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May 28 – 30, 2017

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Illuminate 2017 Partners

Nasdaq, Get everything you need to power your PR and spotlight your success. Global press release distribution and webcasting to broadcast your news; media and influencer profiles to build stronger relationships; and media intelligence to see the big picture.

CNW Group (a Cision company) is the nation's number one resource for time-critical news and information from more than 10,000 sources coast to coast and around the world. Public companies, associations, unions, not-for-profits, municipal, provincial and federal governments all rely on CNW Group’s unique multi-media communication services and networks to effectively send their messages to newsrooms, the financial community and the public. The CNW Group web site is the most frequently used and most widely accessed full-text news release site in Canada.

Cision is a leading media communication technology and analytics company that enables marketers and communicators to effectively manage their earned media programs in coordination with paid and owned channels to drive business impact. As the creator of the Cision Communications Cloud™, the first-of-its-kind earned media cloud-based platform, Cision has combined cutting-edge data, analytics, technology and services into a unified communication ecosystem that brands can use to build consistent, meaningful and enduring relationships with influencers and buyers in order to amplify their marketplace influence. is a 360° media monitoring solution developed by CEDROM-SNi.

With over 12,000 sources from around the world, ensures you will be the first to know. Our expert team's mission is to facilitate the work of professionals in communications and public relations by supporting them with their strategic media monitoring activities and analyses.

With about 1800 clients in 50 industries, our solutions are used daily by thousands of people across the world. Come and visit us at our booth !

The McMaster-Syracuse Master of Communications Management (MCM) Program offers professional communicators, marketers and communications managers a unique opportunity to earn a Master's degree while continuing to work. Offered by McMaster University in partnership with with the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University, the MCM offers you the best of Canadian and American education in business administration, market research, reputation management, brand management and communications management. For more details, please visit our website at

NATIONAL Public Relations, connects clients to the people who matter most; delivering the right message, at the right time. Grounded in research, insight and deep sector understanding, we bring together teams of discipline experts from across our network to provide creative communications solutions that move people in thought and actions. For 40 years, NATIONAL has been at the centre of issues and industries that matter, leading change for today and tomorrow.

NATIONAL is Canada's leading public relations firm, servicing clients across a wide range of sectors, with offices in Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal, Quebec City, Saint John, Halifax and St. John's. The NATIONAL network also includes NATIONAL Equicom, the industry’s foremost investor relations and financial services communications practice; healthcare specialists AXON Communications, with offices in New York, Toronto, London and Copenhagen; Madano, a strategic communications consultancy based in London; and SHIFT Communications, an integrated communications agency with offices in Boston, San Francisco, New York and Austin. NATIONAL Public Relations is part of RES PUBLICA Consulting Group, and is affiliated internationally with public relations firm Burson‑Marsteller, a WPP company. For more information about NATIONAL, please visit our website or you can follow us on Twitter.

Agility PR Solutions provides media database, monitoring and analytics solutions to simplify the communications lifecycle. Since 2003, clients have trusted our tools and services to help them identify influencers, amplify messages, monitor coverage and measure results. Agility PR Solutions, a subsidiary of Innodata (NASDAQ: INOD), is dedicated to delighting every client - and we have the highest retention rates in the industry to prove it.  Visit to find out more.

Fifth Story is a unique Content Marketing Solutions Company offering full in-house strategy, creative, production, distribution and measurement services under one roof; making us an efficient and cost effective, high quality partner.  Our team is comprised of industry leaders in production, creative, strategy, media relations, digital, social, mobile, broadcast, publishing, video, measurement and analysis.  We work with all types of agencies and clients directly, across nearly every business category.  We are firm believers that bringing all partners and stakeholders to the table creates the best possible results. 

Fifth Story powers Media Ratings Points (MRP), a measurement and analysis tool used by leading marketing and communications professionals in Canada. Under the guidance of the Canadian Public Relations Society (CPRS), the dynamic platform provides a standardized way to measure earned, paid, shared and owned media.


Meltwater is thrilled to be attending the CPRS National Summit again in 2017! With offices in Toronto, Vancouver, and Montreal, Meltwater is a leader in the media intelligence space in the Canadian market, and we have been recognized as a Great Place to Work for the last two years running. In the last year, we have made many updates to benefit our Canadian client base, and we are excited to share them at Illuminate 2017. Our media monitoring capabilities have expanded to include the ability to monitor broadcast media alongside print, online, and social coverage (including Instagram). Our media outreach tools help clients find the most relevant journalists to contact, and distribute press releases and wire releases directly from the Meltwater platform. To understand the true effectiveness of those releases, we have reporting features that look at the pickup and impact of each release sent, including the amount of traffic referred back to your website as a result of your PR outreach. Please stop by our booth to learn more about the services we offer our 1000+ Canadian clients, and about Meltwater and our expansion plans in Canada in 2017!

Leger is the largest Canadian-owned polling, research and strategic marketing firm with over 600 employees in Montreal, Quebec City, Toronto, Edmonton and Calgary in Canada as well as Philadelphia in the United States.

The Canadian Press is Canada's most trusted news source and leader in providing real-time, bilingual multimedia content for online, mobile and emerging platforms. For more than 95 years, our 250+ journalists have delivered news stories, photos, graphics, audio and online video, plus news coverage from The Associated Press, to daily newspapers, radio and TV stations and websites. Clients depend on The Canadian Press for reliable, accurate and fast coverage, written and edited according to the standards set for the industry by The Canadian Press Stylebook.

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