Don’t eat the shrimp. That was one of the big rules at the networking receptions at COMDEX that were hosted by my first employer. Once clients and press were gone though, all bets were off. For a little perspective on those legendary receptions where I first learned about shrimp (and PR) check out this 1998 article from Fast Company’s Katherine Mieszkowski.
I’ve picked up a few more helpful hints in the ten years since that first COMDEX, but still learning.
Josh Morgan has built and run his own PR firm and now works with Edelman, the world’s largest independent PR firm. His approach to brand and reputation management is built on significant experience as a senior counselor to leading consumer and technology brands over the past decade.
Josh received a BA in Communication with an emphasis in Public Relations from the University of the Pacific in Stockton, California. He lives in El Dorado Hills with his wife Sheri, his two daughters and his yellow lab. Email joshdmorg at gmail dot com or follow on Twitter.