Bay Area Communicators Summit

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This year we are extremely excited to bring back the Tampa Bay Communicator Summit program in conjunction with our annual Image Awards Ceremony. We look forward to hosting some of the best communication experts in our area to deliver an educational and practical program with a focus on modern-day PR. We will also recognize some of our area’s best of the best at our Image Awards Ceremony. Mark your calendars for an amazing Friday shared with your peers at the stunning Centre Club.

Date: Friday, April 28

Time: 11 a.m. – Networking; 11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. – Program

Location: Centre Club (123 South Westshore Blvd., Tampa)

Price: Members – $60; Non-members $75; Students $40

We are proud to announce our speakers and their presentations 

BOUNCE Back from Setbacks — Dr. Robin Lavitch

In her workshop B.O.U.N.C.E. Back from Setbacks, Dr. Robin Lavitch will share the key components that build resilience and help people overcome adversity and stress. This interactive and fun workshop will discuss the six parts of B.O.U.N.C.E.:  Belief, Optimism, Understanding Self, Nurturing Connections, Compassion and Efficacy and offer easy to use tools for each. Professionals will gain an understanding of the research and participate in practical activities they can use personally or share with others.

Stretching: Pushing your Crisis Response into Greater Diversity, Equity and Inclusion — Chauncia Willis

When was the last time you reviewed your crisis or disaster response plans through a DEI lens? Are you or your team equipped to reach and engage with diverse audiences during an emergency? Join certified emergency manager and cultural diversity expert Chauncia Willis to get some of the best tips for increasing your DEI readiness and resiliency in the face of any crisis.

The Digital Landscape in 2023: From Accessibility to AI — Dan Schutzsmith

What are the latest online trends? How can your business or organization stay relevant in the digital sphere? Join expert Dan Schutzsmith to learn about some of the newest advancements in artificial intelligence, accessibility, virtual reality, automation, analytics and audience segmentation.