2019 National Conference


Each year, the CPRS National Conference welcomes hundreds of delegates from across Canada. Featuring a combination of keynote speakers, parallel workshops, panel discussions and evening activities, its primary goal is to further professional development in the field of public relations, and provide networking opportunities with many top Canadian practitioners.

This year’s Conference takes place at Edmonton's Fairmont Hotel Macdonald, between June 16-18, and will feature

  • The who’s who of public relations and communication professionals from across the country gathering to discuss a wide range of topics inspired by our theme: Evolving Expectations;
  • The chance to connect with influential CPRS members representing various sectors of the communications industry;
  • Workshops, research and panel discussions on emerging trends and findings from leading Canadian experts; 
  • The opportunity to help influence and shape the future of Canadian public relations and communications;
  • Sponsors and exhibitors showcasing innovative products and services to help you deliver results for clients / employees;
  • A celebration of CPRS Major Award and National Award of Excellence winners, as well, the newest members of the College of Fellows, APR recipients and successful PRK exam writers;
  • The chance to experience everything Alberta’s capital has to offer, while enjoying the state-of-the-art amenities of our host hotel, Fairmont Hotel Macdonald, Edmonton’s only four-diamond Chateau on the River and one of the city’s most sought-after locations

But don't just take our word for it, read why you should attend from some of last year’s delegates:

Connexions 2018 – What’s in it for me – Rod Stanley, APR, FCPRS
#CPRS2018 Workshops: where ideas come from! – Erinor Jacob-Levine
Connexions 2018: What's in a name? – Wayne Knorr, APR

Don’t miss all this (and more!) at Evolving Expectations, the 2019 CPRS National Conference, June 16-18, in Edmonton.