Membership

The Global Alliance for Public Relations and Communication Management is the confederation of the world's major public relations and communication management associations and institutions, representing 160,000 practitioners and academics worldwide.

 

By partnering with regional, national and international bodies to increase professionalism in public relations and communication management, the Global Alliance works to enhance the influence of the industry around the world.

 

The Global Alliance's mission is to unify the public relations profession, raise professional standards all over the world, share knowledge for the benefit of its members and be the global voice for public relations in the public interest.

 

Member benefits

Our continued alliance presents a unique opportunity for public relations and communication professionals to think, speak and act together to elevate our global profession. For more information, contact us or have a look below:

 

Knowledge sharing

Global Alliance members benefit from a valuable sharing of knowledge with leaders from the world's major public relations and communication management professional associations and instutitions around the world.

 

Participation in a global community

  • Whether your members are travelling to an international conference or doing business in another country, GA member organizations offer one other reciprocity on every continent – making each local membership a truly global one. 
  • Global Alliance members have also a voice in key international forums such as the United Nations and the International Integrated Reporting Council, where the Global Alliance represents our global profession.

 

Advocacy for our profession

The membership of the Global Alliance offers the opportunity to truly advocate for the profession participating in international research projects. This benefit has been exemplified by the Melbourne aMandate, a new framework fro the role and value of public relations endorsed by delegates at the 2012 World Public Relations Forum in Melbourne.

 

Collaborative setting of standards

Global Alliance members have a voice in setting standards in ethics, education, credentials and measurement thanks to the partnership the Global Alliance establishes with other leading organizations within and beyond our profession.

 

Special discounted rates

Global Alliance members benefit from "members-only" rates at the World Public Relations Forum, the Global Alliance signature event, and for the Global Alliance COMM PRIX Awards, the only global awards which honor outstanding performance in public relations and communication management around the world. They also benefit from discounted rates at other conferences, events and networks organized by GA member associations worldwide.

 

Peer-to-peer learning

All Global Alliance members, whether they are large and established organizations or new and emerging organizatins, have regular opportunities to share information about what works – and what doesn’t. 

 

Global visibility

Global Alliance members have the unique opportunity to promote their events and activites on the GA online global communication platforms gaining a great visibility within the international community of public relations and communication management professionals. Amongst some of the platforms and tools open to GA members are: