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CHARLOTTE: Crisis Communication

Business Wire Luncheon
Wednesday, April 10, 2013 11:30 am EDT (10:30 am CDT, 9:30 am MDT, 8:30 am PDT)
Wednesday, April 10, 2013 1:15 pm EDT (12:15 pm CDT, 11:15 am MDT, 10:15 am PDT)
Duration: 1 Hour, 45 Minutes

Registration Details:

Please RSVP to by April 5, 2013. This event is free to Business Wire members and $20 for non-members.


Georges Brasserie Restaurant
4620 Piedmont Row Dr
Charlotte, NC, 28210
United States
See map: Google Maps



Christy Philips-Brown

Christy Phillips-Brown, Director, External Communications, Food Lion

James Donnelly James Donnelly, Crisis Management and Communications, Ketchum
Bryn Winburn Bryn Winburn, Public Relations Manager, Family Dollar



Dianne Chase Dianne Chase, Senior Partner, Media and Professional Communications Consultant, C4Cs, LLC.



A discussion of the challenges and opportunities for business in a hyper-connected world. Main topics include:

  • The impacts of social media on crisis management.
  • How the adoption of social media changed the way news is reported.
  • Ways the 24/7 news cycle has made things harder or easier to manage crises.
  • How crisis management plans evolved to deal with this new world.