NAIPRA (North American Association
of Independent Public Relations Agencies) is an online network for heads
of independent pr firms in the US and Canada. Naipra is the only organization
for agencies not owned by another company. There are no by-laws, meetings,
dues, or anything else associated with other professional organizations.
Please feel free to use
this site in any way you feel will further your own business as well as
promote the advantages of public relations independence.
There are two main
purposes for the organization: to promote the value of working with
smaller, independent firms as opposed to large, subsidiaries of other
agencies; and to connect with one another on a private basis on matters
important to our businesses, such as recruitment, new business and day-to-day
of Independent Public Relations Agencies:
most senior executive from an independent public relations agency
located in North America* should register for membership. Only one
individual from any agency will be considered for membership. Register
*NAIPRA members are largely based in the U.S., but there are also
members as far away as Canada, Australia, New Zealand and China.
register to gain access to our directory of independent pr firms.
Once your identity is verified, we will send you a link to the most
current listings. Your request will be held in confidence. Register
- We do not accept
advertising. We will, however, run a notice about your service if it
is discounted for our members. The notice will be posted in our Resources
section. Please do not send members unsoliticited advertising. E-mail
your notice now.
register and send us your resume. List your specialty, and whether
you are available full-time, part-time, freelance, or all. Click
Fraser P. Seitel, Managing Partner, Emerald
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more important now than ever before. George and Arlene Rosenberg of
The Rosenberg Group give some suggestions and ideas for motivating
PART 1 PART
"BetweenJobs" An free online support feature for
job seeking NAIPRA members. Just log on (anonymously if you like),
post information about job leads, share advice and news, or just "network"
with the pr community throughout the world. The site also welcomes
executive recruiters who may be seeking job candidates.