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PRSSA 2019 International Conference

The Golden State of PR

San Diego | Oct. 18–22

David Glanzer

David Glanzer
Communications and Strategy
Comic-Con International

Special Session
Monday, October 21
11:30 a.m. –12:30 p.m.


David Glanzer is the Chief Communications and Strategy Officer for Comic-Con International (Comic-Con). Comic-Con features major comic book publishers, game companies, movie studios, television networks, and toy manufacturers. Attendance for the annual event routinely attracts well over 135,000 people from all over the world.
 
Overseeing all advertising, sponsorship and third party promotional associations as well as over 3,000 members of the domestic and international media, Glanzer's primary responsibility is maintaining both an accurate and positive public image of Comic-Con.
 
Additionally, Glanzer served as the Communications Director for a California State Assembly campaign and later as Press Secretary for the Assembly member. He has given testimony to the California Assembly Select Committee on San Diego Trade, Tourism and Job Creation and has been a featured speaker at the international conference of the Public Relations Society of America. Glanzer has spoken at various colleges and universities including CETYS Universidad in Ensenada, Mexico as well as lecturing at the Asian Manga Summit in Yokohama, Japan. In recent years he was invited to be a guest for Superheros@State, a web chat at the United States Department of State organized by the Alumni Affairs Divisions in association with the Bureau of International Information Programs’ CO.NX team, which creates a virtual space to engage foreign publics in an interactive exchange of ideas.