Public Relations Associations, Clubs & Societies

    O'Dwyer's database is where communicators shop online for the companies that supply the PR industry with products and services. Listed below are key associations, clubs and societies that work to grow the PR industry.

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Advertising Club of New York, 989 Ave. of the Americas, 7th flr., New York, NY 10018. 212/533-8080. Gina Grillo, Pres. & CEO.

Advertising Specialty Institute, 4800 Street Rd., Trevose, PA 19053. 800/546-1350. Timothy M. Andrews, Pres. & CEO.

Alliance for Women in Media, 2365 Harrodsburg Rd., #A325, Lexington, KY 40504. 202/750-3664. Becky Brooks, Exec. Director.

American Association of Advertising Agencies (4As), 1065 Ave. of the Americas, 16th flr., New York, NY 10018. 212/682-2500. Marla Kaplowitz, Pres. & CEO.

American Association of Political Consultants, 1775 Tysons Blvd., 5th flr., McLean, VA 22102. 703/245-8020. Alana Joyce, Exec. Dir.

American Marketing Association, The, 130 E. Randolf St., 22nd flr., Chicago, IL 60601. 312/542-9000. Russ Klein, CEO.

Arthur W. Page Society, 230 Park Ave., #455, New York, NY 10169. 212/400-7959. Roger Bolton, Pres.

ASAE: The Center For Assn. Leadership, 1575 I St., N.W., Washington, DC 20005. 202/371-0940. Chris Vest, VP, Corp. Comms & PR.

Association for Conflict Resolution, P.O. Box 5, Eagle, NE 68347. 202/780-5999. Kelly Riley, Pres.

Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, 234 Outlet Pointe Blvd., Ste. A, Columbia, SC 29210. 803/798-0271; fax: 803/772-3509. Jennifer McGill, Exec. Dir.

Association for Women in Communications, The, 1717 E. Republic Rd., Ste. A, Springfield, MO 65804. 417/886-8606. Kandice Mollitiam, Membership.

Association of Marketing and Communications Professionals, 127 Pittsburg St., Dallas, TX 75027. 214/377-3524.

Association of National Advertisers (ANA), 155 E. 44th St., New York, NY 10017. 212/697-5950. John Wolfe, Dir., PR.

Association of Strategic Alliance Professionals, 129A Morgan Drive, Norwood, MA 02062. 781/562-1630.; Mike Leonetti, Pres. & CEO.

Automotive PR Council, Original Equipment Suppliers Assn., 25925 Telegraph Rd., #350, Southfield, MI 48033. 248/952-6401.; Jeff Laskowski, Sr. Mgr., Comms.

British American Business Inc., 52 Vanderbilt Ave., 20th flr., New York, NY 10017. 212/661-4060; fax: 212/661-4074. Duncan Edwards, CEO.

Chief Marketing Officer Council, 1494 Hamilton Ave., San Jose, CA 95125. 408/677-5333. Donovan Neale-May, Exec. Dir.

CPR, The International Institute For Conflict Prevention and Resolution, 30 East 33rd St., 6th flr., New York, NY 10016. 212/949-6490. Alan Waxman, Pres. & CEO.

Florida PR Association, 40 Sarasota Ctr. Blvd., #107, Sarasota, FL 34240. 941/365-2135. Cheray Keyes-Shima, Exec. Dir.

Global Alliance for Public Relations and Communication Mgmt., Via Ruggi, 3-6963, Lugano-Pregassona, Switzerland.

Healthcare Businesswomen's Association, 373 Route 46 West, Bldg. E, #215, Fairfield, NJ 07004. 973/575-0606. Laurie Cooke, Pres. & CEO.

Hispanic Public Relations Association, P.O. Box 86760, Los Angeles, CA 90086.; Stephen Chavez, Pres., LA Chapter.

Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association Int'l., 7918 Jones Branch Dr., #300, McLean, VA 22102. 703/506-3280. Robert A. Gilbert, Pres. & CEO.

Idealliance, 1800 Diagonal Rd., #320, Alexandria, VA 22314. 703/837-1070. Evelyn Helminen, Dir., Media, Mktg. & Comms.

