Ocala Public Relations Group to Host Workshops in Preparation for Mid-Florida Image Awards Competition

Ocala, FL. (January 11, 2018)— The Ocala Chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association is pleased to host the Mid-Florida Local Image Awards Competition, “PaRade of Excellence,” coming this spring.  The Local Image Awards Competition recognizes outstanding public relations programs and encourages and promotes the development of public relations professionalism.  The competition includes four divisions of categories: Public Relations Programs, Printed Tools of Public Relations, Audio/Visual Tools of Public Relations and Student Projects of Public Relations.  To qualify for judging, an entry must incorporate sound public relations research and planning as well as meeting the highest standard of production, execution and evaluation of results and budget.

Examples of entries include: a Grand Opening celebration, company name or logo change, company newsletter, electronic communications, employee team building exercises, and many others.

In preparation for the competition:

  • the first workshop will be held as a conference call on January 23 from 12:00- 1:00 p.m.
  • The second workshop will be as a “bring your own” bagged lunch held on Tuesday, February 6 from 12:00 -1:00 p.m. at Medical Health Center, 1714 SW 17th Street, Ocala.
  • Finally, an Image entry “swap and critique” will occur on Fat Tuesday, February 13 from 3:00 – 5:00 p.m. at the Medical Health Center.

All interested individuals are welcome to participate to learn more about the Mid-Florida Local Image Awards Competition. The Award Call for Entries is posted on the Chapter’s Web site www.fpraocala.org/image18 with a March 9 deadline.  The Image Awards Celebration, “PaRade of Excellence,” held in conjunction with the Wilton F. Martin Communicator of the Year awards, is set for April 26 at the Medical Health Center, beginning at 5:30 p.m..

For more information about the Mid-Florida Local Image Awards Competition please visit www.fpraocala.org or call (352) 895-4693.

The Ocala FPRA Chapter,www.fpraocala.org, was established in 1980.  Members and guests meet the third Friday of each month at 11:30 a.m. at the College of Central Florida.

For More Information:

Allison Campbell, APR, CPRC, Image Chair

Phone: (352) 895-4693

Email: [email protected]