A primary focus of FPRA is to provide members with effective tools for professional development in order to achieve its goals of keeping members up-to-date on industry trends and help them advance their careers in the field of public relations. Professional development opportunities and tools include:
Annual Conference: FPRA’s Annual Conference features renowned speakers, helpful tutorials and plenty of networking opportunities.
Chapter Meetings: Local Chapters host monthly meetings, seminars and other supplemental professional development opportunities.
CN Winter Symposium: The CN Winter Symposium is an opportunity for senior-level practitioners to discuss the unique challenges they face and hear from relevant speakers.
Webinars: FPRA hosts regular webinars on subjects ranging from how to develop an effective strategy for corporate giving to how to properly use Instagram as a public relations tool.
White Papers: FPRA produces a number of publications that are available to members including its case-oriented “White Papers.”