USA PR Organizations
- The PRSA (Public Relations Society of America) is an American PR organisation that represents the interests of individual PR professionals in the USA. PRSA provides professional development, establishes best practice in PR and upholds principles of ethics for its members. It has 21,000 public relations and communications professionals across the United States. It also has more than 10,000 student members.
It provides: Networking, Professional Recognition, Learning, Market/Industry Intelligence and PR Jobs.
- The Institute for Public Relations is an American independent, not-for-profit organization representing the interests of the PR industry by promoting best practice and a scientific approach to PR with the goal of elevating the entire field of PR.
- The CPRF - Council of Public Relations Firms is a PR industry body that represents more than 100 of America’s leading public relations firms. Represented firms are members of the Council. CPRF represents the premier global, mid-size, regional and specialty agencies across every discipline and practice area. The mission of the CPRF is to advance the business of public relations firms by building the market and the value of firms as strategic business partners.
UK PR Organisations
The Chartered Institute for Public Relations (CIPR) is the professional body for individual PR practitioners in the UK. Membership is available to PR practitioners at all levels in their careers and in all sectors, from those working in–house to consultancies, independent and freelance practitioners, both nationally and internationally.
- The PRCA (Public Relations Consultants Association) is a UK professional trade body that represents a selection of UK PR consultancies, in-house communications teams and PR freelancers. The PRCA promotes all aspects of public relations and internal communications work, helping teams and individuals maximise the value they deliver to clients and organisations. PRCA Member ranking.
- The Guild of Public Relations Practitioners is a guild organisaiton with a goal to promote and maintain excellence in the practice of the PR profession, to support education and training of practitioners, and to build charitable funds through which the public relations profession can give back to the communities it serves. Membership of the guild is open to individuals that operate at a senior or influential level.
- The International Association for Measurement & Evaluation of Communication (AMEC) is a trade membership body active in the promotion of communication standards. AMEC’s work focuses on providing a forum for information, knowledge sharing and best practice in all matters related to research and evaluation of media coverage and related communication issues. It is supportive to members and also ensures that all members are bound by a code of practice to maintain the highest standards of professionalism.
Nedetherlands PR Organisations
PR Organisations in Switzerland
- The Global Alliance for Public Relations & Communication Management is a non-profit PR professional body organisation registered in Switzerland. Global Alliance is the confederation of the world's major PR and communication management associations and institutions, representing 160,000 practitioners and educators around the world. The Global Alliance's mission is to unify the public relations profession, raise professional standards all over the world, share knowledge for the benefit of its members and be the global voice for public relations in the public interest.
PR Organisations in Australia
- The Public Relations Institute of Australia (PRIA) is the national industry body for public relations and communication professionals in Australia. PRIA represents and provides professional support and recognition to over 3,000 individual practitioners and more than 175 consultancies nationwide.
French PR Organisations
- L'Association des Conseils en Lobbying et Affaires Publiques (AFCL) Association of Consulting Lobbying and Public Affairs (AFCL) is to encourage and promote the development of lobbying and political affairs of the companies with all the powers that surround it on a local, national , International.The AFCL now comprises 37 members and 26 companies operating in France and Europe. The association also aims to promote the gathering of all natural and legal persons exercising the activity of lobbying and consulting business consulting and public that have signed the Charter of Ethics of the AFCL.