In business, public relations professionals are the storytellers who engage audiences. We find compelling content and creatively communicate it, building relationships that enhance positive reputations within our community. Knowing what stories to tell and how to tell them is crucial in today’s marketplace.
Whether you represent a small non-profit or are part of a team charged with being the voice of a major corporation, in order to remain relevant in PR, staying on top of trends and best practices is essential. There is no better resource for this than the Florida Public Relations Association (FPRA).
As the oldest public relations organization in the United States, FPRA members represent a variety of organizations including private and public corporations, government entities, not-for-profits and independent practitioners. Statewide, FPRA boasts nearly 1,500 professional and student members, all of which make up the 15 professional and 11 student chapters.
The FPRA Treasure Coast Chapter provides you with local access to this world-class organization. Our Chapter is comprised of PR professionals from St. Lucie, Indian River and Martin counties. Throughout the year, we offer a variety of professional development and networking opportunities that will help you stay on top of trends and be a more effective communicator.
By joining FPRA, your membership will work for you every day with a host of professional resources including reduced fees to chapter meetings that feature informative, relevant speakers and discussions, webinars and newsletters that further support the latest industry trends, and recognition through local and statewide awards competitions for outstanding public relations projects.
As president of the Treasure Coast Chapter, I invite you to join us! Click here for membership application information, or visit www.fpra.org. If you have any questions, feel free to reach out to me or any members of the Chapter Board – we are happy to help. Hope to see you soon!
Carin Campbell Smith
FPRA Treasure Coast Chapter President &
Associate Director of Communication, FAU Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute