April 25 FPRA meeting: Using Self-Awareness as an Important PR Tool

Professional communicators can learn how to use self-awareness as a personal and professional asset at the April 25 FPRA Volusia-Flagler chapter meeting. This program will provide attendees with how-to action items for recognizing personality differences, communicating effectively, and strengthening relationships. Please RSVP by April 23 and note the change of venue to the Daytona Beach International Airport.

Accomplished consultant and motivational speaker, Hardy Smith, will present the upcoming program and attendees are asked to complete this brief, 2-question survey by April 20.

Hardy’s results-based approach was developed while working 30 years in the high-performance world of NASCAR racing. He also has more than 11 years senior leadership experience in local government and  works with organizations who want an ongoing culture of performance.

Hardy Smith

He publishes a widely read newsletter for nonprofit and association leaders, has a large social media following, and is a contributing blogger for BoardSource. His book addressing the challenges of nonprofit boards will be published in 2018.

Hardy is a member of the National Speakers Association, Association of Fundraising Professionals, American Society of Associations Executives, Florida Society of Association Executives, and Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives. He is a faculty member of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Institute of Organization Management. Meeting Professionals International have selected Hardy as a chapter leadership training resource at its 2018 World Education Congress.

The April 25 luncheon meeting is open to public relations professionals, business people and the public and will be at a new location this month: the Daytona Beach International Airport, Dennis McGee Room, located on the 2nd level.

Upon arrival at the airport, please park in short term parking. When signing in at the registration desk, ask for a complimentary parking pass to show the cashier at the exit booth.

Check-in and networking begin at 11:30 a.m. and the program starts at noon. Guests and members must RSVP at least two days in advance.

The cost, which includes lunch, is $20 for FPRA members, $25 for non-members and $18 for college students. Payment should be made online in advance. Payment at door is an additional $5.

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