Membership Categories

The IPRS offers several categories of membership to suit the needs of the practitioner, corporation or institutions looking for a deeper engagement with the PR and Communications industry.
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  • Invitations to Members-only events such as visits to the media, public institutions and corporations. 
  • Enjoy discounts (of up to 20%) at selected IPRS events such as lunch talks and networking nights.
  • Preferential rates for IPRS courses and workshops such as the Introduction to PR and Communication, the Professional Certificate In PR & Mass Communications, and in-house tailored training.
  • Early bird rates for PRISM Awards and PRISM Summit.
  • Coaching and Mentorship.
  • Speaking opportunities at IPRS and partner events.
  • Networking opportunities at IPRS events.
  • Professional dialogues such as the Accreditation PR Roundtable.
  • Opportunity to join the IPRS pool of Professional Trainers.
  • Be on the IPRS mailing list for special announcements such as job ads and career opportunities.

 

Accredited

This membership is for individuals only

IPRS is a self-regulating accreditation body that sets international benchmark standards for Public Relations professionals in Singapore. Launched in 2000, the IPRS Accreditation Scheme is a distinctive recognition for PR professionals.

SGD 250 / 24 months
Full Member

This membership is for individuals only

IPRS Full Member is opened to practitioners with proven years of experience in the PR and Communications industry.

Requirements:

Individuals who are resident and practising in Singapore and who at the date of application are at least 24 years old with a minimum of three years practical and comprehensive experience and who have passed a professional examination in public relations from a recognised Institute of Public Relations, or an Institute of higher learning.

Full Members are entitled to exercise full voting rights in the affairs of the Institute and are entitled to use the letters ‘MIPRS’.

SGD 100 / 12 months
Associate

This membership is for individuals only

Newcomers to the PR and Communications industry are welcomed to join as Associate Members.

Requirements:

Individuals who are resident and practising in Singapore and who at the date of application are at least 21 years old, and have at least one year practical and comprehensive experience.

Associates are entitled to use the description ‘Associate of the Institute of Public Relations’ (but NOT to use the letters AIPRS) and to exercise full voting rights in the affairs of the Institute, but not eligible for office of either the President or Vice-President of the Council.

SGD 80 / 12 months
Affiliate

This membership is for individuals only

If you have an interest in Public Relations and want to be a part of the Community, you are welcome to join the IPRS.

Requirements:

Individuals residing or working in Singapore, who are not eligible for the categories mentioned above, but are otherwise associated with or interested in the practice of public relations, or who at the time of application are taking or propose to take a course of education/training organised or recognized by the Institute, may apply to be Affiliate Members.

An Affiliate Member shall not be entitled to use any letters or description after their name. They is entitled to participate at any of the Institute’s general meetings but cannot exercise any voting rights in the affairs of the Institute.

SGD 80 / 12 months
Student Member

This membership is for individuals only

The IPRS believes in nurturing the next generation of communicators. If you are passionate about PR and looking seriously into a career in this  sector, you are welcome to join as Student  Member.

Requirements:

Singaporeans studying overseas and individuals residing in Singapore who are associated with or interested in the practice of public relations, and who at the time of application are taking full time tertiary education/training recognized by the Institute may apply to be Student Members for the duration of their studies. Applicants must provide proof of their current ongoing education status in their application.

IPRS has formed Student Chapters with nine institutions and all students studying in the PR/Communication-related courses enjoys IPRS membership benefits. Interested parties may write to admin@iprs.org.sg for more details.

Student Members shall not be entitled to use any letters or description after their name. They is entitled to participate at any of the Institute’s general meetings but cannot exercise any voting rights in the affairs of the Institute.

Free
Corporate Member

The IPRS plays a key role in the development and vibrance of the PR and Communications industry in Singapore and the region. We welcome corporations, public institutions, government and non-government organisations to join us to contribute and in turn benefit from the growth of this industry.

Requirements:

a)  Open to PR agencies/consultancies or organisations associated with the practice of public relations in Singapore

b)  Each Corporate Member shall be represented by one representative who shall himself/herself meet the qualifications for Full Membership of IPRS

Corporate Member is entitled to send up to a maximum of five representatives to be present at IPRS functions at members’ rates. Corporate Member is entitled to use the letters ‘CMIPRS’ for the duration of his/her membership.

SGD 700 / 12 months