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Media Breakfast

2014 Media Breakfast:

The Southwest Florida Chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association’s annual media breakfast from 8-10 a.m. Thursday, June 12, at the Holiday Inn Airport/Town Center in Fort Myers. A panel of Southwest Florida journalists will address current media trends and share their insights on the future of journalism during a media communications presentation. The event helps local businesses learn how to stay current and relevant in the growing field of public relations.

 The Holiday Inn Airport/Town Center is located at 9931 Interstate Commerce Drive. Admission is $40 for FPRA members, $50 for nonmembers and $15 for members of the FPRA student chapter. Reservations can be arranged by visiting www.fpraswfl.org. For more details, contact Jessica Boles at (941) 347-6407 or e-mail jboles@cbhcfl.org

The 2014 presenters will be Osvaldo Padilla, Editor, Florida Weekly; Steve McQuilkin, Business and Real Estate Editor, The News-Press Media Group; Jimmy Dean, Editor, Harbor Style Magazine; Phil Borchmann, Editor, Gulfshore Business; Darrel Lieze-Adams, News Director of Waterman Broadcasting and Jean Gruss, Editor, Business Observer.

To register, visit our events page.

Past panelists include:

  • Phil Borchmann, Gulfshore Business
  • Matthew Bernaldo, Waterman Broadcasting
  • Mei-Mei Chan, The News-Press Media Group
  • Francesca Donlan, The Fort Myers News-Press
  • Jean Gruss, Gulf Coast Business Review
  • Valarie Harring, Breeze Newspapers
  • Michael Hayes, 96.9 WINK-FM
  • Steve McQuilken, The Fort Myers News-Press
  • Penny Moore, Naples Daily News
  • Oswaldo “Waddy” Padilla, Florida Weekly
  • David Sendler, Gulfshore Life
  • Amy Tardif, WGCU Public Media
  • Lois Thome, WINK-TV

Media Breakfast Sponsorships now available!

Media Breakfast Gold Sponsors-$500
• Three complimentary reservations to the Media Breakfast
• Logo on the cover of the event program
• Dedicated back cover of the event program for your company ad
• Short speaking opportunity at the Media Breakfast
• Recognition of sponsorship support by event emcee
• Opportunity to provide company promotional items to guests
• Logo prominently displayed on table signage
• Inclusion in news releases distributed to the media
• Mention on formal thank you letters sent to media panelists
• Acknowledgment on post event survey sent to all guests

Media Breakfast Silver Sponsors-$250
• Two complimentary reservations to the Media Breakfast
• Logo inside the event program
• Recognition of sponsorship support by event emcee
• Opportunity to provide company promotional items to guests
• Logo prominently displayed on table signage
• Inclusion in news releases distributed to the media
• Mention on formal thank you letters sent to media panelists
*** Sponsorships are not industry exclusive

For more information or to become a sponsor, please contact Jessica Boles, VP of Community Relations at jboles@cbhcfl.org or (941) 347-6407

 

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