Robert Simpson, President and CEO of PR Associates accepted into Forbes Agency Council

Ottawa, Ontario, September 14, 2020Robert Simpson, the President and CEO of PR Associates and the Canadian Centre for Science Communication, has been accepted into the Forbes Agency Council, an invitation-only community for owners of and executives in successful public relations, media strategy, creative, and advertising agencies.

Robert Simpson was vetted and selected by a review committee based on the depth and diversity of his experience. Criteria for acceptance include a track record of successfully impacting business growth metrics, as well as personal and professional achievements and honors.

“We are honored to welcome Robert into the community,” said Scott Gerber, founder of Forbes Councils, the collective that includes Forbes Agency Council. “Our mission with Forbes Councils is to bring together proven leaders from every industry, creating a curated, social capital-driven network that helps every member grow professionally and make an even greater impact on the business world.”

As an accepted member of the Council, Robert has access to a variety of exclusive opportunities designed to help him reach peak professional influence. He will connect and collaborate with other respected local leaders in a private forum. Robert will also be invited to work with a professional editorial team to share Robert expert insights in original business articles on, and to contribute to published Q&A panels alongside other experts.

“It is an honour to be invited to join such a prestigious community of industry experts to encourage meaningful connections and instill a value-driven model of knowledge sharing and industry expertise, says Robert Simpson, President and CEO of PR Associates. “With more than twenty years in the business, I look forward to sharing my insight to benefit those up and coming in the industry to be set up for success.”


Forbes Councils is a collective of invitation-only communities created in partnership with Forbes and the expert community builders who founded Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC). In Forbes Councils, exceptional business owners and leaders come together with the people and resources that can help them thrive.


PR Associates is an award winning public relations and training firm specializing in making the complex and technical easily understood. Our team has diverse global experience clarifying complexity, telling captivating stories, shifting mindsets and moving markets.

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