Sponsors and Exhibitors

Thank you to this year's sponsors!
Gold Sponsors

7–Eleven, Inc. is the premier name and largest chain in the convenience-retailing industry. Based in Irving, Texas, 7–Eleven operates, franchises and/or licenses more than 70,000 stores in 17 countries, including 11,800 in North America. To learn more about 7-Eleven in Canada visit 7-eleven.ca.

7-Eleven, Inc is sponsor of the 2020 CPRS President's Award for Outstanding Public Relations and Communications Management.

Master of Communications Management (MCM) program, Canada’s leading graduate degree for professional communicators and creative professionals!

Our unique program, delivered in partnership between McMaster University and Syracuse University, allows executives, educators, and entrepreneurs to earn a world-class education while continuing to earn a living.

We value collaboration over competition, providing our students with the opportunity to balance work and life while building a powerful network of friends and colleagues that will last a lifetime. That’s the MCM advantage.

Silver Sponsor

Notified is a truly unique platform for PR and marketing -- monitoring, publishing and measurement, all in one place. It delivers deeper, more actionable insights from social data and earned media, and brings the entire communications workflow into a single platform. 
Founded in 2010, Notified quickly became the disruptor in Sweden and across the Nordics. From the beginning, our goal has remained the same: to help PR pros build stronger brands and be more successful with their campaigns. Notified is part of Intrado Digital Media. 
Follow us on Twitter @Notifed and visit our website at www.notified.com

Bronze Sponsor

NATIONAL Public Relations connects clients to the people who matter most; delivering the right message, at the right time. Grounded in research, insight and deep sector understanding, we bring together teams of discipline experts from across our network to provide creative communications solutions that move people in thought and actions. For over 40 years, NATIONAL has been at the centre of issues and industries that matter, leading change for today and tomorrow.
NATIONAL is Canada's leading public relations firm, servicing clients across a wide range of sectors, with offices in Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal, Quebec City, Saint John, Halifax and St. John's. NATIONAL’s service offering also includes NATIONAL Capital Markets, the industry’s foremost investor relations and financial services communications practice. NATIONAL Public Relations is an AVENIR GLOBAL company, among the top 15 largest communication firms in the world with offices in 24 locations across Canada, the U.S., Europe and the Middle East, and part of RES PUBLICA Consulting Group. NATIONAL is affiliated internationally with public relations firm Burson Cohn & Wolfe (BCW), a WPP company. For more information about NATIONAL, please visit our website or you can follow us on Twitter.
At Earnscliffe, we bring together a team of the most experienced principals from across Canada with diverse skills and backgrounds to meet the unique needs of our clients. Integrated services combine the best of our strategic communications and government relations expertise to address our clients’ most complex challenges.
In-kind sponsors

For more than 40 years, Argyle has been chosen by the world’s biggest brands, put big ideas onto the public agenda, and grown to become one of North America’s largest and most acclaimed independent communications and engagement firms.

The Argyle team digs deeper – first, to understand your business goals and challenges, and then to bring breakthrough creativity to help you manage risks and seize opportunities through engagement and communication.

As a management-owned firm driven by our craft, we’re known for more creativity, customized service, team stability, senior-level relationships and better value than our multinational competitors.

Our clients span many sectors, including finance, technology, health care, agri-food, travel, professional services, infrastructure, government, non-profits and many more.

We have 100+ full-time professionals in major cities across the continent – all driven by our corporate purpose: communicating truth and earning trust – two imperatives for every organization’s success.

With Argyle at your side, you will communicate with confidence. Learn more at https://argylepr.com/


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Association Sponsors
For leaders responsible for managing, protecting and building organizations and brands, Proof Strategies is a public relations and communications partner that “asks better questions” to create insight, grow trust and achieve success. Founded in 1994 and now with close to 300 awards for client work and industry leadership, the independently owned Proof family of companies have more than 200 team members in offices in Toronto, Montréal, Ottawa and Washington, DC. Proof Strategies collaborates with independently owned WE Communications (formerly Waggener Edstrom), reaching more than 100 additional international markets.