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. Lauren Precker, Sr. Mgr., PR & Social Media.

Association for Conflict Resolution, P.O. Box 5, Eagle, NE 68347. 202/780-5999. Becky Bartness, 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 Matteson, Membership.

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

Association of National Advertisers (ANA), 10 Grand Central, 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.

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. Timothy Baechle, CEO.

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

International Association of Business Communicators, 649 Mission St., 5th flr., San Francisco, CA 94105. 415/544-4700; fax: 415/544-4747. Mike Holden, Sr. Mktg. Mgr.

International Association of Business Communicators, Wash., D.C. Chapter, 200 Little Falls St., #205, Falls Church, VA 22046. 703/267-2322.

International Association of Speakers Bureaus, 1850 E. Southern Ave., Tempe, AZ 85282. 480/839-1423. Marie Fredette, Exec. VP.

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

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

Issue Management Council, 207 Loudoun St. S.E., Leesburg, VA 20175. 793/777-8450. Teresa Yancey Crane, Pres.

LACP - League of American Communications Professionals, 999 Vanderbilt Beach Rd., #200, Naples, FL 34108. 800/709-LACP. Tyson Heyn, Founder.

National Association of Broadcasters, 1771 N St., N.W., Washington, DC 20036. 202/429-5300. Dennis Wharton, Exec. VP, Comms.

National Association of Business Political Action Committees, 101 Constitution Ave., N.W., #L-110, Washington, DC 20001. 202/341-3780. Micaela Isler, Exec. Dir.

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

National Association of Personnel Services, 78 Dawson Village Way, #410-201, Dawsonville, GA 30534. 844/NAPS-360. Trinette R. Cunningham, Pres.

National Black Public Relations Society, 14636 Runnymede St., Van Nuys, CA 91405. 888/976-0005.

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.; Alex Nogales, 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. 212/612-0100.;

New York Market Radio, c/o New York State Broadcasters Assn., Inc., 1805 Western Ave., Albany, NY 10023. 518/456-8888. David Donovan, NYMRAD Coordinator.

New York Women in Communications, 355 Lexington Ave., 15th flr., New York, NY 10017-6603. 212/297-2133.;

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. 202/503-9222. 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, P.O. Box 579, Moorestown, NJ 08057. 215/557-9865. Deirdre Hopkins, Pres.

PR Club, (Formerly Publicity Club of New England), c/o March Comms., 226 Causeway St., 4th flr., Boston, MA 02114.

PR Council
PR Council, 135 W. 41st St., 5th Floor, New York, NY 10036. 646/992-3559. Andi Hughes, Vice 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, Suite 422, Salisbury House, London Wall, London EC2M 5QQ, 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; 972/252-0404. 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, 555 8th Ave., #1902, New York, NY 10018. 212/228-7228.

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.

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. 202/662-7257. 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., Phoenix, AZ 85004. 602/496-5188. Kathleen Graham, Exec. Dir.

Society for Healthcare 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. 703/522-4114. 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; fax: 317/920-4789. John Shertzer, Exec. Dir.

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.