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December 2017

Crisis Communication: Lakeland Electric’s Response to Hurricane Irma

December 20 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am
Fresco’s Downtown Lakeland, 132 S Kentucky Ave
Lakeland, FL 33801 United States
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Mid-September, Hurricane Irma swept through Florida and left a trail of destruction in her wake. Lakeland Electric was faced with the challenge of communicating updates to thousands of customers and community stakeholders during and after the storm, which caused the most damage to the utility’s infrastructure in its history. Join us as members of Lakeland Electric’s crisis communications team, Cindy Clemmons, Robert Mitchell and Cathryn Lacy, discuss their experience in implementing a crisis communication plan as an anxious public watched…

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April 2018

Media Summit 2018

April 13, 2018
Southeastern University, 1000 Longfellow Blvd
Lakeland, FL 33801 United States
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The Dick Pope/Polk County Chapter hosts a Media Summit event featuring local media in workshop-style sessions every two years. Media representatives from all mediums are invited to the event to provide PR professionals, students, and not-for-profits the opportunity to hear first hand, the most effective way to submit information for consideration. Tips and strategies are shared and guests are provided a media guide. Save the date! More details coming soon.

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