The Publicity Club of Chicago has served as Chicago's top association of public relations professionals for more than 60 years. With hundreds of members representing different aspects of the industry, the group operates a myriad of programs that allow colleagues to meet and learn about the latest trends. Moreover, it hosts the Golden Trumpet Awards, an annual awards ceremony honoring the top public relations professionals in Chicago.
Inspiring the next generation of public relations professionals, the Publicity Club of Chicago also offers scholarships to college students. Applicants must submit a 500-word essay detailing their interest in the field, possess a grade point average of at least 3.0, belong to an on-campus public relations association or activity, and present three letters of recommendation. Winners are honored at a December luncheon, which also provides an opportunity to network with PR agency leaders. To learn how to apply, visit www.publicity.org.