CIPR announce new Partnership with the Trade Association Forum
The Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) is delighted to announce a strategic partnership with The Trade Association Forum to support the development of networks, discussion forums and best practice guidance for all those working in communications roles in UK Trade Associations.
Trade Associations are built on good communications, often the voice of their sector, they have small teams that rely on excellent communications, with members, with their sector, with the media, regulators and policy makers.
Working together the CIPR and TAF will look to improve the training and development offer for those working in communications in trade associations.
The partnership will also promote the importance of investing in professional communications to support Trade Associations across all of their communications activities, from PR to member communications, to marketing and public affairs
TAF Interim CEO Emily Wallace said:
“Trade Associations are small organisations that need to punch above their weight with their communications. I am delighted to be working with the CIPR to support TAF members to learn about the value of investing in their communications capabilities. ”
Alastair McCapra, Chief Executive of CIPR stated:
“Trade Associations are built on good communications. Often the voice of their sector, they have small teams that rely on excellent communications, with members, with their sector, with the media, regulators and policy makers. This partnership will support members of both bodies in sharing best practice and by providing networking opportunities.“
The Trade Association Forum is the association for association in the UK, representing more than 140 trade associations who in turn represent more than 135,000 businesses from all sectors of the economy.
CIPR is the world’s only Royal Chartered body for public relations professionals. We are committed to professional standards and lifelong learning, supporting careers of members and building public understanding of public relations.
For more information please contact:
TAF: Emily Wallace, CEO – firstname.lastname@example.org