2018 SEAComm Conference



Join us for the 2018 Annual SEAComm Conference in Pittsburgh, PA.  This year we will be “taking charge of change” June 13-16 at the Omni William Penn, a beautiful and historic hotel in the heart of Pittsburgh.

We hope you can join us!

Register now!

Registration is open, so make sure you sign up your team today!

Conference registration/hotel reservations

Conference registration is $250 per person.

Dues are $100 per person and must be paid in order to submit entries to the SEAComm Awards program. Find the 2018 Dues/Registration form here.

We are thrilled to bring this year’s conference to the historic Omni William Penn Hotel, an elegant hotel in the heart of Pittsburgh. Since opening its doors in 1916, Omni William Penn has played a starring role in history, hosting movie stars, politicians, heads of state and leaders of business and industry. A recent multi-million dollar renovation has only enhanced the beauty of this luxury hotel to ensure that generations to come will enjoy the outstanding service, guest room accommodations and award-winning cuisine that have defined Omni William Penn Hotel for decades. We invite you to become part of our history as well, and join us as our guest.

Omni William Penn Hotel is just 18 miles from Pittsburgh International Airport and 11 miles from Allegheny County Airport. We suggest Lyft/Uber or cab.

Our room rate is $165 per night. Click here to make your reservation or call 800-843-6664 . May 18 is the deadline to make room reservations and get our conference rate.

Come Learn With Us!

There will be an exciting and diverse lineup of speakers, relevant workshops and practical skill sessions for affiliate communicators in every stage of their career, from new professionals to advanced practioners. Regardless of your position in your state affiliate, this conference will leave you inspired and equipped with the tools you need to support your local and state affiliates. We are providing opportunities for your to learn best practices in the fields of digital communications, news media relations, messaging, member engagement and organizing, design and visuals as well as writing and editing.  This is a great opportunity to network, share and learn. Our intent is that you can walk away with the knowledge, skills and resources you need to hit the ground running when you return home.

Speak Easy…and Win Prestigious Awards

The State Education Association Communicators Awards program recognizes the successful efforts by NEA state affiliates that advance the cause of public education. Designed to provide recognition for creative and effective work, to share good work, recognizes well as valuable feedback from fellow public relations professionals, it is open to dues paying members of SEAComm.

Winners will be recognized and honored at the annual SEAComm conference. Those attending this year’s awards banquet are encouraged to dress in a 1920’s “flapper” theme, in recognition of the hotel’s history as a SpeakEasy.