Luncheon: October 22 FROM 12-2 P.M. 
BALTIMORE MARRIOTT WATERFRONT

Join Us As We Celebrate Top Healthcare Communicators!

PR News’ Healthcare Communications Awards Luncheon on October 22, 2018, the day before the Healthcare Social Media Summit, both of which will take place at the Marriott Waterfront in Baltimore, Md., will celebrate the creativity and leadership behind the year’s most outstanding healthcare communications initiatives. Top healthcare communicators from agencies, nonprofits and corporations will gather for recognition at this celebratory event.

Winners will be announced during the awards luncheon and represent those teams that have set industry benchmarks for excellence across all areas of healthcare communications.

Keynote Speaker

Suzanne Barston

Author, Bottled Up: How the Way We Feed Babies Has Come to Define Motherhood, and Why It Shouldn’t; Founder, Fearless Formula Feeder

Healthcare Communications Awards Finalists

  • Cornett + UK HealthCare
  • Virginia Department of HealthVDHLiveWell
  • DC Health Benefit Exchange AuthorityDC Health Link: Get the facts. Get covered. Partnering with the Community
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota Center for Prevention and PadillaEngaging Young Journalists to Advance Health Equity
  • LaVoie Health ScienceLife Sciences Corridor (Boston, Braintree, Somerville, Quincy, Cambridge)
  • Allergy Standards LimitedAllergy Insights Content Marketing
  • Stryker / KetchumIt's Your Move
  • LaVoie Health ScienceLife Sciences Corridor (Boston, Braintree, Somerville, Quincy, Cambridge)
  • Health Alliance PlanMaternity Content Marketing
  • DeVries GlobalMucinex #SuperSickMonday
  • American Association of Nurse Practitioners/SevenTwenty StrategiesAANP: NPs Respond to Hurricane Harvey
  • Sanofi PasteurDengue Crisis Management
  • Medtronic Puts 5,000 Employees First in Wake of Hurricane Maria
  • Marina Maher CommunicationsJJMDC Employees Find a New Way of Working Together
  • Medtronic Puts 5,000 Employees First in Wake of Hurricane Maria
  • Merck for Mothers and Marina Maher CommunicationsMerck for Mothers Ambassador Program
  • Beehive Strategic CommunicationMoonshot 2022: Uniting 40,000 through one common purpose
  • Hope-Beckham Inc.Bill Foege Global Health Awards 2018
  • DC Health Benefit Exchange AuthorityDC Health Link: Get the facts. Get covered. Partnering with the Community
  • PRET-A-PRGuinness World Record By Medipol Healthcare Group
  • Virginia Department of HealthNational Public Health Week
  • KetchumPrescribed to Death
  • Unum2018 Unum Caring Report
  • Sheltering ArmsAnnual Report to the Community
  • Virginia Department of HealthVDHLiveWell Brochure
  • Health + PurposeShelly Spoeth
  • Virginia Department of HealthTaya M. Jarman, APR
  • Porter NovelliThe Glitter Unicorns (CDC NCIRD Porter Novelli Team)
  • Virginia Department of HealthVDHLiveWell
  • Marina Maher CommunicationsHer Life. Her Adventures.
  • KnowYourOTCs.org with SOMA Strategies
  • Evoke | PR & Influence#TalkAboutTrying
  • RXMOSAIC#NoHormonesPLZ inspires women to ask for what they want – or don’t want – in their birth control
  • NextGen HealthcareBelieve in Better
  • Stryker / KetchumIt's Your Move
  • RXMOSAIC#NoHormonesPLZ inspires women to ask for what they want – or don’t want – in their birth control
  • Evoke | PR & Influence and the GNHAOmega-3s: The Lost Nutrient
  • UnitedHealthcareSolar Eclipse Glasses Donation Events
  • Marina Maher CommunicationsHer Life. Her Adventures.
  • Palin CommunicationsLaunching Thompson’s hemp seed range in Australia: A superfood secret to healthy eating
  • WordWrite CommunicationsMedExpress Media Relations
  • DeVries GlobalMucinex #SuperSickMonday
  • PAN CommunicationPAN and Coverys Partner to Help Healthcare Providers Prevent Diagnostic Errors and Improve Care
  • Evoke | PR & InfluencePsoriasis: The Inside Story
  • SHIFT CommunicationsThe Coming Crisis in Women's Health: Doximity's 2018 OB-GYN Workforce Study
  • United Healthcare Motion
  • UnitedHealthcare Newsroom
  • KnowYourOTCs.org with SOMA Strategies
  • OgilvyMedela Launches Sonata Nationwide & Redefines the Breast Pump
  • Shield HealthCareGROW
  • AscensionHealthcare LinkedIn Communications
  • Marina Maher CommunicationsHer Life. Her Adventures.
  • Phoebe HealthInside Phoebe
  • RegeneronLook to Your Future Facebook
  • DeVries GlobalMucinex #SuperSickMonday
  • Shield HealthCareOstomyLife
  • McCabe Message Partners2017 Pacesetter Prize
  • Harmony BiosciencesKnow Narcolepsy Mechanism of Disease Video Series
  • Sheltering ArmsPower to Choose
  • W2O GroupThe Daily Nightmare of Acne
  • DC Health Benefit Exchange AuthorityDC Health Link: Get the facts. Get covered. Partnering with the Community
  • KnowYourOTCs.org with SOMA Strategies
  • DeVries GlobalMucinex #SuperSickMonday
  • KetchumPrescribed to Death

