Meeting/Event Information

Past Meetings

Membership Mix & Mingle-SOLD OUT

December 07, 2015
6:30 PM to 8:30 PM

Fleming's Steakhouse (Tampa Room)
4322 W. Boy Scout Blvd.
Tampa, FL 33607

Help us celebrate a great year at our Membership Mix & Mingle event in support of Metropolitan Ministries.

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Professional Development Day 2015

November 13, 2015
7:30 AM to 2:00 PM

Tampa Marriott Westshore Hotel
1001 N. Westshore Boulevard
Tampa, FL 33607
http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/tpawe-tampa-marriott-westshore/

Join us for Professional Development Day 2015, PRSA Tampa Bay's annual half-day seminar and one of our most popular events of the year, attracting 80+ PR professionals.

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After Bouncing from Broadcast to PR: Tales from the Campaign Trail & PRestige Awards

October 23, 2015
11:30 AM to 1:30 PM

Westshore Marriott
1001 N Westshore Blvd.
Tampa, FL 33607

Today many communications professionals have often transitioned from print or broadcast journalism. PR professionals can gain a unique perspective from media reps like former WTSP reporter, Preston Rudie. Program followed by PRSA PRestige Awards.

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PRSA Day of Volunteering: United Way – Sulphur Springs Resource Center

October 01, 2015
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

United Way - Sulphur Springs Resource Center
8412 N 12th Street
Tampa, FL 33604
http://www.unitedwaysuncoast.org/sulphur-springs/

PRSA Tampa Bay is lending a helping hand. We will be participating in the United Way's Day of Caring on Thursday, October 1 from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. followed by lunch with fellow PRSA volunteers.

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Port Tampa Bay Rebranding Campaign

September 22, 2015
11:30 AM to 1:00 PM

Brio Tuscan Grille
Bay Street at International Plaza, 2223 N. West Shore Blvd.
Tampa, FL 33607
http://www.brioitalian.com/location.html?id=37

Karl Strauch, Vice President of Brand Development and Strategic Alliances at Port Tampa Bay will talk about the major rebranding campaign the Port launched to update its image as the largest economic engine in the region.

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Smart PR Measurement in the Digital Age

August 12, 2015
7:30 AM to 9:00 AM

Le Méridien Hotel
601 N. Florida Avenue
Tampa, FL 33602
http://www.lemeridientampa.com

Secure your spot! Register by Noon 8/11! Today’s PR professional has more measurement tools than ever before, but what good are the data if you don’t have a focused plan to quantify it and correlate it to business objectives? In this engaging session pres

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PRestige Awards Lunch 'n Learn Webinar

June 25, 2015
2:15 PM to 3:15 PM

Webinar
When it's time, start or join the WebEx meeting from here: https://join.syniverse.com/orion/joinmeeting.do?MK=999909596 Access Information Meeting Number: 999 909 596 Meeting Password: This meeting does not require a password.

Join the PRSA Tampa Bay Awards Committee, PRSA Silver Anvil and Radiance Award judges as they answer your questions and describe best practices when crafting your winning award entry.

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SOLD OUT!!! PRSA and FPRA Annual Media Roundtable

June 24, 2015
7:30 AM to 10:00 AM

Chart House
7616 W. Courtney Campbell Causeway
Tampa, FL 33607
http://www.chart-house.com/

An unparalleled opportunity to build relationships and talk directly with local media about how to work with them to generate media coverage. Jointly organized by the local chapters of PRSA and FPRA, the event also offers a great chance to network with do

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Panel Discussion: Universal Lessons From Health Care PR Pros

May 19, 2015
11:30 AM to 1:00 PM

Brio Tuscan Grille
Bay Street at International Plaza, 2223 N. West Shore Blvd.
Tampa, FL 33607
http://www.brioitalian.com/location.html?id=37

You don’t have to work in the medical field to benefit from the insights and key learnings our panel of health care PR pros will share at our May meeting.

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PRSA Tampa Bay Membership Picnic 2015

May 02, 2015
10:30 AM to 2:00 PM

Picnic Island Park
7409 Picnic Island Blvd
Tampa, FL 33616

Bring the whole family and network with friends from PRSA Tampa Bay for our first-ever Membership Picnic

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SOLD OUT! Good Responses to Bad Reviews & Best Practices

April 28, 2015
7:30 AM to 9:00 AM

Datz Deli
2616 South MacDill Avenue
Tampa, FL 33629
http://www.datztampa.com/

With the advent of social media, everyone has the means to voice an opinion at their fingertips. How do communicators build and manage a reputation when everyone can be a fan or a critic? Hear from experts to learn the recipe for success!

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Stop Working for Nothing: Getting a Grip on Over-Servicing

April 01, 2015
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

Webinar via GoToMeeting

Have you ever considered that if you over-service a client by 10 percent, you or your staff will be working for free from the Thanksgiving holiday to the end of the year?

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Bienvenidos a Cuba: What an Open Cuba Means for Tampa Bay Communicators

March 25, 2015
11:30 AM to 1:30 PM

Brio Tuscan Grille
Bay Street at International Plaza, 2223 N. West Shore Blvd.
Tampa, FL 33607
http://www.brioitalian.com/location.html?id=37

PRSA March 2015 Lunch Program with Bill Carlson, President at Tucker/Hall.

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SOLD OUT! February Program: TPD, Social Media & Crisis Management

February 24, 2015
11:30 AM to 1:30 PM

Brio Tuscan Grille
Bay Street at International Plaza, 2223 N. West Shore Blvd.
Tampa, FL 33607
http://www.brioitalian.com/location.html?id=37

Could Twitter prevent Ferguson? When big news breaks about your organization, how do you establish your voice as the official source to manage the message? How do you build a following so somebody is listening before you have a crisis?

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Rob Higgins Tampa Bay Sports Commission

January 20, 2015
11:30 AM to 1:30 PM

Brio Tuscan Grille
Bay Street at International Plaza, 2223 N. West Shore Blvd.
Tampa, FL 33607
http://www.brioitalian.com/location.html?id=37

Rob Higgins, Executive Director of the Tampa Bay Sports Commission will share his experience promoting the development of community sports in the Tampa Bay area

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