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National Black Public Relations Society 2014 Conference & Career Fair

National Black Public Relations Society, Inc.

Thursday, November 6, 2014 at 6:00 PM - Sunday, November 9, 2014 at 12:00 PM (EST)

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Ticket Information

Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Regular Conference Registration
Includes full access to the conference and career fair
Ended $299.00 $0.00
Conference Registration for Members   more info Ended $249.00 $0.00
Pre-Conference Session (Thursday, Nov. 6)
Mastering the Mission & Speed Networking Session, 2-5 p.m., Thursday. This pre-conference session is free to attendees registered for the full conference.
Ended $25.00 $0.00
Conference Day Rate: FRIDAY ONLY (Members/Non-members)
Full access to the conference and career fair on Friday only
Ended $159.00 $0.00
Conference Day Rate: SATURDAY ONLY (Members/Non-members)
Full access to the conference and career fair on Saturday only
Ended $159.00 $0.00
Founder's Luncheon ONLY, Friday, Nov. 7
Friday luncheon only; no conference access
Ended $55.00 $0.00
Networking Luncheon ONLY, Saturday, Nov. 8
Saturday luncheon only; no conference access
Ended $55.00 $0.00
Student Registration**
Includes full access to the conference and career fair. **Must show current student ID on site
Ended $125.00 $0.00
Thursday Speaker Registration (Thursday, Nov. 6 ONLY)
Confirmed speakers for Thursday only
Ended Free $0.00
Friday Speaker Registration (Friday, Nov. 7 ONLY)
Confirmed speakers for Friday only
Ended Free $0.00
Saturday Speaker Registration (Saturday, Nov. 8 ONLY)
Confirmed speakers for Saturday only
Ended Free $0.00
Sponsorship (Make all sponsor/donations here) Ended
Sponsor Registration
Sponsors covered by their donations should register here
Ended Free $0.00

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Event Details

PowerPR:  Equip! Adapt! Conquer!


The fun and sunny City of Fort Lauderdale will host the dynamic NBPRS 2014 Conference and Career Fair at the Sonesta Fort Lauderdale Hotel, Thursday, November 6 – Sunday, November 9, 2014. Themed PowerPR: Equip! Adapt! Conquer!, the conference will offer solutions for the practice of public relations with a focus on effectively dominating today’s ever-changing market driven by technological innovations. Taking charge of your career means thriving today and being prepared for tomorrow. Learn to:

  • Be EQUIPPED to deliver value-added communications via the most appropriate, advanced mix of channels;
  • ADAPT to new ways of doing things, while still relying on the basics; and
  • CONQUER the market, not just compete.

PowerPR is more than a theme, it's a way of being. Don't miss this powerful conference filled with insightful workshops and general sessions, significant networking events, and career and business opportunities.

NBPRS will kick off the conference with a welcome reception on Thursday, November 6th. The professional sessions will begin on Friday, November 7th and go through Saturday, November 8th. The conference will conclude with a member business meeting on Sunday, November 9th.

Join the nation's largest gathering of communications professionals of color for three days of networking with peers, celebrity key note addresses, an awards program and education sessions.



The Sonesta Fort Lauderdale is a stylish and sophisticated AAA Four Diamond-rated hotel overlooking Fort Lauderdale Beach and the Atlantic Ocean. It is only 8 miles from the Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport and minutes away from the Las Olas Arts & Entertainment District and Port Everglades. The hotel features an infinity-edge outdoor swimming pool with sun deck, cabanas and lounge chairs, as well as a fitness center, several dining options, spa suite for treatements and complimentary wireless internet throughout the hotel. 

Conference room rate is $159.00. This rate is has been extended until October 24, 2014. To make reservations, contact Sonesta Fort Lauderdale at 954-315-1460. Or reserve online and use discount code 141106NATI at http://www.sonesta.com/fortlauderdale





For more information, please visit http://www.nbprs.org




A refund of all registration fees minus a $50 processing fee will be made upon receipt of written cancellation postmarked or time stamped no later than October 9, 2014. This applies to all conference activities, such as the Career Fair, the Networking and Awards Luncheons, and the Day Rate.

Full registration packages may not be transferred to chapter events or to the same event in future years. Participants may transfer their registrations until October 9, 2014. Please note transferring your registration also includes transferring your complimentary one-year national membership.

No refunds will be made after October 9, 2014. You may submit your written request to contact@nbprs.org 

Please include your complete name and contact information for the person to whom you are transferring your registration.

Have questions about National Black Public Relations Society 2014 Conference & Career Fair? Contact National Black Public Relations Society, Inc.

When & Where

Sonesta Fort Lauderdale
999 N Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304

Thursday, November 6, 2014 at 6:00 PM - Sunday, November 9, 2014 at 12:00 PM (EST)

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National Black Public Relations Society, Inc.

Since its founding in 1998, the National Black Public Relations Society (NBPRS) has served as an advocate for black professionals in the public relations, media relations, corporate communications, investor relations, government affairs, community relations and related fields. Run by professionals for professionals, NBPRS addresses the diverse needs of its members through programs and partnerships that provide cultural and competitive advantages. NBPRS has chapters in the major media markets and offers peer-to-peer support, mentorship, networking, job opportunities, internships, and career advancement strategies for professionals engaged in corporate, government, agency, non-profit, and private practice. The organization is more than 300 members strong.

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