CPRS accepts members under various membership categories. Whether you are a seasoned professional, up-and-coming practitioner, supplier to the industry or a public relations student, there is a member category perfectly suited for your needs.

Build Your Career

  • Network with a diverse group of PR professionals at local events
  • Join a committee to gain valuable experience and portfolio pieces
  • Obtain your APR accreditation
  • Join the membership committee to meet new members
  • Mentor an accreditation candidate
  • Meet the right people: potential employers, employees and clients
  • Participate as a local or national director to develop your leadership skills
  • Enter a submission into the national awards program


  • Attend professional development events on a variety of topics
  • Ask for guidance from other members
  • Read the member newsletter
  • Attend national conference workshops, seminars and panel discussions
  • Take advantage of online resources at www.cprs.ca
  • Read Public Relations Tactics and Public Relations Strategist (optional member subscriptions)

Save Money

  • Attend local professional development and social events at significantly reduced member rates
  • Register for the annual national conference at deeply discounted member rates

Build Your Business

  • Attend networking events
  • Volunteer on a committee and meet other members
  • Source valuable contacts through the membership directory
  • Meet the right people; potential employees, potential clients, potential suppliers
  • Write an article in your area of expertise for the member newsletter
  • Become a sponsor to promote your company to the right target audience