John Lyday has been speaking about communications and public relations for many years. He has spoken at national conferences, state conferences, regional meetings and local meetings about communications planning, media relations, crisis communications, social media and many other topics.
Below are a few examples of the speaking he has done over the years. If you are looking for an informative, thought provoking and entertaining speaker, contact Lyday Communications at 309-201-3669 to book John to speak at your next meeting.
National Conferences


As an individual and as part of the Jackson Jackson & Wagner team, John has spoken at several national conferences including the International Conference of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) and the Annual Seminar of the National School Public Relations Association (NSPRA). Click above to see a summary of the JJ&W presentation at the 2021 NSPRA seminar held in New Orleans.

State Conferences


In his home state, John has spoken at meetings of the Illinois Association of Schools Boards, the Illinois Association of School Administrators, LUDA, Ed-Red and other state organizations. but John has also spoken at statewide meetings in California, Maryland and other states. Click above to see details of John's appearance at the California School Public Relations Institute in 2002.

Regional & Local Conferences


In addition to national and state conferences, John speaks at regional and local conferences. Using TV news clips, editorial cartoons and social media posts, John spoke to the Suburban Chicago Chapter of PRSA in February 2017 about the communications lessons from the 2016 Presidential campaign and the early days of the new administration.