Global PR Summit Canada 7

1-2 December, Toronto


Global PR Summit Canada 7


1-2 December, Toronto

About the Event

Welcome to the seventh (and biggest edition) of Canada’s leading PR event!

With 30+ industry leading speakers, over 5 hours of engaging discussions, electrifying keynotes on the most important global PR trends and interactive networking with over 200 Canadian PR professionals, attending the Global PR Summit Canada 7 will help you gain valuable insights on the trends, challenges and opportunities in Canada’s communications industry.

‼️Grab your 2 for 1 ticket and join us in Toronto. Sign up now for our sale on May 20th.‼️

Key themes of the Summit:

  • Why trust is vital to your organization
  • Adopting a 'diversity first' practice in PR
  • Crisis leadership for the new reality
  • Employee engagement in a disconnected workplace
  • The power of PR storytelling

Why attend?

  • Utilize the power of PR to drive positive change
  • Lead the way on diversity and inclusion
  • Sharpen your reputation management in a post-pandemic future
  • Re-engage your employees post-COVID
  • Use data to create a more cohesive PR strategy
  • Create authentic content in a world of information overload
  • Identify the massive PR trends in 2023 and beyond.






Facts & Figures

  • Over 1500 PR professionals in the past six years have attended the Canadian edition of the Global PR Summit, including representatives from: Cadillac Fairview, Canada Goose, Invest in Canada, Merck, Bell Media, EY, Veritas Communications, AbbVie, Region of Peel, Foresters Financial, Government of Canada, Purolator, Elections Canada, Sobeys, Capital One, Canadian Tire Corporation, Maple Leaf Foods, Morneau Shepell, Canadian Bankers Association, Scarborough Health Network, Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI) , Hydro-Québec, City of Brampton, Royal Ontario , Boehringer Ingelheim, Canadian Red Cross, Department of National Defense, University of Waterloo , Sun Life Financial, RBC, McCain Foods, Innovate BC, Export Development Canada, Ryerson University, Medtronic, CIBC Mellon Global Securities Services Company, Travel Alberta….
  • The first ever edition of the Global PR Summit Canada was held in Montréal in 2016. 
  • With annual editions in 20+ countries around the world, the Global PR Summit is one of the world's leading events on the latest trends and challenges in public relations and communications.


Sheri Morgan PepsiCo Foods Canada

Christine Faulhaber Faulhaber Communications

Bjorn Trowery Facebook

Brian Rosevear Edelman

Cam Gordon Twitter Canada

Jennifer Stein APEX Public Relations

Andy Fuller University of Notre Dame

Reyhana Patel Islamic Relief Canada

Colleen Young Online Community Director, Mayo Clinic Connect

Shaila Manyam BCW Global

Roanne Argyle Argyle

Ashley Korte Equifax

Sheryl So Stripe

Dave Bauer Amazon Canada Operations

Maliha Aqeel PMP, SCMP, MC The Ideas Collective

Rohini Mukherji NARRATIVE PR

Lisa Pasquin Craft Public Relations

Sarah Brown Marriott International

Sozan Mirawdaly

Renee Weekes Duncan Rogers

Solenne Marchal Lafeytaud L'Oreal Canada

Farrell Hall, CHRL 9 Story Media Group

Alicia Pereira Ontario Centre of Innovation

Sandra Chiovitti SickKids Foundation

Mubashira Nusrat Farooqi PRovoke Media's Inaugural Young Changemakers Award Recipient

Prasanna Ranganathan Shopify

Leanne James Weber Shandwick

Victoria Gibson McCain Foods

Mary Lowe Restaurant Brands International

Maxine McDonald Co-Founder & Chair, Code Black Communicator Network

Gail Strachan, MCM, APR Co-Founder Antiracism in PR & The Ubora Network



Registration and Morning Coffee


Building Trust in the New Reality: How to Do It Right
Dave Bauer, Head of External Communications, Amazon Canada Operations


