District Conference

2019 PRSA Sunshine District Conference


July 25-27, 2019

Hilton Tampa Downtown, Tampa, Fla.

* Join Florida’s top communications professionals in Tampa * Nationally recognized speakers * Premiere networking opportunities * PRSA Sunshine Radiance Awards Ceremony * In the heart of Downtown Tampa

Mark your calendar and plan to join us next summer in Tampa!


The Tampa Bay Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America is seeking speakers for the upcoming 2019 Sunshine District Conference, taking place at the Hilton Tampa Downtown in Tampa, Fla., July 25-27, 2019.

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

PRSA Tampa Bay is seeking speakers who can cover a wide range of public relations and communications topics.

For more information and to submit, please visit PRSA Tampa Bay’s site.


Registration is not yet open. Stay tuned for the announcement in early 2019!


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 starting in early 2019. We will make an announcement when the registration window opens.

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. Our sponsor package will be available soon to help you find the right level for your company.

Conference Committee

Betty Carlin, APR

Conference Co-Chair

Jenna Stock

Conference Co-Chair