About the WPRF

The World Public Relations Forum (WPRF) is the most diverse public relations and communications forum in the world, where industry experts meet to discuss the profession and redefine its future. The previous editions were held in Rome (2001), Trieste (2004), Brasilia (2006), Cape Town (2007), London (2008), Stockholm (2010), Melbourne (2012) and Madrid (2014). Toronto was chosen as the host city for the 2016 WPRF and will be hosted by the Canadian Public Relations Society (CPRS) and the Global Alliance for Public Relations and Communication Management (GA).

About CPRS

Founded in 1948, the Canadian Public Relations Society (CPRS) is a not-for-profit organization whose members are engaged in the practice, management or teaching of public relations. Members work to maintain the highest standards and to share a uniquely Canadian experience in public relations. CPRS is a federation of more than 1,500 members across 14 Member Societies based in major cities or organized province-wide. For more information, visit

About the Global Alliance

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.


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