2013 FPRA State Conference!

We are getting closer to what is considered Florida’s # 1 Professional Development Conference for PR Professionals.  Mark your calendars for Sunday, August 4 through Wednesday, August 7, 2013 to attend conference at the Renaissance Vinoy Resort and Golf Club in St. Petersburg Florida.  This year celebrates the 75th anniversary of FPRA, and will have a range of excellent speakers.  Some of the topics include optimizing digital communications, corporate social responsibility, overcoming challenges, handling challenging media situations and more.  To register for conference, visit www.fpra.org.  Conference attendees also receive a special room rate of $139 at The Vinoy if you register through the FPRA website.  Make sure you don’t miss out on this amazing opportunity.  

Conference Scholarships

Each year the Southwest chapter tries to provide a small number of conference scholarships to our chapter members to attend the Annual FPRA State Conference.  This year the chapter will provide a limited number of full and partial scholarships to attend this year’s annual conference, August 4-7, 2013 at the Vinoy in St. Petersburg Florida. 

To apply for a scholarship submit two or three paragraphs on why you need a scholarship, and how attending the conference will help you professionally.  Applications are due by Friday, April 12 and should be sent to Jessica Clark APR at jclark5983@yahoo.com.  Scholarship recipients will be announced during the 2013 Local Image Awards Ceremony on April 18.