Memberships & Qualifications

What Sets us Apart?

Beyond wisdom, a long tenure in industry collaboration demonstrates true passion for the work at hand. At Durée & Company, we have access to valuable resources through our networking, proven relationships, memberships and affiliations. Durée & Company holds all necessary Federal and State licenses and/or certifications and is a State of Florida Certified Woman-Owned Business.

PR Boutiques International (PRBI)

Durée & Company is a member of PR Boutiques International (PRBI) and Durée Ross is an active Board Member. PRBI is an exclusive network of nearly 40 boutique agencies spanning four continents, in which the connections and best practices of one firm are shared with the others.  Through membership, strategic partnerships and alliances arise that offer clients unparalleled service, powerful thinking, and results-oriented initiatives.


Durée Ross is a leadership team member and Durée & Company is a corporate partner to CannabisLAB. Grow Healthy. Grow Wealthy. Grow Smarter. Based on these three pillars, Cannabis LAB was formed to educate, connect and empower the people and resources necessary to drive the cannabis industry forward.

Cannabis Marketing Association

Durée & Company is a member of the Cannabis Marketing Association which is an industry trade group that supports professional and creative growth by providing career resources, education-based events and networking opportunities.

Forbes Agency Council

Durée & Company is a Forbes Agency Council Member which is an invitation-only organization for senior-level executives in successful public relations, media strategy, creative and advertising agencies.

International Yacht Brokers Association (IYBA)

Duree & Company is honored to be a member of the International Yacht Brokers Association (IYBA). With more than 1900+ members and growing, the International Yacht Brokers Association (IYBA) is the world’s largest and most influential association for the yacht brokerage & charter industry. Established in 1987 and formerly known as the Florida Yacht Brokers Association, IYBA is dedicated to professionalism and ethics in all aspects of yacht transactions.

Marijuana Moment

Durée & Company is a member of Marijuana Moment. Marijuana Moment helps activists, industry professionals, consumers, policymakers and the public understand developments and trends affecting cannabis.

PRSA Counselors Academy

Durée Ross is a member of the PRSA Counselors Academy which is an invitation-only organization for leading public relations executives to share ideas, partake in C-suite conversations, and influence those in the industry.

Women Empowered in Cannabis

Durée & Company is a member of Women Empowered in Cannabis. Women Empowered in Cannabis is an International Association for Women Working in Cannabis, Psychedelics, Hemp and CBD. The WEIC community is one of the most powerful women’s organizations in cannabis to date. In 2017, WEIC is globally recognized as one of the Top 50 Women Leaders in the Cannabis Industry. Since its inception, the community has grown to be the largest and most active community for women working in cannabis.

National Cannabis Industry Association

Durée & Company is a member of the National Cannabis Industry Association. NCIA is the oldest, largest, and most inclusive trade association representing legal cannabis businesses. The membership is composed of hundreds of forward-thinking businesses dedicated to ensuring that small cannabis businesses have a seat at the table in Washington, D.C. rather than just the wealthiest few.

Women’s Cannabis Chamber of Commerce

Durée and Company is a member of the Women’s Cannabis Chamber of Commerce.  The Women’s Cannabis Chamber of Commerce’s mission is to move entrepreneurs beyond empowerment into powerful results-driven career strategies, CEO positions and business ownership; to provide education, resources and networking opportunities.

The Marine Industries Association of South Florida

Durée & Company is a member of The Marine Industries Association of South Florida (MIASF)The Marine Industries Association of South Florida (MIASF) is the largest marine trade organization in the Southeast United States dedicated to promoting, protecting, and growing the 142,000 middle-class jobs in Broward County and 149,000 jobs regionally in marine businesses promoting boating lifestyles from family cruising and fishing to yachts and the goods and services that sustain them, driving the economic output to $9.9 billion in Broward County and $18.5 billion regionally.

Marine Marketers of America

Durée & Company is an active member of the Marine Marketers of America. Marine Marketers of America is THE exclusive association for marketers working in the marine industry.

Boating Writers International

Durée & Company is a member of the Boating Writers International. Boating Writers International (BWI) is a professional organization consisting of writers, editors, publishers, photographers, videographers, broadcasters, public relations specialists and other stakeholders associated with the boating industry.