CURRENT MEMBERSHIP DEALS:

Join PRSA now to take advantage of our best membership deal of the year!!!

If growing your professional network is important to you, then you won’t want to pass up this amazing deal!

When you join PRSA from Sept. 1-Nov. 30, 2018, you will have three surefire ways to make industry connections. In addition to your national PRSA membership (with no initiation fee, a $65 value), you will also receive a Free Section* membership (a $60 value) and Free Chapter* membership (up to $100)!

Go to: https://www.prsa.org/2018tripleplay/
Use the code FALL18 at checkout!

  • PRSA National Membership: Access to more than 21,000 public relations and communications professionals 24/7 via the members-only online community MyPRSA. Plus, you have access to dozens of other member benefits!

  • PRSA Chapter Membership: PRSA has more than 100 local groups across the United States, known as Chapters. These Chapters are run by local PRSA members who host networking and educational events to connect you to industry professionals and ensure you are staying up-to-date on the latest industry trends and skills. Click here to find your local Chapter.

  • PRSA Section Membership: PRSA has 14 professional interest groups, known as Sections. Each Section focuses on a specific industry that public relations and communication professionals serve, and a few of the Sections are geared towards career level and business owners. Members of these Sections are able to connect with industry peers who have similar needs and share the same challenges. These groups share important and relevant information about their area of interest through a variety of channels throughout the year. Click here to view all 14 Section.

*RESTRICTIONSThe Counselors Academy and New Professionals Sections are not included in this offer.  Chapter dues are covered up to $100. N/A for Associate member types ($200 or less annual dues) and current or renewing members. Refer to https://www.prsa.org/membership/membership-categories for details.

  1. JOINPRSA18 (now thru 12.31)—Waives the $65 initiation fee for new members joining PRSA at the $200 or $255 membership levels only. Valid through December 31, 2018.

  2. WELCOMEBACK18 (now thru 12.31)—Waives the $35 reinstatement fee for anyone rejoining PRSA (more than six months of not being a member) at the $200 or $255 membership levels only.

  3. SUMMER18 waives the $35 reinstatement fee for reinstating members or the $65 initiation fee for new members joining between July 1 - August 31 at the $200 (AM3) or $260 (full member) level.

  4. SUMMER18 also provides a $25 Amazon gift card electronically for the member and a $25 Amazon gift card electronically to the chapter if the person joins the chapter. Unless we hear differently from the chapter, the $25 Amazon gift card will be sent to the chapter president.

Enter the promo codes on the national membership page here: https://www.prsa.org/membership/why-join-prsa/

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West Michigan Public Relations Society of America (WMPRSA) membership is a fun way to expand your PR knowledge and your circle of local business contacts. From Grand Rapids, Kalamazoo and Benton Harbor, to Holland, Muskegon, Manistee and Traverse City, we organize great events and networking opportunities to help you get the most out of PRSA.

 Reasons to Join WMPRSA

  1. Enjoy reduced rates for local programs and events while expanding your PR knowledge.

  2. Keep current on the West Michigan PR industry and communications trends. Our monthly newsletter and website are great sources for members to find information on local PR news, the latest media moves and job opportunities.

  3. Prove the value of your work to senior management by submitting award-winning projects and campaigns to the annual PRoof Awards.

  4. Develop leadership skills by serving on a WMPRSA committee or by joining the board of directors.

  5. Expand your expertise and career through APR accreditation.

  6. Meet your prospective employer/employee at chapter programs and special events.

  7. As a student member, get a jump start on your career and polish your skills by attending WMPRSA events and mentor mixers.

  8. Build relationships with news directors, editors and reporters from local television and radio stations, daily, weekly and monthly publications and online outlets.

  9. Access PRSA's national library of free live webinars and on-demand webinars, as well as discounted registration for in-person seminars and conferences.

  10. Access PRSA's national job center, with more than 2,000 PR, communications and marketing jobs within reach.

Become a Member

To become a WMPRSA member, fill out the PRSA application online and select West Michigan Chapter when prompted. WMPRSA is the local chapter of PRSA National; national and local dues are required of membership.

Annual Membership Dues

$310 = $255 annual dues + $55 WMPRSA chapter dues. There is a one-time $65 initiation fee for first-time members. 

Note: If you have less than three years of experience or are a recent graduate and were a member of PRSSA, you may be eligible for a reduced membership rate.