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Akron Area Chapter

About Our Chapter

The Akron Area Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America represents a wide variety of professional communicators from corporate, healthcare, non-profit, agency, media and academic realms. Serving Medina, Summit, Portage, Trumbull, Mahoning, Columbiana, Stark, Wayne, Ashland, Richland, Holmes, Tuscarawas and Carroll counties, our goal is to help practitioners excel in effective, ethical and respectful communications on behalf of the organizations they represent and the constituencies they serve. For more than 40 years, the Akron Area Chapter has been the advocate for communication professionals in our service area and has advanced the careers of its members by helping to provide lifelong learning, vibrant, diverse and welcoming professional communities, recognition of capabilities and accomplishments, thought leadership, ethics and professional excellence.


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“I have been a member of PRSA and the Akron Area Chapter for the past 16 years. I feel that the Akron Area Chapter has provided valuable opportunities for networking as well as successful and interesting seminars and presentations that are beneficial to any work environment.”

- Allison Petit, marketing manager, Summa Health System

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