Membership Benefits

PRAM sponsors an annual workshops/conferences and other special learning and social occasions.

PRAM conducts the annual PRism Awards.

PRAM sponsors study programs for Accreditation.


The best public relations practitioners in Mississippi are in the Public Relations Association of Mississippi (PRAM). Our membership consists of approximately 600 public relations professionals from advertising and public relations agencies, corporations, non-profit organizations, government, education, industries and others. PRAM is a source of expertise and inspiration, and a forum for networking with public relations practitioners throughout the state and the region.


May 6, 2024

2024 PRism Awards Luncheon

You have entered your best work from 2023; now join Mississippi’s leading public relations practitioners to see your work recognized among the best in the state at the 2024 PRism Awards Luncheon from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at Embassy Suites by Jackson North Ridgeland on May 20! And make plans to come for the pre-luncheon workshop on Harnessing the Power of AI! Full agenda to be posted soon. Registration Fees Single Rate: May 6 – May 17Professionals/Students – $70 No refunds after May 17. Special Registration NotesYou can choose to pay online, by check, or by invoice. If you have […]
April 9, 2024

2024 PRSA Travel and Tourism Conference

This year’s conference will be held June 2–5, 2024 in Greenville, South Carolina, and they have specially invited all PRAM members to join the learning, networking and fun. Registration is open for members and non-members. Use this as a time to meet new media members, learn best practices from our peers, make valuable connections, and dive into the future of the travel and tourism industry.  The first full day of the conference will be dedicated to professional development sessions covering timely topics, including crisis communications, collaborating with content creators, partnerships and strategic planning, DEI case studies, and sports tourism powerplays. […]
April 10, 2023

PRAM Top PR Practitioner, Programs and Students for 2023

The Public Relations Association of Mississippi honored the achievements of Mississippi’s best public relations professionals and students during their annual awards ceremony last week. The awards recognize outstanding work by Mississippians in the field of public relations and celebrate select individuals for their contributions to the profession. Christie Lawrence, President of Surge Advisors and past president of the Starkville-MSU Chapter is the 2023 PRAM Professional Achievement Award winner, the state’s top honor recognizing excellence in public relations. The panel of accredited PR professionals from PRSA of Maryland of the Public Relations Society of America tasked with selecting the winner had this to say about […]