Professional development
NWA Chapter members are encouraged to take advantage of virtual Southwest District meetings and events along with the national webinars.

Expand your professional and networking opportunities

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Looking for a job?

The job bank will help the members of the NWA chapter know about job openings in the public relations and communications field. The job bank also benefits employers who are seeking to hire public relations and communications professionals.

One of the fastest growing chapters in the nation

We’re a dynamic assembly of seasoned veterans, spokespeople and communications specialists from major corporations, recent graduates new to careers, private consultants, agency representatives, researchers and non-profit leaders.

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Upcoming meetings

Fort Smith Idea Exchange

Join us at 10 a.m. on Friday, September 17 at Sweet Bay Coffee, 3400 Rogers Avenue, Fort Smith. Share tips, tools and any resources that would be helpful with fellow members and guests. There is no cost to attend this meeting. For questions and to register, email...

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Join us this fall as PRSA presents ICON 2021 in person and online! Oct. 17-19 at Orlando World Center Marriott ICON 2021 will deliver the thought leadership, education, information and connections you need to accelerate your professional career opportunities by:...

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Advancing the Profession and the Professional

visionOur Purpose

The Northwest Arkansas Chapter of PRSA is the leading organization for public relations professionals in the area committed to unifying, strengthening and advancing the profession.

Our Mission

We are dedicated to enhancing the practice of public relations by promoting the professionalism of our members and fostering awareness of our contributions to the public good.

Our Vision

  • Empowering public relations professionals to realize their full potential
  • Promoting the highest standards of excellence, professional competence and ethics
  • Creating a collegial environment for professionals to network and mentor one another
  • Providing professional development and educational opportunities
  • Building understanding and support for public relations throughout the community