The Tampa Bay Chapter of PRSA is one of the largest professional public relations organizations in the state of Florida. Our diverse group of professionals vary in experience and field of practice, allowing for collaborative growth experiences for all members. 


Benefits to being a chapter member include:

Networking Opportunities
— The chapter coordinates a variety of opportunities to bring local members and their guests together to meet, interact and collaborate.


Chapter Newsletter — A regular e-newsletter designed to keep members up-to-date with the chapter and issues in public relations is distributed to chapter members.


Member Events — The chapter hosts monthly programs that vary in location and feature different topics relevant to public relations practitioners.


Leadership Opportunities — Gain valuable contacts and experience – get involved with your local chapter by serving as a board member or committee chairperson or member.


APR Accreditation — Prepare for your APR certification exam with the assistance of experienced APR certified practitioners who belong to PRSA Tampa Bay.


Discounts — Receive chapter member discounted rates for PRSA Tampa Bay member events.


Volunteer — Maximize your membership by becoming a volunteer. Volunteers are able to expand their network, build their portfolios, and make lasting connections with fellow communications professionals.



Join Us!

You must be a member of PRSA National to belong to the Tampa Bay Chapter of PRSA (chapter-only membership is not permitted). To join, please complete the online membership application


Benefits from PRSA National — Visit for a full list of member benefits offered by PRSA National, including complimentary industry publications, discounted and free professional development opportunities and health, dental and life insurance programs.


Hardship Fund — If you’ve been a member for three or more years and are unemployed or temporarily disabled, you may qualify for PRSA National’s Hardship Fund. Any PRSA Tampa Bay member approved for the Hardship Fund will have their Chapter fee waived. To participate, visit and download the Hardship Plan Application.


Goodwill Fund — PRSA Tampa Bay is offering to waive Chapter fees for members who may not qualify for National's Hardship fund but are experiencing financial discomfort. To participate, please fill out this Goodwill Fund application