PRNews Awards


  • Platinum Awards

    For over two decades, the Platinum Awards have been hailed as the most coveted and competitive award in the communications space. The winners of this world-renowned recognition represent the best of the best—those that have reached the pinnacle of both innovation and industry knowledge.

    Entry Deadline: May 17, 2024
    Late Deadline: May 31, 2024


  • People of the Year Awards

    PRNEWS’ People of the Year Awards highlight the top talent whose work is making an impact in the field of PR, marketing and communications.

    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!

    Entry Deadline: Jun. 28, 2024
    Late Deadline: Jul. 12, 2024

    View 2023 Honorees

  • Agency Elite Top 100

    PRNEWS’ Agency Elite Top 100 is the industry’s most comprehensive guide of the most innovative PR, marketing and communications firms in the business.

    What makes our coveted list unique is that it's not just another list of the same big PR firms—it's designed to demonstrate the wide range of industry specializations and core capabilities that PR, marketing, and communications encompass.

    Entry Deadline: Sep. 13, 2024
    Late Deadline: Sep. 20, 2024

    2024 Agency Elite Top 100

  • Impact Communications Awards

    The PRNEWS Impact Communications Awards honor communicators who use their platforms to better their community and the global community at large. Winners are the campaigns, initiatives, and communicators—whether internal or external—that are advancing the fight for global change.

    Entry Deadline: Sep. 20, 2024
    Late Deadline: Sep. 27, 2024


  • Digital Awards

    Stay tuned! 2024 Finalists Announced Soon!

    PRNEWS’ Digital Awards honor the year’s most outstanding digital communicators and their campaigns.

    Digital and social media campaigns spanning all areas of PR, communication and marketing, including branding, influencer marketing, media relations, crisis communications, and more are invited to enter.

    Entry Deadline: Oct. 11, 2024
    Late Deadline: Oct. 18, 2024


  • Nonprofit Awards

    Stay tuned! 2024 Finalists Announced Soon!

    PRNEWS’ Nonprofit Awards honor the most talented communicators that work hard to make the world a better place via nonprofit initiatives.

    This awards program is open to all individuals and teams worldwide at nonprofit organizations including associations, government organizations, universities and sole practitioners. Agencies and PR firms who are entering on behalf of a nonprofit client are also eligible.

    Entry Deadline: Nov. 8, 2024
    Late Deadline: Nov. 15, 2024


  • The Experiential & Event PR Awards

    The Experiential & Event PR Awards honors the creative and strategic PR events that engage audiences, amplify brand messages, and generate buzzworthy media coverage. From product launches, pop-up stores, festival activations and internal events, this is the industry recognition your PR event deserves.


  • Education A-List

    The Education A-List  recognizes the best institutions of higher education for career advancement in PR and marketing communications.


  • Top Women Awards

    PRNEWS’ Top Women Awards celebrates the innovating, ceiling-breaking, game changing women dominating the communications industry. If you know a female leader who fights for her voice to be heard, navigates a team through a crisis with poise and inspires others to work smarter, she belongs on the annual Top Women list.

    View the 2024 Honorees