Events

CPRS Calgary presents a variety of events throughout the program year from September to June to teach, inform, inspire and connect.

Professional development and networking events are offered catering to every stage of your career – from students to practitioners of all experience levels to senior independent consultants. Recent events have included thought-provoking international speakers, informative national webinars, practical hands-on workshops and career-building networking events.

CPRS Virtual Stampede Event

Because community spirit can’t be cancelled, CPRS Calgary is going to hold our own virtual Stampede Breakfast on Friday, July 10, 8:30 a.m.- 9:30 a.m. Building on the success of PR by the Pint, we’re going to deliver a Stampede breakfast complete with pancake mix, syrup, prosecco and orange juice. So whip up some pancakes, mix…

CPRS Calgary AGM & Happy Hour: June 24, 2020

Keep your network going… CPRS Calgary will hold its Annual General Meeting (AGM) online on Wednesday, June 24, 2020 followed by a happy hour to network and catch up with your fellow communicators. 4:30 – 5:00 p.m. – Annual General Meeting 5:00 – 5:30 p.m. – Virtual Happy Hour & Networking Click here to register.…

May 28 PR by the Pint

A virtual talk and tasting featuring Calgary craft breweries! Pub crawl meets professional development in a virtual setting with this unique CPRS Calgary offering. Join us from the comfort of your own home as we go behind the scenes of Calgary’s bustling craft beer industry. Led by Don Tse, internationally acclaimed BJCP Certified Beer Judge…

May Virtual Coffee Chats and Webinar

CPRS Coffee Chats Connect with others within the broader CPRS community at an upcoming Coffee Chat: Friday, May 8, noon (ET) – CPRS Coffee Chat with Michelle James, MA: Managing your organization’s social identity during COVID-19. Friday, May 15, noon (ET) – CPRS Coffee Chat with Lisa Covens, MA: Research during COVID-19 Friday, May 22, noon (ET) – CPRS Coffee Chat with Kim Blanchette, APR, FCPRS: Mental health, employee engagement…

COVID-19 Virtual Roundtable: April 30, 4-5pm

As we enter the second month of COVID-19 restrictions, let’s take some time to check in with our community of communicators and remember that we’re isolated, but not alone. While much of the world has been figuring out how to cope with working from home, home schooling, and where to find TP, we’ve been behind…

CPRS Calgary and COVID-19

In support of public health guidelines and with the health of our members and community in mind, CPRS Calgary will be holding off on any in-person PD sessions until further notice. As a service to members, we’ve also compiled a list of COVID-19 resources for communicators. We hope these resources will help you keep up…

Mar 11, 5-8pm: Professional Speed-Networking 2020

Attention Students: Network and learn from some of Calgary’s most esteemed public relations practitioners from a variety of industries in a speed-dating style format. This event will give you the opportunity to build your network, gain insight into the public relations industry and increase your competitive advantage. **Appetizers will be provided. Cash bar available.**  …

Feb 29, 2020 PD Event: A Study in Ethics – An in-depth discussion on ethics in public relations

In honour of Global Ethics Month (February), CPRS Calgary is hosting A Study in Ethics: An in-depth discussion on ethics in public relations CPRS Calgary presents an in-depth discussion of two cases involving ethical challenges in public relations and communications practice, moderated by Sheridan McVean, APR, FCPRS. Review the ethics cases in advance and come…

Jan 29, 2020 PD Event: Politics & PR

This panel discussion will delve into the 2019 federal election to discuss how changes to the media environment – such as the effects of fake news, foreign influence and new PR strategies – impacted each campaign. We will look at specific events in the campaign – from the blackface scandal, to the issue of personal ethics…

Mar 2 & 3, 2020: 7th Annual Alberta Communications Forum in Edmonton, AB

CPRS is proud to partner with Swansea Communications to bring our partners discounts (ranging from $50 – $100) on the upcoming 7th Annual Alberta Communications Forum taking place in Edmonton, Alberta. Early Bird discount ends January 23, 2020. For more information, or to register, visit: https://www.swanseacommunications.com/conference/7th-ab-forum/