Peer Groups

Professional Representatives

Requirements for membership in the Professional Representatives Peer Group

Please note that requirements for credits, number of programs, number of hours or days, or percentages of time spent (as outlined below) are requirements which must be met within the (4) four years preceding one's application for membership; also, such requirements apply in each instance to the production and/or distribution of nationally-exhibited audio visual works.

Active Status:

  1. Agents, managers, attorneys and business managers, a substantial portion of whose clientele comprises artists or production, distribution, broadcasting or telecommunications companies working in nationally-exhibited content; or
  2. Agents, managers, attorneys and business managers, a substantial portion of whose clientele comprises unions or trade or professional associations whose members work in nationally-exhibited content; or
  3. Individuals who are employed in a major executive capacity at a union whose members work in nationally-exhibited content; or
  4. Personal publicists actively engaged in the publicizing of individual artists (as opposed to programs), a substantial portion of whose clientele comprises individual artists working in nationally-exhibited content; or
  5. Individuals who are employed in a major executive capacity at an agency or management company or at a trade or professional association whose members are agents, managers, personal publicists, attorneys or business managers who satisfy the criteria set forth in paragraphs 1 or 2.

For all of the preceding paragraphs, that the applicant have at least three years experience as an agent, manager, attorney, business manager, personal publicist or in a major executive capacity as set forth above working in nationally-exhibited content.

Associate Status:

  • Individuals otherwise qualified under paragraphs 1 or 2 except with fewer than three (3) years relevant experience; or
  • Individuals employed as trainees at an agencies or management companies at least 1 year.

updated 10.27.17

Board of Governors Professional Representatives Representatives