Call for Entries: PR News' Platinum Awards; Entry Deadline This Friday, May 5 at 11:59 p.m. ET

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Communications and marketing professionals are encouraged to submit their top campaigns and nominate colleagues to gain industry-wide recognition for their work.

The Platinum Awards salutes the campaigns and professionals making strides in the communications industry worldwide. The coveted awards set the industry benchmark for excellence across all areas of PR. The entry deadline is this Friday, May 5, 2017, and winners along with honorable mentions will be recognized at an awards luncheon ceremony on September 14 in New York City.

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:

Campaign Categories:
Annual Report
Cause-Related Marketing
Community Relations
Content Marketing
Crisis Management
Digital Communications
Diversity & Inclusion Campaign
Education Program
Employee Relations
Event Marketing
External Publication (print or online)
Facebook Communications
Financial/Investor Relations
Firm of the Year (Large, Midsize and Small PR Firm of the Year)
Global PR Campaign
Influencer Communications
Instagram Campaign
Internal Publication (print or online)
Live Streaming
Marketing Communications
Media Event
Media Relations
Multicultural Campaign
On a Shoestring Campaign    
Online Communications
Online Press Room/Media Center
Podcast and/or Video-cast
Press Release
Pro Bono Campaign
Product Launch
Public Affairs
Research & Measurement
Satellite Media Tours
Social Media Campaign
Trade Show/Event PR
Twitter Campaign
Video Program
Visual Storytelling Campaign
Word of Mouth/Viral Campaign
WOW! Award

People Categories:
CEO of the Year
Marketing Team of the Year
PR Professional of the Year
PR Team of the Year
Sole Practitioner/Consultant of the Year

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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.
For questions regarding the Platinum PR Awards, contact Mary-Lou French at mfrench(at)accessintel(dot)com. For sponsorship inquiries, contact Jonathan Politte at jpolitte(at)accessintel(dot)com.

The PR News Group is a go-to source that serves the communications and marketing community at corporations, agencies and nonprofits. 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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