Based on level of experience, prospective members can apply to join CPRS in one of the following categories:
Practitioner – Works full time in public relations or communications management.
Associate – Devotes most of his/her workload to tasks unrelated to practicing or teaching public relations.
Emerging Professional – Has been working full time in public relations for less than two years.
Student – Enrolled full or part time in a recognized Canadian post-secondary public relations or communications program. Must not be employed in public relations or communications in a paid capacity.
Retired - After retiring from full-time employment, those with more than 10 years of full CPRS membership, who have spent no less than 5 years as Voting members, are invited to apply for this category.
*Local Society dues are determined by each society individually to account for the cost of administering its programming and services. For a list of available services, contact your Local Society directly.
**Local society dues are included with your National Student membership, however, certain Societies also offer Local Student memberships at reduced rates. Please contact your Local Society directly for pricing and availability.
5 - 9 members
(10 % savings)
10 - 14 members
(15 % savings)
15 - 19 members
(20 % savings)