Pricing

Platinum Package

  • Corporate Platinum Package

    $9,999

  • 10 reserved seats to guarantee your team sits together
  • VIP seating in the first two rows, so you have a great view of the action*
  • Half-page ad in the Program Guide.
  • Access to the "Red Carpet Reception"
  • Three course meal & entertainment
  • An extra award for your team
  • Two tickets to any 2018/2019 PR News Conference
  • Two bottles of Champagne for your table

Table of Ten

  • Table of Ten

    $7,999

  • 10 reserved seats to guarantee your team sits together
  • VIP seating so you have a great view of the action
  • Access to the "Red Carpet Reception"
  • Three course meal & entertainment

Luncheon Ticket

  • Luncheon Ticket

    $650

Access to the "Red Carpet Reception"
A seat at a non-reserved table
Three-course meal & entertainment

Healthcare Communications Awards Luncheon Venue

Baltimore Marriott Waterfront in Maryland | October 22nd 2018

PR News' Healthcare Communications Awards Luncheon will take place on October 22 at Baltimore Marriott Waterfront in Maryland. The award luncheon venue is in the heart of downtown Baltimore in the lively Harbor East district of the city, minutes away from Inner Harbor and Fells Point; the National Aquarium and M&T Bank Stadium are close by as well.

Baltimore Marriott Waterfront

700 Aliceanna Street
Baltimore, MD 21202

Hotel Room Block: PR News has a discounted room block rate for attendees for $229/night for the nights of October 18 through October 26. This rate expires September 29. Book your room today!

Sponsorship Opportunities

Are you interested in sponsoring the Healthcare Communications Awards Luncheon? This is a unique experiential opportunity to be in front of awards luncheon attendees comprised of top healthcare communicators across corporations, agencies and nonprofits. 

If you are interested in purchasing an ad or a package that includes an ad in the program guide, the ad close deadline is October 9 and the materials deadline is September 16. 

Sponsorship Opportunities Include:

Sponsorship of Luncheon

  • Recognition of sponsorship in all marketing materials and press releases
  • Exhibit table at the awards luncheon
  • Sponsor profile online at prnewsonline.com
  • Opportunity to announce up to 4 categories during awards ceremony
  • Raffle an item at the luncheon (supplied by the sponsor and optional)
  • Distribution of your materials to all the attendees
  • Full page ad in the program guide
  • Shout-outs on social media
  • 3 passes to the awards luncheon
  • Provision of attendee list with full contact information

Congratulatory Package

  • Includes 1 ticket to the awards luncheon
  • ½ page ad in the awards program guide
  • Social media shout outs to PR News’ X amount of followers across Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook and Instagram
  • 15% discount on additional awards orders
  • Guaranteed executive Q&A in video series covering the Platinum Awards
  • Digital Ad in the Winner Reveal Follow-Up email

Ad in Program Guide

  • Full Page Ad (6.75" x 9.75")
  • Half-Page Ad (6" x 4.5")

Questions

Submission Questions

For submission questions about the Healthcare Communications Awards, contact:

Mary Lou French
MFrench@accessintel.com
301-354-1851

Sponsorship and Advertising

For information on sponsoring the Healthcare Communications Awards, contact:

Katie Sullivan
ksullivan@accessintel.com
202-207-8893