LAURIE MURPHY is an arts administrator and marketing and communications/PR practitioner with MARRAM, a company she started in 2015. A specialist in the creation and execution of strategic marketing and communications/public relations campaigns, she helps companies and individuals build brand and awareness. She is the Executive Director of Project Bookmark Canada, and does marketing, communications and public relations work with Pleiades Theatre, Love-In Dance Collective, and Future Tense. Murphy is an award-winning media relations practitioner, recognized for professionalism and grace under pressure. In 2018, she is a judge for the Canadian Public Relations Society National Awards for Excellence, and host of the National Conference. In her volunteerism with CPRS, she has also served as Past President of the CPRS PEI Chapter and President Elect of the CPRS Ottawa-Gatineau Chapter. @MarramMktgPR