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Why become a Member of PRSA Maryland?

Make Connections
  • Tap into our community of 200+ Maryland PR pros and PRSA’s national network of 21,000+ professional and 10,000 student members.
  • Network with peers, employers, job candidates, prospective clients, future partners and media contacts.
Advance You Career
  • Learn new skills and gain leadership experience to advance your career.
  • Receive discounts on educational and networking events, such as webinars, learning sessions, workshops and conferences.
  • Access free webinars and resources through PRSA National.
  • Volunteer with other Maryland Chapter members to create resources and plan local professional development and networking events.
Get Recognized
  • Maryland Chapter awards celebrate the best PR campaigns in the state, as well as the people behind the work.
  • We highlight members’ expertise as presenters at our monthly programs and annual conference.
  • We share member updates through our WebNotes newsletter, e-mail alerts and social media channels.

Membership Options

More than three years of experience
  • Join as a Member ($255 annual dues + a one-time $65 initiation fee).
Two to three years of experience
  • Join as an Associate Member 3 ($200 annual dues).
One to two years of experience
  • Join as an Associate Member 2 ($155 annual dues).
Less than one year of experience
  • Join as an Associate Member 1 ($115 annual dues).
Former PRSSA member who graduated within the past two years
  • Join as an Associate Member, PRSSA Graduate ($60 annual dues).
Full-time graduate student working toward a public relations degree
  • Join as an Associate Member, Graduate Student ($60 annual dues).
Former PRSA member
  • Join as a Reinstating Member ($255 annual dues plus a one-time $35 reinstatement fee).
  • Members who have been in good standing for at least five years may qualify for retirement status ($50 annual dues). You must be employed less than 50 percent of the time. Contact Membership at memberservices@prsa.org for more information.
Group Member Program

When you sign up your team of five or more members for the first time, receive a FREE Professional Interest Section membership for each individual. Get started!

Current Promotions

SPRING PROMO: A Gift from PRSA – $25 Amazon Gift Card!  New and returning members will receive a $25 Amazon Gift Card when they join National as a Regular member ($260 annual dues).  Use CODE: SPRING21

RESTRICTIONS: N/A for Associate member types ($200 or less annual dues) and current or renewing members. Chapter and Section dues are additional. Refer to http://www.prsa.org/joinus/howtojoin for details.

NOTE: Anyone who would like to be billed quarterly needs to call our Member Services Team at 212.460.1400. Returning members must not have a PRSA membership within the last 12 months.

Offer valid through May 31, 2021.

MEMBER GET A MEMBER PROMO: Prizes awarded for top-level recruiters: up to 9 members, recruiters receive a $30 Amazon gift card for each new member; recruit 10 or more new members & receive complimentary ICON 2021 registration. New incoming member receives a waiver of waived initiation fee ($65) for new member.   USE CODE: FRIEND21

RESTRICTIONS: This does not apply to Group members.

Sign up today to join the nation’s largest organization for #PR and #Comms professionals. >> Become a member today!

Offer valid through May 31, 2021.


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