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.

Cocktail Mixer & AGM – June 17, 2021

Join your CPRS colleagues for a cocktail mixing lesson and our Annual General Meeting. The evening will include a cocktail lesson (ingredients to come!), AGM program, and an update on what is happening at the national level from CPRS National President, Wayne Knorr, APR. Be sure to be online by 5p.m. so we can ensure…

The PR/GR Intersection – Seeking the Sweet Spot in Influencing Change: May 19, 11:30am – 12:30pm

Are you a public relations professional wanting to understand government relations better, or a government relations practitioner hoping to navigate public relations? Do you operate in neither of these worlds and want to learn about both? PAAC Alberta and CPRS Calgary are pleased to present a webinar that explores the intersections and similarities of these…

Keeping employees engaged during a pandemic: Apr 22, 11:30am – 12:30pm

Since the first set of COVID restrictions were implemented more than a year ago, one of the biggest challenges communicators have faced is how to keep employees engaged. Through work-from-home orders to balancing the needs of parents whose kids were/are learning online, how did employers make it work? Nutrien’s key role in the food supply…

CPRSips – discussion on current events: Apr 8 & May 13

Join us for a discussion about PR and the news. We will dissect some recent events and how they were managed. Would you have handled them differently? How are newsmakers coping with the media attention their organizations are dealing with? We are bringing this new format to CPRS Calgary members to connect and chat about…

PR by the Glass – a talk and tasting event: Mar 24

March 24, 2021 6 – 7 p.m. Via Zoom Following the success of our PR by the Pint event in May 2020, we’re bringing back a shared experience event that combines a wine tasting with a presentation and conversation with Magalie Harvey, National Public Relations Manager, Moët Hennessy brands, two of 23 houses of wines…

Student Members: Resume Round Table, Mar 1, 6-7:30pm

Internship season is right around the corner, eek! We know that one of the most daunting tasks when it comes to applying to your dream internship is your resume, so we’re here to help. CPRS Calgary’s Students Portfolio is holding a Resume Round Table where you will have the opportunity to bring your resume to…

The WE Scandal: A Study in Ethics – Feb 24

February marks the second annual Global Ethics Month, as declared by the Global Alliance for Public Relations and Communications Management. CPRS Calgary will contribute to the global initiative by holding The WE Scandal: A Study In Ethics, a case study-based workshop that presents PR-related ethical challenges for the practitioner to overcome. In June, 2020 the…

CPRS/IABC Virtual Holiday Mixer

Join your fellow IABC/CPRS Calgary members for a fun-filled holiday-themed mixer on Thursday, December 10 from 7 to 8:30 p.m.! Let’s eat, drink and be merry with the best communicators around all from the comfort of your home! Be sure to wear your favorite holiday sweater and show off your holiday spirit with a festive background…

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…