FPRA’s 81st Annual Conference "We Are FPRA: PRoactive. PRincipled. PRofessionals." is a four-day conference of unparalleled professional development and networking for public relations professionals.

Attendees will hear from world-class speakers hailing from top global corporations, powerhouse industries and national public relations and marketing firms to hone their craft and to ensure they stay relevant for today’s communications challenges.

This year’s conference will be held at the Tampa Marriott Water Street property in downtown Tampa from August 4-7, 2019. Check out the property’s amenities here!

Make the most of your time in Tampa! See what events are going on around the area during conference here!

Register for FPRA’s  81st Annual Conference here!
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Gordon Paulus, APR, CPRC

NextEra Energy
Senior Communications Specialist/President
Grand Salons C-D
Gordon Paulus, APR, CPRC, is the president of FPRA. He is a Senior Communications Specialist at Gulf Power in Pensacola. He has worked storm duty for the power company through at least six hurricanes, including last year’s Hurricane Michael, a Category 5 storm that devastated Panama City and the surrounding area. During the restoration process, the Communications team kept customers updated through social media, resulting in a negative sentiment of less than 2 percent. Gordon has served on the FPRA Executive Committee for seven of the last eight years and is a two-time president of the Pensacola Chapter. He earned his journalism degree from the University of Missouri and worked for newspapers for 20 years before joining Gulf Power 15 years ago. Gordon says when he grows up, he wants to work for Snapchat.

My Speakers Sessions

Monday, August 5

10:25am EDT