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Adrian Awards, Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association Int'l., 7918 Jones Branch Drive, #300, McLean, VA 22102. 703/506-3280. global.hsmai.org.

Alexander Hamilton Medal, Institute for PR, University of Florida, P.O. Box 118400, Gainesville, Florida 32611-8400. 352/392-0280. www.instituteforpr.org. Tina McCorkindale, Pres. & CEO.

AME - Advertising & Marketing Effectiveness Awards, New York Festivals, 641 Lexington Ave., 13th flr., New York, NY 10022. 212/271-5278. www.AMEawards.com.

APEX Awards, Communications Concepts, Inc., 6604 Richmond Rd., #19, Williamsburg, VA 23188. 703/643-2200. info@ApexAwards.com; www.ApexAwards.com. Ken Turtoro, Exec. Editor.

ARC Awards, Sponsored by MerComm, Inc., 500 Executive Blvd., Ossining-on-Hudson, NY 10562. 914/923-9400. www.mercommawards.com. Reni L. Witt, Pres.

Association TRENDS Annual Trendy Awards, Columbia Books & Information Services, 1530 Wilson Blvd., #400, Arlington, VA 22209. 888/265-0600. www.associationtrends.com. Rebecca Mann.

Association TRENDS Association Executive of the Year Award, Columbia Books & Information Services, 1530 Wilson Blvd., #400, Arlington, VA 22209. 888/265-0600. www.associationtrends.com. Rebecca Mann.

Astrid Awards, Sponsored by MerComm, Inc., 500 Executive Blvd., Ossining-on-Hudson, NY 10562. 914/923-9400. www.mercommawards.com. Reni L. Witt, Pres.

AVA Digital Awards, Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals, 127 Pittsburg St., Dallas, TX 75207. 214/730-0533. awards@avaawards.com; www.avaawards.com.

Bell Ringer Awards, PR Club, (Formerly Publicity Club of New England), ℅ March Comms.,560 Harrison Ave., #408, Boston, MA 02118. www.prclub.org.

Big Apple Awards, PRSA/New York Chapter, New York, NY. 212/228-7228. info@prsany.org; www.prsany.org. Andrew Graham, Pres.

Bronze Anvil Awards of PR Society of America, 120 Wall St., 21st flr., New York, NY 10005. 212/460-1400. www.prsa.org. Karen Mateo, Chief Comms. Officer.

Bulldog PR Awards, PR Awards, Stars of PR Awards. www.bulldogawards.com.

Cannes Lions Awards, Festival of Creativity. +44 (0) 20 3033 4000. www.canneslions.com.

Clarion Awards, Association for Women in Communications, 4730 S. National Ave., Bldg. A1, Springfield, MO 65801. 417/886-8606. www.womcom.org.

CLIO Awards, 104 W. 27th St., 10th flr., New York, NY 10001. 212/683-4300. www.clioawards.com. Nicole Purcell, CEO.

CODiE Awards, Software & information Industry Association, 1090 Vermont Ave., N.W., 6th flr., Washington, DC 20005. 202/289-7442; 949/448-0545. www.siia.net/codies. Jennifer Baranowski, Awards Dir.

Communicator Awards, Academy of Interactive & Visual Arts, 22 West 21st St., 7th flr. North, New York, NY 10010. 212/675-3555. www.communicatorawards.com.

Communitas Awards, Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals, 127 Pittsburg St., Dallas, TX 75207. 214/377-3526. info@communitasawards.com; www.communitasawards.com.

dotCOMM Awards, Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals, 127 Pittsburg St., Dallas, TX 75207. 214/377-3526. awards@dotcommawards.com; www.dotcommawards.com.

Galaxy Awards, Sponsored by MerComm, Inc., 500 Executive Blvd., Ossining-on-Hudson, NY 10562. 914/923-9400. www.mercommawards.com. Reni L. Witt, Pres.

Gold Anvil Award of PR Society of America, 120 Wall St., 21st flr., New York, NY 10005. 212/460-1400. www.prsa.org. Karen Mateo, Chief Comms. Officer.

Gold Quill Awards, Int'l. Association of Business Communicators (IABC), Managed by SmithBucklin, 330 N. Wabash Ave., #2000, Chicago, IL 60611. 312/321-6868. www.iabc.com.

Golden Trumpet Awards, Publicity Club of Chicago, P.O. Box 101236, Chicago, IL 60610. 773/463-5560. www.publicity.org.

Hermes Creative Awards, Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals, 127 Pittsburg St., Dallas, TX 75207. 214/377-3525. awards@hermesawards.com; www.hermesawards.com.

iBravo! Awards, Hispanic Public Relations Association. www.hpra-usa.org.

iNova Awards, Sponsored by MerComm, Inc., 500 Executive Blvd., Ossining-on-Hudson, NY 10562. 914/923-9400. www.mercommawards.com. Reni L. Witt, Pres.

