CPRS OttawaGatineau delivers engaging and information events for the local public relations community. Events are typically held in the evening and range in format to include guest speakers, round table discussions and workshops. All of our events provide opportunities to network with and learn from local experts.

#CPRSOttconnect Season Opener

October 16, 2017

The Future of Public Relations

October 16, 2017

Join us for a presentation about the Future of PR at a critical time of rapid change for the profession.

Dan Tisch’s visit to CPRS Ottawa-Gatineau follows hot-on-the-heels of the release of his discussion paper, The Elevation of Public Relation. Commissioned by the Canadian Public Relations Society, the paper “seeks to provide an overview of some of the most notable PR trends, and to puts forward hypotheses about future opportunities and challenges facing PR professionals, organizational communication and the profession itself.”

Learning Objectives 

At the end of this professional development and networking event, you will:

  1. Understand the seven megatrends shaping PR today—for example, fake news and the empowered audience!
  2. Pinpoint solutions and skills to pursue in order to future-proof your PR career.
  3. Gain a greater appreciation for the value of belonging to a PR community that can help you grow personally and professionally.

Register now for #CPRSOttConnect: The Future of Public Relations


Dan Tisch, APR, FCPRS
President & CEO
Argyle Public Relationships


Robyn Osgood, APR

Jean Valin, APR, FCPRS

Valin Strategic Communications

Shawna Doyle





Blueprint – The Business of Relationships

Behind the PR Scenes for Ottawa 2017

Behind the PR Scenes for Ottawa 2017

November 14, 2017

Behind the scenes with Guy Laflamme, Executive Director of Ottawa 2017.

November 14, 2017

Join us behind the scenes with Guy Laflamme, Executive Director of Ottawa 2017.

Hear about what it took to organize 12 months of celebratory events and experiences. Leading a multidisciplinary team, Guy is the executive producer of a 40 million dollars year-long celebration. Programming included a variety of performing arts, sporting, social and large-scale events as well as legacy projects generating a lasting impact on the Ottawa region.

Upcoming Events for the 2017-2018 Season

  • PR Road Trip – November
  • PR Holiday Party – December
  • PR in the Pub – January
  • PR Boot Camp – February
  • Navigate Your PR Career – March
  • PR 613 – March
  • Coffee and PR – April
  • CPRS Proud – April
  • Health Care PR – May
  • AGM Season Closer – June