Spring is in the air today and it’s that time of year again: MEMBERSHIP MONTH!

CPRS Membership Month

I think back to when I originally joined CPRS as a student member and how a career in public relations seemed an achievable but distant goal. The professional development and networking opportunities I took advantage of as a student helped me move my career forward. Many of those early connections at CPRS professional development luncheons turned into invaluable resources 10 years later when my career was established. One thing that I always remind people of, both here and across Canada, is that Winnipeg is a small: everyone knows everyone. That makes our PR networks all the more important in job hunting and knowing who to ask when you need some insight into handling a new PR challenge.

With this in mind, here are FIVE reasons to join CPRS in March:

  1. Join in March and automatically receive a 12-month subscription to PRSA’s Public Relations Tactics courtesy of CPRS – a value of $79.10.
  2. One lucky new member who joins in March will win a complimentary registration for the 2017 National Conference in Kelowna – a $1,525 value!
  3. Ability to enter the National Awards program in 2017 – The deadline to apply for entry of exceptional public relations and communications management campaigns is March 6, 2017.
  4. Complimentary webinars – Monthly professional development webinars are offered as an exclusive member-only benefit;

And there’s more! Check out the full list of benefits here.

-Janine Harasymchuk

BLOG: Why join CPRS?

Join CPRS to get the full benefits of a national association dedicated to communications and public relations

Blog post by Heather Olynick, Membership Chair for CPRS Manitoba, and Communications Officer at St. Boniface Hospital Foundation.

Join CPRS in March

If you, or someone you know, have considered joining the Canadian Public Relations Society (CPRS), March is the month to do it!

It’s Membership Month at CPRS and we’re offering new members some special perks. When you join CPRS between March 1 and March 31, you’ll:

  • receive a 12-month subscription to PRSA’s Public Relations Tactics; and
  • be entered to win a complimentary registration for the World Public Relations Forum in Toronto.

Here are a few more great reasons why people join CPRS: