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PRSA is for anyone in a career that involves communication.

The Public Relations Society of America is the world's largest organization for communications professionals. PRSA has more than 20,000 professional members.

The Southwest Missouri Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America provides a forum for advancing the public relations profession through ethical practices, professional development, networking and mentoring opportunities. The chapter has members from Springfield, Branson, Joplin, Bolivar, West Plains and other surrounding communities and includes public relations professionals from agencies, businesses, not-for-profits, governments and education institutions.


  • strengthening your professional image
  • providing a public relations and communications forum
  • offering professional development
  • upholding ethical and professional standards
  • fostering unity among members
  • serving as regional public relations and communications professionals


Join us for our monthly luncheons at 425 Downtown at 425 W. Walnut St. in Springfield. On the fourth Tuesday of each month, you can enjoy a catered lunch and learn from the best communications minds the region has to offer.

Networking begins at 11:45 a.m. with lunch served at noon. Not sure where to park? Discover how to get around downtown.

Meeting cost:
  • $12 for members until noon on Friday before luncheon; $15 after
  • $8 for students until noon on Friday before luncheon; $10 after
  • $17 for non-students until noon on Friday before luncheon; $20 after
  • First-time professional guests are free
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