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BENCHMARK PROFESSIONAL SEMINARS, INC.
Wilmington, Delaware
(302) 654-9091 (Voice) * (302) 225-4165 (Fax) * haberbenchmark@aol.com (Email) * www.leseminars.org (Website)

A TWO-DAY SEMINAR DESIGNED FOR THE PERSON WHO IS ASSIGNED TO MEET ON A REGULAR BASIS WITH MEMBERS OF THE PRESS OR WHEN A MATTER OF SIGNIFICANT COMMUNITY CONCERN REQUIRES SUCH A SESSION AS DURING THE INVESTIGATION OF AN ON-GOING MAJOR CASE. PROGRAM WILL BE PRESENTED MARCH 11-12, 2019 AT THE MARYLAND CAPITOL POLICE TRAINING CENTER IN BALTIMORE, MARYLAND

AGENCY SPOKESPERSON SEMINAR
March 11-12, 2019
A basic two-day seminar for the designated public information officer, chief, assistant chief or other agency individual who serve as a spokesperson for their department with the media during an event involving wide community interest or concern. The seminar which will be primarily for those with little formal training on dealing with the media and will present fundamental information to assist such personnel to enhance their skills in serving as the liaison between their department and the media. Topics to be presented over the two days include: (1) role/goal of a public information officer; (2) legal aspects and repercussions of disseminating information; (3) writing news releases that have impact and get noticed; (4) handling tricky questions; (5) never having to say "no comment"; (6) State Public Records Law; (7) building a solid relationship with local reporters; (8) using the media to your advantage; (9) being "on call"--a necessary part of the job; (10) handling the intense media spotlight when a tragedy or major case occurs; and (11) on-camera interviews and practice INSTRUCTOR: Inspector Rodney Parks, Metropolitan Police Department, Washington, DC (Retired)

DATE/LOCATION/TIME: Program will be conducted March 11-12, 2019 at the Maryland Capitol Police Training Center, 301 West Preston Street in Baltimore, Maryland. Class will be in session 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. daily.

FEE: $295 per person.

TEAM DISCOUNT RATE
Enroll two agency personnel at the standard $295 per person fee and the third person is enrolled at half-price ($147.50)
Enroll three agency personnel at the standard $295 per person fee and the fourth person is enrolled free of cost

REGISTRATION / CANCELLATION POLICY
Complete the attached registration form and return it with your check or purchase order no later than March 6, 2019 . Or, fax the registration form along with your purchase order or purchase order number to (302) 225-4165. If you register by fax, be sure to call (302) 654-8244 to confirm that we received your registration. Prior to registering, please link to www.leseminars.org/00001.htm for complete details on discount/cancellation procedure. MasterCard and VISA accepted for payment. Call Jacob Haber at (302) 654-8244 to register by telephone using credit card.

OVERNIGHT ACCOMMODATIONS
For information, link to www.leseminars.org/lodging.htm

FURTHER INFORMATION
For more information about this program, contact Jacob Haber at (302) 654-8244.

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------------------------- REGISTRATION FORM ------------------------
Return to:
Benchmark Professional Seminars, Inc.
P.O. Box 7086
Wilmington, Delaware 19803-7086

I (we) desire to enroll in the "Agency Spokesperson Seminar"" to be conducted March 11-12, 2019 at the Maryland Capitol Police Training Center in Baltimore, Maryland

Enclosed is a personal check, agency check, or agency purchase order in the amount of $295 per person or according to the team discount feature. Make checks and purchase orders payable to Benchmark Professional Seminars, Inc. MasterCard and VISA accepted for payment. Call Jacob Haber at (302) 654-9091 to register by telephone using credit card.

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Duplicate this form as necessary. Complete and return no later than March 6, 2019. Or, fax the completed registration form with your purchase order or purchase order number to (302) 225-4165. If you fax your registration, be sure to call us at (302) 654-8244 to confirm that we received your form.