"Created to help public relations professionals do their jobs better."

- Lt. Col. John W. Dillin, Founder, Florida Public Relations Association

About FPRA

The Florida Public Relations Association (FPRA) is the oldest public relations organization in the United States. Members represent a variety of different organizations including private and public corporations, government entities, not-for-profits, counseling firms and independent practitioners. As a statewide Association, FPRA boasts nearly 1,500 professional and student members, all which make up the 15 professional and 11 student chapters.

PR Pro of the Year

Now Accepting Nominations for the 2016 PR Professional of the Year Award

As is tradition within the FPRA-Orlando Area Chapter family, we mark the beginning of each year by accepting nominations for the Public Relations Professional of the Year Award for Career Excellence.

This award is the most prestigious honor bestowed by the Orlando Area Chapter of FPRA and will be presented to the 2016 winner at the annual Image Awards banquet on Thursday, April 14.

We strongly encourage you to nominate a local public relations professional that demonstrates:

*   Experience and leadership in the public relations profession;

*   Contributions made back to the profession;

*   Contributions made to the community and charitable organizations; and

*   Lifetime achievement, service and awards.

Please send a summary, 500 words or less, explaining why you feel your nominee should receive the award. If available, please also send your nominee’s current resume (or available resume info from a LinkedIn profile).

Submit your nomination by Friday, February 19 to Kerry Martin, APR, Immediate Past President, at klgmartin@gmail.com. Please be sure to include your name and phone number.

The winner will be selected by the previous Public Relations Professional of the Year Award recipients listed at the bottom of this page.

Congratulations to FPRA Orlando’s 2015 PR Professional of the Year, Roy Reid, APR, CPRC!


Accredited in Public Relations (APR) and Certified Public Relations Counselor (CPRC) certification are two proactive, affordable “short term investment/long term benefit” opportunities available to FPRA members. For less than the cost of many one-day seminars, Accreditation and Certification offer credentials that can last a lifetime.