Founded in 1938, the Florida Public Relations Association is the oldest public relations association in the United States.

Across the sunshine state, FPRA boasts nearly 1,500 professional and student members across 15 professional and 11 student chapters.

Its members represent private and public organizationsnonprofitsgovernment entitiescounseling firms and independent practitioners. Members of each chapter are invited to attend the FPRA Annual Conference, where public relations professionals enhance their careers through professional development seminars, nationally-recognized speakers, and networking opportunities.

The FPRA Annual Conference is highlighted by the annual Golden Image Awards, which honor the state’s best public relations programs.

For more information about the history of FPRA, visit the state office website.