2012: A year of participation for the CIPR
The Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) has today announced membership and professional development participatory year-on-year figures for 2012.
- Total membership of the Institute up 13%
- Membership admissions up 14%
- Paying members up 4% (non-students)
- Student membership up 259%
- CPD completions up 29%
- Qualifications enrolments up 30%
- Training workshop delegates up 26%
Events and awards
- Internal communications conference delegates up 49%
- Social media conference delegates up 7%
- Excellence Awards entries up 0.5%
- Excellence Awards tickets sold up 12%
Web and social
- CIPR website unique visitors up 21%
- CIPR Social Media Panel and Wiley published ‘Share This: Social Media Handbook for Public Relations Professionals’ sold 2247 copies
About the CIPR
Founded in 1948, the Chartered Institute of Public Relations is the professional body for public relations practitioners in the UK. With 10,000 members involved in all aspects of public relations, it is the largest body of its type in Europe. The CIPR advances the public relations profession in the UK by making its members accountable through a code of conduct, developing policies, representing its members and raising standards through education and training.
These statistics are not end-of-year financial results but relate to year-on-year increases in participation.
These year-on-year statistics compare 1 January 2012 to 31 December 2012 performance with 1 January 2011 to 31 December 2011 performance.
Paying members are those at Associate, Affiliate, Global Affiliate, Member and Fellows.
Qualifications included in these statistics are: CIPR Diploma, CIPR Advanced Certificate, CIPR Internal Communications Diploma, CIPR Crisis Communication (Response) Diploma, CIPR Internal Communications Certificate, CIPR Public Affairs Diploma.
Conference, training and qualifications figures are for paying delegates only. Complimentary places have not been counted in this figure.