August 02, 2013

Sunshine District 2013 Conference
August 02, 2013 9:00 AM to August 03, 2013 12:00 PM
W Hotel
401 N. Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316
Making Waves: PR in a Sea of Change

$290.00 Member Ticket
$249.00 Earlybird rate before July 20

$359.00 Guest Meeting Ticket
$309.00 Earlybird rate before July 20

$199.00 Student Ticket

$0.00 Quick Start Registration (PRSA Members ONLY)

$359.00 Guest Meeting Ticket
$309.00 Earlybird rate before July 20

$200.00 Friday Conference Ticket

$30.00 SoLita Social

$80.00 Saturday Conference Ticket

Join PRSA Greater Fort Lauderdale as we host the Sunshine District Annual Conference!

Looking to lead in 2014? Make sure you kick off the conference with Quick Start Thursday August 1, the Sunshine District's leadership conference for all current and future PRSA leaders. Network, share best practices and learn from other chapters as you prepare to lead your own chapter to success.

This year's Sunshine District Conference Speakers August 2-3 include:

  • 2013 PRSA Chair and CEO Mickey Nall

  • Nationally-recognized CEO Communication Coach Virgil Scudder (Sharing Career Experiences)

  • ZooMiami Communications Director Ron Magill (Sharing how PR has changed during his long career)

  • Lynn University Public Relations Director Joshua Glanzer (Discussing the Triumph of Hosting 2012 Presidential Debate #3)

  • CBS 12 News Channel Tech & Social Media Correspondent Craig Agranoff (Discussing how Social Media has changed communication's waters)

  • Nationally-recognized Travel Blogger Maria de Los Angeles (Sharing how blogs have become a key player for PR people over the past decade)

  • Impact Players Solo Practitioner Stu Opperman (Discussing the many challenges of Solo Practitioners)

  • Sun-Sentinel Business Writer Cindy Kent & Food for the Poor's Public Relations Specialist Joy Oglesby (Dual presentation about the media's relationship with PR professionals and how it has evolved)

  • Florida Panthers VP Marketing & Brand Strategy Steven Ziff (Sharing the challenges of branding in today's Instant Gratification Generation)

  • Director of Corp Comm SE at Hilton Worldwide Lisa Cole (Leading a panel discussion on the evolution of tourism PR)

and many more...

**Please note that August 1 is Quick Start! This is free, but you must register! **

The W's special room rate for the conference is just $159.00 per night. To take advantage of the special PRSA rate, you must book your room by Friday, July 19, 2013. Call 954-414-8200 and let the booking agent know you are booking for the PRSA Sunshine District Conference to receive the special room rate.

Don't miss out on this amazing opportunity to build your PR skills and your network!  Any questions or to inquire about sponsorship opportunities, email PRSA Greater Fort Lauderdale President Toby Srebnik ( or PRSA Greater Fort Lauderdale President-elect Jennifer Evans (

PARKING INFORMATION: Please note that Parking at the W Hotel is NOT included in your conference ticket. The prices are $10 a day for valet; $30 for overnight and there is metered parking as well near the hotel. 

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