PR News Accepting Final Entries for 2016 Platinum PR Awards Through May 11

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More than 40 categories in PR disciplines such as Media Relations, Crisis Management, Event Marketing and Branding.

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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 final deadline is Wednesday, May 11, 2016 and winners along with honorable mentions will be recognized in October 2016 in NYC.

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.

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Winners and honorable mentions will be awarded in the following categories:
Annual Report
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 PR Firm of the Year
Midsize PR Firm of the Year
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
Research & Measurement
Satellite Media Tours
SEM/ SEO Initiatives or Campaign
Social Media Campaign
Trade Show/Event PR
Twitter Campaign
Video Program
Word of Mouth/Viral Campaign
WOW! Award
PR Professional of the Year (NEW FOR 2016!)
PR Team of the Year (NEW FOR 2016!)

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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(att)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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