We host local events that are open to everyone. Network with other public relations professionals and learn about new trends and specialized skills.


Access tested and true templates and samples you can put into action in your organization. Read thought pieces that will elevate your thinking and approach to your career and work.


Whether you’re a communications student, between jobs, or new to town, volunteering with CPRS is a great way to boost your résumé or expand your scope of practice.

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Who we are

We are a membership organization comprised of public relations and communications management experts.

Our members include:

Public Relations Directors
Social Media specialists
Content Strategists
Communications Coordinators

Upcoming events

#CPRSOttconnect Season Opener

The Future of Public Relations – October 16, 2017

Behind the PR Scenes

Go behind the scenes with Guy Laflamme, Executive Director of Ottawa 2017, as he presents the challenges and triumphs of Ottawa’s Canada 150 campaign. – November 14, 2017

PR Road Trip

PR Road Trip

Student members and young professionals are invited to go on a PR road trip to get the scoop from insiders on their daily communications activities.

PR Holiday Party

The chapter’s festive gathering offers a chance to unwind and celebrate the holiday season with Ottawa’s professional PR community. Cheers to your 2017 accomplishments!

PR in the Pub

This speed-networking PD session is designed to help students and young PR pros engage with a wide cross-section of public relations professionals.

PR Boot Camp

PR Boot Camp

Get the most out of 2018 by learning some new skills and tools at PR Boot Camp.

Navigate your PR career

Calling all PR students, young professionals and seasoned practitioners, this PD session is designed to offer insight into your next PR career move!

Coffee and PR

Take a PR coffee break and catch up with communications colleagues during this exclusive PD session.

PR 613

PR 613

PR 613 will feature communications practitioners who lead PR campaigns in the National Capital Region.


We’re #CPRSproud to welcome and celebrate new and returning members during Membership Month 2018.

Health Care PR

Health Care PR practitioners, keep an eye out for an event created especially for you.

AGM and Season Closer

Annual General Meeting and Season Closer

Celebrate the chapter’s achievements over the past year, and come help chart the direction for the upcoming season.

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