The Central West Coast Chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association (CWC-FPRA) is hosting a luncheon and presentation titled “Building and Sustaining a Thought Leadership Platform” on Wednesday, Jan. 18 at The Francis. The presentation will be led Joseph S. Grano Jr., president and founder of Next-Mark, who will discuss thought leadership as a sustainable communications platform and showcase three case studies of major brands that have built thought leadership campaigns. Tickets, which include a buffet lunch, are $25 for FPRA members; $35 for guests. To register, visit cwcfpra.com.
Founded in 2005, Next-Mark clients include LexisNexis, Elsevier, Cobb Theatres, Coldwell Banker, Ascom, Westfield Corporation, California Pizza Kitchen and Nuance Communications. Next-Mark local clients include the CitySide Apartments, Sarasota Film Festival, DOCs of Sarasota, Cinebistro and Bullas Performance Golf, Home and Castle TV, among others.