Programs and Events

Professional Development Luncheons

Held on the second Wednesday of the month, the PRSA Greater Salt Lake Chapter organizes professional development luncheons year-round featuring key thought leaders in public relations.

We provide Utah communications practitioners with an informative, friendly way to network, learn and grow public relations knowledge, skills and abilities.


PRSA Salt Lake hosts, and encourages group participation in, 60-minute phone programs, usually moderated by a PRSA leader and presented by industry experts. Some teleseminars include a Web presentation. Offered free of charge to PRSA Salt Lake members, topics include crisis communications strategy, digital media, public relations writing, branding strategies, community relations and employee communications, among others.

Casual Lunch

Held every last Friday of the month, PRSA Salt Lake organizes casual lunches at local restaurants. Enjoy lunch in a relaxed atmosphere, while meeting other PR professionals, discussing topics of common interest, and identifying avenues for collaboration.


Spring Conference

The PRSA Greater Salt Lake Chapter and the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) of Utah partner each year to bring local communications and public relations professionals together for a half-day conference focused on professional development, best practices, and networking.


Golden Spike Awards

Golden Spike AwardsThe Golden Spike Awards recognize outstanding public relations campaigns, programs and tactics, and the dedication and contributions of public relations and communications professionals.

Each year, we invite you to enter your best work for your chance to elevate your career, stand out among your peers and put your personal stamp on Utah’s public relations profession.

Accreditation in Public Relations (APR)

Where your career in public relations takes you is based on individual drive, determination and diligence. The Accreditation in Public Relations (APR) designation proves you have successfully demonstrated competency in the knowledge, skills and abilities required to practice public relations effectively in today’s business arena. Begin your application today!