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If you are currently a PRSA national member and want to join our local chapter, or if you wish to transfer your membership from another chapter, contact:

Sarita Scott, Membership Chair

757.251.6800, sarita.scott@hamptonproton.org


Join now and get the initiation fee waived!

Fulfill your 2014 professional resolutions with PRSA. Join, this January, and receive waived initiation ($65 value)!

When a new member joins PRSA National through Feb. 6, and uses promotion code JAN14, they will receive a free one-year membership to the PRSA Chapter of their choice. PRSA National covers the cost of the first-year Chapter dues! 

This free Chapter offer is open to new members and reinstating members who have been inactive for at least one year and rejoin as regular members. (Associate and renewing members are not eligible).

 

National membership options are based on your professional experience:

Do you have two or more years’ experience in public relations? 
Join as a Member ($255 annual dues plus a one-time $65 initiation fee). Through Feb. 6, receive waived initiation fee ($65 value) with promo code JAN14.

Do you have one to two years' experience in public relations? 
Join as an Associate Member ($155 annual dues). Receive a FREE New Professionals Section membership with promo code AM14.

Do you have less than one years’ experience in public relations? 
Join as an Associate Member ($115 annual dues). Receive a FREE New Professionals Section membership with promo code AM14.

Were you a PRSSA member? And did you graduate within the past two years? 
Join as an Associate Member, PRSSA Graduate ($60 annual dues). Receive a FREE New Professionals Section membership with promo code AM14.

Are you a full-time graduate student working toward a public relations degree? 
Join as an Associate Member, Graduate Student ($60 annual dues). Receive a FREE New Professionals Section membership with promo code AM14.

Are you a former member of PRSA?  
Join as a Reinstating Member ($255 annual dues plus a one-time $35 reinstatement fee).
    
Are you part of an organization that has five (5) or more individuals interested in joining?
 
A group membership offers special benefits and discounted rates on first year dues. Contact Group Membership at groupmembership@prsa.org for more information.

Are you retired?
Members who have been in good standing for at least five years may qualify for retirement status ($50 annual dues). You must be employed less than 50 percent of the time. Contact Membership at memberservices@prsa.org for more information. 

 

 

Webinars Now Included With PRSA Membership!

PRSA membership is more valuable than ever before. As a member, broaden your skill set with access to more than 50 free live and on-demand webinars that are planned for 2014.

What Can Membership in PRSA Do for You?

Join PRSA

  • Join a vibrant community of public relations practitioners who count on PRSA for their professional needs. Our members represent business and industry counseling firms, independent practitioners, military, government, associations, hospitals, schools, professional services firms and nonprofit organizations.

    PRSA is the world's leading advocate for public relations and communications professionals. As a member of our community, you will meet others, engage with experts, learn new public relations and communications strategies, shape your communications career, and have opportunities to participate in networking and leadership at the local and national levels.

    Stay on Top of Emerging Trends and Industry News.

    Extend Your Network While Increasing Your Knowledge.

    • Chapters deliver your membership experience in your local community.
    • Professional Interest Sections focus on issues, trends and research in specialized practice areas and industries.
    • PRSA LinkedIn Group. Seek expert advice from peers and grow your network.
    • RFP Exchange. Search or post your own RFPs to grow your business opportunities.
    • College of Fellows, an elite group of practitioners with 20 or more years of experience.
    • PRSSA. Connect with the world's largest public relations organization for college students.
    • Leadership. Build your experience and reputation through volunteer leadership.
    • MyPRSA. Access and manage your members-only benefits including our directories and online discussion forums.

    Keep Learning and Stay Competitive.

    Accelerate Your Career.

    • Jobcenter. Make your next career move, receive job alerts and access career advice.
    • Accreditation in Public Relations (APR). Distinguish yourself and gain a professional edge with the only professional public relations certification program. Members are eligible for a $110 Accreditation Examination rebate.
    • Mentoring. Receive the career guidance you need from seasoned professionals.
    • Awards. Be recognized for your excellence and accomplishments through the profession's most prestigious awards programs, including the Silver Anvil Award.

    Expand Your Options With Members-Only Offers.
    Log in to MyPRSA to participate in these programs.

    Ready to join? Let's get started!