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 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/

Dec 12, 2019: CPRS & IABC Holiday Party 2019

Tis the season to be jolly! Join CPRS Calgary and IABC Calgary on Thursday, December 12th, 2019, for our annual holiday celebration. Catch-up with friends and colleagues, both new and old, as we reflect on 2019 and look to the year ahead. This annual evening will provide you with a night of casual networking with…

Dec 3, 2019 Webinar: Stress Less at Work

The workplace can be a stressful place. We are frequently asked to do more with less, change seems to be the only constant, and we are expected to adjust, adapt, and carry on. That often means an increased workload, anxiety about when the next layoff is coming, or figuring out how to lead a team…

Oct 30, 2019 Webinar: Media Mayhem – Breaking Through the Noise in 2020

Mainstream media is melting down, audiences are increasingly fragmented, digital media is taking over but is noisier than ever. How can communicators cut through the clutter? This info-packed webinar will examine: What’s the future of mainstream media? Are traditional tactics dying off? The rise of digital – can a communicator even cut through all the…