TORONTO, May 5, 2016 /CNW/ - The Canadian Public Relations Society (CPRS), in collaboration with the Global Alliance for Public Relations and Communication Management (GA), will bring the ninth World Public Relations Forum to Toronto May 29-31, for its North American debut, where hundreds of international delegates will meet to discuss the value and importance of effective Communication Across Cultures.
This signature event of the Global Alliance has been a driving force of change in the industry since its inception in 2001 and serves as a significant opportunity for participants to network and exchange knowledge with top public relations practitioners from around the world.
Members of the media are invited to participate in the WPRF and will have the opportunity to interview Forum speakers in a dedicated media room.
A Quality Program with Exceptional Speakers
For the 2016 World PR Forum, the CPRS and GA have assembled an outstanding group of speakers, including seven special guests who will present keynote speeches:
The three-day program will also include:
To see the Forum's complete program, view the full downloadable schedule now.
Meet Your WPRF Master of Ceremonies
This year's WPRF MC will be Canadian television personality, and proud CPRS Member, Catherine Clark. A respected Canadian broadcaster and long-time fixture on national television, Clark is the perfect choice to host the Forum.
Three Evening Events Celebrating our Delegates and Host City
The WPRF Breaks the Ice. Delegates will bump elbows at Toronto's iconic Hockey Hall of Fame, while perusing the world's largest collection of hockey memorabilia, including the Stanley Cup.
Embarking on #NewRelationShips. Delegates will swap dress shoes for deck shoes and celebrate #NewRelationShips at the Royal Canadian Yacht Club's Island Clubhouse, located on the Toronto Islands.
An Evening of Excellence, Celebrating the Best of Canadian and International Communications. Closing out the Forum the industry will celebrate in style at a black-tie gala dinner honouring the recipients of both the GA's COMM PRIX and CPRS Awards of Excellence.
Thank You to our Partners for Their Generous Support:
About the Canadian Public Relations Society
Founded in 1948, the Canadian Public Relations Society (CPRS) is a not-for-profit organization whose members are engaged in the practice, management or teaching of public relations. Members work to maintain the highest standards and to share a uniquely Canadian experience in public relations. CPRS is a federation of more than 1,800 members across 14 Member Societies based in major cities or organized province-wide.
About the Global Alliance
The Global Alliance for PR and Communication Management is the confederation of the world's major public relations and communication management associations and institutions, representing 160,000 practitioners and academics around the world. The Global Alliance's mission is to unify the public relations profession, raise professional standards all over the world, share knowledge for the benefit of its members and be the global voice for public relations in the public interest.
SOURCE Canadian Public Relations Society