CPRS National Sponsors

The Canadian Public Relations Society Gratefully acknowledges the sponsorship support provided by these partner organizations.

For more information, please contact Karen Dalton, Executive Director, Professional Development and Partnerships. kdalton@cprs.ca 416-239-7034.

CNW Group

Platinum Sponsor

CNW Group is the nation’s number one resource for time-critical news and information from more than 10,000 sources coast to coast and around the world. Public companies, associations, unions, not-for-profits, municipal, provincial and federal governments all rely on CNW Group’s unique multi-media communication services and networks to effectively send their messages to newsrooms, the financial community and the public.


Platinum Sponsor

Marketwired™ is a social communications leader offering best-in-class news distribution and reporting and state-of-the-art social media monitoring and analytics. Founded in 1983, Marketwired has always been a company of firsts- first to deliver news releases automatically to registered recipients and first to provide a multi-featured desktop client interface. We put the power of influence to work for our clients—integrating search engine insight and social media intelligence into press release distribution on one convenient social communications platform.


Platinum Sponsor

Infomart, a division of Postmedia Network Inc., is Canada's leading media insights consultancy offering media monitoring services, research, content solutions and corporate data.

NATIONAL Public Relations

Platinum Sponsor

NATIONAL Public Relations is the largest public relations consultancy in Canada with offices in Victoria, Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal, Quebec City, Saint John, Halifax, St. John’s, New York and London. The Firm serves leading corporate, government and institutional clients and offers the full range of communications services.

News Canada

Platinum Sponsor

Fifth Story, a News Canada company, has over 30 years of experience in storytelling, and specializes in the five key elements of content marketing – insights, production, distribution, measurement and analysis. We help communications professionals engage their target audiences through compelling, multi-platform content, and amplify their key messages through paid, earned and owned channels. Discover our work and solutions at fifthstory.com.


Gold Sponsor

Cision offers PR and marketing professionals an all-in-one platform for engaging, monitoring and analysing traditional media and social media channels across Canada. A seamless solution that has been designed by PR professionals for PR professionals, CisionPoint provides instant access to important data and insights that will help you can make better decisions and improve campaign performance.

The Canadian Institute

Gold Sponsor

For over 25 years, events produced by The Canadian Institute have provided the business intelligence that Canadian decision-makers need to respond to challenges here at home, and around the world. A unique organization, The Canadian Institute is staffed by industry specialists, lawyers and other professionals. The Canadian Institute operates as a think tank, monitoring trends and developments in all major industry sectors, the law, and public policy, with a view to providing information on the leading edge.

Leger Marketing

Silver Sponsor

LEGER MARKETING is the largest independent communications and marketing research company in Canada with offices in Montreal, Toronto, Calgary, Edmonton, Quebec City and Winnipeg, and Philadelphia in the United States. Leger offers a full range of custom and syndicated research services using both qualitative and quantitative methodologies.

Business Wire

Silver Sponsor

Business Wire, a Berkshire Hathaway company, provides press release and multimedia delivery into news editorial systems worldwide. Choose from hundreds of industry and geographic circuits - we'll optimize press release content for search engines, post to thousands of websites and add social media sharing functionality. And, our innovative online newsroom hosting services and measurement reports provide additional communications tools. Learn more at BusinessWire.com and the BusinessWired blog; follow updates on Twitter: @businesswire or on Facebook.

Master of Arts in Communications and Technology

Bronze Sponsor

The Master of Arts in Communications and Technology (University of Alberta) is the graduate degree for individuals seeking to provide reflective and informed leadership in the management and use of information and communications technologies in their organizations and fields. Study is online, part time and can be completed in two years.