PRSA Georgia Membership Benefits

Benefits of Membership for PRSA Georgia

 

Professional Development

Monthly Meetings– PRSA Georgia’s monthly meetings feature a timely topic with wide appeal. The meetings provide an excellent networking opportunity, with more than 100 area professionals in attendance each month. Click here to view details on the upcoming monthly meeting and to register.

Seminars – PRSA Georgia offers seminars on a regular basis to provide a more in-depth discussion of a particular subject in a more intimate setting. Click here to view details on the upcoming seminar and to register. Visit the Calendar of Events.

Special Interest Groups – PRSA Georgia offers members the opportunity to network with others in their field of interest through special interest group meetings and events. A variety of groups are available in areas such as Corporate & Employee Communications, Healthcare, Independent Counselors, Nonprofit, Technology,Travel & Tourism, and Young Professionals.

Accreditation – Accreditation in Public Relations (APR) is the only professional certification program open to public relations professionals, and is administered by the Universal Accreditation Board (UAB), a consortium of 10 leading industry organizations, including PRSA. PRSA Georgia helps candidates prepare for the Examination for Accreditation in Public Relations and assembles readiness review panels when candidates come forward to declare intent to sit for review. Click to read more on Accreditation.

 

Networking

Events – PRSA Georgia offers a variety of events each month including the monthly meeting, seminars, and Special Interest Group meetings to afford networking opportunities. Visit the Calendar of Events.

Committees - PRSA Georgia's committee structure is vital to the success of the Chapter. Countless hard-working members devote time and energy to each committee. Committee involvement often allows members to build a closer working relationship with other professionals within the committee structure. Find out more about Committees.

Directory – A searchable directory listing of all members is provided online. PRSA Georgia also provides a listing of Independent Counselors and select PR service companies online.

 

Awards

Phoenix Awards – The PRSA Georgia Phoenix Awards is an annual awards competition designed to recognize programs and projects which demonstrate excellence in the public relations profession in Georgia. The awards competition is open to all PR practitioners who reside in Georgia. Entries are submitted during August each year. Winners are announced at the November Awards Celebration. See this year's Winners.

Chapter Awards – Five prestigious awards are presented annually at the November Award Celebration to members for their professional contribution and community work. Learn more about all Chapter Awards.

Chapter Champion- This award recognizes PRSA|GA members who have gone the extra mile in service to the Chapter. The award is presented on a monthly basis, or as appropriate. Eligibility for the award includes all Georgia Chapter members who go above and beyond the call of duty as a Chapter volunteer. See who is the Chapter Champion.