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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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 218,000 customers, and is one of the largest electric cooperatives in the nation.

M&M Multimedia LLC is a national video production company with a studio in Southwest Florida. Founder and President Mike Haley has over 20 years of experience in digital media production, online marketing, and software development which has to lead the company to work with local and national brands to produce online training video courses as well as high impact marketing and explainer videos.

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 Chapter President Susan Frantz.

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.