Rachel Scharmann
PR News

PR News to Recognize Top Leaders by Practice Area with 2016 PR People Awards
The winners for this annual program will be announced at an awards luncheon on December 6 at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C.

New York, NY, November 1, 2016— PR News will showcase top public relations professionals by practice area through the annual PR People Awards at its a Winter Awards Luncheon on December 6 at the National Press Club in D.C. Leading agencies, organizations and nonprofits will gather to celebrate notable leaders in crisis management, media relations, social media and beyond that stood out in 2016.

The PR People Awards finalists include top communicators from organizations such as T-Mobile, Havas PR, United Nations Foundation, Barclaycard US, Elizabeth Arden, Illinois Policy Institute and many others. View the full finalist list here.

Honorees for the Top Places to Work in PR, Rising PR Stars and Diversity & Inclusion Awards will also be celebrated during this awards ceremony.

The winners and honorable mentions of these four awards programs will be celebrated from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. For more information or to register for the luncheon, click here. Tables of 10 are available for priority seating.

The day after the Winter Awards Luncheon, PR News will be presenting a Snapchat Boot Camp, which will show how communicators can leverage this up-and-coming social media platform to engage their audience. The day after the one-day boot camp, PR News will also host its Media Relations Conference. Speakers will delve into the latest best practices on building relationships with journalists and bloggers, finding and engaging with the right reporters and influencers on social networks and communicating with the media in a crisis while never losing sight of your core messages. All three events will take place at the National Press Club in D.C.

Thanks to our event sponsor: Business Wire.

For questions about attending the Winter Awards Luncheon, contact Jessica Placencia at or 301-354-1641. To register online for the luncheon, click here.

To advertise in the Awards Luncheon Event Program Guide or to become an event sponsor, contact Account Executive Lindsay Silverberg at or 301-354-1716.