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The 3nd annual
North Texas Conference
for Library Supporters
took place
Saturday, February 19, 2011
at the Decatur Civic Center
2010 West US Hwy 380 [map]
in Decatur, Texas

Designed for
  • Members of Library Boards, Friends of the Library and Library Foundations
  • Library Volunteers and Other Supporters
  • Library Staff Who Work with Any of the Above

The event included Display space was available to any library support group interested in
  • Sharing their ideas
  • Promoting their events
  • Bragging on their successes, and / or
  • Selling whatever products or services they use in fundraising.

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Handouts and presentation slides are available online
if the presenters have provided them.

For NTLP conference news on Twitter:
follow @ntxLibConf and use the tag #ntxLibConf

Keynote: Attracting Media AttentionJeff Crilley

All of us would like to take out PR game to the next level. And who better to help us do that than a media insider? You won't want to miss this fun, interactive, information-packed talk. Emmy Award winning TV reporter Jeff Crilley will share the secrets to getting good news sotries that even many seasoned PR pros don't know.

Jeff believes in combining learning with laughter. His charismatic speaking style lends itself perfectly to this fun, interactive, information-packed talk. Takeaways include:

  • How to come up with stories the media will love
  • The best and worst times for news coverage
  • How to keep your press releases from getting thrown away
  • How to become the "expert" in your field the media will call for a quote
  • How to keep reporters coming back for more
You won't want to miss this talk. Jeff has a popular demonstration to illustrate one of his points that will have everyone blowing bubbles. No kidding! This is not a lecture, folks. It's the event everyone will be bubbling about.

See  Jeff Crilley's Speaker Video on YouTube.

Jeff Crilley retired from TV news after 25 years in the business to start a PR firm. During his Emmy winning career, he made hundreds of national news appearances including CNN, CNN Headline News, FOX News, The Discovery Channel, Good Morning America and The CBS Early Show. He has been recognized by his peers with dozens of national and regional awards including the Emmy, the National Headliners Award, the Edward R. Murrow Award, the Thurgood Marshall Award and in 2004 was named by the Texas Associated Press, "The Best TV Reporter in the state." http://realnewspr.com/blog

Alan Kitty as Mark TwainMark Twain Murder Mystery Lunch
Learn why murder mysteries make great fundraisers by participating in one great, fun example. This lunchtime demonstration of a popular fundraising activity will have you wanting to know which of Captain Stormfield's acquaintances is the guilty party.

Playwright Alan Kitty has been impersonating Mark Twain since 1979. www.marktwainslaststand.com

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