Trainings & Events

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Trainings & Events

At CAPIO, we know that helping our members grow means advancing public sector communications statewide. That’s why our offerings via trainings, events, webinars, and professional development are unmatched.

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Annual Conference

Be inspired by industry leaders, network with hundreds of public communications professionals, and participate in eye-opening workshops and breakout sessions. You also don’t want to miss celebrating this past year’s leading-edge projects and ideas at the Excellence in Public Information and Communications (EPIC) Awards Gala.

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Professional Development

CAPIO realizes that ongoing learning and development is key to our members’ success. That’s why CAPIO is proud to offer many programs to support our members’ advancement in the communications profession. From our popular J. Lindsey Wolf PIO Institute to internationally recognized Accreditation in Public Relations (APR), there is a program tailored to each step in your career.

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Emergency Communications Academy

Join communications professionals from across the state for this unique, hands-on training academy for those wanting to learn effective, cutting-edge risk and crisis communication tactics and strategies using lessons learned from real-world events. This is a two-day academy with robust training and presentations on day one and a field trip to California’s state emergency operations center for hands-on experiences on day two. This academy is taught by public safety experts from federal, state and local government agencies such as FEMA, Cal OES, CHP, CAL FIRE, CDPH and others.