Our hundreds of corporate and individual members represent PR, marketing and communications practice at boutique to worldwide firms, corporate offices and businesses, associations, non-profit organizations, and independent consultancies throughout the metropolitan region.
We provide year-round education, networking, recognition and more for the Chicago region’s communications industry through:
- The popular PCC Monthly Luncheon Series, featuring panel discussions with top practitioners, journalists and other experts on hot-button communications issues, trends and challenges.
- The Golden Trumpet Awards, the Midwest’s most prestigious awards program honoring distinguished achievement in public relations and communications. Judged and selected from hundreds of entries by Chicago’s top practitioners, these coveted awards are presented annually for excellence in categories representing the full range of PR, marketing and communications practice.
- Ongoing personal and online networking through our programs, events, online communities and PCC offerings including Jobs in PR, membership directory and more.
All of these programs are provided through our members providing their time and expertise on the PCC Board of Directors and committees; serving as speakers, panelists, and awards judges; engaging in our online communities and events; and much, much more.
Established in 1941, PCC and its members are Chicago’s public relations community. If you’re not a member, we invite you to become a PCC Member today.
I found my first internship by volunteering at the PCC Golden Trumpet Awards dinner! This gave me the experience and confidence I needed to land my first job in PR communications.
Uproar PR / Assistant Account Executive
PCC has been my go-to organization for networking, professional development and celebrating our
industry. I encourage all my employees to take advantage of their exciting and innovative programming.
Zapwater Communications / 19-year Member