FPRA Announces Star-Studded Lineup for 2024 PR & Comms Summit in Tampa This August

The Nation’s Oldest Public Relations Organization Looks Forward with Cutting-Edge Speakers from Microsoft, Walt Disney World, and Paramount

The Florida Public Relations Association (FPRA) has announced the keynote and speaker lineup for its PR & Comms Summit. This year’s summit, held from August 4-7, will feature leaders and experts discussing the latest trends and strategies in public relations, marketing and communications.

Attendees will gain unparalleled insights into the evolving communications landscape through workshops, keynote sessions and networking opportunities. FPRA invites all communication professionals to join this transformative event to learn, network and celebrate the evolving public relations and communications field. 

Dillin Keynote Speaker: 

Jacquee Wahler, VP of Communications, Walt Disney World Resort – Communicating Disney’s Impact in Florida. 

Walt Disney World Resort is among the largest employers in Florida and an economic catalyst across the state. In this year’s Dillin Keynote, Walt Disney World VP of Communications Jacquee Wahler, MBA, will share insights on the integrated communications strategy behind the Oxford Economics study that found Disney generated $40 billion in economic impact across the state and more than a quarter of a million jobs in fiscal year 2022.

Main Stage Speakers: 

  • Lauren Woulard, Director of Communications, Paramount/MTV Entertainment Studios – Mastering the Art of Intentional & Impactful Campaigns
  • Miri Rodriguez, Chief Storyteller, Microsoft – The Future of Storytelling

Workshop for Public Information Officers: 

Aaron Marks, One Thirty Nine Consulting

Communicating Through an Active Assailant Threat and Crisis Communication Planning 


Cultural Fluency to your Industry – The Top 5 Things to Know to Reach today’s Hispanic Audience featuring:

  • Claudia Machado, Senior Public Information Specialist, AtkinsRéalis
  • Juliette Gebkin-Mayi, JGM Public Relations 

Leveraging social media influencers during crises, featuring:

  • Josh Wicks Robinson – (OMGITSWICKS), Podcaster & Influencer
  • Mike Boylan (Mike’s Weather Page), Blogger & Influencer

Visit http://www.PRandCommSsummit.com for a complete agenda and registration.

About Florida Public Relations Association:

The Florida Public Relations Association (FPRA) is the oldest public relations association in the United States, representing over 1,000 members statewide. FPRA provides professional development, networking credentialing and recognition opportunities for public relations professionals at all levels All will be on full display at the PR & Comms Summit. Also, during this year’s Summit, FPRA will celebrate its 85th conference anniversary. A 20-foot display featuring past conference-themed imagery will commemorate the occasion.

For more information, visit www.fpra.org.