Institute for PR, University of Florida, P.O. Box 118400, Weimer Hall, Gainesville, FL 32611-8400. 352/392-0280. Tina McCorkindale, Pres. & CEO.

Interactive Advertising Bureau, 116 East 27th St., 6th Flr., New York, NY 10016. 212/380-4700.

International Association of Business Communicators (IABC), Managed by SmithBucklin, 330 N. Wabash Ave., #2000, Chicago, IL 60611. 312/321-6868.

International Association of Business Communicators (IABC), Wash., D.C. Chapter.

International Association of Speakers Bureaus, 1922 E. Fairmont Dr., Tempe, AZ 85282. 480/839-1423. Marie Fredette, Exec. VP.

International Communication Association, 1500 21st St., N.W., Washington, DC 20036. 202/955-1444. Laura Sawyer, Exec. Dir.

International PR Assn. (IPRA), Suite 5879, P.O. Box 6945, London W1A 6US, U.K. 44 1634 818308. Philippe Borremans, IPRA Pres.

International Women's Media Foundation, 1625 K St., N.W., #1275, Washington, DC 20006. 202/496-1992. Elisa Lees Munoz, Exec. Dir.

Internet Association, Washington, DC. 202/869-8680.;

Issue Management Council, 207 Loudoun St. S.E., Leesburg, VA 20175. 703/777-8450. Teresa Yancey Crane, Pres.

Museum of Public Relations, The, 85 Broad St., 27th flr., New York, NY 10004. 212/943-9439.; Shelley Spector, Barry Spector, Co-Founders.

National Association of Broadcasters, 1 M St., S.E., Washington, DC 20003. 202/429-5300. Ann Marie Cumming, Sr. VP, Comms.

National Association of Business Political Action Committees, 700 Pennsylvania Ave., S.E., Washington, DC 20003. 202/236-0191. Micaela Isler, Exec. Dir.

National Association of Government Communicators, 400 S. 4th St., #754E, Minneapolis, MN 55415. 888/285-8556. Isaiah Allen, Exec. Dir.

National Association of Personnel Services, 800 Dailans Way, Uniontown, PA 15401. 844/NAPS-360. Trinette R. Cunningham, Pres.

National Black Public Relations Society, 14636 Runnymede St., Van Nuys, CA 91405.

National Council for Marketing & Public Relations (NCMPR), 5901 Wyoming Blvd., N.E., #J-254, Albuquerque, NM 87109. 505/349-0500.

National Foundation for Women Legislators, 1727 King St., #300, Alexandria, VA 22314. 703/518-7931. Jody Thomas, Exec. Dir.

National Hispanic Media Coalition, 150 South Arroyo Parkway, #101, Pasadena, CA 91105. 626/792-6462.; Brenda Victoria Castillo, Pres. & CEO.

National Institute for Lobbying & Ethics, The, 10340 Democracy Lane, #204, Fairfax, VA 22030. 703/383-1330. Paul A. Miller, Pres.

National Investor Relations Institute, 225 Reinekers Lane, #560, Alexandria, VA 22314. 703/562-7700; fax: 703/562-7701. Ted Allen, VP, Comms. and Member Engagement.

National School PR Association, 15948 Derwood Rd., Rockville, MD 20855. 301/519-0496; fax: 301/519-0494. Rich Bagin, Exec. Dir.

National Writers Association, 10940 S. Parker Rd., #508, Parker, CO 80134.

New York Financial Writers' Association, P.O. Box 338, Ridgewood, NJ 07451. 646/470-7433.;

New York Women in Communications (NYWICI), 355 Lexington Ave., 15th flr., New York, NY 10017-6603. 212/297-2133.; Alexandra Owens, Exec. Dir.

Novitas Communications, 1732 Wazee St., #201, Denver, CO 80202. 720/379-5740.; Michelle Lyng.

Online News Association, c/o NPR, 1111 N. Capitol St., N.E., 2nd flr., Washington, DC 20002. Irving Washington, Exec. Dir./CEO.

Organization of American Women in Public Relations.