Jack Felton Medal for Lifetime Achievement, Institute for PR, University of Florida, P.O. Box 118400, Gainesville, FL 32611-8400. 352/392-0280. www.instituteforpr.org. Tina McCorkindale, Pres. & CEO.

MarCom Awards, Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals, 127 Pittsburg St., Dallas, TX 75207. 214/377-3524. awards@marcomawards.com; www.marcomawards.com.

Matrix Awards, NY WICI, 355 Lexington Ave., 15th flr., New York, NY 10017. 212/297-2133. www.nywici.org. Alexandra Owens, Exec. Dir.

Mercury Awards, Sponsored by MerComm, Inc., 500 Executive Blvd., Ossining-on-Hudson, NY 10562. 914/923-9400. www.mercommawards.com. Reni L. Witt, Pres.

NAGC Communicator of the Year Award, National Association of Government Communicators, 400 South 4th St., #754e, Minneapolis, MN 55415. 888/285-8556. nagc.com. Isaiah Allen, Exec. Dir.

New York Festivals, TV & Film Awards, 641 Lexington Ave., 13th flr., New York, NY 10022. 212/271-5278. www.newyorkfestivals.com.

Outstanding Educator Award of PR Society of America, 120 Wall St., 21st flr., New York, NY 10005. 212/460-1400. www.prsa.org. Karen Mateo, Chief Comms. Officer.

Paragon Awards, Plus Additional Awards, National Council for Marketing & Public Relations (NCMPR), 5901 Wyoming Blvd., N.E., #J-254, Albuquerque, NM 87109. 505/349-0500. www.ncmpr.org.

Paul M. Lund Public Service Award of PR Society of America, 120 Wall St., 21st flr., New York, NY 10005. 212/460-1400. www.prsa.org. Karen Mateo, Chief Comms. Officer.

Power of A Awards, ASAE: The Center for Association Leadership, 1575 I St., N.W., Washington, DC 20005. 202/371-0940; fax: 202/371-8315. www.asaecenter.org. Chris Vest, VP, Corp. Comms. & PR.

PR News Awards, Access Intelligence, LLC. www.prnewsonline.com/pr-news-awards.

PR Professional of the Year Award of PR Society of America, 120 Wall St., 21st flr., New York, NY 10005. 212/460-1400. www.prsa.org. Karen Mateo, Chief Comms. Officer.

PRSA/NCC National Capital Excellence in Comms. Awards, Formerly Thoth Awards, 200 Little Falls St., #205, Falls Church, VA 22046. 703/691-9212. prsancc.org.

Public Relations and Marketing Excellence Awards, Business Intelligence Group. 909/529-2737. www.bintelligence.com.

Questar Awards, Sponsored by MerComm, Inc., 500 Executive Blvd., Ossining-on-Hudson, NY 10562. 914/923-9400. www.mercommawards.com. Reni L. Witt, Pres.

Ragan's PR Daily Awards, 10 S. LaSalle St., Chicago, IL 60603. 800/878-5331. www.prdaily.com.

REBRAND 100 Global Awards, 24 Corliss St., #6791, Providence, RI 02940. www.rebrand.com. Anaezi Modu, Founder & CEO.

SABRE Awards, PRovoke Media, 271 West 47th St., New York, NY 10036. 212/333-2300. www.provokemedia.com.

Sigma Delta Chi Awards, c/o Society of Professional Journalists, Eugene S. Pulliam Nat'l Journalism Center, 3909 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis, IN 46208. 317/927-8000. www.spj.org. John Shertzer, Exec. Dir.

Silver Anvil Awards of PR Society of America, 120 Wall St., 21st flr., New York, NY 10005. 212/460-1400. www.prsa.org. Karen Mateo, Chief Comms. Officer.

Silver Apple Awards, Direct Marketing Club of New York, 288 Park Ave. South, #88658, New York, NY 10003. 646/741-4771. www.dmcny.org.

Society for Technical Communication, STC Awards, 3251 Old Lee Highway, #406, Fairfax, VA 22030. 571/366-1914. www.stc.org. Liz Pohland, CEO.

Society of American Travel Writers, SATW Foundation Lowell Thomas Travel Journalism Competition, 17W110 22nd St., One Parkview Plaza, #800, Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181. 877/480-4585. www.satw.org. Marla Schrager, Exec. Dir.

Telly Awards, The, Ashland, KY. 212/675-3555. www.tellyawards.com.

Viddy Awards, 127 Pittsburg St., Dallas, TX 75207. 214/730-0539. awards@viddyawards.com; www.viddyawards.com.

W. Howard Chase Award, Issue Management Council, 207 Loudoun St. S.E., Leesburg, VA 20175. 703/777-8450. www.issuemanagement.org. Teresa Yancey Crane, Pres.

Washington Women in Public Relations (WWPR) Woman of the Year Award, P.O. Box 65297, Washington, DC 20035. wwpr.org.

Woman of the Year Award, She Runs It (Formerly Advertising Women of NY), 1460 Broadway, New York, NY 10036. 212/221-7969. www.sherunsit.org. Lynn Branigan, Pres. & CEO.