Top PR professionals, as well as student practitioners from across the nation, are gearing up for the National Black Public Relations Society’s (NBPRS) 2014 Conference and Career Fair in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The event, hosted by NBPRS South Florida Chapter, will be held Thursday through Sunday at the Sonesta Fort Lauderdale Hotel, 999 N Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd.
Themed PowerPR: Equip! Adapt! Conquer!, the nation’s largest gathering of communications professionals of color will convene for the first time in South Florida for three informative days of networking, inspirational key note speakers, best in class workshops on Social Media, PR and Branding Strategy, Storytelling, Crisis Communication, Technology, Entrepreneurship and other industry relevant topics.
“We’re excited to be hosting this amazing and meaningful conference in beautiful Sunny South Florida,” said NBPRS South Florida Chapter President Matthew Beatty. “At a time when the job market is as competitive as ever, this conference will allow our peers to sharpen their craft and embrace new technological advancements and tools in the industry. Attendees will also share best practices with emerging young PR professionals to help them jumpstart and excel in their careers,” he added.
NBPRS has teamed up with Coca-Cola, Walmart, Edelman, MSL Group, Fleishman-Hillard, Mitchell Communications Group, and Safeway to present the nation’s largest gathering of communications professionals of color in South Florida for three informative days of networking, developmental workshops and skills training. Additional supporting sponsors include Black PR Wire, Global Social Media News, Heart & Soul Magazine, and PRIDE Global.
For more information, please visit the NBPRS conference website or contact Ms. Katrina Louis, Conference Coordinator at (305) 206-3999.