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So You Think You Can Pitch?
Thu, 11 May 2017, 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM MDT
Bring your pitching ‘A-game’ and join the Mount Royal University Public Relations Alumni Chapter for a fun and interactive fundraiser and social from 5:30 – 8:30 pm on May 11, 2017 at The Hub (formerly The Liberty Lounge).
Attendees will be broken up into small teams and given a scenario to creatively pitch to a panel of esteemed judges. Judges will provide feedback and insight into the art of the pitch to each team, then all attendees can vote on their favourite pitches by providing donations. All donations collected will go towards the Robertson/Wood Public Relations scholarship.
The esteemed judging panel features:
Ray is the Director of the Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Mount Royal. With 25 years experience in high-tech innovation, he has worked with Research in Motion and was the President and CEO of Rapid Mind. Inc.
John Larsen is the general manager of Edelman Calgary as well as executive vice president and national practice lead, crisis and reputation risk for the firm.
Shauna is the Principal and Founder of Brookline Public Relations Inc., one of Canada's leading boutique PR agencies.
With over 20 years experience, Janice is an experienced public relations practitioner with proven planning, implementation and evaluation skills in the areas of corporate communication, employee communication, media relations, and community relations.
Joshua Smith is the Communications and Community Investment Advisor with Enbridge (formerly Spectra Energy) supporting Internal and External Affairs for the company’s western Canadian operations.
Get your pitch on, mingle with your fellow PR Alumni and be prepared for a FREE and fun night supporting a great scholarship! Light appetizers and cash bar provided.