SFPRN West Coast Manager Pete Cento Seeks to Expand the Network’s Sponsorship Program in Southwest FL

South Florida Public Relations Network Fills a Niche no Longer Covered by Print Media


PRLog (Press Release) – Jun. 27, 2013 – NAPLES, Fla. — sfprn ( The South Florida Public Relations Network (SFPRN)
NAPLES, FL – June 27, 2013 – The South Florida Public Relations Network (SFPRN) is seeking to expand its sponsorship program in Southwest Florida by inviting community leaders, local tourism chambers of commerce, companies, business owners and local PR organizations to become members and sign up for the PR Daily Digest Newsletter.SFPRN is the only non-dues paying professional development association for the communications industry in Florida and survives off sponsorships and vendor support.
One of the Network’s main sponsors, Business Wire, is a hugely important sponsor and helps to fund networking opportunities and Lunch N’ Learn professional development seminars at no cost to members with local marketing, PR and communications industry experts.SFPRN is also celebrating its one-year presence in Southwest Florida as a resource for PR, marketing and communications experts in Collier and Lee Counties. The Network encourages individuals to become active members and share best practices about the communications industry, client awards, new hires and industry job opportunities in Southwest Florida.The Network continues to grow and now reaches more than 2,100 marketing, communications, PR, social media, public affairs, disaster preparedness and emergency management pros and independent PR & Marketing practitioners in Broward, Collier, Lee, Miami-Dade, Monroe and Palm Beach Counties on both sides of the Florida Everglades.

Pete Cento, a multilingual PR, marketing and social media consultant in Naples, FL, is designated as the west coast chapter manager and co-moderator of the PR Daily Digest. The South Florida Public Relations Network attracts interest because of its unique niche in providing local marketing and public relations industry focused news.

“We encourage local PR experts to contribute news releases about their client’s and share best practices in PR, social media and marketing,” said Pete Cento, SFPRN west coast chapter manager and managing director of The Cento Group.

“The South Florida Public Relations Network is an umbrella, providing a one-stop-shop and resource of PR jobs boards, groups, resources and news for PR & Marketing pros on both sides of The Everglades,” said founder Linda Hamburger. “What used to be found in the newspaper as weekly columns is no longer available. It was important to me to preserve this type of industry round-up.”

Pete Cento stays active in the Southwest Florida community and is a member of the Florida Public Relations Association (FPRA), Southwest Florida Chapter, The Hispanic Institute at Hodges University and the Southwest Florida Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. Cento is also a former board member, Publicity Chair & Hispanic Market Committee for the Gulf Coast Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA).

For more information about the South Florida Public Relations Network, PR Daily Digest Newsletter and to become a new sponsor, visit the web site at ( and contact Pete Cento at (, Direct: 239-287-8061.

For additional information about becoming a sponsor and member of SFPRN, contact:

Pete Cento, SFPRN
 West Coast Chapter Manager

The Cento Group, Managing Director | Direct: (239) 287–8061 ( |

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