Palm Awards

The annual Palm Awards Communication Contest is accepting entries! 

NOW is the time to submit work and nominate colleagues for individual awards.

CALLING ALL ENTRIES FOR THE PALM AWARDS

Members and non-members are invited to submit work in a variety of categories, from comprehensive programs to tactical projects. The entries are judged by Accredited members of an out-of-state PRSA chapter. Eligible work is work produced in 2018 or will have some part of the project produced in 2018.

Submissions will be accepted to January 15, 2019. For details see Resources Downloads below.

Award winners will be revealed and recognized for excellence at the Palm Awards Luncheon on Thursday, February 28, 2019 in West Palm Beach at The Hilton Palm Beach Airport.

CALLING ALL NOMINATIONS FOR INDIVIDUAL AWARDS

The Palm Beach Chapter will honor individuals for excellence in the profession and for supporting the profession in the following categories at the Palm Awards event.

Nominations for the Individual Awards are free and simply require a one-page letter that demonstrates how the nominee fits the requirements.  Send to  prsapalmawards@gmail.com. Use “Award Nomination” in the Subject line.

Palm Awards Trophy

PRSA PALM BEACH HALL OF FAMEThe Order of The Palm recognizes and honors public relations professionals for career achievements and significant contributions to the field. This is the inaugural year for this award.

RISING STAR AWARD – This award for achievement in public relations recognizes a Palm Beach Chapter member with 10 years or fewer of experience who has demonstrated significant leadership and made contributions to the profession of public relations through work experience, Chapter involvement and community activities.

SHINING STAR AWARD – The award for achievement in public relations recognizes a Palm Beach Chapter member with 10 or more years of experience who has demonstrated significant leadership and made contributions to the profession of public relations through work experience and Chapter involvement.

STELLAR PALM AWARD – This award recognizes a community member or business executive (non-member or member) who has made an outstanding contribution to the community by utilizing ethical public relations practices and principles.

RESOURCE DOWNLOADS & LINKS

ENTRY FORM COVER PAGE (Word and PDF formats) – Must use for every entry.

CATEGORIES & DESCRIPTIONS

PRSA CODE OF ETHICS

INSTRUCTIONS FOR SUBMISSIONS

INSTRUCTIONS FOR PAYMENT

PAYMENT PORTAL (link)

COST PER CONTEST ENTRY

PRSA Member: $50 per Program/Project entry

Non-Member: $70 per Program/Project entry

A late fee of $20 will be charged for entries submitted after deadline of January 15, 2019 @ 5:00 p.m.

INDIVIDUAL AWARDS

INDIVIDUAL AWARD CATEGORIES & NOMINATION INSTRUCTIONS

There is no fee to nominate someone for an Individual Award.

 

QUICK REFERENCE LIST

Palm Award Categories:

Program/Campaign Categories

  1. Community Relations
  2. Public Service
  3. Internal Communications Campaign
  4. Marketing to the Consumer 
  5. Marketing to Business
  6. Crisis Communications
  7. Reputation/Brand Management
  8. Social Responsibility Campaign
  9. Multicultural Campaign
  10. Public Affairs/Government Relations
  11. Investor Relations
  12. Special Events and Observances, One Day
  13. Special Events and Observances, Two or More Days

Project/Tactics Categories

 14. Media Relations
 15. Annual Reports
 16. Magazines/Periodicals
 17. Newsletters
 18. Writing
 19. Media Kits
 20. Brochures
 21. Audio/Visual Productions
 22. Websites
 23. Social Media
 24. Blogs