CIPR to host live President-Elect debate

The Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) will host a public debate between candidates for President-Elect 2017 on Thursday 1 September at the CIPR's offices in Russell Square, London.

The event will begin at 6pm and will be streamed live on YouTube for the benefit of those unable to attend. Each Candidate will give a short presentation before taking questions individually. Members are encouraged submit questions from the floor or in advance by emailing the Returning Officer. Booking is available via Eventbrite.

Members are reminded that nominations for the 2016 CIPR Election close on Wednesday 31 August.

Nominations can be made to stand for:

  • President-Elect 2017 (to serve as President in 2018)
  • Honorary Treasurer 2017
  • Council members (to serve for two years from 2017

Campaigning will commence on 5 September and voting will open on 12 September. Further information on the Election is available on the CIPR website.

Notes to editors

About CIPR Elections
The CIPR is a Chartered body led by a President, who is the Chairman of the Institute and the representative of the profession in the UK. CIPR members elect a President-Elect every autumn who succeeds to the Presidency after 1 year and then serves a further year as Past President. Members also elect an Honorary Treasurer. Council elections are held every 2 years.