Membership benefits and services offered to members


Interview with Tebogo Ditshego, Immediate Past President of PRISA

Professional Recognition, Accreditation and Credibility

Registration with PRISA provides professional credibility and 3 designations which are recognised by SAQA.

Global Initiatives and Industry Accords

Participate, promote, interact and share knowledge globally through your membership of the Global Alliance for Public Relations & Communication Management (GA).

Partnering with the GA increases professionalism in public relations and communication management and enhances the influence of the industry around the world.

Deepen Your Knowledge

•PRISA registration provides access to industry research and knowledge, including national and international forums.

•A database of case studies, articles and research including PRISA PRISM Awards winners are available to members.

Broaden your Skill Set

•Access to the Continuing Professional Development (CPD) workshops and programme of webinars that include facilitators who are experts in their field.

•PRISA offers training programmes which gives members access to a series of part-time, full-time or in-house training, with courses on Basic Principles, Public Relations Practice and Public Relations. Two specialisation courses have been developed namely: Public Relations Writing and Community Relations and Development Communication.

Keeping you Connected

•Regular networking and professional development events where leaders in the industry get together, share ideas and best practice and make connections; including the Annual General Meetings, the Public Relations Consultants’ Chapter (PRCC), accreditation and Continuing Professional Development (CPD).

•SADC Regions provide networking opportunities and activities and are currently available in Namibia, Botswana and some SA provinces such as Limpopo.

•Connect and post news on social media groups and sharing platforms

•Stay current on key issues, trends and tactics impacting the industry, educational institutions, government and other expertise areas with access to this website.

Improving Leadership

•The Public Relations Consultants’ Chapter (PRCC) ensures your consultancy is well-managed and provides clients with the reassurance that your business operates according to the Code of Ethics and Professional Standards.

•Potential clients consult the Public Relations Consultants’ Chapter (PRCC) member listing on the website to locate high quality consultancies nationally, creating a channel for additional business opportunities.

Awards & Best Practice

Members can participate in the PRISA PRISM Awards. Winners promote themselves and their companies and their work celebrates the excellence and innovation in learning and research which PRISA promotes.