PR News to Award Most Outstanding Initiatives in Communications

PR News to Award Most Outstanding Initiatives in Communications

Organizations worldwide are encouraged to submit their cut-above-the-rest examples in PR and marketing excellence.

PR News’ Platinum Awards salute the year’s most outstanding communications initiatives and programs in the highly competitive and dynamic communications arena. The coveted awards set the industry benchmark for excellence across all areas of PR. The entry deadline is Friday, May 4, 2018 and the late deadline is May 11, 2018. Winners and honorable mentions will be recognized at the Agency Elite & Platinum Awards Luncheon on September 21 in New York City.

For more information on the Platinum Awards, visit:

The Platinum 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. The winners of the Platinum Awards represent the organizations, large and small, who took chances, made tremendous strides and understand the power of communications in today’s connected world.

Winners and Honorable Mentions will be awarded in the following categories:

Campaign Categories
24-Hour Campaign – New Category
Activism Campaign – New Category
Annual Report
Brand Turnaround Campaign
C-Suite Messaging
Cause-Related Marketing
Community Relations
Content Marketing
Crisis Management
Customer Service
Data Insights – New Category
Digital Communications
Diversity & Inclusion Campaign
Employee Relations
Event Marketing
External Publication (print or online)
Facebook Communications
Financial/Investor Relations
Global PR Campaign
Healthcare Communications
Influencer Communications
Instagram Campaign
Internal Publication (print or online)
LinkedIn Communications
Live Streaming
Marketing Communications
Media Event
Media Relations
Mobile Marketing Campaign
Multicultural Campaign
On a Shoestring Campaign
Online Press Room/Media Center
Press Release
Pro Bono Campaign
Product Launch
Product Launch – B2B
Promotion for Promotional Services Firm
Public Affairs
Satellite Media Tours
Social Good
Social Media Campaign
Trade Show/Event PR
Twitter Campaign
University: Education Program – New Category
Video Program
Visual Storytelling Campaign
Website Marketing
Word of Mouth Marketing
WOW! Award

Top People and Teams
Boutique Firm (5 or fewer employees)
CEO of the Year
Educator of the Year – New Category
Marketing Team of the Year
PR Professional of the Year
PR Team of the Year

Top Firms of the Year
Large PR Firm of the Year
Medium PR Firm of the Year
Small PR Firm of the Year

To start an entry, visit:

PR News’ Platinum Awards is a great opportunity to get recognized for your hard work and to shine a spotlight on the people driving your organization’s success. For questions regarding the program, reach out to Jessica Placencia at Direct sponsorship inquiries to Katie Sullivan at

The PR News Group is a go-to source that serves the communications and marketing community at corporations, agencies and nonprofits. The PR News Group focuses on honing and growing PR and marketing professionals’ 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. For more information, visit


Contact information:

Jessica Placencia
Twitter: @PRNews

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