Blogger:Amelia Bell, APR, CPRC, Gainesville Chapter
One tweet says it all:
— FPRA (@FPRA) August 7, 2017
Indeed, membership has its privileges. During Annual Conference, the Counselors’ Network enjoyed several members-only roundtable discussion with several of our keynote speakers.
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Members of the Counselors’ Network met with Ann Rhoades, President of People Ink, in a small group to delve further into issues presented in her general session talk, especially her experience at Southwest Airlines and JetBlue Airlines.
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Members of the Counselors’ Network got exclusive access to speak with Dillin Keynote Speaker Mary Lunghi, Director of Business Analytics & Customer Insights, IKEA U.S., about how IKEA uses market research to increase sales and generate ROI for marketing efforts.
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Members of the Counselors’ Network had a private, informative discussion with Scott Stanzel, Director of Corporate Communications at Amazon.
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Counselors’ Network members participated in a members-only roundtable discussion with Susan MacManus, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor at USF, Department of Government and International Affairs about effectively using research.
About the Counselors’ Network
FPRA’s Counselors’ Network offers senior level public relations practitioners an opportunity for professional enrichment and continuing education. Along with networking opportunities, professional development and special events, CN offers one-on-one collaboration and provides a forum for senior members to give back through mentoring and the FPRA speakers’ bureau.
CN membership is open to any FPRA member in good standing who has earned the CPRC (Certified Public Relations Counselor) credential. Additionally, members must be actively engaged in providing counseling service and have been practicing public relations for at least ten years, three of which have been in a counseling capacity.