Registration is Open for the Solo PR PRO 2016 Main Event

Getting Started

Registration is Open for the Solo PR PRO 2016 Main Event

May 24, 2016 | Getting Started

Registration is Open for the Solo PR PRO 2016 Main Event

May 24, 2016 | Getting Started

We are thrilled to announce that once again, Solo PR Pro has teamed up with with the Florida Public Relations Association (FPRA) Conference for our main event activity for 2016 and registration is now open! This not-to-be-missed event offers an indie-focused Solo PR Pro track, special discounts for Solo PR Pro Premium members, along with the gatherings and unique networking opportunities Solo PR Pros have come to expect from our events.

The FPRA Conference will be August 7-10, 2016, in Tampa Bay, Florida, and registration is now open. The just announced schedule includes exciting sought-after speakers such as Jill Kermes, of SeaWorld and former CNN Correspondent, John Zarella alongside notable experts from our own Solo PR PRO Premium community, including Lisa Gerber, Arik Hanson and Solo PR Pro Founder, Kellye Crane.

Click here to download the Agenda-at-a-Glance

About FPRA

The FPRA Conference is in its 78th year and has won rave reviews from many in our Solo PR Pro community. In FPRA, we found a like-minded organization that understands and supports Solo PR pros and has a shared commitment to quality programming.

Our collaboration with this well-respected conference allows us to amplify the Solo PR Pro event experience with even more professional development, and networking opportunities.

FRPA consistently offers family-friendly resort quality accommodations at an incredible value, and this year is no different! The 2016 event will be held at the Innisbrook Golf & Spa Resort at the discounted rate of $129 per night (plus tax).

Exclusive Solo PR Member Rates!

The FPRA Conference organizers are offering a special ticket – created just for members of Solo PR PRO Premium – that delivers all two and a half days of conference sessions at the heavily discounted rate of $550! This exclusive ticket price includes all general sessions, breakouts and workshops.

How to Register

Solo PR Pro Premium members can click here to access the members-only conference registration page. These are early-bird prices, so be sure to register by July 13 to get the lowest rates.

Not a Solo PR PRO Premium member? You could register on the main FPRA Conference page, but why would you? With Solo PR PRO Premium membership starting at just $25/month (or get our best deal with an Annual subscription at $179), Solo PR PRO Premium pays for itself with these conference discounts – join today!


The event will be held in easily accessible Tampa Bay at the beautiful Innisbrook Golf & Spa Resort. Conference attendees get the special rate of $129 per night (plus tax). The rooms are spacious enough to share and all have kitchenettes. The discounted rates are valid three days pre and post conference (based on availability), allowing you to enjoy some leisure time if you choose. You can book the special rate on the conference registration page for Solo PR PRO Premium members.Innisbrook Golf and Spa Resort


You can view the entire conference agenda on the FPRA website. An overview of the schedule follows:

Monday, August 8

7:40am-8:25am Continental Breakfast

8:30am-11:25am Morning Sessions

11:40am – 1:30pm Informal Solo PR Networking and Lunch on Your Own*

1:45pm – 4:00pm Afternoon Sessions

*Informal Solo PR Networking, Dinner and Local Attractions on Your Own

Tuesday, August 9

7:30am-8:30am Continental Breakfast

8:50am-11:15am Morning Sessions

11:30am – 12:40pm Lunch General Session

12:55pm – 3:30pm Afternoon Sessions

*Informal Solo PR Networking, Dinner and Local Attractions on Your Own

Wednesday, August 12

9:00am-10:35am Breakfast and Closing General Session

Group Pic with Kellye

Solo PR Pros at FPRA Conference 2015

*Successful Solo PR Pros agree that one of the many benefits of attending a Solo PR in-person event is getting to know other indies and discovering new opportunities for support and collaboration Solo PR PRO Premium members will be discussing plans for the conference downtimes in our private Facebook group – be sure to join the conversation!

The Solo PR Pro main event of 2016 is designed to build on the professional development we offer all year long and provide you with opportunities to meet and deepen connections with your fellow solo pros. We truly look forward to seeing many of you in August!

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Written By Karen Swim
Karen Swim is the President of Solo PR and Founder of public relations agency, Words For Hire.