Call for Entries – PR News’ Platinum PR Awards Entry Deadline is May 4, 2016

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PR News' biggest award program is back with new categories. Enter today.

PR News’ Platinum PR Awards salute the year’s most outstanding communications initiatives and programs in the highly competitive and dynamic PR arena. The coveted awards set the industry benchmark for excellence across all areas of PR. The entry deadline is Wednesday, May 4, 2016 and winners along with honorable mentions will be recognized in October 2016.

For more information on the Platinum PR Awards, visit

The Platinum PR Awards are open to all individuals and teams worldwide at for-profit and non-profit organizations including: corporations, PR firms, public affairs and IR agencies, publicity firms, associations, government, NGO teams, and sole practitioners. Vendors are also eligible to compete on behalf of clients.

The winners of the Platinum PR Awards are organizations large and small who took chances, made tremendous strides and understand the power of public relations and communications in today's connected world.

To enter online,

Winners and honorable mentions will be awarded in the following categories:
Campaign Categories:

  • Anniversary
  • Annual Report
  • Blog
  • Branding
  • Cause-Related Marketing
  • Community Relations
  • Crisis Management
  • Employee Relations
  • Event Marketing
  • External Publication (print or online)
  • Facebook Campaign
  • Financial/Investor Relations
  • Firm of the Year (Large, Midsize and Small PR Firm of the Year)
  • Global PR Campaign
  • Green PR Influencer Communications
  • Internal Publication (print or online)
  • Marketing Communications
  • Media Event
  • Media Relations
  • Multicultural Campaign
  • On a Shoestring Campaign     
  • Online Communications
  • Online Press Room/Media Center
  • Podcast and/or Videocast
  • Press Release
  • Pro Bono Campaign
  • Product Launch
  • Public Affairs
  • PSA
  • Re-Branding/Re-positioning
  • Research & Measurement
  • Satellite Media Tours
  • SEM/ SEO Initiatives or Campaign
  • Social Media Campaign
  • Speeches
  • Trade Show/Event PR
  • Twitter Campaign
  • Video Program
  • Word of Mouth/Viral Campaign
  • WOW! Award

People Categories:

  • PR Professional of the Year (New for 2016)
  • PR Team of the Year (New for 2016)

For more information, visit

PR News’ Platinum PR Awards is a great opportunity to get recognized for your hard work and to shine the spotlight on the people driving your organization’s success.
Thanks to our sponsor: Business Wire.

For questions regarding the Platinum PR Awards, contact PR News Assistant Marketing Manager Rachel Scharmann at rscharmann(at)accessintel(dot)com. For sponsorship and exhibit information, contact Account Executive Lindsay Silverberg at lsilverberg(at)accessintel(dot)com.

PR News is a daily intellectual hub that serves the communications and marketing community at corporations, agencies and nonprofits. The PR News group focuses on honing and growing PR practitioners’ skills in social media, crisis management, digital PR, measurement, employee relations, media training, CSR and writing through its flagship newsletter, webinars, conferences, awards programs, workshops and guidebooks. With the launch of its weekly newsletter over 70 years ago, PR News has remained dedicated to supporting the growth of communicators all while keeping them abreast of the latest news affecting the industry. For more information, please visit


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