We are thrilled to recognize our professional peers and their outstanding work through the FPRA Capital Chapter Excellence in Communications Awards.

We are currently accepting nominations until Friday, March 22 at 3 p.m. ET, for the following awards and recognitions:

Industry Awards:

These awards will be presented to an individual in the community, member or non-member, who meets the qualifications. Nominators are not required to be Capital Chapter members.

FPRA’s Allied Industry Partner of the Year

Solo Practitioner Star

Public Sector Professional Award

  • This award will go to a communications professional working in the public sector whose work has made a strong impact on the state or local community. Nominate here.

Excellence in Nonprofit Communications

Team’s Tribute

Intern of the Year

  • This award will be presented to a PR student who has demonstrated exceptional performance, professional growth, and a dedication to improving their marketing and communications skills throughout the internship. To be eligible for this award, the student must have interned at the organization sometime between May 2023 to March 2024 – and must be enrolled in a public relations, marketing, communications or similar degree field. Nominate your intern here.

Creative Professional of the Year

Rising Star (0-3 years in the industry)

  • Do you have an outstanding young professional or new grad who recently joined your team? We want to celebrate our rising stars that have been working in the industry for less than 3 years. Nominate a young professional here.

Communicator of the Year

Chapter Awards:

The following awards will be presented to a member of the FPRA Capital Chapter who meets the qualifications. Nominators are required to be Capital Chapter members.

Member and New Member of the Year

The purpose of these awards is to recognize a member of the Capital Chapter for their outstanding contributions to the Chapter and the field of public relations.

Criteria for Member and New Member of the Year:

  • Must be a Chapter member in good standing.
  • Must have made outstanding and long-lasting contributions to FPRA and to the public relations profession in ways other than as an FPRA or Chapter officer this year.

Nominate a candidate for the 2024 Member of the Year.

Nominate a candidate for the 2024 New Member of the Year.

Stanley Tait Professional Award for Service

The Stanley Tait Professional Award for Service to the Capital Chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association is the highest and most prestigious award of our chapter. This award honors the spirit, professionalism and leadership of Stanley Tait, an award-winning counselor and mentor to many within the chapter.

This award, presented annually, recognizes a member of the Capital Chapter for their outstanding contribution to the chapter and the field of public relations.

Criteria for the Stanley Tait Award:

  • Candidates must be a Chapter member in good standing.
  • Candidates must be an FPRA member for a minimum of seven years.
  • Candidates must have made outstanding and long-lasting contributions to FPRA and to the public relations profession in ways other than as an FPRA or Chapter board member.

Nominate a candidate for the 2024 Stanley Tait Award.

Any questions? Contact Director of Awards and Recognition Caroline Benson at [email protected].