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Dave Forde

Dave “The Connector” Forde has been involved in the technology industry across Canada for over 10 years in sales and marketing roles, he launched PR In Canada, and on Profectio.

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Loyalty Management Provider AIMIA Adds 5 In Toronto

By Dave Forde / June 7, 2012

As they leave their old name (Carlson Marketing) and branding in the past and look to a new day, AIMIA announced the addition of five senior members to their team this week. Angie Kramer has recently joined Aimia as Vice President of Digital & Direct to a

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Stephen Carter Appointed As National Strategist At Hill+Hill+Knowlton Strategies Canada

By Dave Forde / June 7, 2012

Hill+Knowlton Strategies (H+K) announced that Stephen Carter has been appointed Vice President, National Director of Campaign Strategy at the public relations firm.  Stephen will be based in Calgary and his appointment is effective immediately. Stephen comes to H+K after helping to win several high-profile political battles, two of them for Alberta’s current premier. He led Alison Redford’s […]

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MAVERICK PR Prepares To Turn Lucky 13 With Big Birthday Bash

By Dave Forde / June 6, 2012

She’s got style, she’s got flare and on June 13th, Julie Rusciolelli will be looking to celebrate the anniversary of the public relations agency she started 13 years ago. We caught up with Julie at the IABC Ovation awards last week, and she was beaming with excitement to mark the milestone, and their office has been in full production mode preparing for the big night.

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Veritas Communications Gives Support To Girls 20 Summit

By Dave Forde / June 6, 2012

As the annual G(irls)20 Summit gets into full swing in Mexico City, Toronto’s Veritas Communications throws its weight behind the event and lends some PR support. With 20 women aged 18 to 20 – one from each of the G20 nations plus the African Union, the event focuses on specific ways girls and women can play central roles in economic growth in both developed and developing nations. Veritas has provided media and communications sponsorship

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DDB Public Relations Named AOR For Delivra

By Dave Forde / June 6, 2012

Delivra Inc., a Canadian scientific evidence based company has named DDB Public Relations as its PR agency of record. DDB will start work immediately on a brand-building program to raise awareness for Delivra’s unique natural skin delivery formulation desi

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Zeno Group Turns 2, Expands In Toronto

By Dave Forde / June 6, 2012

Zeno Group Canada, part of the Daniel J. Edelman group of companies recently celebrated their second year in business in Canada, and has grow to include offices in Toronto, Montreal and Vancouver.  The public relations agency has also expanded their team in Toronto with the addition of Jennifer Potvin as Senior Account Manager, Jennifer Smith as Digital Strategist

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Edelman Adds Eight In Toronto

By Dave Forde / June 5, 2012

As they get ready for a new season of business, Edelman Toronto has added eight new members to its public relations professionals. Laura Butcher joins Edelman Toronto as a Senior Account Director with the Technology practice. Laura brings with her a wealth of experience in technology public relations and media.

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2012 IABC/Toronto OVATION Awards [Pics]

By Dave Forde / May 31, 2012

We already shared with you the winners of the 2012 IABC/ Toronto OVATIONS Awards, which were held last night, and now here are a few photos of the attendees from last night: Coverage of the IABC/ Toronto OVATION Awards courtesy of mononews, the lifestyle newswire.

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2012 IABC/Toronto OVATION Awards – And The Winners Are…

By Dave Forde / May 31, 2012

The Toronto chapter of the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) held their annual OVATION Awards last night, and clients and agencies were recognized for their contributions for a year’s worth of pretty cool campaigns. Top honor went to Narrative Advocacy Media took home People’s Choice Award for its “Best Conversation Ever” campaign. The People’s Choice Award is handed out annually in recog

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