Welcome to the Dayton Area Chapter of PRSA!

Our chapter consists of public relations professionals representing all facets of the industry, including corporate, non-profit, agency and independent practitioners.

The chapter offers numerous benefits to its members. Our monthly meetings feature speakers addressing both strategic and tactical public relations topics.

The chapter also sponsors various professional development workshops, media events to network with local media and holds awards events honoring the area's best communicators and their work.

As a service to members, the chapter provides job postings listing current public relations openings, an online membership directory and free monthly networking opportunities.

Joining the chapter can provide an excellent way to develop your professional network and continue your learning.

Feel free to look around, meet our board of directors and join us at our next event. We hope to meet you soon!


Upcoming Events

SummitUP 2017

May 24, 2017
7:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Sinclair Conference Center

SummitUp is a full day marketing communications, public relations, and digital information conference.

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The pros/cons of industry PR tools

June 15, 2017
8:30 AM to 10:00 AM

Indiana Wesleyan University Cincinnati Education and Conference Center
9286 Schulze Drive
West Chester, OH 45069

Join us and the Cincinnati chapter of PRSA to hear from Meltwater, a leading vendor in PR monitoring tools. Learn tips on media monitoring and what you should look for in picking PR tools.

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Happy Hour and Head Shots

July 12, 2017
5:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Schuster Center
1 W. Second Street
Dayton, OH 45402

Enjoy a drink and have a new head shot taken!

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PRSA Dayton
P.O. Box 340354

Beavercreek, OH 45434-0354

Our Blog

Local PR Pros Win Big at the PRism awards

While Star Wars fans across the world celebrated “May the 4th be you” day, public relations professionals from across the Dayton region celebrated big wins at a Star Wars themed PRisms award banquet at the Boonshoft Museum of Discovery.

05/08/2017 | admin | 0


7 Tips to Submit a Winning PRism Entry from Two Time Best in Show Winner

By: Holly Michael, APR, associate vice president at Fahlgren Mortine. I often joke that I am pretty good at PR and damn good at writing award entries. I like the challenge of “reverse-engineering” calls for entries, but now that we have this rubric-based

02/27/2017 | admin | 0


2016 PRism Winner Feature: Kristen Bowser, APR on Submitting an Internal Communication PRism Entry

Kristen Bower, APR, is the Internal Communications Manager at Dayton Children’s. In 2016, Kristen won a PRism for her entry in the nonprofit Internal Communications category for the Game-Changing Performance Sessions that she implemented at Dayton Childre

02/27/2017 | admin | 1