Conference Scholarship – Apply by June 26

June 8, 2015

Apply to win a scholarship to this year’s annual conference, PR Now: Stronger. Smarter. Faster., to be held at the Omni Orlando Resort at ChampionsGate on August 9-12. Since this professional development event is once again right here in our backyard, this is a great opportunity to attend!

The FPRA Orlando Area Chapter will award up two scholarships to local chapter members for either the conference registration fee of $725 or the hotel accommodations. To apply, please email your responses to the questions below to Kerry Martin, APR at klgmartin@gmail.com by June 26, 2014.  Please limit your answers to 75 words or less for each question and be sure to include all information outlined below:

  • Name:
  • Company:
  • Title:
  • Years in public relations:
  • How long have you been a member of FPRA?
  • In what ways have you been involved with FPRA? (Committees, events attended, positions held, etc.)
  • How will the conference scholarship benefit your career and current job?
  • What do you hope to learn by attending conference, and how do you intend to incorporate it in your daily position?
  • What is your greatest need, a conference scholarship or a hotel accommodations scholarship?

To be eligible, you must be an active member in good standing with the Orlando Area Chapter. Your chapter involvement and financial need will be considered.  Please note that the scholarship covers the $725 conference registration fee and excludes lodging, food outside of meals included in the regular conference registration and all other related expenses. A hotel-only scholarship would include a reimbursement amount for three nights at the conference room block rate of $129/night including applicable taxes and fees.

All scholarship winners will be required to participate on the conference blogging team and to write a short article for PRoclaimer discussing what they learned and how it enhances their profession.


Conference Scholarship – Apply by June 30

May 30, 2014

Apply to win a scholarship to this year’s annual conference, FPRA: The Road Best Traveled, to be held at the Wyndham Grand Orlando Resort Bonnet Creek on August 10-13. Since this professional development event is right here in our backyard, this is a great opportunity to attend!

The FPRA Orlando Area Chapter will award up two scholarships to local chapter members. Each scholarship will cover the conference registration fee of $695. To apply, please email your responses to the questions below to Cynthia Lambert, APR at clambert@metroplanorlando.com by June 30, 2014.  Please limit your answers to 50 words or less for each question and be sure to include all information outlined below:

  • Name:
  • Company:
  • Title:
  • Years in public relations:
  • How long have you been a member of FPRA?
  • In what ways have you been involved with FPRA? (Committees, events attended, positions held, etc.)
  • How will the conference scholarship benefit your career and current job?
  • What do you hope to learn by attending conference, and how do you intend to incorporate it in your daily position?

To be eligible, you must be an active member in good standing with the Orlando Area Chapter. Your chapter involvement and financial need will be considered.  Please note that the scholarship covers the $695 conference registration fee and excludes lodging, food outside of meals included in the regular conference registration and all other related expenses.

All scholarship winners will be required to participate on the conference blogging team and to write a short article for PRoclaimer discussing what they learned and how it enhances their profession.


Renew Your Membership Today!

October 11, 2013

By: Michael Lawrence, APR

By renewing your FPRA membership, you are setting yourself up for another powerful year of networking, professional development and personal growth. FPRA is one of the best investments you can make in your career. Renew today for a more prosperous tomorrow.

Renewing is easy!  Simply follow one of the steps below:

Oops!  Have you misplaced your renewal form or just don’t have it handy?  No worries, click the link below:

Your FPRA membership will expire on October 31, 2013.  Yes, that’s Halloween!  To maintain your active membership status, renewal forms must be received no later than November 1.

But wait … there’s more!

We’re offering TWO membership scholarships for some worthy PR practitioners, simply fill-out the application below and email it in by October 25 for consideration.