TALMA to host Media Training Workshop, luncheon at convention

The American Legion Media Alliance (TALMA) will sponsor an in-person and virtual Media Training Workshop, along with an awards luncheon, at the 103rd National Convention in Milwaukee on Monday, Aug. 29.

The TALMA workshop and awards luncheon are open to non-members. TALMA encourages prospective members to attend both events to learn more about TALMA membership and the value it provides.

Media training. The Media Training Workshop will begin at 8:30 am and conclude by 4 pm Central time with a two-hour break for the TALMA awards luncheon. Topics include how to:

· Start a Facebook page, advertise on it, and use Facebook to drive membership

· Develop best practices for photography skills

· Use texting to communicate with members

· Design visual content for print and online with Canva

· Host virtual meetings

· Support and promote the American Legion’s Be The One campaign

Register for the in-person Media Training Workshop Aug. 29 at legion.org/talma/workshop. The workshop will be held in the Wisconsin Center, Room 102, Section D, First Floor.

The workshop will also be streamed live at facebook.com/americanlegionhq.

Luncheon. TALMA will host a special awards luncheon that will include recognition of the contest winners, presentations by speakers and a delicious meal. The meal will be a buffet of pulled smoked chicken, shrimp and crab cakes, coleslaw, potato salad, grilled vegetables, Wisconsin cheeses, desserts and more. The luncheon will begin at 11 am at the Hilton Milwaukee, Wright Ballroom, Section C, Fourth Floor. It is free for TALMA award recipients. For others and guests, the price is $20.

Register at legion.org/talma/banquet.

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