Canadian Women in Public Relations Announces Media and Public Relations Networking Event in Calgary

Event to be held September 8, 2016 at the Bank and Baron Pub in Calgary, AB, Canada

CALGARY, July 18, 2016 /CNW/ - The Organization of Canadian Women in Public Relations (CWPR), a new national organization, is hosting a networking reception on September 8, 2016 at the Bank and Baron Pub in Calgary, Alberta.

Following the success of the official launch reception in Vancouver, British Columbia, titled "What's Next for Women in PR," CWPR is hosting events and programs across Canada.

Moderated by Kristen Rehn Adema, Senior Communications Officer at CBC Radio-Canada, the Calgary event will bring together media and public relations professionals to share ideas, contacts and experiences, and to advocate for major issues directly affecting women working in the PR industry today. "I'm thrilled that CWPR is coming to Calgary and honoured to be a part of this important event that celebrates and unites the enterprising, innovative and change-making women of our city."

Talia Beckett Davis, Chairwoman and President at CWPR, will outline the organization's commitment to provide a network for women to thrive earlier in their careers and to strengthen the capabilities of established leaders in the PR industry. "The organization is an important source of information for women in the field, a key player in the rapidly changing industry, and a global champion of women business leaders."

Event Details:

Date: September 8, 2016

Time: 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Location:  The Bank & Baron, a reclaimed pub within The Bank of Nova Scotia building, one of Alberta's most historical venues.

Cost: Members: $35, Non-Members $55, Membership + Event Ticket Bundle $335, Exhibitor Table (Includes 2 Tickets) $599


CWPR will be proactively reaching out to event partners, sponsors and PR industry leaders over the coming months to seek input into future activities. The CWPR team is committed to maintaining a high caliber of programs for members and aims to become a thought leader and influencer in the field of public relations.

Through student, individual and corporate subscriptions, CWPR members have access to online courses, resources, case studies and networking opportunities.

About CWPR:

The Organization of Canadian Women in Public Relations (CWPR) Ltd. is the only industry organization across Canada focused on shaping women in the field of public relations, and the only organization focused on discussing the industry's key professional interests for women in one setting. CWPR was founded in 2015 and is headquartered in Vancouver, British Columbia with networks across Canada.


SOURCE The Organization of Canadian Women in Public Relations

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