2018 World Public Relations Forum - Oslo, Norway 

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 outcome of the bidding process for the World Public Relations Forum 2018 was announced in September 2016. The Norwegian Communication Association (NCA) will be the host of the 2018 WPRF in Oslo.

The GA received outstanding bids from three continents. In the end, the GA board was convinced that Oslo is the right place for the global profession to convene in 2018. Norway shapes modernity thanks to its innovative economy, its competitiveness and its inclusive society. WPRF 2018 in Oslo will inspire communicators to address all modern communication challenges and opportunities.


World Public Relations Forum - Past editions

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 been held:

1st World Public Relations Forum, Rome, Italy, 2001

2nd World Public Relations Forum, Trieste, Italy, 2005

3rd World Public Relations Forum, Brasilia, Brazil, 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

8th World Public Relations Forum, Madrid, Spain, 2014

9th World Public Relations Forum, Toronto, Canada, 2016