Events

2019 Schedule of Events
Please check back for updates.

CPRS National also hosts a series of webinars throughout the year. Visit cprs.ca/learn to register for upcoming sessions.

September – Speaker Series
Date: Sept. 20, 2019, 12pm-1pm
Topic: Foot in Both Worlds
Guest Speaker: Marlaena Mann & Robert Doane, Carrier Sekani Family Services
Location: RDFFG Boardroom (155 George St., Prince George) OR via livestreaming

October – Fall Social
Date: Oct. 2, 2019
Time: Starting at 4:30 p.m.
Location: Twisted Cork (1157 5th Ave, Prince George)

November – Deep Dive: PR Under Fire
Date: Nov. 1, 2019, 12pm-1pm
A phone/webinar facilitated discussion to dive into solutions to public relations challenges. More details coming soon.

Previous 2019 Events

June – CPRS National Conference – Evolving Expectations
June 16-18, 2019
Location: Edmonton

May – Building Blocks Conference
May 3, 2019 in Prince George
Conference: 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. at the RDFFG boardroom (155 George Street)
Social: 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. at the Grand Trunk Tavern (2005 Hwy 97 S)

April – Lunch & Learn
Date: April 12, 2019, 12pm-1:30pm
Topic: PR and Crisis
Guest Speaker: Alyson Gourley-Cramer, College of New Caledonia
Location: RDFFG Boardroom (155 George St., Prince George) OR via livestreaming

February – Deep Dive: Social Media & Content Creation
Feb. 22, 2019, 12pm-1pm
A phone/webinar facilitated discussion to dive into solutions to public relations challenges.

February – Winter Blues Party
Feb. 2, 2019
5:30pm – Dinner at the Copper Pig
7:30pm – Cold Snap Concert at the Ramada
Note: This replaces our 2018 Christmas Party!

January – Lunch & Learn
Date: Jan. 11, 2019, 12pm-1pm
Topic: Making your message POP online – communicating well on social media
Guest Speaker: Camille MacDonald, Pop Media
Location: RDFFG Boardroom (155 George St., Prince George) OR via livestreaming


Past Events

Nov. 30, 2018 (Online Webinar)
Webinar: The Intersection of Communications and Engagement
Time: 12 pm – 1 pm
Location: Online (CPRS members only)
Cost: Free. Email cprsnl@gmail.com to register.

July 27, 2018 (Prince George)
CPRSNL Social Evening
Time: 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Location: Crossroads Brewing (508 George St.)

June 21-22, 2018 (Prince George) June 21: Building Blocks Networking Night at Trench Brewing & Distillery Time: 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Location: Trench Brewing and Distilling, 399 2nd Ave, Prince George, BC (appies included!)

June 21-22: Building Blocks Conference & Annual General Meeting
Date: June 22, 2018 Time: 8:30 am – 4:00 pm Location: Regional District of Fraser-Fort George Boardroom, 155 George Street, Prince George Fee: $79 for CPRSNL members, $99 for non-members (covers registration, reception on June 21 and lunch on June 22)

May 27-29, 2018 (Charlottetown, PEI)
CPRS National Conference
Learn more: cprs.ca/prodev/conference

April 20, 2018 (Prince George)
Lunch & Learn: Rebranding a City – Lessons Learned Along the Way
Speaker: Amy Reid, Economic Development Officer, City of Quesnel Location: Regional District of Fraser-Fort George, Boardroom, Prince George

March 20, 2018 (Prince George)
CPRSNL Social Evening
When: 5:30 p.m. Location: Crossroads Brewing (508 George St.)

February 23, 2018 (Prince George)
Lunch & Learn: PR From a First Nations Perspective
Speakers: Dolleen Logan, Councilor, Lheidli T’enneh First Nation Derek Orr, Business Development Manager, Carrier Lumber Ltd. Location: Regional District of Fraser-Fort George, Boardroom, Prince George

January 19, 2018 (Prince George)
Lunch & Learn: The Small Town P.R. Playbook
Speaker: Joel McKay, CEO, Northern Development Initiative Trust Location: Northern Development Initiative Trust, Prince George

December 1, 2017 (Prince George)
CPRSNL Christmas Party
Location: 309 Nicholson Street South

November 17, 2017 (Prince George)
CPRSNL Social Evening
Location: Kask Taproom (1230 4th Avenue)

October 27, 2017 (Kelowna)
Lunch & Learn: What Gets Measured, Gets Managed (Inbound Link Tracking Workshop)
Speaker: Timothy Lynch, Principal, TLL Marketing

October 16, 2017 (Prince George)
Lunch & Learn: Writing Engaging Content
Speaker: Gary Stephens Ross

June 22, 2017 (Prince George)
CPRSNL Annual General Meeting

November 28, 2014
Move Up Prince George
Speaker: Christina Doll, Initiative Prince George

October 17, 2014
Communications during an Environmental Assessment Joint Review Panel Public Hearing Process
Speaker: Dave Conway, BC Hydro

April 28, 2014
Building Blocks
Speakers:
Jeremy Berry, APR, DComm, Associate Professor, Public Relations Program, Faculty of Communication Studies, Mount Royal University
Ivan Giesbrecht, Communications Manager for Northern Gateway Pipelines

March 26, 2014
Lunch & Learn: Future-proof your web presence
Speaker: Rosemary Dolman, Lead, Web Development, Northern Health

February 26, 2014
Lunch & Learn: RCMP media experiences
Speakers: Superintendent Eric Stubbs and Corporal Craig Douglass

January 20, 2014
Lunch & Learn: Communicating for a national non-profit
Speaker: Amy Erickson, Canadian Blood Services

November 22, 2013
Lunch & Learn: First Nations Communications
Speakers: Shelly Burich, Communications Manager, Cariboo Regional District; Kevin Brown, KB Communications

October 24, 2013
Lunch & Learn: Social media with Garth Frizzell
Speaker: Garth Frizzell, PG resident, UNBC Research Partnership and Innovation Officer, Prince George City Councillor

September 18, 2013
Season kick-off event and pub night
Speaker: Eoin Foley, co-owner, Nancy O’s

May 30, 2013
Annual General Meeting;
Mini presentation by Alyson Gourley-Cramer: Volunteer opportunities with the 2015 Canada Winter Games

May 15, 2013
Media Panel
A Q&A session with a selection of our regional media.

April 26, 2013
Building Blocks
Speakers:
Kemp Edmonds, Hootsuite – The current state of social media
Jessica Quinn, Northern Health – Engaging a Healthier Life: Social Media in Health Promotion
Richard Truscott, CPRS National President – Navigating through effective government-stakeholder relationships

March 22, 2013
Topic: STOP HIV/AIDS Pilot Project
Speakers:
Steve Raper, Northern Health
Joanne MacDonald, Northern Health
Mike Doran, Splash Media

February 13, 2013
Speaker: Shauna Harper, online marketing & internal communications strategist, Liveworkpg.com
Topic: Sharing your message online

January 18, 2013
Topic: Marketing Prince George
Speaker: Heather Oland, CEO of Initiatives Prince George

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