Your Public Relations and Communications Community
in Southern Arizona


PRSA’s Southern Arizona Chapter promotes the practice of public relations in Tucson and in cities, towns and unincorporated areas throughout Southern Arizona. Since 1970, members benefit from monthly meetings, professional development seminars, Chapter communications, a local job bank, and an extensive member directory of public relations practitioners in Southern Arizona.

The Chapter’s Mentorship Program matches experienced professionals with industry newcomers, or those looking to improve their skills in specific areas. The popular PR101 workshops focus on a variety of topics that provide members a chance to share their expertise with local nonprofits, businesses and community groups.

Monthly luncheons, usually held at the historic Arizona Inn in the heart of midtown Tucson, update members on the latest tools, trends and topics through presentations by local, regional and national speakers. Guests are always welcomed.

The Annual IMPACT Awards recognize and celebrate public relations excellence in Southern Arizona. In addition,

PRSA Southern Arizona Chapter collaborates regularly with other professional organizations through joint luncheons and networking events.

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PRSA of Southern Arizona



  • Networking
  • Professional Development
  • Professional Support
  • Chapter & Industry News
  • Recognition
  • Resources


Chapter Events & News                                      

Chapter Luncheon & Program

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 | 11:45 a.m. - 1:15 p.m. | Arizona Inn | Tucson, AZ

Topic: "The 5 Key Steps to Change Your Online Marketing Strategy from Wall Flower to Queen (or King)! presented by Dale Dillon Lips and Michael Gray of Online Biz Smarts Social Media and Online Marketing.

Read more about Michael and Dale


Registration deadline: Friday, August 22, 2014 by noon.




2014 IMPACT Awards Deadlines and Entry Fees 


Entry Deadline: Friday, August 1, 2014 by 5:00 p.m.; $40 Chapter members; $50 non-members


Visit the Chapter website IMPACT Awards pages for details regarding Awards categories, criteria, the entry form and payment/submission instructions. Please contact Chair Kathleen Brown if you have any questions.

2014 IMPACT Awards Ceremony

Save the date! 

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 | 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. | Stillwell House & Garden | 134 S. 5th Avenue | Tucson, AZ


IMPACT Awards Sponsorship Opportunities


Gap VIII: Survey Results

Gap VIII: Eighth Communication and Public Relations Generally Accepted Practices Study (Q4 2013 data)


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