Infographics Boot Camp for PR and Corporate Communicators

Infographics Boot Camp for PR and Corporate Communicators

Dec. 10 - Jacksonville, Florida - Bill Shander
Price: $995
Member Price: $845
  • Tell your data-driven story visually—the strongest possible way
  • Kickstart your knowledge of infographics
  • Present your message in a compelling, powerful and straightforward design
  • Learn the secrets of elegant, effective and accurate infographics

Hashtag: #raganinfographics

Presented by Ragan Communications

Product Code: YZIG
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  • You'll hear from one of these leading infographics instructors:
    Bill ShanderBill Shander is Founder of Beehive Media, a Boston-based data visualization and information design consultancy. Bill specializes in creating interactive experiences for thought leadership, research, advocacy and knowledge management. Having focused on "Digital Design for Knowledge" for most of his career, he brings unique insight into what it takes to deliver rich, engaging and impactful content to diverse audiences. Clients over the years have included PricewaterhouseCoopers, Strategy&, Harvard University, World Economic Forum and the EPA. Bill has a B.A. in English from Wesleyan University and a M.A. in Journalism from the University of Colorado at Boulder.
    Bob ZeniBob Zeni is an editor, a designer and infographics guru. He has more than three decades of experience in journalism, graphic design and teaching. His clients have included AT&T, Accenture, American Bar Assn., Baxter Healthcare, BMO/Harris Bank, Edelman, Gagen MacDonald, Hill & Knowlton, ITW, JonesLangLaSalle, McDonald's, Motorola, Northern Trust, Walgreens, Weber Shandwick and dozens of others. Before starting Bob Zeni & Associates 25 years ago, he spent ten years in commercial publishing, designing Crain's Chicago Business as founding art director and leading the art, design and photography departments at the Chicago Sun-Times as managing editor for graphics. Bob teaches in the School of Journalism at DePaul University and in the Visual Communications Department at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.
  • Learn from a leading infographics instructor:
    Bill ShanderBill Shander is a data visualization expert and top-rated workshop presenter. He walks his students through two days of a curriculum he specially designed for communications teams. Bill has practiced information design and data visualization for over 20 years, working with the United Nations, World Bank, PricewaterhouseCoopers, and Harvard University. He teaches workshops and speaks at conferences around the world.
    Rave reviews from Bill's past workshops:
    Bill was great. Very personable. The content he covered was well organized and his ratio of lecture vs. practical application was spot on.

    Great content that was both easy to understand and will be easy to synthesize for my team.

    The content was great and Bill's delivery was excellent.

    He clearly knows his subject and had great referrals to other sites, software, etc.

    Bill is a very good speaker and kept things moving. He offered a lot of interesting background which I particularly enjoyed.

    Very enthusiastic and engaging, interesting to listen to and great breakout sessions with constructive feedback.

Infographics are your most important tool for communicating a complex story quickly. They're accessible. Attractive. Memorable. Infographics burst through the Web clutter and workplace email noise.

In this workshop, specifically designed for corporate communicators, you will learn the concepts behind creating infographics with a thoughtful strategy, clear narrative, cogent data, dynamic design and lucid text. You'll discover proven processes and time-tested techniques for creating irresistible infographics.

You'll leave this workshop knowing how to:

  • Conceptualize infographics that reinforce your brand
  • Choose the best story-telling format for your strategic needs
  • Organize information into an easily understood narrative
  • Know whether to use text or visuals
  • Show insightful and unexpected relationships
  • Develop a design that cuts through the clutter
  • Find reliable sources of data for high impact messaging
  • Select the type of chart that best presents your data
  • Marry eye-catching design to meaningful data and compelling text
  • Make attention-grabbing headlines, intros and captions work together

Who should attend?
If you work in:

  • Digital Communications
  • Social Media
  • Media Relations
  • Public Relations
  • Public Affairs
  • Corporate Communications
  • Research
  • Employee Communications
  • HR Communications
Sign up soon because these workshops are selling out fast! Here are some reviews from attendees who just attended this workshop:

Thank you for a great infographics event! I came back to the office with so many ideas for infographics and I can't wait to start working on them. I hope to attend another Ragan event soon.

Well rounded information with ample examples to support what was shared.

Session was very informative - good topic - very timely.

Bob was a fantastic presenter and the entire day was filled with valuable information that I can't wait to share with my team.