Meeting/Event Information

Past Meetings

6th Annual PRestige Awards - Virtual

November 12, 2020
3:00 PM to 3:45 PM

PRSA Tampa Bay Facebook page


https://www.facebook.com/PRSATampaBay

The PRestige Awards, presented by PRSA Tampa Bay and sponsored by Business Wire, recognize outstanding public relations programs and tactics by PR professionals and students.

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Chapter Chat - How St. Petersburg Pulled Off the Firestone Grand Prix!

November 05, 2020
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Virtual meeting via Zoom

PRSA Tampa Bay hosts weekly virtual "Chapter Chats" on Thursdays at 4:00 p.m for members and guests. All are welcome!

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Becoming an Inclusive Brand: Moffitt’s Journey of Courage

October 15, 2020
8:30 AM to 9:30 AM

PRSA Tampa Bay Zoom meeting

Join Cathy Grant, senior director, Moffitt Diversity, and Josh Adkins, senior director, strategic marketing, as they share how the Moffitt Cancer Center’s sustained investment in diversity and inclusion contributes to a successful branding and PR strategy

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The Importance of Online Reputation, SEO and Wikipedia: Back-to-School Professional Development Series Session

October 01, 2020
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

PRSA Tampa Bay Zoom meeting

Josh Greene will help you learn why Wikipedia is more integral to brand awareness than ever and how to make sure it's a part of your communications plan to give people the best impression of your company.

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Swift Content Growth: Back-to-School Professional Development Series Session

September 30, 2020
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

PRSA Tampa Bay Zoom meeting

Brianne Fleming will teach you how to effectively monitor trends and cultural moments, boost engagement with your ideal audience, and help you understand when NOT to post.

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Writing for Your Audience and Platform: Back-to-School Professional Development Series Session

September 29, 2020
3:30 PM to 5:00 PM

PRSA Tampa Bay Zoom meeting

This back-to-basics session with Sonali Kudva will help you understand the subtleties of your audience and the nuances of different media.

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Expert Insight into Ethical Standards for PR Pros & Journalists

September 29, 2020
9:00 AM to 10:00 AM

PRSA Tampa Bay Zoom meeting

In this special free session, Kelly McBride will provide an insightful look at the important work the Craig Newmark Center for Ethics and Leadership does to promote ethical standards for communicators on both “sides of the fence” -- journalism and PR.

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Chapter Chat

September 24, 2020
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Virtual meeting via Zoom

All are welcome to join our virtual chat and discuss challenges, opportunities and inspirations as we navigate the current state of our industry.

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Media Training: Back-to-School Professional Development Series Session

September 24, 2020
9:00 AM to 10:00 AM

PRSA Tampa Bay Zoom meeting

Joel Staley shares with you when senior executives need training, how to convince them they need it, and what elements and best practices should be part of every media training.

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Personal Branding: Back-to-School Professional Development Session

September 22, 2020
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM

PRSA Tampa Bay Zoom meeting

Karen Freberg will discuss the new marketable skills needed to be successful in the PR industry moving forward and new best practices in personal branding.

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Back-to-School Professional Development Series: Five Sessions Package

September 22, 2020
12:00 AM to 12:00 AM

PRSA Tampa Bay Zoom meeting

What was once a single professional development day has morphed into a virtual two-week-long education series. Pick sessions a la carte or bundle all five and save.

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Chapter Chat

September 10, 2020
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Virtual meeting via Zoom

All are welcome to join our virtual chat and discuss challenges, opportunities and inspirations as we navigate the current state of our industry.

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Chapter Chat: AP Stylebook Updates for PR Pros to Know

August 27, 2020
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Virtual meeting via Zoom

PRSA Tampa Bay member Joseph Priest will provide an overview of this year's most important AP Stylebook updates. All are welcome to join our virtual chat.

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2020 Courageous Conversations: August 25

August 25, 2020
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Virtual

This is part of PRSA Tampa Bay's 2020 Courageous Conversations on Diversity & Inclusion

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2020 Courageous Conversations: August 20

August 20, 2020
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

Virtual

This is part of PRSA Tampa Bay's 2020 Courageous Conversations on Diversity & Inclusion

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2020 Courageous Conversations: August 14

August 14, 2020
8:30 AM to 9:30 AM

Virtual

This is part of PRSA Tampa Bay's 2020 Courageous Conversations on Diversity & Inclusion

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Chapter Chat: Open Forum - Back to What?

August 13, 2020
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Virtual meeting via Zoom

All are welcome to join our virtual chat and discuss challenges, opportunities and inspirations as we navigate the current state of our industry.

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How to Rock Your LinkedIn Profile

June 30, 2020
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

PRSA Tampa Bay Zoom meeting

Learn insider tips and tricks from LinkedIn’s Director of Employee Experience, Nawal Fakhoury, during PRSA Tampa Bay’s June virtual program.

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How to Post on Social Media During Civil Unrest

June 17, 2020
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM

PRSA Tampa Bay Zoom meeting

This workshop aims to teach the do's and don'ts of crafting a message during civil unrest, including what imagery to avoid, which phrases to stay away from, and what things to consider when speaking to your target audience. 

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DIY Video: How to Create Great Budget-Friendly Videos That Newsrooms Will Use

May 29, 2020
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Virtual meeting via Zoom

As newsrooms continue to shrink and the opportunities for digital video content increase, video has become an essential tool for the PR practitioner to understand and create. ? This session offers tips on pitching with video and tools to create better vid

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Maintaining Creativity and Motivation During (and After) the Pandemic

May 28, 2020
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

Virtual meeting via Zoom

In this session presented by PRSA Tampa Bay’s Agency Leaders, we talk about how to keep the light bulb shining bright – but first, how to ensure we have the drive to turn that switch on in the first place.

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Is the Strategic Communications Plan Dead? What to Do When Your Boss Only Cares About Tactics

May 27, 2020
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Virtual meeting via Zoom

Does your boss or client understand why strategic planning is so important for the ultimate success of your organization’s communications? Tactics alone do not work. There needs to be a plan.

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Chapter Chat

May 21, 2020
4:00 PM to 4:30 PM

Virtual meeting via Zoom

A 30-minute members only session to discuss challenges, opportunities, and inspirations as we all work to navigate the current state of our industry.

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Virtual Media Roundtable

April 30, 2020
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

Virtual meeting via Zoom

Join us for an unparalleled opportunity to hear directly from key players on how to generate effective media coverage, especially during a national crisis.

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Digital and Social Communications Seminar presented by Tampa Bay Sports Commission

March 24, 2020
12:00 PM to 2:00 PM

Hear from the Tampa Bay Sports Commission about its successful high-impact social and digital communications presence.

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Hot, Hot, Hot! St. Pete’s Brand is on Fire. A Transformed PR Team Keeps It Strong.

February 27, 2020
11:30 AM to 1:30 PM

The Theatre at Armature Works
1910 N Ola Avenue
Tampa, FL 33602
https://armatureworks.com/theatre/

Our February program will feature Nina Mahmoudi, St. Pete's marketing director, along with Logan Smith, the city’s marketing manager; and Michael Flanagan, the city’s video production supervisor.

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Media Crystal Ball: 2020 Forecast — Tampa Bay’s Leading Journalists Predict Year’s Hottest Topics

January 29, 2020
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

Join our panel of top local journalists as they share insight on the trends and big stories to watch for as you strategize the coming year.

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