FPRA’s 79th Annual Conference "It’s Personal: Research. Relate. Respond." is a four day conference of unparalleled professional development and networking for public relations professionals. 

Attendees will hear from major industry and thought leaders who will provide the inspiration, motivation and affirmation needed to help rocket your PR efforts to new heights.

This year’s conference will be held at the Ritz-Carlton Orlando from August 6th to 9th.

This year’s blogging team consists of Colleen Thayer, APR, CPRC, Susan Vernon-Devlin, Amelia Bell, APR, CPRC, Amanda Handley, APR, Katarina Dos Santos, Laura Kern, APR. Mollt Kellogg-Schmauch, Robyn LaPorta, Rachel Denton, Kim Livengood, Erin Morton, APR, CPRC, Sarah Coulson, Erin Knothe, Sarah Hansen, Brandi Gomez, Stella Harbilas, APR, Alyssa Holcomb and Maria Isabel Sanquirico. Follow their work here.

Conference attire is professional business. Please note that the average temperature in the hotel is 72 degrees. To ensure comfort, attendees may want to have a sweater or jacket available.

For the President’s Welcome Reception, casual attire is recommended. As this year’s theme is Harry Potter, attendees are encouraged to wear house-themed clothing.

The Golden Image Awards Banquet is formal wear, black-tie optional. 
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Monday, August 7 • 8:30am - 8:45am
Welcome & Annual Business Meeting

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Join us as our VP of Annual Conference Ginger Broslat, APR, CPRC, opens FPRA’s 79th Annual Conference.

Conducting the official business of the association will be FPRA’s State President Terri Behling, APR, CPRC. During this year’s Annual Business Meeting, the membership will vote on the presented slate of officers for the 2017-2018 FPRA year. In addition, members will vote on bylaw amendments and hear highlights regarding the state of the Association. 

See the attached file for the 2017-2018 presented slate of officers.

Monday August 7, 2017 8:30am - 8:45am PDT
Tuscany Ballroom (E-H)