May Virtual Meeting: Communicating During COVID
Wednesday, May 19 at 7:30 a.m. | Professional Development Meeting
Good communication during a public health crisis keeps people safe, calm, and confident in your abilities. Kevin Cook, Director of Communications for the City of Lakeland, will share how his team has faced this challenge over the past year, including creating COVID-specific marketing materials and shifting to a very heavy presence on social media.
May Coffee Meetup (In-Person)
Tuesday, May 25 at 7:30 a.m. | Chapter Social Event
As COVID-19 vaccinations have become widely available throughout our community, we have decided to schedule our next chapter social as an outdoor, in-person event. This event is free to attend and no RSVP is necessary! Coffee Meetups are a great opportunity to seek advice or feedback on a project, brainstorm a new strategy, or simply get to know other chapter members.
June Monthly Meeting: Customer Care & Social Media at Publix
Wednesday, June 16 at 7:30 a.m. | Professional Development Meeting
Customer Care and Social Media (CCSM) serves as an extension of the same premier experience Publix customers expect in our stores. We engage and strengthen relationships with our customers across contact channels and social media platforms. We work closely with our partners in marketing and counterparts in Public Affairs to ensure alignment and consistency as we protect and promote our brand.
2021 FPRA Annual Conference
August 9 – 11, 2021 | Annual Conference
Annual Conference is back, and with the help of enhanced cleaning protocols and social distancing measures, it’s in person and better than ever!
Annual Conference Resources
82nd FPRA Annual Conference
August 8 – 11, 2021
We are so grateful to everyone who participated in this year’s Local Image Awards. This year our chapter partnered with the Tampa FPRA chapter and traded Image entries with the Capital chapter. From our entrants to our judges (including those guest judges state...
The Dick Pope/Polk County Chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association invites chapter members to apply for a scholarship to attend FPRA’s 82nd Annual Conference August 8-11 at the Ritz-Carlton Orlando Grande Lakes.
As part of our chapter’s ongoing membership drive, we’re spotlighting new and returning members. Hannah is a Lakeland native who is finishing her bachelor’s in business administration, with a minor in communications, at Florida Southern College. Keep reading to get to know Hannah better.