get caught up on the changes that had occurred in the industry."
"These 3 days at the Institute were absolutely amazing. I was introduced to concepts and initiatives that will truly benefit me as I go forward in this industry and I think everyone who attended would agree with that."
Kena Lewis, Senior Director, Public Affairs & Communication, Bright House Networks, Florida Group
"It was such a valuable experience for me to learn about the industry and the upcoming issues, and to be in a collaborative environment with interesting people from our business."
Kimberly Gilmore,Ph.D., Historian; Director, Corporate Outreach, A&E Television Networks
Tom Simmons, Vice President, Public Policy, Midcontinent Communications
"One central lesson that rang true through all of the presentations is that if you are properly prepared before a situation, you won't have every answer, but you'll have a base to work from. Having a strategic plan in place to handle anything that comes up is very important. It was well thought out and [the presenters] were extremely credible and knowledgeable."
Tom Chiappetta, director of media relations, Fox Sports Net
"Out of all the seminars I've attended... this Institute was one of the most insightful I have come across... To say that I would recommend this program is a gross understatement. I would emphatically do so."
Steve Schorr, vice president, public and government affairs, Cox Communications Las Vegas