Early Bird Deadline: May 10, 2019

Entry Deadline: May 17, 2019

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Honoring the year's cut-above-the-rest communications initiatives.

Call for Entries! PR News' Platinum PR Awards celebrate the ingenuity and leadership behind the year's most outstanding communications initiatives. Communications professionals work hard to make sure their messages are heard to help their brand's bottom line beat the competition. This annual awards program celebrates the individuals and teams who set industry benchmarks for excellence.

All U.S.-based and international agencies, corporations, nonprofits/associations, vendors and government organizations worldwide are eligible to enter. Categories for the 2019 Platinum PR Awards have been updated to reflect the evolution of brand communications and developments in social media. Feel free to download this justification letter to enter. Take advantage of the early bird pricing to save $275 on your entry!

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May 10, 2019


May 17, 2019

  • Save $275 if you enter by the Early Bird Deadline May 10 
  • Photos from last year’s event
  • Winners will be announced at a dinner event on September 17, 2019 at the Grandy Hyatt in NYC.

Entry Guidelines

May 10, 2019

May 17, 2019

All entries must be submitted by May 17, 2019. Finalists will be announced at a dinner event on September 17, 2019 at the Grand Hyatt in NYC.

Who's Eligible?

The Platinum PR Awards are open to agencies, corporations, nonprofit and government organizations worldwide. To be eligible, the campaigns or PR initiatives you are highlighting must have taken place (either in part or in full) between May 1, 2018 and May 17, 2019. Some of the work must have occurred during this time, but it’s not necessary for it to be completed during the eligibility period.

Entry Fees

The price of one entry is $425 through the early bird deadline of May 10. The price will increase $275 for all entries submitted after May 11, 2019. If you enter one campaign in multiple categories, each additional entry will receive a $150 discount. Payment in full must accompany the entry. Entry fees are not refundable.


Submission Questions

For questions about the Platinum PR Awards, contact:

Megan Sigg


Sponsorship and Advertising

For information on sponsoring the Platinum PR Awards, contact:

Katie Sullivan


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