PR Associates Wins Media Relations Contract for Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) 2008 Convention

by NationTalk on February 13, 2008978 Views

VANCOUVER, Feb. 13 – Mr. Robert Simpson, president of PR Associates announced today the Company has been awarded the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada account to manage, lead and deliver the media relations for the Association’s 76th annual convention. The world’s largest mining exploration and development convention, PDAC 2008 will take place in Toronto, Canada March 2-5, 2008.

“We are excited to be working with PR Associates,” says Patricia Dillon, PDAC President. “Their unique skills as former mining journalists, communication and public relations professionals, coupled with established and trustworthy relationships with the international media made them a natural fit with the PDAC.” This year’s convention is expected to host 18,000 delegates from over 100 countries with up to 200 international media outlets represented. The convention provides the mining industry a forum to discuss issues of mutual interest and share best practices on a wide range of international issues including First Nations relations, human resources, environment, health and safety, technical and financial.

“We are honoured to work with such a dedicated and well-rounded organization,” says Simpson. “The stories coming from the mining industry are exciting and have relevance to a wide audience from large institutional investors to everyday Canadians interested in jobs, First Nations’ relationships and investment opportunities. Our team will be working hard to ensure good mining stories reach an even wider audience.”

For additional information regarding media relations or media registration please visit the PDAC media room at

PR Associates is a full-service public relations firm specializing in issues management, media relations, Aboriginal Affairs, consultation, environmental communications, crisis communications and investor communications.

For further information: Chantelle Krish, media relations manager; Robert Kirchmeier, business development manager; PR Associates, Telephone: (604) 681-1407,

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