Crisis Communications Master Class

A deep dive with practical tips on preparing a crisis plan, navigating a complex crisis and moving forward to repair your organization's reputation


It's not a question of if you'll face a crisis, but when. Nick Lanyi has helped organizations, trade associations and nonprofits plan for and confront numerous crises over the years. He’ll show you how to develop a comprehensive crisis communications plan, provide a framework for dealing with active crises and address the crucial step of reputation restoration.

You’ll learn how to:

  • Focus your plan on the most relevant risks and audiences and put your best values front and center
  • Tee up key stakeholders as spokespeople and allies and get them ready to deal with tough questions
  • Avoid pitfalls that can kill your message and waste opportunities
  • Create a strategic plan for restoring your reputation
Don’t miss this unique opportunity!


August 21: Las Vegas



Nick Lanyi

Affiliate consultantRagan Consulting Group

Nick Lanyi, affiliate consultant with Ragan Consulting Group, has spent his career telling stories and helping clients tell theirs. A former journalist and executive editor of Louis Rukeyser's Wall Street, Lanyi worked as managing director at boutique public affairs firm LMG and as head of public affairs in the D.C. office of global PR agency Porter Novelli, where he led public affairs and crisis communications engagements for many large corporate and nonprofit organizations. As a coach and consultant, he’s led media training, crisis communications and writing workshops across the country.


If you work in:

Public Relations • Social Media • Internal Communications • Corporate Communications • Executive Communications



August 21: Las Vegas
This workshop is being held at:
Regional Flood Control District
600 S. Grand Central Pky., Ste. 300
Las Vegas, NV 89106



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