Pulse Nightclub Shooting: Crisis Communications Panel Discussion on Nov. 17

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (October 31, 2016) – A crisis communications panel discussion on the Pulse Nightclub shooting in June will be the topic of the next meeting of the Volusia/Flagler Chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association on Thursday, Nov. 17, at LPGA International.

Speakers on the panel will include public information officers from Orange County Government, the Orlando Police Department and Orlando Health.

“With a focus on lessons learned from working through the experience, the luncheon will provide valuable insight into the challenges the Public Information Officers faced during this historic event,” said Cindi Lane, APR, FPRA Volusia/Flagler Chapter president. “From providing information to the public and media the night of the event to the ongoing communications that were required in the weeks following, there is much to be learned from those who were on the front lines.”

The luncheon meeting is open to public relations professionals, business people and the public and will be held at LPGA International, 1000 Champions Drive, Daytona Beach. Check-in and networking begin at 11:30 a.m., and the program starts at noon.

The cost, which includes lunch, is $20 for FPRA members, $25 for non-members and $18 for college students. Public is welcome. To RSVP, click here.

About FPRA Volusia/Flagler Chapter Established in 1974, the Volusia/Flagler Chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association is dedicated to developing public relations practitioners who utilize ethical practices to enhance the public relations profession. In addition to local philanthropic projects, the Volusia/Flagler Chapter awards scholarships to qualifying Volusia/Flagler college students studying the field of professional Public Relations/Communications. The Volusia/Flagler chapter also recognizes community members through a variety of awards and competitions including the Great Communicator and Media Representative of the Year awards, and the Image Awards competition. For more information, FPRAVolusiaFlagler.org.

 

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