When you join the CIPR you become part of a global community of  nearly 11,000 public relations professionals. We’re dedicated to raising standards in public relations and the only professional body in the world that can grant Chartered PR Practitioner status.

CIPR membership provides unrivalled professional development opportunities to help advance your career. Wherever you are in the UK or overseas, we’ll support you to learn, develop and achieve more.

Our lives are busy so it can be hard to keep up with changing best practice and industry trends. With access to all our latest resources and a subscription to our multi award-winning Influence magazine, you can count on us to help you stay relevant and informed.

As a member, you’ll sign our Code of Conduct too. This is evidence to your employer and clients that you are credible, accountable and committed to the highest standards of professional practice.

10 reasons to join the CIPR


1. Credibility
Your member letters show clients, colleagues and employers that they are in safe hands.

2. Accountability
Demonstrate your commitment to the highest professional and ethical standards by signing our Code of Conduct

3. Learning
Never stop learning with a growing library of 100+PR Skills Guides, Webinars and Podcasts on core and future-facing PR topics.

4. Insight
Be in the know with a quarterly subscription to Influence magazine - the award winning magazine for PR professionals.

5. Networking
Get involved with your local group and any of our 27 regional and sectoral groups and networks. Make new contacts, exchange ideas and expand your support network.

6. Development
Map your career path with CIPR CPD . Access more than 1,800 learning activities and work towards CIPR accreditation and chartership.

7. Recognition
Achieve the highest level of Professional PR accreditation in public relations - #GetChartered.

8. Training
 Develop your strategic PR skills with access to a free on-demand training programme worth £600 on the topic of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion. Members pay less to attend all other CIPR training too - save up to £150 on each CIPR training course*.

9. Support
Get free business, legal and ethical advice through our member helplines.

10. Discounts
Make savings on a bundle of business related products and services with CIPR plus.

Discover the full benefits

Different grades of membership provide access to different levels of benefits. Check which grade you're eligible for and the benefits available to you.

* Excludes CIPR qualifications.