One Spark, founded in 2013 in Jacksonville, Florida, provides a platform to connect great ideas with the resources to make them happen. One Spark grew by leaps and bounds from year one to year two, with 260,000 attendees, 610 creator projects, over $363,000 handed out in crowdfunding and cash awards and $3.25 million on the table in potential capital investment at One Spark 2014 in April.
Join the Jacksonville Chapter of FPRA on Tuesday, June 24 for an exciting program about One Spark and the story behind the World’s Crowdfunding Festival. Meredith Johnson, National Outreach, Public Relations & Volunteer Services Manager will provide an overview of One Spark and the secrets of their continuous growth and outstanding success in Jacksonville. She will also address some of the key strategies in crowd funding and the future of One Spark internationally.
FPRA Members: $15
Tuesday, June 24, 2014 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Radisson Hotel Butler Blvd.
4700 Salisbury Road, Jacksonville, Florida 32256
As public relations professionals working in Florida, it is important to be aware of the state’s broad open public records law. While private companies are not subject to open record laws, most companies may interact with a government entity or public agency in one way or another. Do you understand your organization’s responsibilities and liabilities under the “sunshine” law?
Join the Jacksonville Chapter of FPRA on Thursday, May 22 for a highly informative program about public records. Alexis Lambert, Esq., manager of the Office of Public Accountability for the City of Jacksonville, will provide an overview of Florida’s Sunshine Law and the types of information that are subject to the open record law. She will also address some of the requirements for fulfilling public records requests. Learn how this impacts your organization and your PR practice.
FPRA Members: $12
Thursday, May 22, 2014 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
The Mayor’s Large Conference Room at City Hall
117 West Duval Street, Suite 400, Jacksonville, Florida 32202
Parking is available in the Library Parking Garage
Lunch will be provided from Firehouse Subs