Feb
9
Thu
2023
Central West Coast Chapter presents Member Mixer Tamiami Tap @ Tamiami Tap
Feb 9 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Please join us on Thursday, February 9 from 6 – 8 PM for a CWC-FPRA free member mixer at Tamiami Tap. We will gather as a chapter to network and share our love of PR over drinks and appetizers. There will be live music. We look forward to catching up with all of our members!
Feb
16
Thu
2023
Treasure Coast Chapter presents Connecting the PR Dots: Effective Storytelling With Purpose @ IRSC Kight Center for Emerging Technologies
Feb 16 @ 8:30 am – 10:00 am

Join the Treasure Coast Chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association for our February Membership Meeting, Connecting the PR Dots: Effective Storytelling With Purpose.

Central Florida, the home of world-renowned theme parks, could be called the storytelling capital of the world. It is also home to millions of – and growing – residents who rely on services, including utilities, in their everyday lives. Toho Water Authority (Toho) takes what could be dry, mundane stories and gives them life. During this interactive session, Toho Communications Manager Jamie Floer, APR, CPRC, Fellow PRSA, will share how to tap into storytelling that resonates with audiences and captures their attention.

This presentation will explore how to engage audiences through research-based, dynamic stories. Attendees will be given a step-by-step research-based approach about how to incorporate the twists and turns of story arcs, as well as tips about choosing the best communications channels and keeping the tools consistent while using the appropriate languages will be highlighted. Finally, the presentation will bring home how to capture and demonstrate measurable impact with the target audiences.

Arrive early for a light continental breakfast and a chance to network. The meeting will begin at 9 a.m.

Volusia/Flagler Chapter presents Event Planning + Sponsorships in a Post-COVID World @ Daytona Beach Internations Airport - Dennis McGee Room
Feb 16 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm

The Volusia/Flagler Chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association (FPRA) will welcome Kaitlyn Stier, Regional Event Director at LOCALiQ as the guest speaker at their February professional development luncheon. This meeting will be held on Thursday, February 16 at 11:30 a.m. in the Dennis McGee Room at the Daytona Beach International Airport.
Kaitlyn Stier is the Regional Event Director at LOCALiQ. Her role empowers communities to connect and thrive through events and promotions. Her presentation will focus on event planning and securing sponsorships for events as well as the struggles of planning events in a post-Covid world.
Register by noon on February 13 at fpravf.org. Lunch is included in the cost of $30 for members, $40 for non-members, and $15 for students. Walk-ins are accepted for a $5 additional surcharge.

Feb
17
Fri
2023
Ocala Chapter presents featuring Big Lee from Big Lee’s BBQ, plus an outdoor BBQ lunch! @ College of Central Florida
Feb 17 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm

Friday, February 17th | 11:30 a.m. Hot buffet lunch served | 11:45 a.m. Leadership icebreaker | noon – 1 p.m. Professional Development Guest Speaker

Attend our February professional development meeting at the College of Central Florida; Ewers Century Center Strategic Planning Center (Building 40, Room 101) featuring Big Lee from Big Lee’s BBQ, plus an outdoor BBQ lunch
Sponsored by Showcase Properties of Central Florida

Hot buffet lunch will be served starting at 11:30 a.m., Leadership ice-breaker starts at 11:45 a.m., and the one-hour program begins promptly at noon.

The cost to attend is $20 for members, $25 for nonmembers, and $15 for student members. Please select an option from the dropdown below to pay via PayPal.

If you have pre-paid, please RSVP by emailing the Ocala Chapter at FPRAOcalaChapter@gmail.com.

Feb
21
Tue
2023
FPRA State Office presents The Good, the Bad & the Ugly: Making the Most of User-Generated Content @ Zoom Online
Feb 21 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Join us for this free webinar to learn how you can make the most of user-generated content — even the content that doesn’t seem promising at first. You’ll learn how to turn ordinary customers into passionate superfans who remain loyal to your brand.

Brianne Fleming is a brand builder, marketing instructor, pop culture writer and podcaster. She teaches lead generation. advertising, social media and branding at the University of Florida and has more than ten years of experience in marketing for industries including nonprofit, franchise, real estate and fitness/wellness.

Brianne owns a marketing consultancy and brand development agency called Twelve Stories Up and runs a blog and podcast called Making the Brand.

Feb
23
Thu
2023
Central West Coast Chapter presents Media-Con: Shoot for the Best Headline @ Boys & Girls Clubs of Sarasota and DeSoto Counties
Feb 23 @ 7:30 am – 11:30 am

As a PR professional, just like in basketball, we cannot afford to keep our best pitches and headlines as benchwarmers. Join the Central West Coast Chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association for a morning of conversation and networking with media representatives from across our region and beyond to learn the who’s and how’s to strategically deploy your story – your star player – at the right time to shoot for that winning headline.

A full list of media representatives – from editors to reporters to producers and more – will be shared in February.

PR and communications professionals, nonprofit organizations, and other interested individuals are welcome to attend.

Tickets: $50 for FPRA members | $60 for future members. Cost includes breakfast. Thank you to our annual sponsors: Next-Mark and Caldwell Trust Company. The Boys & Girls Clubs of Sarasota and DeSoto Counties and Sir Speedy have graciously donated spaces and resources as in-kind sponsors.

South Florida Chapter presents Build and maintain a thriving PR career @ Zoom Online
Feb 23 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

February 23, 2023: Build and maintain a thriving PR career

Join this enlightening conversation with two PR experts, who will touch on the APR and CPRC process and how it can help you excel in PR, marketing, communication and beyond. Speakers are Laura Byrnes, APR, CPRC and Amanda Handley, APR, CPRC.

Location: Meeting link will be emailed to all RSVPs

Time: Noon to 1 p.m.

FREE for members, $10 for guests

Mar
23
Thu
2023
Volusia/Flagler Chapter presents the Annual Student Takeover @ Daytona Beach International Airport Dennis McGee Room
Mar 23 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm

Join the Volusia/Flagler Chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association (FPRA) at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, March 23 for its annual Student Takeover.

Learn about the latest PR trends and practices as students from Bethune-Cookman University’s FPRA Vision Chapter, Stetson University, and Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University present their public relations and marketing research.

The professional development luncheon will be held in the Dennis McGee Room at the Daytona Beach International Airport.

Register by noon on March 20 at fpravf.org. Lunch is included in the cost of $30 for members, $40 for non-members, and $15 for students. Walk-ins are accepted for a $5 additional surcharge.

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