Welcome to CPRS Regina

Hello February, CPRS Regina and all Saskatchewan-based CPRS members!

National News

CPRS National has sent out the call out for the Awards of Excellenceand will feature transformations in 2020. Now offering a comprehensive list of 24 categories, including nine new and seven improved awards, this year’s awards will be more excellent than ever! Entry is now open and will run until March 6 at 11:59 p.m. (ET). Full details can found at www.cprs.ca/awards/awards-of-excellence.

CPRS Major Awards – While you have awards on the mind, CPRS members also can help us honour their own by submitting nominations for our Major and Special Awards. This year’s entry deadline is March 6 as well, and as always, it’s free to nominate a fellow member for making you #CPRSproud this year. Full details can be found at www.cprs.ca/MajorAwards.

Transformation 2020 – The Extra Early Bird offer is now over, but you and your fellow members can still save $235 on passes to the 2020 CPRS National conference by registering by March 2 at 11:59 p.m. (ET). This month will see the first of many programming announcements, so keep an eye out for those to find out who will be taking the Transformation stage this May.

The New Year’s only just beginning but we’re already hard at work building another great year of PD webinars. Missed the first webinar of 2020? Not to worry. 

Communicating Construction: Telling the Loud, Messy, Inconvenient Truth, presented by Amanda McCuaig, APR. Save the date: Feb. 18, 1 p.m. (ET)

Brand Protection – Where Law Meets Public Relations, presented by Colin Pendrith and Vincent Power, APR, FCPRS. Save the date: March 24, 1 p.m. (ET)

You can register through the Bill Rees Learning Centre.


Save the Date! 
Chapter News

CPRS Regina will be hosting a spring full-day PD Conference on Wednesday, April 8th!  More details to follow soon.

Sponsorship

CPRS Regina is seeking local sponsors for our Spring PD Conference. If you or your company wishes to be a sponsor, please email cprsreginapresident@gmail.com or cprsreginafinance@gmail.com . We have different levels of sponsorship opportunities that we can customize.

Call for Volunteers! 

Anyone who may be interested in gaining some hands on experience in building a one day interdisciplinary conference.

CPRS Regina is hosting a Professional Development Conference on April 7th & 8th focusing on Neuroscience & Cybersecurity. We are looking for those who want to gain hands on experience in building an exclusive pre-conference evening event and one day interprofessional conference. Those involved will be working with the CPRS Regina Board and CPRS National in building the event. Those interested should have: 

  • Energy, new ideas and a willingness to learn on the job
  • Interest in communications, policy, law, data, IT, cybersecurity, and neuroscience
  • Some previous volunteer experience
  • Are available for 2-5 hours per week with ramp up closer to the event from now until April 8th, 2020

In return, those who volunteer will receive:

  • Experience & a reference
  • Free registration for the event
  • Free one year CPRS membership 

Please note, those who like puppies, chocolate and having fun will be strongly considered!

If interested, please email cprsreginapresident@gmail.com , Michelle James.

 

On behalf of your #CPRSproud Board, we are looking forward to new learnings and relationships! 

Michelle, Natalie, Heather, and Lara