Raise a glass to PPRA with special guests including members of the media, Philadelphia change-makers, industry influencers, and friends of the organization. Celebrate PPRA’s 75th Anniversary with a special evening reception in the Rose Garden Ballroom at The Bellevue Hotel in the heart of Philadelphia.
Featured speakers include:
Cecily Tynan, 6ABC
Jim Rosenfield, NBC10
Paul Kurtz, KYW Newsradio
Deirdre Hopkins, PPRA President
Ukee Washington,CBS 3
Lee Whack, Chalkbeat
Governor Ed Rendell
And the Phillie Phanatic
Reflect on the early days of the Philadelphia Public Relations Association while looking ahead to the future. PPRA officially was founded in The Bellevue and we look forward to hosting another milestone occasion at this iconic destination.
Since 1945, PPRA has engaged with our city’s decision makers, advocated on issues impacting our profession, and celebrated the influencers and ideas that make our region great. We look forward to continuing this legacy and staying true to our roots while embracing this ever-changing industry.
Mingle with friends and fellow members, make new connections with media and invite prospective members to be introduced to the welcoming community of PPRA. Enjoy delicious food and drinks, and entertainment. Please come dressed to impress in cocktail attire.
Founded in 1945, PPRA is one of the oldest, largest private public relations associations in the country.
In 1954, PPRA presented its first Gold Medal Award, which has been bestowed 65 times.
In 1972, the first Hall of Fame inductee was honored. 45 people have been inducted.
In 2002, we added the Fast Track Awards and Dr. Jean Brodey Student Achievement Awards. Eighteen people have received the Brodey Award and the Fast Track Award.
In 2009, PRoactive Philly was launched to create a way that further enrich our community by offering pro-bono work.
In 2019, the organization launched “Drive for 75” its membership campaign leading to the 75th Anniversary Jubilee.
Become a Sponsor
The 75th Anniversary Jubilee offers a wonderful opportunity to gain exposure for your business while celebrating the 75th Anniversary of the Philadelphia Public Relations Association. Sponsoring this special PPRA event will give you visibility among Philly's top PR, media, and business influencers.
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