Resort Casual? Business Casual? Black Tie Optional?

It can be hard to decipher what these dress codes actually entail. To make things easier, we’ve outlined the different attires that you will find throughout Annual Conference, as well as our suggestions of what type of clothing to wear.

Please note that the average temperature in the hotel in 72 degrees. To ensure comfort, you may want to have a sweater or jacket available.

BUSINESS CASUAL
Business casual attire is recommended for the following events:

  • LeadershipFPRA Orientation
  • The Value of Earning Accreditation/Certification
  • Chapter Leadership Forum
  • Outgoing & Incoming Executive Committee Meeting (for FPRA officers only)
  • President’s Welcome Reception
  • Wednesday’s Closing Session

For women, appropriate business casual attire includes blouses, elegant sleeveless shirts and dressy tops, dress pants, dresses and skirts, and blazers or cardigans.

For men, appropriate attire includes short-sleeved button-down shirts, button-up or collared shirts, semi-formal pants, dress slacks or dark jeans.

BUSINESS ATTIRE
Business attire is recommended for the following events:

  • All Professional Development Events (Breakout and General Sessions)

For women, appropriate attire includes an appropriate dress or skirt, a blazer, business pants, blouse or dress material top and closed-toe shoes.

For men, appropriate attire includes a blazer, business shirt, tie, dress pants and leather dress shoes.

RESORT CASUAL
Evening resort casual is recommended for the following events:

  • LeadershipFPRA Graduation (Dressy Resort Casual)
  • Sunset Cruise

For women, appropriate attire includes lightweight dresses, dressy blouses or pullover tops, slacks and skirts, and heels or dressy sandals.

For men, appropriate attire includes collared shirts, Polo-style shirts, linen or dress pants and closed-toe shoes. Sports Jacket and tie optional.

No flip flops, shorts or tank tops. 

BLACK TIE OPTIONAL
Black Tie optional (formal) attire is recommended for the following events:

  • Reception of the Presidents
  • Golden Image Awards

For women, appropriate attire includes a long evening gown, shorter cocktail dress or a dressy suit.

For men, appropriate attire includes tuxedos or formal suit and tie.

GOLF/ATHLETIC ATTIRE
Golf or athletic attire is recommended for the following events:

  • Topgolf Outing
  • Zumba Session

While there is no dress code for Topgolf, we reccomend golf attire (collared Polo shirts, shorts, slacks or skirts), or casual attire.

Appropriate Zumba attire includes any athletic or workout clothing.

RESORT CASUAL

For women, appropriate attire includes:

  • Lightweight dress or sleeveless maxi dress
  • Dressy blouse or pullover top
  • Cotton/Linen slacks or skirts
  • Heels or dressy sandals

For men, appropriate attire includes:

  • Shirt with a collar
  • Polo-style shirt
  • Pants or dress shorts with a belt
  • Closed-toe shoes, including loafers or Top-Siders
  • Sports jacket (optional)

RESORT CASUAL EVENTS

  • LeadershipFPRA Graduation (Dressy Resort Casual)
  • Sunset Cruise on the Yacht Starship

BLACK TIE OPTIONAL 

For women, appropriate attire includes:

  • Long evening gown
  • Dressy cocktail dress
  • Dressy pants suit

For men, appropriate attire includes:

  • Tuxedo
  • Formal suit

BLACK TIE OPTIONAL EVENTS

  • Reception of the Presidents
  • Golden Image Awards

GOLF ATTIRE

Proper attire includes:

  • Collared Polo Shirt
  • Shorts or Slacks
  • Golf Skirts or Skorts

GOLF ATTIRE EVENTS

  • Topgolf
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