Take the Leap…from Good to Great! on February 29, 2012

The Canadian Public Relation Society Ottawa-Gatineau will be hosting the 3rd edition of Take the Leap…from Good to Great! on February 29, 2012  at the Ottawa Convention Centre.

What does it mean to be a leader in PR and communications …? Is it staying ahead of the curve on social media and PR techniques? Knowing your competitors? How about all of the above? Make the leap and invest in your career.

An assembly of the Nation’s Capital’s top talent and thought leaders, the event features presentations and insights from the industry’s best and brightest in the fields of public relations, crisis communications, media relations, new and social media integration—in both official languages! From detailed case studies to big-picture analysis and trends, Take the Leap  is a great place to hone skills and learn from the best in the business.

Register now for a full day of presentations, a PR discussion panel, the #PRMixer after party, and, of course, a great networking and professional development experience!

Will you make the leap? Be a leader in your own career and industry.  Register today!

Enter the #2012Leap Twitter Contest. Full rules here.

Here is the  line-up of  speakers:

Keynote Speaker
Franklin A.  Holtforster, President and CEO of MHPM Project Leaders. Over the last 20 years his firm has worked in every province and territory delivering over 5,000 projects valued at more than $5 billion.

Brad Lavigne, NDP National Campaign Director
Anick Losier, Director, Media Relations at Canada Post
Dmitri Soudas, Canadian Olympic Committee Executive
Director, Communications and former Communications Chief to the Prime Minister
Jason Patuano, Director of Communications for Eastern Canada for McDonald’s Restaurants Bruno Guglielminetti, Director of Digital Communications at National Public Relations,
Scott Hannant, former CTV Ottawa News Director;
Joseph Thornley, Founder, Thornley Fallis;
Melanie Coulson Sr. Editor, Online Ottawa Citizen.

Master of Ceremonies:  Christina Lawand, Former CBC correspondent, Manager, Stakeholder Communications at Canadian Institute for Health Information






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