How to Handle a Crisis: The Media, AGIs and Tenant Actions

Date and Time: Mar 7, 2019 8:00am to Mar 7, 2019 12:00pm

Location: Old Mill Inn, Toronto

FRPO is pleased to host a seminar focused on media relations and tenant communications. This seminar will strengthen members’ knowledge and skills to effectively deal and communicate with tenants, and to handle media in a crisis. Gain new perspectives and ideas from accomplished communications professionals and experienced rental-housing providers. There will be an opportunity for two-way discussion and networking.

Thursday, March 7th 
8:00 AM – 9:00 AM Registration & Breakfast
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM Seminar
Old Mill Inn, Toronto
FRPO members $99.99 plus HST
This event includes full breakfast 
Space is limited, please register early 


This seminar includes three sessions: 

Session 1: Changing the Landlord Image 

Presented by Phil Dewan and Alissa Von Bargen of Counsel Public Affairs

  • How to change the perception of landlords 
  • RentON campaign overview and results 
  • How FRPO members can get involved 

 Session 2: Crisis Communications and the Media

Presented by Danny Roth of Brandon Communications, and Counsel Public Affairs           

  • Crisis communications best practices 
  • Media interview tips and tricks 
  • AGI/rent strike experience 

Session 3: Panel – Managing the AGI Process

Moderated by Tony Irwin, featuring industry leader panelists including Margaret Herd of Park Property,  George Van Noten of Minto Properties and Doug Levitt of Horlick Levitt DiLella LLP

  • Tenant communication tips 
  • AGI guidelines, rent strikes and emergencies



Please log into your FRPO account to register. If you are not a FRPO member but have attended a FRPO event in the past, please log into the previously created account. If you have any issues registering, please email Please note that all registration fees must be paid in advance of the event to guarantee entry. Thank you for your cooperation.