District Conference

2019 PRSA Sunshine District Conference

Register Today and Set Sail for Tampa Bay!

July 25-27, 2019

Hilton Tampa Downtown, Tampa, Fla.

Ahoy! Set sail to join Florida’s top communications professionals and industry leaders at the 2019 Sunshine District Conference. Discover hidden treasures during professional development workshops presented by nationally recognized experts in digital strategy, media relations, social media, crisis communications, measurement, corporate communications, campaigns and more. The two-day event will unlock untold riches through excellent networking opportunities. Experience the best in the business during the 2019 PRSA Sunshine Radiance Awards. Explore downtown Tampa like a native with fun adventures and activities.

Check Out the Exciting Speakers!

The full conference schedule will be available soon. The general agenda is as follows:

• July 25: Sunshine District Board Meeting 1-5 PM | Evening welcome reception
• July 26: Full conference day
• July 27: Half conference day

For the latest speaker announcements, please visit PRSA Tampa Bay’s website.


Registration is open. So hurry up and register today!

To register, please visit PRSA Tampa Bay’s website.


The PRSA Sunshine District Conference qualifies for three accreditation points.


To pay by check, you must first register online. When you get to the page to process a credit card, click on the link to submit your registration and pay by check.

You will receive a confirmation email with the address to submit your payment. Please note that your registration fee rate is based on the postmark date of your payment, not the date you processed your registration.


Refunds, minus 10% service charge, are available through June 30. After June 30, refunds are not available. If you need to cancel your registration, please email us.


Be aware that by participating in PRSA Sunshine District Conference, you are automatically authorizing the Public Relations Society of America (hereinafter “PRSA”) and its employees, agents and assigns to use your name, photograph, voice or other likeness for purposes related to the mission of PRSA, including but not limited to publicity, marketing, websites, other electronic forms or media, and promotion of PRSA and its various programs.


Hilton Tampa Downtown

211 N. Tampa St., Tampa, FL 33602
Hotel Website

The contemporary Hilton Tampa Downtown is set in the heart of downtown, moments from the new Riverwalk, restaurants, museums and cultural attractions, and a short trolley ride to historic Ybor City.  Discover extensive meeting space, stylish guest rooms, and an inviting rooftop sundeck with an inviting swimming pool.


Reservations can be made online or by phone (813.204.3000).

PRSA SunCon Group Rate: $129/night


Participating as a PRSA Sunshine District Conference sponsor will connect you to a network of more than 1,000 public relations professionals throughout Florida, and directly to 150+ conference attendees.

Sponsors are featured prominently at the conference, social media, website and more. Please review our sponsor package to find the right sponsorship opportunities for your company.

Conference Committee

Betty Carlin, APR

Conference Co-Chair

Jenna Stock

Conference Co-Chair