Part of a network of publicity associations across the UK and established in 1958, PANI is one of the longest established marketing and communication associations.

Our annual programme of business, education and social events provide a vibrant forum where everyone in our industry can come together to share knowledge and experience, network and of course promote and celebrate excellence.

Each year our business events attract some of the most respected names in the industry, while members can relax at our renowned social events with the PANI Quiz Night and Christmas Social becoming firm dates in the diary. But PANI is so much more. Our annual education workshops, in partnership with Ulster University, discovers some of the best upcoming talent. 

PANI’s work pinnacles though with the legendary PANI Awards, first held in 1977, which have grown to be one of the most coveted accolades in recognising the best creativity and innovation in Northern Ireland’s advertising and design industries.

What makes PANI different?

We’re the only association where creative, media, marketing and production communities can network together to improve the quality and the buzz of the publicity industries in Northern Ireland. PANI is for everyone: marketing and public relations professionals, advertising, design and digital agencies, the media, freelancers, producers, students – all of us involved in the publicity industry. If you’d like to join us, simply complete and return the Application Form in the Membership section.

PANI Constitution and Rules

Council Membership

PANI is governed and administered by an elected Council. Each year, professionals from across the marketing, advertising and communication industry in Northern Ireland dedicate their time on a voluntary basis to sitting on the Council and managing PANI’s programme of work. 

Council Membership 2017

PANI Past Chairs

Last updated September 09, 2017

Our aim is to promote and celebrate excellence in Northern Ireland’s publicity industries.

Our vision is to create a vibrant and prospering publicity infrastructure in Northern Ireland, delivering excellence and stimulating economic growth for all.

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