The Importance of Communicating Your Purpose and Encouraging Consumers to Join Your Mission
Solenne Marchal Lafeytaud, Chief Corporate Affairs Officer, L'Oreal Canada


Interactive Panel Discussion: What Keeps PR People Up At Night
Jennifer Stein, Senior Vice President, APEX Public Relations
Roanne Argyle, Senior Vice President, Corporate & Public Affairs, Argyle PR
Sheri Morgan, ABC, Head of Communications, PepsiCo Foods Canada
Alicia Pereira, Director of Communications, Ontario Centre of Innovation
Sandra Chiovitti, Director of Public Relations, SickKids Foundation
Reyhana Patel, Director, Communications and Government Relations, Islamic Relief Canada


Lunch for Speakers and Delegates


What Every Communicator Needs to Know About Inclusive Content
Prasanna Ranganathan, Head of Diversity and Belonging, Shopify


Interactive Panel Discussion: Diversity and Inclusion - How to Do It Right
Renee Weekes Duncan, Communications Lead, D&I and Culture, Rogers & Co-founder of Code Black Communicator Network
Rohini Mukherji, Vice President, NARRATIVE PR
Sozan Mirawdaly, Award-Winning Journalist & Branded Content Strategist
Farrell Hall, CHRL, Chief Inclusion Officer, 9 Story Media Group
Mubashira Nusrat Farooqi, PRovoke Media's Inaugural Young Changemakers Award Recipient, Colour Me PR Podcast Host, VP - Volunteer Services at IABC/Toronto


Networking Break


Adjust Your Crisis Communications Strategy For the New Reality
Shaila Manyam, Senior Vice President, Client Lead and Senior Director, Public Affairs & Crisis, BCW Global


Preparing for the Impossible: Crisis Communications in an Age of Cybercrime
Ashley Korte, Senior Director, Global Crisis Management, Equifax


Preparing Your Spokespeople For Crisis in the New Reality
Sarah Brown, Director, Corporate Media Relations, Marriott International

17.00 End of Day One

Morning Coffee


The Power of Purpose: “Remodeling” Your Communications Strategy For the New Reality
Mary Lowe,Vice President, Public Affairs at Restaurant Brands International


The Art of Building: Creating a Communications Strategy in an Evolving PR landscape
Sheryl So, Head, Product Communications, Stripe


Interactive Panel Discussion: Attracting the Right Talent in A Disconnected Workplace
Gail Strachan, MCM, APR, Equitable Workforce Strategy Design | Culture Disruptor | Thought Leader | Co-Founder Antiracism in PR & The Ubora Network
Victoria Gibson, Vice President, Global Communications, McCain Foods
Cam Gordon, Head of Communications, Twitter Canada
Maliha Aqeel PMP, SCMP, MC, Founder and CEO, The Ideas Collective
Leanne James, HR Lead Canada, Weber Shandwick & Board Member, CCDI


Lunch for Speakers and Delegates


Why Storytelling Matters Now More than Ever
Andy Fuller, Director of Strategic Content, University of Notre Dame


 Creating Deeper Online Relationships with Your Customers
Colleen Young, Community Director, Mayo Clinic Connect, Mayo Clinic


Communications in the Metaverse: A Closer look at the Opportunities the Metaverse Yields for Brand Management and Communications
Bjorn Trowery, Consumer Communications & Brand PR, Facebook


Networking and Refreshment Break


How Data is Transforming the PR Industry
Speaker TBC


Interactive Panel Discussion: 2023 Public Relations Predictions: Top Trends You Need to Know About
Maxine McDonald, Vice President, Media Profile and Co-Founder & Chair, Code Black Communicator Network
Lisa Pasquin, President, Craft Public Relations
Brian Rosevear, Senior Vice President, Brand Practice, Edelman
Christine Faulhaber, President & CEO, Faulhaber Communications


End of Global PR Summit Canada 7

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