Copy of news release originally issued on May 30, 2016 by the Canadian Public Relations Society
TORONTO, May 30 – The Canadian Public Relations Society (CPRS) honoured Daniel Tisch, APR, FCPRS with the 2016 Philip A. Novikoff Memorial Award. The prestigious award is presented annually to a CPRS member who contributes to the enhancement of Society and the public relations profession overall. Tisch, President and CEO of Argyle Public Relationships, received a framed certificate in front of an international audience of public relations professionals at the World Public Relations Forum in Toronto.
“It’s been an honour for me to learn from great mentors, work with wonderful colleagues in both government and business, and contribute to the professional journey of public relations in Canada and around the world. When practised with conscience and aligned with action, communication is a social good, and I admire the Canadian Public Relations Society for advancing high standards in our industry,” said Tisch.
Tisch has significantly contributed to the advancement of the public relations field in Canada as well as globally through his work with the Global Alliance for Public Relations and Communication Management (GA), a confederation of the world’s major public relations and communication management associations. Tisch was Chair of the GA from 2011-2013. His contribution to the global public relations community includes his work on several GA projects, such as the Stockholm Accords and the Melbourne Mandate. His career has included communications leadership roles in both the public and private sectors.
Daniel Tisch is also the recipient of the 2013 CPRS Award of Attainment and the 2013 CPRS Don Rennie Memorial Award for Excellence in Government Public Relations. He is an accredited member of the Society (APR) and a Fellow with the CPRS College of Fellows (FCPRS).
“Dan’s body of work as a public relations practitioner, leader and advocate is impressive and his work has left a lasting legacy for the global public relations community,” said CPRS National President, Kim Blanchette, APR. “As a CPRS member, Dan has been a tremendous ambassador for the profession and the Society.”
Established in 1989 in memory of long-time 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 Philip A. Novikoff Memorial Award is one of several noteworthy CPRS awards presented during the World Public Relations Forum in Toronto. The CPRS Major Awards recognize exceptional involvement in the public relations profession and candidates are nominated by peers.
Founded in 1948, the Canadian Public Relations Society (CPRS) is a not-for-profit organization whose members are engaged in the practice, management or teaching of public relations. Members work to maintain the highest standards and to share a uniquely Canadian experience in public relations. CPRS is a federation of more than 1,800 members across 14 Member Societies based in major cities or organized province-wide. For more information, visit our website: cprs.ca.