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 U.S. Election Watch Party: Nov 3, 7-8:30pm

If you have election fever, you won’t want to miss our U.S. election watch party on November 3, 2020. It will be a game-changer no matter the outcome. We have lined up some great speakers  for this one-hour event to get you primed for the results as they roll in later in the evening. Dr.…

Accreditation Information Session: Sept 28, 4:30 – 5:30pm

Becoming an accredited public relations professional signifies excellence. Having an APR behind your name means you’re serious about your career and that you’ve committed to the highest levels of professional public relations standards. Did you know: 90% of professionals are more likely to trust organizations that hire communications and public relations professionals who have an…

Crisis Conference Brings Experts to Your Desktop: Oct 7 & 8

CPRS Calgary is proud to endorse the Virtually CRISIS Conference, hosted by the Centre for Crisis & Risk Communications, October 7 & 8, 2020. This virtual conference brings together an impressive slate of international crisis, risk communications and emergency management experts to share their experience and expertise with those who want to learn and improve…

CPRS Together Mixer: Sept 17, 4:30-6pm

Now more than ever, it’s important for us to lean into our professional relationships, to network with others who know exactly how we’re being affected by the COVID crisis and to stay in touch with friends and colleagues. As Dr. Deena Hinshaw would say “We need to remain socially connected, just in a physically distant manner.”…

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…