BENEFITS OF MEMBERSHIP IN PRSA
As a professional
society, the benefits of PRSA membership are designed for and
delivered to you, as an individual, and are not transferable. Many
beneficial resources are included in your membership, while others
are available at a reduced member rate. Refer to the links provided
for more information (these links will take you to the PRSA
website). To become a member of
PRSA, please contact
You will receive
discounted registration on professional development programs. Stay
ahead of the latest trends, hear experts in related fields, understand
the latest measurement and evaluation research and prepare yourself
for the future of the profession by participating in one of our
hundreds of programs offered each year.
Your PRSA membership
brings you unparalleled information sources right to your desk. From
magazines to newspapers to books to the Web, your membership entitles
you to free access to the kind of information that can make you a
better informed, more effective practitioner. Members receive
complimentary subscriptions to Public Relations Tactics and
The Strategist, plus discounts on other books and publications.
As a PRSA member, you
have job search assistance literally at your fingertips. Stimulate
your career using our extensive online resources. Visit the career
reading room, the classified job list and links to public relations
career resources. Also, reach the best employers by posting your
Try our JobCenter today!
Mentoring by the College of Fellows
Need advice from a
seasoned professional? The PRSA Mentoring Program, offered through the
College of Fellows, provides guidance both online and in person from
Accredited professionals with 20 or more years of experience
concerning specific challenges or issues you face.
Professional Resource Center
PRSA members have low
cost access to key resources, including hundreds of public relations
campaign award winners plus the most up-to-date industry trends and
most recent research findings, in video, publications, monographs or
reprints through the Professional Resource Center. Join PRConline, a
community of fellow practitioners, for an exchange of ideas,
discussion and advice.
Awards and Recognition
public relations programs and public relations tactics for excellence
in the profession through the Silver Anvil and Bronze Anvil awards.
Through its five different individual awards programs, PRSA recognizes
individuals who, during the course of their careers, have made
outstanding contributions to the profession. PRSA individual awards
are the Gold Anvil, the Outstanding Educator, the Paul M. Lund Public
Service Award, the PRSA Public Relations Professional of the Year, and
the Patrick Jackson Award for Distinguished Service to PRSA.
Your Membership Card
with Member Identification Numbers will allow you to access a series
of members-only services. The inaugural new members-only service is
PRSA MemberNet, a secure Web site. For the first time, MemberNet will
allow PRSA members to update their contact information online, or to
search the PRSA Membership Directory (Blue Book) for the most current
information on PRSA members. It will be convenient, up-to-date and
secure. As they are introduced, we will let you know about the other
new members-only services.
PRSA Leadership Opportunities
Your PRSA membership
opens effective, challenging and rewarding avenues to leadership,
ranging from local involvement to national visibility. Leadership
positions are available through chapters, professional interest
sections, and national committees. PRSA members may also participate
as a delegate to the PRSA Assembly, the Society's governing body.
New! Office Products
Office Depot, the
world's leading reseller of office products, and PRSA are pleased to
announce a strategic agreement to offer PRSA members special online
prices for select Office Depot products. PRSA members are offered an
exclusive PRSA list of 50 specially priced items. But, that’s not all.
In addition, PRSA members can access more than 14,000 competitively
priced products, get FREE delivery on all orders (regardless of order
size), have next day delivery to customers in Office Depot's local
trading areas and receive FREE technical support via phone and e-mail.
Note: The special pricing for PRSA members is for products ordered
online only; it does not apply to purchases at Office Depot retail
Members, to access this special pricing,
click here to log into MemberNet,
then click on the Office Depot logo.
New! Conference Calling Service
Communications, in a preferred vendor agreement with PRSA, offers
members and chapters an easy and flexible way—with its basic service,
Conference Anytime!—to audio conference with your clients or
committees 24 hours a day without having to make a reservation
or go through an operator. You will receive your own 800 number and
passcodes for the low price of just $.11 per minute per person.
offers EventCall!, operator-assisted conferencing starting at just
$.20 per minute per person and WebAnytime!, a web-conferencing
component that incorporates computer visuals with your phone
conference for $200 per 50 person room with a one time activation
fee of $50.
For details on
click here. To
learn about special rates for PRSA members or chapters, or for
information, contact Len Lashower, Connect-us, at (866)397-9247 or
information, contact PRSA Member Services at 212-995-2230 or