GKC Chapter Benefits

  • Savings of $60 on Greater Kansas City Chapter membership
  • Discounted monthly GKC professional development events (savings of $15 per event)
  • Discounted “New Pros” events that cater specifically to those just getting started in the public relations industry
  • Discounted entries and tickets for GKC-PRSA’s signature event, the PRISM Awards, in the fall
  • Free GKC “Career Center” job postings for your organization (up to $65 for non-member organizations)
  • Free monthly newsletter(and event reminders)offering networking and professional development opportunities
  • Special interest groupstailored to various career levels and positions
  • Approximately 200 fellow GKC Chapter membersas a PR and communications resource

National Benefits

  • Free national PRSA webinars (retail value $150-$250 each)
  • Free daily industry news briefings and a monthly magazine from PRSA
  • Member-exclusive discounts with national vendors
  • Discounts to various national conferences and industry-specific summits, including the PRSA International Conference
  • Opportunities to earn your APR (Accredited in Public Relations) credential
  • And many more!

Why should you join GKC-PRSA?

An individual who devotes a substantial portion of time to the paid professional practice of public relations or to the teaching or administering of public relations courses in an accredited college or university is eligible for membership. Membership in GKC-PRSA offers:

  • the opportunity to network with others in the public relations and communications profession;
  • professional development opportunities through the monthly lunch programs;
  • reduced costs on GKC-PRSA programs, seminars, PRISM Awards entries and reservations, and more;
  • a subscription to PRSA's national monthly publication, Public Relations Tactics; information about industry trends and topics;
  • exposure to excellence in public relations at the annual PRISM Awards Gala;
    and much, much more.

GKC-PRSA's local chapter annual dues are $60.To join the local chapter, applicants must be a member of the national organization.

Membership Application Form

To join PRSA, complete the online membership application form. When completing local chapter membership information, remember, dues for the Greater Kansas City Chapter are $60. You will receive an e-mail confirming receipt of your online application and can expect to receive a written response from PRSA headquarters within 4 weeks.

For additional information, contact Sydnie Burton, VP - Member Connects.