Awards Gala | October 18 | NYC

Meet the 2023 People of the Year—the innovative and inspiring professionals making a quantifiable impact on their organization and the communications industry at large. This impressive roster of powerful PR players includes leaders and up-and-comers from Bospar, State Farm, Factory PR, Aflac, The Levinson Group, Ruder Finn, USPS and more. Congratulations to all of our 2023 honorees!

2023 Honorees

The Gala

The Platinum & People Awards Gala
Wednesday, October 18, 2023
6:30 - 10:30pm (ET)

The Lighthouse
Pier 61 Chelsea Piers
New York, NY 10011

This sophisticated event venue is located within New York’s iconic Chelsea Piers.

PR People Awards

  • Individual Gala Ticket: $675

    This will reserve one seat to the Platinum PR Awards Gala at any open table in the room

  • Reserved Table of Ten: $7,500

    Reserved Table for 10 Guests with Priority Seating.

  • Celebration Package: $8,500

    Celebrate in style with a celebration package that includes:

    • Ten reserved seats at a priority table in the front of the room for the best seat in the house!
    • Two bottles of champagne for the table
    • Full page ad in the program guide ($2,495 value!)
  • Amplification Package: $10,000

    Shout the news of your recognition from the Rooftops before, during and after the awards celebration.

    • Ten reserved seats at a priority table in the front of the room for the best seat in the house!
    • Email send to 35k PR and Comms pros in the PRNEWS database ($3,500 value)
    • Logo placement on step-and-repeat during Awards Gala and pre-show promotions across our social media, email and websites.
    • A shoutout from PRNEWS editors during the Awards Presentation



Enhance your team’s support for our honorees—even from afar—by running a celebratory ad in the awards program guide, which will be seen by 350+ event attendees and distributed via email to over 70,000 PR and communications professionals. If you have any questions about advertising in the program guide, contact Anna Lawler | [email protected]

Half-Page: $1,995 | Full-Page: $2,495


If you are interested in sponsoring the Awards Celebration, contact Anna Lawler | [email protected] to discuss a custom sponsorship package.


Submission Questions

For questions regarding entry submissions, please contact:

Mary-Lou French
[email protected]


For sponsorship inquiries, contact:

Anna Lawler
[email protected]