October Meeting: The Art of Trans-Creation

In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, FPRA Capital Chapter invites you to explore the power of developing culturally relevant communication for Hispanic and multicultural audiences – a critical approach that directly impacts business results – with Claudia Machado, Program Manager for Mothers Against Drunk Driving Florida & Puerto Rico on Thursday, October 19. The Hispanic […]

November Meeting: Remote (in) Control: Your Ultimate Guide to Leading Hybrid Teams

Join us on Zoom on Thursday, November 16, to learn how to effectively manage hybrid teams with Mark Mohammadpour, APR, Fellow PRSA. As business leaders in recent years, we have evolved how we manage our in-house and agency teams in a virtual environment. We’ve had to learn new techniques to communicate with our teams, give […]

Leadership Celebration and 2023-2024 Board Installation

Save the date for our annual Leadership Celebration and 2023-2024 Board Installation! Join us at Proof Brewing Company on South Monroe Street for appetizers, beverages and camaraderie with your fellow PR professionals as we celebrate the past year and look forward to the next. Agenda: Year in Review – Chapter President, Holly Brooks Chapter Awards […]

Summer Social at Ology Power Mill

Please join us for a casual summer social at Ology Brewing Company’s Power Mill location on Friday, June 30! Significant others/friends/non-members are welcome to attend with you. Cousins Maine Lobster Truck will also be at this Ology location from 4-8 p.m. serving food options. If possible, we would love for all attendees to bring a […]

What’s in a Name?: Perspectives on Name, Image, and Likeness (NIL)

Please note: Registration will be capped at 35 seats for FPRA Capital Chapter members and guests. Name, Image, and Likeness (NIL) is a new and exciting frontier in college sports, allowing student athletes to receive compensation for anything that identifies them, such as autograph signings, product endorsements, social media posts, and more. The guidelines surrounding […]

APR Boot Camp

The FPRA Capital Chapter APR Boot Camp is a three-day intensive workshop to assist candidates with completing the APR Questionnaire, prepare their Panel Presentation, and receive in-depth feedback through a group mock exam exercise. This course is designed for busy professionals whose schedules don’t permit extensive preparation; however, it is highly encouraged that candidates have […]

Crisis Communications Chat with Waffle House

Those of us who have been through a Florida hurricane may be familiar with the Waffle House Index, the unofficial measure that evaluates how severely a storm has hit an area. It was coined by Craig Fugate, a former FEMA administrator and former director of the Florida Division of Emergency Management. After Hurricane Charley swept […]

Cap Chap Social at Proof Brewing Company

Join your FPRA family at Proof Brewing Company for a Cap Chap Social on Thursday, March 23! We’ll be there from 5:30 – 7 p.m., so feel free to stop by after work and mingle. Significant others/spouses/partners are welcome. Members of this year’s LeadershipFPRA class will be joining us, so let’s give them a warm […]

Ethics in Public Relations

Please note: Registration will be capped at 25 attendees. We will meet at the Florida Sheriffs Association’s Blackburn-Hunt Building at the top of the hill.  Public relations is often negatively stereotyped as a profession that thrives on distorting the truth or withholding information. However, ethical public relations practice calls for upholding honest communications and transparency […]

Image Awards Panel: Candid Tips for Submitting an Award-Winning Entry

Join us for a free program on Wednesday, Feb. 1, from 10 – 11 a.m. to hear from a panel of Image Awards experts on what to do (and what not do do) when submitting an Image Award entry! Our panel of past FPRA Capital Chapter presidents will provide candid tips for submitting an award-winning […]