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Profile of registrant

Professional Records & Information Services Management

Identification number in the register: 07234802610-53
Registration date: 12/11/09 11:05:48

The information on this organisation was last modified on 21/10/14 09:33:03
The date of the last annual update was 21/10/14 09:33:03

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: Professional Records & Information Services Management
Acronym: PRISM Intl
Legal status: Not for profit trade association
Website address:


Section: II - In-house lobbyists and trade/professional associations
and more precisely: Trade, business & professional associations

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Mr  Dave  Bergeson
Position: Executive Director

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Ms  Raquel  Ponte Costa
Position: EU Affairs Manager

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 8735 W. Higgins Road, Suite 300 
Chicago, IL 60631
Telephone number: (+1) 8473754866
Fax number: (+) 
Other contact information: PRISM International – EU Office
Avenue Jules Bordet 142
B - 1140 Brussels
Tel. +322 761 16 49
Fax. +322 761 16 99

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: The purposes for which Professional Records & Information Services Management International is organized are:
To promote and advance the mutual interests of its members; to consider and deal with common intra-industry problems involving the service, employment and financial aspects of the information management industry;
To promote activities aimed at evaluating the Industry and having the Industry conduct itself with the greatest efficiency and economy; to promote and provide means of communication among its members to the end that its members will acquire valuable business information, including communication by means of a convention for members of the Industry, by written publication and by public broadcast;
To promote and improve the reputation and image of its members; to establish and communicate its code of ethics; to determine the effect of any proposed, potential or current government action or legislation relating to the Industry or other business interests of members of the Corporation; and
To perform all lawful acts and things necessary or proper to promote the general welfare of the Industry and to achieve the proper and lawful objectives of a trade association; provided, however, that nothing herein contained shall authorize or empower the Corporation to perform or engage in any acts or practices prohibited by law, including the anti trust statutes of the State of North Carolina and the United States or any other jurisdiction, domestic or international, in which any member of the Corporation operates or which would cause the Corporation to lose its status as a tax-exempt corporation, as defined in the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended;
To educate national and regional fire, safety and building standards setting bodies and organizations as to the Industry's special nature and needs;
To provide educational and advocacy resources to promote smart information management solutions for its members and the business public.

The vision, mission and strategic objectives of the organization are as follows:

VISION: PRISM International will be the most visible and effective global provider of advocacy, education and networking services for organizations who offer records and information management services to multiple clients for profit.

MISSION: PRISM International will attract and retain members by becoming indispensable to commercial information management outsourcing providers around the world.
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • global

Number of persons engaged in activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register

Number of persons: 1
Complementary information: In total 1 person is engaged in activities falling under the scope of the Register. But this individual is not working full time for PRISM International.

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

No accredited persons


Main EU initiatives covered the year before by activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register:

PRISM International Board decided not to undertake any interest representation activities in 2013

Fields of interest for e-mail alerts on consultations and roadmaps;

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Audiovisual and Media
  • Culture
  • Information Society


Information on (i) organisation's membership of any associations/federations/confederations or (ii) relationships to other bodies in formal or informal networks.

PRISM International maintains organizational or
individual memberships in the following
ARMA International (Association of Records
Managers and Administrators)
ICA (International Council of Archives)
NFPA (National Fire Protection Association)

In addition, the Executive Director of PRISM
International sits on the following Boards or
Board Member – Association Forum of Chicagoland
Board Member – Association of Information Protection
PRISM International also hold its European
Conference jointly with NAID Europe (National
Association for Information Destruction).

Financial data

Financial year: 01/2013 - 12/2013
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: 0 €
Amount and source of funding received from the EU institutions in financial year n-1 of registration
Procurement: 0 €
Grants: 0 €
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:

PRISM International Board of Directors decided not to undertake any interest representation activities in 2013. As a result, the financial expenditure declared above amounts of EUR 0.

This registration is calculated according to the SEAP guidelines.

Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.

The organisation has also declared to be bound to the following other Code: