Upcoming Events

August 2020 Virtual Meeting

August 18, 2020
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

Zoom Virtual Meeting

“Being Moderate Does Not Matter” with David Stamps, Ph.D.

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Annual Conference and Red Stick Awards

October 02, 2020
8:00 AM to 1:30 PM

Lod Cook Hotel and Conference Center (LSU)
3838 W. Lake Shore Dr.
Baton Rouge, LA 70808

Registration is now open for the PRAL 2020 Conference and Red Stick Awards!

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Welcome to PRAL

Welcome to the Public Relations Association of Louisiana (PRAL). Our statewide membership consists of nearly 300 public relations students and professionals who work at all levels in many industries, from small businesses and major corporations to government agencies, educational institutions, nonprofits and public relations firms.

PRAL membership also includes membership in the Southern Public Relations Federation (SPRF), which brings Louisiana public relations practitioners together with professionals in Alabama, Mississippi, and the Emerald Coast of the Florida Panhandle. 

Here's what membership can offer you:

  • Stay Connected and on Top of the PR Scene with monthly meetings and networking gathierings through local membership in one five member chapters throughout the state. Learn about new job openings and career opportunities throughout Louisiana.

  • Hone Your Skills with high-quality, affordable professional development workshops, seminars and webinars offered through PRAL as well as the regional SPRF conference featuring some of the nation's top public relations professionals.
  • Get Recognized for Your Work through participation in annual awards programs including the Professional Achievement Award, Educator of the Year Award, the SPRF Hall of Fame, Lantern Awards Program, Senior Practioner Designation and PRAL state Student Scholarships.
  • Become Accredited in Public Relations! As an affiliate of SPRF, which belongs to the Universal Accreditation Board, PRAL members are able to earn and maintain their APR status. 
  • Showcase Your Professionalism! PRAL provides its members with a Public Relations Code of Ethics as a standard for the ethical practice of public relations.

Become a PRAL Member Today!