Podium's distinctive value is in our ability to innovate with new and creative ideas

We are guided by environmental, social, Indigenous and governance practices that inspire thoughtfulness, understanding and support.

As one of Alberta's leading public relations firms, we add value, creativity and cutting-edge thinking to the government engagement experience, and solve challenges with targeted solutions.

About us:

  • We deliver results by leading through confident decision making and forward moving action
  • Our distinctive value is delivering insightful and intuitive advice, using our progressive mindset to focus on outcomes
  • Smart, flexible political coaches who strategically connect clients to the right people
  • Experienced in navigating thorny issues, using pragmatic, versatile strategies
  • We provide energetic insight using a nexus of political understanding, lobbying and public sentiment
  • Build plans that incorporate ESG strategies - we give clients a balanced, inside look at how to reach objectives
  • We celebrate a generous culture of equity and inclusion

Land Acknowledgement:
Podium offers thanks to the peoples of Treaty Six who walked in and cared for these lands since time immemorial and the Metis people who lived in these ancestral territories, for sharing your traditions and land with us. We honour your habitation of this place.
20+ years of experience in strategic communications, government engagement and public relations

About Marian Stuffco

Marian Stuffco is well known and respected for her vision, strong liaison building skills and aptitude to make tough decisions under pressure. Her career has focused on developing and implementing strategic engagement campaigns for a variety of organizations including the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta, and the Canadian Olympic movement and Indigenous communities.

Career achievements include:

  • Leading public relations firm in Calgary, Edmonton and Alberta with over two decades of experience in government relations and strategic engagement
  • Owning and operating retail stores within Alberta
  • Leading large teams of volunteers to achieve pan Canadian unity
  • Brokering international athlete and coaching training opportunities
  • Creating and shaping new ideas to refresh status quo processes or agencies
  • Building a stakeholder engagement identity for Alberta’s physician regulator
  • Leading Alberta’s first oil industry - First Nations symposium in Fort McMurray, Alberta
  • Coordinating an international training exchange for coaches and athletes
  • Managing a Canadian sport federation to an Olympic Bronze medal in the face of complete funding cuts by the federal government

“Marian, and her work at Podium Inc., have helped paved the way for our interests to be heard by government.”
— Glenn A.

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