Rachel Scharmann
PR News
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PR News Announces Platinum PR Awards Finalists and Top Places to Work in PR Honorees

Rockville, Md., August 4, 2014— PR News will be honoring top PR initiatives in more than 40 categories—ranging from anniversary campaign and crisis management to social media and word of mouth along with the leading organizations in the industry—at its benchmark-setting Platinum and Top Places to Work in PR Awards Luncheon on September 16, 2014, at the Grand Hyatt in New York City. The finalists of the Platinum PR Awards set industry standards for excellence across all areas of PR. Finalists are from corporations, agencies and nonprofits—both large and small—that took chances, made tremendous strides in their communications efforts and understand the power of public relations. The Top Places to Work in PR Awards honorees will also be recognized at the event for paving the way in the communications and PR industry.

See the complete list of this year’s Platinum PR Awards finalists
View the full list of Top Places to Work in PR

The winners and honorable mentions of the coveted Platinum & Top Places to Work in PR Awards will be celebrated at a luncheon on September 16, 2014, at the Grand Hyatt in New York City from noon to 2:30 p.m. Individual tickets along with tables of seven and 10 are available for purchase. Table purchases come with priority seating and ensure attendees are seated together. For more information or to register for awards luncheon, click here.

“For us at PR News, and for our community, the Platinum PR Awards serve annually as a celebration of the year’s top PR teams and as an ideal showcase for their most successful campaigns,” says Steve Goldstein, editorial director of PR News. “There were so many terrific entries this year, and once again we were reminded that creativity and inspiration rule in communications.”

PR News will be presenting a full-day Crisis Management Boot Camp the day before the Platinum PR Awards Luncheon on September 15, 2014 at The Yale Club in New York City. Attendees will leave this interactive boot camp with the skills to lead their organization’s communications strategy before, during and after a crisis.

For questions about attending the Platinum & Top Places to Work in PR Awards Luncheon, contact PR News’ Rachel Scharmann at [email protected]. To advertise in the Platinum PR Awards Special Issue or to become an event sponsor, contact PR News Senior Vice President & Group Publisher Diane Schwartz at [email protected].

For more information about the awards luncheon or the Crisis Management Boot Camp, visit