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2016 Merry Mixer - 12/09/2016

Price: $20.00

Date: December 9, 2016

merry-mixer-flyerRegistration is now closed for this event.  

We'll see everyone who signed up on Friday, Dec. 9 from 5-8 p.m. at Fort Myers' Old Soul Brewing!


Take a break from the work (and holiday) bustle and join your fellow FPRA members for mixing and mingling, craft brews and awesome appetizers, the return of our silent auction to support our chapter scholarships and programs, and more.


This year's venue, Old Soul Brewing, is a cool, casual new space brewing its own beers and offering fun vibe - big Jenga and Cornhole included! Your $20 ticket includes a drink and appetizers. Beer (and beer flights to test out Old Soul's offerings), wine and non-alcoholic beverages will also be available for purchase.


Thank you to our sponsors:



At Old Soul Brewing, we know craft beer like the back of our hands. We are a family-owned and operated brewery, specializing in various ales. Our ales range from our imperial chocolate stout to our chai tea brown ale.

We want to make you feel at home. Visit our 2,000 square foot tap room. Our tap room features 10 of our refreshing craft beers on tap. We also serve wine and cider. Our tap room is completely up-cycled, featuring re-purposed barn windows, and even reclaimed bowling lanes.

Make yourself at home at Old Soul Brewing, and enjoy one of our amazing handcrafted brews today!


logo2014Nick Adams photography has been in the Fort Myers area since 1999. Specializing in creative, stylish and fun people photography.

Family portraits:  Nick Adams Photography has an in-house viewing studio for you to select your fave pictures and helpful staff to make the process a little easier.

Corporate Event Photography and Video: Nick Adams Photography covered events from 20-20,000 people. They have a large pool of photographers to work with. They can supply onsite printing/ Photo booths/ mirror booths for all of our gigs. Contact us for examples.

Weddings: Published in magazines, recommended by many resorts and traveling all over for the map to document amazing weddings

Drones Nick Adams Photography also has a UAV (drone) company that is fully insured and 100% Licensed with the FAA ( Covering real estate, movies, commercials 3d mapping and much more all in 4K video or stunning stills

2016/2017 PR University - Navigating the Future - REGISTRATION NOW OPEN! - 01/05/2017

Price: $75.00

Date: January 5, 2017

PRU 2016/2017 will boldly go into the future of PR; exploring new terrains of social media, online campaigns and beyond. Join the Southwest Florida Chapter of FPRA on Thursday, Jan. 5, 2017 from 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. at Florida SouthWestern State College as we navigate the uncharted territories of our profession through compelling programs and speakers.

Please note: If you already registered for PRU no action is required on your part.  Just mark your calendar for the new date.  If you would like to attend PRU and have not previously registered, you will need to register. If you registered prior to PRU's rescheduling and cannot attend the new date, contact Michelle Dean at for refund information.

For more details or sponsorship opportunities, contact Madison Mitchell at (239) 433-2000 ext. 269.

Topics and speakers for the seminar include:

Monique Yeager

Monique Yeager

"Getting Saucy: How to Stay Relevant above the Noise" with Tijuana Flats Chief Marketing Officer Monique Yeager. She will talk about how maintaining relevancy in our noisy world involves putting people first, always; and how thinking outside the box and being creative in all areas of business will keep you on top.

Samantha Scott

Samantha Scott

“Top Ten Apps for PR Pros” with Pushing the Envelope President Samantha Scott, APR. Scott will help attendees learn about the top 10 apps for public relations professionals and how-to tips to implement them – and make their job a little easier.

Cory O'Donnell

Cory O'Donnell

Dave Breitenstein

Dave Breitenstein

“The Digital Consumer Experience” with News-Press Media Group Digital Engagement Editor Cory O’Donnell and News-Press Media Group Audience/Metrics Analyst Dave Breitenstein. They will address new ways for attendees to connect and engage with an online audience. Breitenstein will also discuss maximizing digital engagement by knowing what’s trending with an audience through analytics.

Erica Castner

Erica Castner

"Seven Strategies to Drive B2B Brand Awareness" with Master Certified Business and Breakthrough Coach, Erica Castner. Erica is passionate about helping business owners and sales professionals bridge the gap between where they are now and the next level they want to achieve. As she has for thousands of clients, Castner will help PR University attendees identify the key factors in turning ideas into results in her presentation.