Mary Barker, APR, FCPRS(H), LM receives the 2017 Philip A. Novikoff Memorial Award
Congratulations to our Archivist, Mary Barker, on this significant achievement. Mary was recognized for her superior and outstanding service over time as a public relations professional. This momentous occasion was celebrated by her peers on the final day of Illuminate 2017, the CPRS National Conference, May 30 in Kelowna B.C.
Established in 1989 in memory of longtime CPRS member, the late Philip A. Novikoff, the award is given to an accredited CPRS member who has furthered the standing of the public relations profession in Canada. The recipient contributes to the enhancement of CPRS and the betterment of the community.
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2017 Communicator of the Year nominations now open!
The Nova Scotia Communicator of the Year Award was created to recognize excellence in public communications and honours individuals and organizations in Nova Scotia making significant contributions to our community. Do you know of a group or individual who is making a difference in our local communications community? Nominate them, or yourself, today!
Application deadline is April 9, 2017 at 11:59 p.m.
Congratulations to Suzanne Fougere, 2016 Nova Scotia Communicator of the Year Award Recipient
The Nova Scotia Communicator of the Year award recognizes excellence in public communications and honours individuals and organizations in Nova Scotia making significant contributions to our community.
With 15 years of experience, Suzanne is a senior communications practitioner with a proven ability to conceive and deliver strategies that support organizational growth. Her diverse experience spans the practice areas of issues and reputation management, stakeholder/shareholder relations, marketing and brand strategy. She has advised clients, senior executive, government officials and boards in all facets of marketing and communications.
As Senior Director, Corporate Strategy, Marketing and Communications for Trade Centre Limited, she leads a talented team of professionals focused on marketing the new Halifax Convention Centre to the world and building community enthusiasm in the lead up to the facility’s opening in 2017. Her team’s work for brand development and client engagement has been recognized internationally.
A graduate of Mount Saint Vincent University’s Bachelor of Public Relations program, she also holds a Certificate in Marketing and is accredited by the Institute of Communications and Advertising.
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