MEETINGS


Join ECPRO at Our Next Meeting!

The Emerald Coast Public Relations Organization (ECPRO) chapter would like to welcome you to their meetings. ECPRO members are employed in a wide variety of fields including public relations, marketing, advertising and the media. Anyone involved in the art of “communication” will benefit from the ECPRO experience!

If you are interested in speaking at a meeting, or if you have ideas for future programs, please contact Program Chair Cindy Holmes at cindy@united-way.org.

Where:  Chapala’s Mexican Restaurant, 67 Eglin Pkwy. NE, Fort Walton Beach
When:   Fourth Tuesday of each month
Time:    11:30 a.m. Networking   11:50 a.m. Meeting
Cost:     $15.00 for members; $25.00 for non-members; $10.00 for full-time students. If you do not want to eat but want to hear the speaker, the cost is $10.
Guests:  Guests are always welcome and should bring business cards for networking. Don’t forget a few extra dollars for business announcements.

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Next Meeting: Tuesday, February 21, 2018

Topic: “Spokesperson Training and Media Interview Tips”

This month’s guest speaker will be Kathy Newby, Public Information Officer (programs), Florida Department of Health, Okaloosa County. The topic will be Spokesperson Training and Media Interview Tips. During her talk, she will focus on crisis communications, media questions, preparation and messaging. Her tips will help you be more successful at your job when responding to the media.

 

Join ECPRO at Chapala’s Mexican Restaurant, 67 Eglin Pkwy. NE, Fort Walton Beach, from 11:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. February 27 to learn the best way to respond to media questions and inquiries. Lunch is $15 for members, $25 for non-members and $10 for students. If you do not want to eat but want to hear the program, the cost is $10. Guests are always welcome and should bring business cards for networking. Don’t forget door prizes and a few extra dollars for business announcements.

For more information about ECPRO, contact Kathy Morrow at 850-974-3662.

 

Other Activities:

Members are asked to bring door prizes for the meeting. Members wearing their ECPRO pins will be eligible to win a free lunch for a guest. A 50/50 drawing will be held. Bring business cards for networking and a few extra dollars for business announcements

 

Past Programs:

Learn about the programs and speakers that ECPRO has had in the past by clicking here.