WPRF Exhibitors

3 Anchors Inc.
BeTactiCal is an online tactics management calendar that generates content ideas and lets you plan, manage and report on all of your communications activities with one easy-to-use tool.  This newly released web-app for professional communicators connects your tactics to key goals and target audiences, and provides an online database of relevant content ideas. Save time and money by using BeTactiCal to streamline and manage all of your communications strategies and tactics in one place, with one tool.

Business Wire
Business Wire, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is the global leader in press release distribution and regulatory disclosure. Investor relations, public relations, public policy and marketing professionals rely on Business Wire to accurately distribute market-moving news and multimedia, host online newsrooms and IR websites, build content marketing platforms, generate social engagements and provide audience analysis that improves interaction with specified target markets. Founded in 1961, Business Wire is a trusted source for news organizations, journalists, investment professionals and regulatory authorities, delivering news directly into editorial systems and leading online news sources via its multi-patented simultaneous NX Network. Business Wire has 31 offices worldwide to securely meet the varying needs of communications professionals and news consumers.  In 2015, Business Wire teamed up with Al Roker Entertainment to create BizWireTV, a bi-weekly digital video news program that features the top trending news releases that cross the wire.

Cision is a leading global media intelligence company, serving the complete workflow of today’s communications, social media and content marketing professionals. By offering the industry’s most comprehensive PR and social software, rich analytics and a Global Insights team, Cision enables clients to improve their marketing and strengthen data-driven decision making. Cision also represents the Gorkana Group, PRWeb, Help a Reporter Out (HARO) and iContact brands. Headquartered in Chicago, Cision has over 100,000 customers worldwide and maintains offices in Canada, U.K., France, Germany, Portugal, Sweden, Finland and China. Follow Cision on Twitter @Cision_Canada.

CNW Group
CNW Group is the nation's number one resource for time-critical news and information from more than 10,000 sources coast to coast and around the world. Public companies, associations, unions, not-for-profits, municipal, provincial and federal governments all rely on CNW Group’s unique multi-media communication services and networks to effectively send their messages to newsrooms, the financial community and the public. The CNW Group web site is the most frequently used and most widely accessed full-text news release site in Canada. CNW Group is also a national leader in audio/video webcasting, enabling thousands of communication professionals to broadcast their news and information in real-time around the world.

CNW Group's communications technology goes well beyond electronic news distribution. CNW Group also assists its clients in achieving their goals by providing innovative services to monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of their communications, and to target their key audiences.

Critical Mention
Public relations and marketing professionals use Critical Mention, the most comprehensive real-time media monitoring and analytics platform, to search global TV, Radio, Online News & Social Media, watch video, edit and share coverage, receive real-time email alerts, build reports, instantly analyze coverage, and integrate broadcast data -- all at the speed of live TV. @criticalmention.

The Eureka.cc solution meets the informational news and business needs of organizations of all sizes. Its goal is to facilitate informed decision-making by providing relevant information to the right people at the right time. Eureka.cc was created for people who need to share or master information in order for it to be used optimally. Whether you work in the field of information, communications, marketing or public relations, Eureka.cc enables you to monitor, measure and analyze strategic information effectively.

Global Alliance for PR and Communication Management
The Global Alliance for PR and Communication Management is the confederation of the world's major public relations and communication management associations and institutions, representing 160,000 practitioners and academics around the world. The Global Alliance's mission is to unify the public relations profession, raise professional standards all over the world, share knowledge for the benefit of its members and be the global voice for public relations in the public interest.

Humber School of Media Studies & Information Technology
Humber provides a rich academic experience for its students using the latest technology and teaching methodologies to simulate real-world environments. With the largest combination of Media Arts and IT programs offered in any college in Canada, students can choose to tell their story through multiple platforms.
Award-winning faculty have advanced academic credentials and extensive industry experience allowing them to guide students to successful outcomes. Industry-focused programs provide graduates with the academic learning and hands-on experience they need to launch their careers.

LMS Prolink
LMS PROLINK is proud to be recognized as one of Canada's premiere Insurance Brokerages. LMS PROLINK is wholly Canadian owned and operated and offers unparalleled insurance coverage options to Associations, Businesses, and Individuals. It is a full service brokerage offering all commercial and personal insurance product lines as well as investment solutions. LMS PROLINK has partnered with the Canadian Public Relations Society as the exclusive provider of member insurance programs. The CPRS and LMS have worked closely to develop a comprehensive program tailored to meet the needs of CPRS members.

