CPRS Vancouver Island
CPRS Vancouver Island

National Society Membership

National members are those who devote most of their work for-pay time to the practice of public relations/communications, have a degree in public relations/communications, or are a career teacher or administrator engaged in public relations/communications education at an accredited post-secondary institution. CPRS National members are also affiliated with the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA), the Global Alliance for Public Relations and Communications Management, and the International Public Relations Association (IPRA).

Benefits:
  • Professional recognition by CPRS, PRSA and IPRA
  • Opportunity to apply for internationally recognized professional accreditation (APR)
  • Reduced rates for CPRS National and PRSA publications
  • Free access to webinars featuring award winning case studies
  • Eligibility for national awards competitions
  • Networking and professional development opportunities through the annual National CPRS Conference and webinars
Eligibility:

You are eligible to become a national voting member if you:

  • devote most of your work for-pay time to the practice of public relations/communications, have a degree in public relations/communications, or are a career teacher or administrator engaged in public relations/communications education at an accredited post-secondary institution; and
  • agree to adhere to the CPRS Code of Ethics.
National membership is conferred at the discretion of the CPRS National Executive Committee, on the recommendation of the local society’s Membership Chair.

Dues:


New membership dues are based on combination of three fees:
• National fees are $260 per annum plus GST/HST
• CPRS-VI fee of $50
• new member initiation fee of $50

The total cost for a new one year membership is $373 (returning members only pay $323 per year for a full membership).


We are also pleased to offer a Renewal Payment Plan Option, where CPRS National members can pay their dues in three equal payments, plus a $12 annual service fee applied to the first payment. Please contact Elizabeth Tang for details.

To apply/renew:

National membership applications and renewals can be completed online or by mail to the national society office.


As a National CPRS member, you will also be a full member of CPRS-VI.

Please
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We look forward to welcoming you to CPRS-Vancouver Island!
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