World Public Relations Forum (WPRF)

The Global Alliance’s signature program, virtually from the organization’s inception, has been its biennial assembly of public relations and communication professionals from around the world to examine major issues affecting the profession and affected by the profession.

The World Public Relations Forum has become a unique opportunity to gather professionals with academics and students from across the world, to produce important outcomes for the advancement of the profession and share best practices.
The World Public Relations Forum has been held:
 

  • 1st World Public Relations Forum, Rome, Italy, 2001
  • 2nd World Public Relations Forum, Trieste, Italy, 2005
  • 3rd World Public Relations Forum, Brasilia, Brasil, 2006
  • 4th World Public Relations Forum, Cape Town, South Africa, 2007
  • 5th World Public Relations Forum, London, United Kingdom, 2008
  • 6th World Public Relations Forum, Stockholm, Sweden, 2010
  • 7th World Public Relations Forum, Melbourne, Australia 2012
     

The 7th World Public Relations Forum was held on November 18-20, 2012 in Melbourne, Australia. The event was hosted by the Public Relations Institute of Australia (PRIA) at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre and saw the participation of more than 800 delegates from 30 countries.

 

The 8th World Public Relations Forum will be held on September 21-23, 2014 in Madrid, Spain, hosted by Dircom, the Spanish association of communication directors.