Upcoming Events

FPRA Gainesville August 2021 Monthly Program

Please join us on August 19 as we honor our chapter’s Past Presidents, recognize our outgoing Board of Directors for their contributions this year and install our 2021-2022 board.
Devon Chestnut, APR, CPRC, incoming president of the Florida Public Relations Association, will join us to install the new Board of Directors and share her theme for the year. Devon is the Communications Manager at Cox Communications. Devon is an accomplished public relations professional with over 10 years of expertise developing and executing all aspects of public relation and/or marketing campaigns to increase media exposure and support strategic business initiatives.
Networking starts at 11:30 and the program begins at noon.
Sweetwater Branch Inn is located at 625 East University Avenue, Gainesville.
All FPRA Members can prepay at the member rate of $20 or pay $25 at the door. Non-members can reserve their spot for $25 or pay $30 at the door.

FPRA’s 82nd Annual Conference


Join us August 8 – 11 for FPRA’s 82nd Annual Conference as we learn how to better transform our brands, our profession, our communities and ourselves.

This year’s conference speaker lineup has been curated with the single focus to help PR practitioners to do their jobs better. The complete lineup will be available in April. Included with Annual Conference will be multiple networking opportunities and spectacular recognition events such as FPRA’s Presidents’ Luncheon and Golden Image Awards.

Early Bird Registration, which includes seven meals, for members and non-members is now open and lodging is available for booking at our host property, The Ritz-Carlton, Grande Lakes in Orlando.




When staying at our host property, FPRA conference attendees will enjoy the discounted room rate of $144, plus tax. A discounted rate of $15 for overnight self-parking has been secured for FPRA conference attendees only. Please note self-parking is not available to Ritz-Carlton guests. However an exception has been made for FPRA Conference attendees only.


About the FPRA Annual Conference
Our conference brings together PR professionals from across the state to hear from world-class speakers hailing from top global corporations, powerhouse industries and national public relations and marketing firms. From golfing to fire pit gatherings, decadent chocolate breaks and more, conference attendees are also able to connect and unwind with their professional peers representing industries such as government, healthcare, technology, tourism, public utilities, law enforcement, finance, education, nonprofit and agencies. In addition, our conference provides several exciting platforms for PR professionals to be recognized for their good works and accomplishments. Whether that comes in the form of receiving a Golden Image Award or being recognized for earning the APR and/or CPRC credentials.