Adrian Parker, Global Vice President of Marketing for Patrón Tequila

Adrian Parker, Global Vice President of Marketing for Patrón Tequila and a FAMU alum, will be our speaker on September 18. A favorite among the speakers at last year’s FPRA Annual Conference, he will share his stories, successes, challenges, and lessons learned while bringing brands to international domination. About the Speaker Adrian Parker is Global […]

Leadership Celebration & Special Guest Dr. Jay Rayburn

  Join us virtually on Friday, August 28, from 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. (EDT) as we celebrate our chapter’s accomplishments, recognize our members’ contributions, and look forward to a brand new year. We’ll also hear from Dr. Jay Rayburn, who is retiring after a distinguished career as a communications professor at FSU. During his tenure, he […]

Gabriel Sanchez: “Taking a Stand: Before Speaking Out, Look Inward”

Gabriel Sanchez will be speaking to our chapter on Thursday, July 16, via GoToWebinar. Check out his recent article for PRSA, “Taking a Stand: Before Speaking Out, Look Inward.” He is a 20-year veteran of California politics and public affairs who now serves as director of communications for First 5 LA, an independent public agency […]

June Program: Amplifying Your Message with Multimedia

Now that so much of communications work is done remotely and face-to-face events are not always an option, how should we share important information? What elements are we forgetting? What apps or tools should we be using? Nipa Eason, creative director at Strategic Digital Services, will share ideas and tips for using video and audio […]

May Program: Crisis Communication with Craig Fugate

The Capital Chapter is excited to welcome Craig Fugate as our May program speaker! How can we plan for (and communicate through) the unexpected? How should we plan to work with our audiences as well as local, state, and federal organizations? Craig Fugate will offer guidance informed by his deep experience working with large-scale, high-stakes […]

March Program

The March in-person event has been cancelled; however, we are working on an alternative.  

The 2020 Image Awards: What’s Changed and How to Succeed

It’s local Image Award season! FPRA has revamped judging to improve the process and increase objectivity. Come learn how the process has changed and what this means for your entry at an evening workshop led by Image Award-winners from several organizations. Come prepared with your favorite campaigns from the past year in mind. If you […]

Covering the Capitol Journalist Panel & Breakfast

Join us for a panel of distinguished journalists Gary Fineout (POLITICO Florida), Lynn Hatter (WFSU) and Jeff Schweers (USA Today), moderated by Rick Oppenheim, APR, CPRC. The panel members will discuss their experiences covering state government, the changing landscape of the industry, tips working with the media and more. We are excited to welcome this […]

DEEPember Holiday Social

  ‘Tis the season to be jolly! Join us 5:30 – 7 p.m. on “Thirst-day,” December 5, at DEEP Brewing Company to toast to friendship and exceeding our PR campaign objectives! Significant others/spouses/partners are welcome. There will be treats and an ugly/wild sweater contest with exciting prizes (extra points if it’s beer-themed!). There is no […]

Protecting Your Client in the Digital Spotlight with Dontaye Carter

  New Location: Senate Chambers in the Historic Capitol The Capital Chapter is excited to welcome Dontaye Carter, Founder & CEO of Carter Media Group headquartered in Atlanta. His firm offers Public Relations Consulting, Media Relations, Digital Marketing Strategy, and Crisis Management. He is currently providing public relations counsel to attorneys representing families affected by […]