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.


Meltwater With offices in Toronto, Vancouver, and Montreal, Meltwater is a leader in the media intelligence space in the Canadian market, and has been recognized as a Great Place to Work for the last two years running. Its media monitoring capabilities have recently expanded to include the ability to monitor broadcast media alongside print, online, and social coverage (including Instagram). Meltwater’s media outreach tools help clients find the most relevant journalists to contact, and distribute press releases and wire releases directly from the Meltwater platform. To understand the true effectiveness of those releases, reporting features have been developed that look at the pickup and impact of each release sent, including the amount of traffic referred back to your website as a result of your PR outreach. Visit meltwater.com to learn more about the services we offer our 1000+ Canadian clients, and about Meltwater’s expansion plans in Canada in 2018!

NATIONAL Public Relations

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

Fifth Story is a unique Content Marketing Solutions Company offering full in-house strategy, creative, production, distribution and measurement services under one roof; making us an efficient and cost effective, high quality partner. Our team is comprised of industry leaders in production, creative, strategy, media relations, digital, social, mobile, broadcast, publishing, video, measurement and analysis. We work with all types of agencies and clients directly, across nearly every business category. We are firm believers that bringing all partners and stakeholders to the table creates the best possible results.

Fifth Story powers Media Ratings Points (MRP), a measurement and analysis tool used by leading marketing and communications professionals in Canada. Under the guidance of the Canadian Public Relations Society (CPRS), the dynamic platform provides a standardized way to measure earned, paid, shared and owned media


Cision (NYSE: CISN) is a leading global provider of software that empowers marketing communications professionals to identify key influencers, craft and distribute strategic content, and measure meaningful impact. For more information about its award-winning products and services, including the Cision Communications Cloud™, visit www.cision.ca and follow Cision on Twitter @CNWGroup.

Leger Marketing

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.

TORCHIA Communications is a trusted partner to organizations seeking Public Relations programs that nurture strong stakeholder relationships and long-term value. The Torchia team is committed to customer service, proactive counsel, measurement and demonstrating the role Public Relations plays in the success of our clients – but also society as a whole. The agency’s edge lies in its people, corporate culture and commitment to the profession. Torchia Communications delivers integrated and ad-hoc PR programs/services to leading organizations – small and large. The Agency also owns and operates Centrik Translations, a wholly-owned and Quebec-based translations division that has successfully completed thousands of translation assignments in virtually every language and sector. For more information, visit torchiacom.com and centriktranslations.com.