Pennsylvania Association for Government Relations, P.O. Box 116, Harrisburg, PA 17108. 717/939-1900; fax: 717/939-7900.; Christine Corrigan, Exec. Dir.

Philadelphia PR Association, 7300 City Ave., #360, Philadelphia, PA 19151. 215/557-9865. Deirdre Hopkins, Pres.

PR Club, (Formerly Publicity Club of New England), c/o March Comms., 560 Harrison Ave., #408, Boston, MA 02118.

PR Council
PR Council, 135 W. 41st St., 5th Floor, New York, NY 10036. 917/439-9201. Kim Sample, President.

The PR Council helps grow talent, revenue, profit and reputation for member agencies and the industry at large. The association represents more than 100 of the country's top firms of all sizes -- all engaged in delivering modern public relations to their clients. See Find-A-Firm at

Professional Marketing Forum, The Yard House, Breach Lane, Little Berkhamsted, North Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire SG13 8LS, U.K. 020 7786 9786. Richard Chaplin, Founder & Chief Exec.

Promotional Products Association Int'l., 3125 Skyway Circle North, Irving, TX 75038-3526. 888/426-7724. Paul Bellantone, Pres. & CEO.

PRSA/Georgia, 4971 Staverly Lane, Norcross, GA 30092. 770/449-6369. Denise Grant, COO.

PRSA/Los Angeles Chapter, 2700 E. Foothill Blvd., #209, Pasadena, CA 91107. 626/313-4343.

PRSA/National Capital Chapter, 200 Little Falls St., #205, Falls Church, VA 22046. 703/691-9212.

PRSA/New York Chapter, New York, NY. 212/228-7228.; Andrew Graham, Pres.

Public Affairs Council, 2121 K St., N.W., #900, Washington, DC 20037. 202/787-5950. Douglas Pinkham, Pres.

Public Relations Society of America (PRSA), 120 Wall St., 21st flr., New York, NY 10005. 212/460-1400. Karen Mateo, Chief Comms. Officer.

Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA), 120 Wall St., 21st flr., New York, NY 10005. 212/460-1474. Jeneen Garcia, Exec. Dir.

Publicity Club of Chicago, P.O. Box 101236, Chicago, IL 60610. 773/463-5560.

Publicity Club of New York, 8554 260th St, Floral Park, NY 11001.; Peter Himler, Pres.

Radio Television Digital News Association, 529 14th St., N.W., #1240, Washington, DC 20045. 202/221-4282. Dan Shelley, Exec. Dir.

She Runs It (Formerly Advertising Women of NY), 1460 Broadway, New York, NY 10036. 212/221-7969. Lynn Branigan, Pres. & CEO.

SIIA, Software & Information Industry Assn., 1090 Vermont Ave., N.W., 6th flr., Washington, DC 20005. 202/289-7442. Jennifer Baranowski, Awards Dir.

Society for Advancing Business Editing and Writing (SABEW), Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication, Arizona State Univ., 555 N. Central Ave., #406E, Phoenix, AZ 85004. 602/496-7862. Kathleen Graham, Exec. Dir.

Society for Health Care Strategy & Market Development, 155 N. Wacker Dr., Chicago, IL 60606. 312/422-3888. Diane Weber, Exec. Dir.

Society for Technical Communication, 3251 Old Lee Highway, #406, Fairfax, VA 22030. 571/366-1914. Liz Pohland, CEO.

Society of American Travel Writers (SATW), 17W110 22nd St., One Parkview Plaza, #800, Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181. 877/480-4585. Marla Schrager, Exec. Dir.

Society of Professional Journalists, Eugene S. Pulliam National Journalism Center, 3909 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis, IN 46208-4045. 317/927-8000. John Shertzer, Exec. Dir.

U.S. Travel Association, 1100 New York Ave., N.W., #450, Washington, DC 20005. 202/408-8422. Cathy Reynolds, Mgr., Media Relations.

Washington Women in PR, P.O. Box 65297, Washington, DC 20035.

Women in Government Relations, 908 King St., #320, Alexandria, VA 22314. 202/868-6797. Emily Bardach, Exec. Dir.