PRSA Silicon Valley is a growing and diverse network of thousands of practitioners who work and/or live on the Peninsula. We focus on enhancing your professional network with career mentoring, professional development, connections, and access to the top journalists in our field.

Want to join our Silicon Valley Chapter or serve on our Board? First, you'll need to become a National PRSA member. Read on to learn more about our Chapter and how to connect with us.



Welcome New Members!

Diane Baker Hayward
Brian Keltner
Jack Randall
Michelle Wagner
Haokun Wang

July & August 2016 Membership Promotion

Now is a great time to become a member of PRSA Silicon Valley! New members receive a FREE one-year Chapter membership when they join National as a regular member with promo code SUMMER16. Certain restrictions apply.


Signature Events

Our programming is driven by the needs of our members, which is why we specialize in regular networking events, professional development and access to the top journalists in each industry.

2016 North Pacific Conference

Congratulations to the PRSA North Pacific District Conference Committee and Host Chapter PRSA Sierra Nevada for organizing our first district-wide conference in ten years. This week 200 PR professionals will come together in Reno to enjoy two days of sessions, including keynotes by "Act Like You Mean Business" Author Rob Biesenbach and PR Pitching Pro Michael Smart. The Nevada Museum of Art will stage the opening gala and Reno's best restaurants are hosting a RiverWalk Food & Drink Tour on Friday night. The conference wraps up on Saturday with the much-anticipated announcement of the North Pacific District Practitioner of the Year Award Ceremony. Be sure to visit our site for event highlights.


Next Up: July Happy Hour in Palo Alto

Date and venue to be announced soon on our:
Meetup page, website and Facebook.


SAVE THE DATE!  Our Inside the Newsroom series continues on 
Tuesday, July 26

Diversity in the Newsroom and on the Front Page
Location: PPR San Francisco | 303 Second Street, 8th Floor, South Tower | San Francisco, CA 94107

Stay tuned for speakers and registration information.
Co-hosted with PRSA San Francisco.


The Annual Silicon Valley PR Holiday Gala

PRSA-SV Media Predicts is the must-attend event of the year for anyone with a stake in high tech. Produced by PRSA Silicon Valley, this exciting pre-holiday event features top technology and business media discussing what was hot or not and what technologies, companies, trends, and issues will be hot in the coming year. The event is planned for early December. Stay tuned for more details.


Job Bank

Public Relations Account Supervisor
Sterling Communications, Los Gatos, CA  - 06.15.2016

Director, Marketing and PR
Cadence Design Systems, San Jose, CA - 06.12.2016

Head of Google Apps Brand Marketing
Google, Mountain View, CA - 06.10.2016

Policy Communications Director
Facebook, Menlo Park, CA - 06.06.2016

Managing Supervisor Social Analytics, San Francisco
Fleishman Hillard, San Francisco, CA - 06.01.2016

Director of Branding
Vista Outdoor, Scotts Valley, CA - 05.28.2016


Professional Development

Are you committed to growing professionally, but have a hard time fitting in PRSA’s live webinars and in-person training sessions into your schedule? Then check out PRSA’s trainings on-demand! The topics offered are expansive, ranging from Media Relations and Communications Strategy to Crisis & Reputation and Leadership & Management - and the best part is they are always ready when you are. 

Check out these courses:

10 Future Trends Corporate Communicators Need to Know NOW

Advanced PR Writing: Apply Creativity, Style and Voice for Greater Impact

Creating Effective Integrated Marketing Communications Campaigns


A Huge Thanks to Our Sponsors!


About PRSA Silicon Valley

We advance the art and science of public relations by encouraging research, discussion and study of the problems and techniques of the profession. Want to join our Chapter? First, you must become a member of the national PRSA organization. More Info.