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Welcome to Public Relations Society of America – Central Illinois (PRSA-CI) chapter’s website where you will learn about upcoming events, the latest news, what seasoned professionals students from across the region are doing, and insight into exciting professional development and employment opportunities.  Let us know what we can do for you. PRSA-CI is associated with the largest PR association in the United States.

There are many reasons PR professionals join PRSA-CI. Here’s a list of our top 8:

1). Take Charge of Your Career – Expand your skills so that you are prepared for your next career opportunity.

2). Our Strategic Content — our new webinars, e-newsletters and in-person events are  developed to help you refine your skills and stay up to date on the latest trends.

3). Professional Development – Take advantage of enriching professional growth and development opportunities. Elevate your knowledge through thought leadership.

4). Expand Your Sphere of Influence – Share your knowledge with PRSA-CI and more than 21,000 PRSA members across the world, while increasing your influence, reputation and value in the marketplace through opportunities.

5). Develop Strategic Connections – Explore different disciplines and connect with communications professionals in every industry across the country both online and in person. Build and expand your network of trusted confidants and mentors.

6). Give Back to the Profession – Share your expertise and help shape the future of the industry.

7). Stay Inspired and Motivated – Engage in stimulating conversations, ignite your creativity, and renew your enthusiasm for your career at events featuring strategic innovations.

8). Membership in PRSA-CI and a national Professional Interest Section(s) is an ideal way to advance your career. We encourage you to enhance your membership by volunteering to become more engaged and active in upcoming PRSA-CI events.

Upcoming Zoom Event:
Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020, 4 pm
“The State of PR and PRSA in the World Disrupted”

Click here to register for our September 24 Event

ICON 2020: PRSA’s digital gathering of thought leaders, industry experts and partners in communication, public relations and marketing will deliver four days of innovation, insights, ideas, and inspiration directly to you at your location, no matter where you are in the world Oct. 26-29, 2020.

ICON 2020 is a fully digital networking and educational event for professional communicators across all continents, all industries and in all stages of their professional journey.

Get ready for a vibrant online program packed with education, thought leadership, networking, business solutions, exhibits and healthy fun. ICON 2020 is designed for today’s public relations and marketing professionals, educators and students, with a special focus on industries innovating to stay ahead of the curve and ahead of the story.

With no travel time or travel-related expenses, you can attend interactive sessions, hear keynote speakers, participate in fun social events and connect with friends and colleagues from around the country and the world conveniently from your desktop, laptop, tablet or phone. Meet exhibitors and potential business partners in our virtual exhibit hall and take the lead in discussions that matter. Compelling conversations begin at ICON 2020.

No matter your time zone, ICON programming is available in real time or on-demand.

Be there — no matter where you are in the world.

For more information about ICON2020, click here or on the banner above.