Tuesday, March 5, 2019 from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM EST
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McMaster Innovation Park 
175 Longwood Road South
Hamilton, ON L8P 0A1

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Alana Szymanski and Ailidh Gray, Student Liaisons 
CPRS Hamilton 

Effective Networking: Discover the Power of Purposeful Relationship-building

Discover how effective networking and strategic relationship-building can power your PR career success. Senior award-winning PR pros Andrea Montgomery, APR, Vice President of Redbrick Communications, and Mark Gregory, Managing Partner at Locomotion PR will share valuable insights and tips on networking, drawing from their unique experience in the public, private and agency PR and marketing communications fields.

Join fellow PR students and new practitioners at McMaster Innovation Park on Tuesday, March 5 for this informal panel discussion and Q&A. Complimentary appetizers will be provided.


  Andrea Montgomery, APR

  Vice President, Redbrick Communications                                    



Andrea is a senior communications and organizational change management professional. She is certified in change communications and accredited by the Canadian Public Relations Society. She has over 17 years experience as a trusted advisor to senior leadership and elected officials. Her experience ranges from strategic communications planning/implementation, crisis/issues management, change management, public/stakeholder consultation, and social media strategy.



  Mark Gregory

  Managing Partner, Locomotion Communications
  and Public Relations


Mark has over 25 years experience in communications planning, management, implementation and evaluation in the public and private sectors. Mark is a faculty member of McMaster University’s PR Program, and the faculty of Canada’s largest media studies programs at Humber College in Toronto. He is in the vanguard of research and the application of innovative, new communications tools and technologies and best practices in communication management. Mark is also a CPRS Mentor of the Year.