Public Relations Professionals of Long Island (PRPLI) is the largest regional trade association for PR and communications professionals. Our members and event participants represent nearly every industry on Long Island, and include solo practitioners and NYC professionals.

Since 1990, we have been providing year-round opportunities to build relationships and learn from educational programs.  We advance careers while supporting Long Island. The PRPLI awards gala each spring honors media representatives, community leaders, mentors, rising stars and lifelong public relations practitioners. It is also at the #PRPLIAwards that scholarships are presented to students preparing for public relations careers.

PRPLI is the most established nonprofit trade association of its kind in the region. Members represent PR and marketing departments in the following sectors:

  • Healthcare
  • Education
  • Government
  • Retail
  • Law
  • Accounting
  • Banking
  • Manufacturing
  • Nonprofit

Some members are sole practitioners or consultants, and others work for advertising, marketing or PR agencies.


PRPLI is dedicated to providing a platform for professionals to network, learn, share new experiences and advance their careers while supporting our community. Through our networking events, guest speakers and workshops, PRPLI’s programs are designed to help participating members grow in their profession and areas of expertise.

By adhering to a strict code of ethics, PRPLI members skillfully serve their clients and the public, and act as information brokers to communicate messages clearly, accurately and honestly.


Our organization is proud to be part of Long Island, and we share a responsibility to help people in need.

PRPLI participates in charity fundraisers and holds an annual toy drive to benefit children. We promote internship opportunities with our members and offer student discounts for programs and events. Each year, PRPLI awards scholarships to students majoring in public relations.