Welcome to PRSA Blue Ridge Chapter

The Blue Ridge Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America is a professional association serving Central and Southwest Virginia public relations practitioners. Since 1992, the chapter strives to bring together professionals to enhance the practice, provide an exchange of experiences and ideals, and promote professional development.


Blue Ridge PRSA Summit Awards Banquet
Thursday, November 3

Join us for an evening of celebration! We're honoring the best public relations efforts in the Roanoke Valley. Now in a new venue, the Sheraton Hotel and Conference Center on Hershberger Rd.

Music and cocktails begin at 6pm. Dinner will be served at 6:30p. Awards are handed out starting at 7:15pm.

Register Online Here

For the Adam & Alison Award for Media Excellence

PRSA Blue Ridge members may nominate an individual member of the media that exemplifies excellence in fair and accurate to be honored at the annual Summit Awards Gala. A separate entry form will be posted on this page soon. Nominations are due September 30, 2016. There is no fee to submit a nomination.

This award is given in memory of Adam Ward and Alison Parker, two Roanoke reporters who were lost in a tragic attack on August 26, 2015.

Nominate a Media Member Here

Summit Awards Gala
Reserve your spot in the biggest event of the year!

New this year, we're taking the gala to the Sheraton Roanoke Hotel and Conference Center on Thursday, November 3. Registration is now available online, with cocktails and dinner beginning at 6pm and awards presented at 7pm

Register Online Here

Are You Ready to be a Leader?

Are you a leader? Would you like to consider a future leadership role as a committee chair? Or would you like to get involved as a committee member or on a special initiative/event?

Please let the current chapter leadership know by filling out this chapter involvement form and returning it to President Betsy Parkins at ejparkins@carilionclinic.org


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Upcoming events

03 Nov 2016 5:00 PM (EDT) • 2801 Hershberger RD Roanoke, VA 24017


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