2018 Program Schedule

Date Topic Speaker Location
January 23 New ways to engage through a crisis: Irma Case Study (and induction of 2018 Board) Stephanie Spell – Confirmed Hilton Naples
February 27 Changing roles in newsrooms, News Directors’ Perspectives – Panel discussion Penny Fisher, editor NDN, Julie Glenn Intirim News Director WGCU Radio and Darrel Lieze-Adams serves as the Vice President of News for Waterman Broadcasting (NBC2 and ABC7) Note there will be a location/venue change for this meeting. Tiburon Golf Club in the Club Room, left of the main entrance.

Address: 2620 Tiburon Drive, Naples, FL 34109 www.tiburonnaples.com


March 27


Public Affairs, the new P.R. Caroline (Cat) Tieger Hilton Naples
April 24


Media Training – How to prepare and speak to the press Frank Cipolla Vi Bentley
May 22


Importance of the 1st Amendment in Today’s Environment Bill Barker– NDN, Confirmed, Penny Fisher possibly Hilton Naples
June 26


Establishing social media policies, contracts and legal advice for PR professionals John Miller 
Attorney at Law
Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt, P.A.
Hilton Naples
July No Meeting    
August 28


Sports Marketing in Collier County – How did we become the nation’s Pickleball epicenter? Also, how can you leverage the CVB for your organization/business? Jack Wort, Executive Director and JoNell Modys, PR Director – CVB Hilton Naples
September 25


Line between public relations/advertising/marketing/social continues to blur. How do leverage best of all to repurpose content. FGCU Professor – TBD Hilton Naples
October 23


HOLD/Tentative: Request is out Hilton Naples
November 27 Holiday Social – Year End Giving and Stewardship


Rob Moher, President Conservancy of Southwest Florida – May partner with AFP Conservancy Nature Center

1495 Smith Preserve Way, Naples, FL