Come to our 2015 Annual General Meeting!

Notice of the Annual General Meeting of the Canadian Public Relations Society Manitoba

You’re invited to CPRS Manitoba’s Annual General Meeting on Monday, May 25 from 5:00 p.m. to 6:15 p.m.  at Manitoba Liquor and Lotteries, 830 Empress Street, Winnipeg. Join your fellow CPRS Manitoba members for the meeting and mingling afterwards at Barley Brothers, and help us wrap-up this past season’s activities and have a look-ahead at next year’s exciting plans. Register here! The 2014-2015 Annual Report is now available as a PDF here.

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Our Next Brews & PR News is April 22!

Spring is almost here and to celebrate, CPRS Manitoba is hosting the second Brews and News event at the King’s Head Pub. Meet up at this free, informal event on Wednesday, April 22nd from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. to talk about local, national and international public relations and communications issues while mingling with fellow communicators over a beer (or two!). More information is available here. Hope to see you there!

Luncheon Panel: Ebola Communications

In our globalized world, how do you effectively and accurately communicate with your audience during an international healthcare threat? At our luncheon on Thursday March 26, our expert panelists will take you through the ins and outs of communications tactics about the Ebola virus.

Our panel of local experts include Isabelle Robitaille, Communications Coordinator, Manitoba Health with the Province of Manitoba, Katherine Fox, Director of Communications for Health Sciences Centre Winnipeg, and Michelle Finley, Communications Projects Officer for the City of Winnipeg. Join us as our panelists share insights as to how the Ebola virus affected Manitobans from a local perspective and beyond. Register here today!

CPRS MB Board Member Deborah Bowers Achieves her APR!

Deborah Bowers, APR
Deborah Bowers, APR

The Manitoba Chapter of the Canadian Public Relations Society (CPRS) congratulates board member, Deborah Bowers, on achieving her Accredited in Public Relations (APR) designation through CPRS’s national accreditation program.

Earning the APR designation demonstrates professionalism and is tangible evidence to the public that you have demonstrated a high level of knowledge, skills and abilities in the area of public relations.

Again, big congrats to Deborah!

More information on how to work towards your APR designation is available on the CPRS National website.

Brews and PR News: CPRS Manitoba After-Hours Meet-up

There’s been a lot going on in Winnipeg news lately, and CPRS Manitoba thinks we need to carry on the PR conversation after-hours!

Join us for a free meet-up at the King’s Head to connect and share opinions, ideas and maybe even some insider dish. Brews and News, Gin and Spin, call it what you will — but join us on Wednesday, February 25th from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. to grab yourself a drink and talk about local current events, like the mayor’s response to the Maclean’s article, vaccination rates, the city boil-water advisory and all the other issues sure to come up in between. RSVP here!