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Florida Public Relations Association

Get Connected

FPRA membership puts you in contact with more than 1,400 public relations practitioners in Florida who are available through e-mail or telephone.

Develop Professionally

Highly educational monthly luncheon programs feature speakers on a variety of topics relevant to public relations and related professions. We also host PRUniversity, a full-day professional development seminar.

Florida Public Relations Association: Southwest Florida Chapter

Founded in 1938, the Florida Public Relations Association is the oldest public relations association in the United States. Membership in FPRA is a sound professional investment providing a variety of services, benefits and opportunities. The Southwest Florida chapter is dedicated to programs and activities that enhance the success of public relations professionals in Lee, Collier, Charlotte, Hendry, and Glades Counties. FPRA membership puts you in contact with more than 1,400 public relations practitioners throughout the state.

There are over 100 members in Southwest Florida, and we coordinate joint networking events with other area professional organizations such as PRSA and AdFed. Monthly luncheon programs feature speakers on a variety of topics relevant to public relations and related professions.

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Become a Member

Becoming an FPRA member is easy and the rewards are many. Sign up to become an FPRA member today.

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imPRess Newsletter

a resource for your professional development, but will also keep you informed of important events here in Southwest Florida.

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View Our Blog

Stay up to date with FPRA’s Southwest Florida Chapter blog. Get a behind the scenes look at local events, meetings and more!


THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS

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 Platinum Sponsors

Established in 1940, Lee County Electric Cooperative, Inc. (LCEC) is a not-for-profit electric distribution cooperative. Beginning with 15 miles of distribution line and 158 members, LCEC now has over 8,000 miles of distribution and transmission line, more than 197,000 customers, and is one of the largest electric cooperatives in the nation. 

 

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Charlotte Behavioral Health Care specializes in mental health, substance abuse treatment and detox services in Port Charlotte and Punta Gorda.

 

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Locally owned and operated, iPartnerMedia services include Website Design and Hosting, Internet Marketing, Search Engine Marketing and Optimization and Social Media Marketing.

 

Flame Productions/Internet has developed and implemented the most effective web sites for companies throughout the world. Our staff has over 15 years of experience in website design and 25 years of experience in video production.

 

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Florida SouthWestern State College is Southwest Florida’s largest and one of the most affordable institutions of higher education. Annually serving more than 22,000 students globally, FSW offers a variety of nationally-ranked, career-focused academic programs with two- and four-year degrees, and professional certifications. Students are also active in clubs and programs catered to their interests.

 

Membership Scholarships Available

A limited number of membership scholarships will be available again this year for renewing or new members. If you’re interested in a membership scholarship, please submit two or three paragraphs outlining your financial need, involvement in chapter activities, commitment to professional development and how your participation in FPRA will benefit the chapter and your professional career. Submit your request to Jessica Potts, President-Elect/Membership Chair.

Join FPRA today and gain access to valuable resources exclusive to members such as the local annual Media Guide with electronic updates and local and statewide Job Banks.

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