NIOA Members: You now have a dedicated Facebook group for holding discussions, sharing relevant content to the work of PIOs and spokespersons, and for updating each other on events, best practices, lessons learned or unfortunately, the occasional notification of injury or LODD of those in our line of work. To participate, you MUST be an […]
Serving through networking and education
We are involved as Information Officers, Public Information Officers, Spokespersons, Government Spokespersons and Government Communicators in Media Relations, Public Affairs, Community Affairs and Public Relations.
NIOA membership is open to anyone actively employed by any local, county, state or federal government agency, or any public safety or emergency services organization, whose primary responsibilities include managing or disseminating public information.
Conference Registration Now Open
2017 NIOA Conference
The NIOA annual conference will be held August 27-30, 2017 at the Sheraton Sand Key Resort in Clearwater Beach, Florida. Visit the Conference Page for FULL DETAILS!
IMPORTANT: You are not registered until you receive a confirmation email from NIOA. Do NOT plan your travel until you have received this confirmation. Planning travel without confirmation will not guarantee you a seat.
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Time to NIOA Conference
The NIOA exists to serve the needs of the professional information officer through professional networking and ongoing educational opportunities.
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Members receive a bi-monthly newsletter full of best practices, recent trend highlights, and association news. Members can also view the news online.
I wanted to share with all NIOA members the below training opportunity that we are hosting in June. It will be a dynamic course aimed at public information officers but also beneficial to chiefs and executives who interact with the media. Topics will include: crisis communications, on-camera tips and practical exercises, social media for PIOs, […]
For those of you planning to attend the conference and have not sent in your registration form, please email it ASAP to email@example.com There are also several people who have made hotel reservations, but have not registered. Each year, the conference sells out. If we don’t have your registration form, we cannot guarantee you will […]