The Institute of Public Relations of Singapore (IPRS), established in 1970 as a non-profit organisation, is the only accrediting body for public relations practitioners. The Institute's objective is to establish growth for Singapore¹s PR industry through knowledge acquisition, networking, and exchanging of new ideas. The Institute continually strives to be the leading regional PR organisation that will not only project the profession but also set industry standards and increase public recognition of this profession.
IPRS has about 500 members under seven membership categories comprising Affiliate, Associate, Accredited, Full, Fellow, Honorary and Corporate. The Institute welcomes people from diverse backgrounds to contribute to IPRS’ strength and dynamism. Currently, the membership base includes professionals from a variety of backgrounds – public relations, marketing communications, management, marketing, education, journalism, etc.