CIPR Election 2016 - Campaigning Begins

The Returning Officer has formally signalled the start of campaigning in the CIPR Election 2016.

The following ballots will take place:

  • President Elect (3 candidates, 1 seat)
  • England regional groups list (6 candidates, 5 seats)
  • Open list (17 candidates, 8 seats)

Statements by the candidates and more information about the election can be accessed on the CIPR website.

Voting papers will be sent to members on 12 September.

A debate between candidates for President-Elect was streamed live on Thursday 1 September. A video of the debate is available below.

Notes to editors

Notes to editors

About the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR)Founded in 1948, the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) is the Royal Chartered professional body for public relations practitioners in the UK and overseas. The CIPR is the largest membership organisation for PR practitioners outside of North America. By size of turnover and number of individually registered members, we are the leading representative body for the PR profession and industry in Europe.

The CIPR advances professionalism in public relations by making its members accountable to their employers and the public through a code of conduct and searchable public register, setting standards through training, qualifications, awards and the production of best practice and skills guidance, facilitating Continuing Professional Development (CPD), and awarding Chartered Public Relations Practitioner status (Chart.PR).