NCPRSA members are part of a community of more than 21,000 public relations and communications professionals across the United States, from recent college graduates to the leaders of the world’s largest multinational firms. PRSA members represent nearly every practice area and professional and academic setting within the public relations field. In addition, there are more than 10,000 students who are members of the Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) at colleges and universities here and abroad.
Networking: NCPRSA membership provides you with opportunities to develop relationships with other communication professionals, both here in North Carolina and across the nation. Locally, you can make connections by attending chapter events or participating in chapter activities. Nationally, PRSA's 16 Professional Interest Sections put you in touch with other PRSA members who share your particular knowledge and expertise, and offer you niche conferences and learning opportunities.
Learning: NCPRSA's professional development luncheons, virtual lunch-and-learns, and annual conference provide you with the opportunity to increase your knowledge while growing your network. Additionally, PRSA's professional development programs, webinars and industry conferences enable you to learn about cutting-edge topics from thought-leading speakers. Additionally, PRSA also offers the industry’s only accreditation program: the Accredited in Public Relations (APR) program.
Professional Recognition: Each year, PRSA offers you the chance to gain the recognition that your public relations programs deserve. Our Silver Anvil evening is the oldest and most prestigious industry award event, a true celebration representing the pinnacle of public relations achievement. Other PRSA awards honor individual accomplishment, tactical excellence and achievement in specialized practice areas.
Industry Intelligence: PRSA's award-winning periodicals, daily news updates and blogs help you stay on top of emerging trends and industry news. Plus, our vast, easily searchable database gives you instant access to research, articles, white papers and Silver Anvil Award-winning program case studies organized by subject, industry and business outcome.
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