PSOW Blog

Abracadabra! Exposing the Magic of Protocol Professionals!

PSOW Staff - Tuesday, March 19, 2019

From Harry Houdini to David Copperfield, magicians have fascinated generations of audiences throughout time with their ability to create illusions, use sleight of hand and pull off many a trick to make mysterious and mind-boggling marvels. Here at The Protocol School of Washington, we also believe in magic, especially when it comes to protocol professionals who work behind the scenes to properly plan and orchestrate VIP visits, ceremonies, meetings and special events on local, regional and international stages. So, what makes protocol professionals so magical? Just follow along (and pay no attention to the man —or woman—behind the curtain)!  Read more

3.19.2019

Top 9 Reasons to Attend PSOW’s Global Summit

PSOW Staff - Thursday, February 28, 2019

In celebration of The Protocol School of Washington’s 30th anniversary, we are hosting the 2019 Global Education Summit, August 21-24, 2019 at The Mayflower Hotel in Washington, DC. This special event provides one of the most exciting educational summits of its kind with a diverse program of educational sessions and presentations by accomplished industry experts focusing on the most important aspects of global diplomacy. Whether or not you are a graduate of our School, this is an incredible opportunity to meet, learn and network with others inspired to create professional relationships through cultural understanding, communication and respect!  Read more

2.28.2019

When You Are the Guest and Not the Protocol Officer
The Power of Kindness

PSOW Staff - Thursday, September 13, 2018

Recently, my husband and I were selected to represent South Carolina as a donor family at the Donate Life Transplant Games of America in Salt Lake City, Utah. Our 20-year-old son, Jacob, who died 13 October 2015, was a donor. Our sponsor, Sharing Hope, is a non-profit association dedicated to advancing organ and tissue transplantation and research in South Carolina. Moreover, they provided us with grief counseling and education on the contribution of our son’s donations.  Read more

9.13.2018

Flag Etiquette: How to Show your Respect for our Nation’s Most Beloved Symbol of Freedom

PSOW Staff - Tuesday, June 26, 2018

At 240 years old this year, Old Glory certainly lives up to its name and we will once again have the honor of displaying our nation’s “Stars and Stripes” to commemorate the upcoming Independence Day holiday. But before you raise your red, white and blue on July 4, make sure you are up on your flag etiquette to ensure you are paying your proper respects to one of our nation’s most respected symbols.   Read more

6.26.2018

Meet Duja Muhanna: 2018 Winner of our National Protocol Officer Week Contest

PSOW Staff - Wednesday, April 18, 2018

"Protocol and the Olympic Games" won her a complimentary tuition to attend Protocol Officer Training. The 2018 Winter Olympic Games in PyeongChang, South Korea highlights examples of protocol successes and illustrates why protocol professionals are needed more than ever. We spoke with Duja on her entry and what the future holds.  Read more

4.18.2018
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