LUXE Modern Rentals
LUXE Rentals is Canada's largest full service provider of high-end rental furniture for the meeting and events industry. We have provided exceptional party and event rentals all over the GTA. Our events have taken us to Mississauga, Richmond Hill, North York, and of course Toronto. LUXE has over 40 years of experience collectively and it shows!

At LUXE, our quality and customer service is what we feel sets us apart from the competition…we know, EVERYONE says that right? Well, we mean it and expect our clients to hold us to it, no exceptions. If we aren’t meeting your standards, we want to hear about it, period!

Marketwired, now part of Nasdaq, provides news release distribution and reporting, influencer identification and engagement, media targeting, newsroom hosting, and a fully integrated communications platform, Marketwired Resonate. For more than 30 years Marketwired has played a pivotal role in connecting PR professionals to the people who influence their clients’ brands and businesses. Join us on Twitter (@Marketwired) and the Marketwired blog.

McLuhan & Davies Communications
McLuhan & Davies (and its affiliated company Think on Your Feet International) has successfully trained and coached business professionals for over 35 years. Our thousands of clients across North America, Europe, and Pacific-Asia have achieved measurable business success, by learning our unique processes, strategies and techniques to communicate effectively in any situation. For more information about McLuhan & Davies’ products and services, please contact us using the form below or by calling our toll-free number 1-800-862-2429 (in North America).

McMaster-Syracuse Master of Communications Management (MCM) Program
The McMaster-Syracuse Master of Communications Management (MCM) Program offers professional communicators, marketers and communications managers a unique opportunity to earn a Master's degree while continuing to work. Offered by McMaster University in partnership with with the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University, the MCM offers you the best of Canadian and American education in business administration, market research, reputation management, brand management and communications management. For more details, please visit our website at mcm.mcmaster.ca.

For large organizations to be successful, they require customized leading-edge technology combined with a highly experienced professional services team. Stop filtering through irrelevant media mentions and quickly arm your PR team with actionable insights with MediaMiser's complete media monitoring and analysis program. With MediaMiser, you can easily monitor, analyze, and share traditional or social media content OR have one of our dedicated analysts do it for you. Take your media monitoring program from good ... to GREAT with MediaMiser.

Media Rating Points (MRP®)
Media Ratings Points (MRP®) is a simple, cost effective, standardized evaluation platform aimed at organizing content coverage from a multitude of paid and unpaid platforms.  The technology enables the standardizing of both quantitative and qualitative measurements.  MRP® allows users the ability to visualize their overall brand or campaign objectives and KPIs to tell a more complete communications/marketing brand story.

Meltwater helps companies make better, more informed decisions based on insights from the outside. More than 24,000 companies use the Meltwater media intelligence platform to stay on top of billions of online conversations, extract relevant insights, and use them to strategically manage their brand and stay ahead of their competition. With 50 offices on six continents, Meltwater is dedicated to personal, global service built on local expertise. Meltwater also operates the Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology (MEST), a non-profit organization devoted to nurturing future generations of entrepreneurs. For more information, follow Meltwater on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, YouTube, or visit our website.

Royal Roads University
At Royal Roads University we challenge you to question everything, including yourself. Develop critical thinking skills while discovering tools and techniques that apply to your current position as well as your entire career. Our online and on-campus delivery method is ideal for working professionals; you don’t have to give up your life to complete your degree.

SearchReputation is a boutique agency specializing in search engine reputation management. Our founder is a 20 year veteran of web search. He was the founder of a search engine in the 1990’s and is intimately familiar with search engine algorithms.
We deliver custom solutions to your Google reputation problems. Our small team of dedicated professionals has represented a wide range of clients from business executives to individuals working in highly demanding fields. Every day we help professionals and companies take control over their particular content on the top pages of Google.

University of Alberta
The Master of Arts in Communications and Technology (MACT) at the University of Alberta offers a theoretical, historical and practical examination of communications in the era of the Internet, social media and the mobile device.  The degree is designed for working professionals who manage communications issues and practices in technology-enabled organizations. This part-time graduate degree can be completed in a minimum of two years. The University of Alberta is a Top 5 Canadian University and one of the Top 100 in the world.

Western University
Western University's Master of Media in Journalism & Communication (MMJC) program will allow graduates to move seamlessly among journalism, communications and other media careers. We have taken the best features of our journalism program – a tradition of great storytelling and ethical journalism – and added more. In addition to being able to work as journalists, graduates will be qualified for employment in a wide array of communications-related fields. And they will have the strategic thinking, content creation and media production skills needed to thrive as the media landscape changes.

WPRF Book Table
WPRF Book Table – Dozens of public relations and communications management book titles will be available at the official WPRF Book Table located across from the registration desk. Several authors and contributors will be available to sign copies of certain publications.


WPRF Partners