Public Relations Awards & Programs

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

Alexander Hamilton Medal - Institute for PR, University of Florida, P.O. Box 118400, 2096 Weimer Hall, Gainesville, Florida 32611-8400. 352/392-0280. www.instituteforpr.org. Tina McCorkindale, Pres. & CEO.

AME - Advertising & Marketing Effectiveness Awards, New York Festivals, 260 West 39th St., 10th flr., New York, NY 10018. 212/643-4800. www.AMEawards.com. Gayle Mandel, Exec. Dir.

American Hotel & Lodging Association's Stars of the Industry Awards, 1250 I St., N.W., #1100, Washington, DC 20005. 202/289-3100; fax: 202/289-3199. www.ahla.com. Rosanna Maietta, Sr. VP, Comms. & PR.

APEX Awards, Communications Concepts, Inc., 5810 Kingstowne Center Dr., #120-804, Alexandria, VA 22315. 703/643-2200. info@ApexAwards.com; www.ApexAwards.com. Ken Turtoro, Exec. Dir., Apex Awards.

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 All-Media Contest, Columbia Books & Information Services, 4340 East-West Highway, #300, Bethesda, MD 20814. 202/464-1662. www.associationtrends.com. Rebecca Mann.

Association TRENDS Association Executive of the Year Award, Columbia Books & Information Services, 4340 East-West Highway, #300, Bethesda, MD 20814. 202/464-1662. 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. 214/377-3527. www.avaawards.com.

Bell Ringer Awards, Publicity Club of New England, ℅ March Comms., 226 Causeway St., 4th flr., Boston, MA 02114. www.pubclub.org. Pam DeCoste, Exec. Administrator.

Big Apple Awards, PRSA/New York Chapter, 555 8th Ave., #1902, New York, NY 10018. 212/228-7228. www.prsany.org.

Bronze Anvil Awards of PR Society of America, 120 Wall St., 21st flr., New York, NY 10005. 212/460-1400. www.prsa.org. Rod Granger, Dir., Content & Integrated Comms.

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

Clarion Awards, Association for Women in Communications, 1717 E. Republic Rd., Ste. A, Springfield, MO 65804. 417/886-8606. www.womcom.org. Jessica Olson, Acct. Mgr.

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

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

dotCOMM Awards, Association of Marketing and Communications Professionals, 127 Pittsburg St., Dallas, TX 75207. 214/377-3526. 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. Rod Granger, Dir., Content & Integrated Comms.

Gold Circle Awards, ASAE & The Center for Association Leadership, 1575 I St., N.W., #1100, Washington, DC 20005. 202/371-0940. www.asaecenter.org. John H. Graham, Pres. & CEO.

Gold Ink Awards, Printing Impressions, NAPCO Media, 1500 Spring Garden St., 12th flr., Philadelphia, PA 19130. 215/238-5300. www.goldink.com.

Gold Quill Awards, Int'l. Association of Business Communicators, 649 Mission St., 5th flr., San Francisco, CA 94105. 415/544-4700. www.iabc.com. Stephanie Doute, Exec. Dir.

Golden Trumpet Awards, Publicity Club of Chicago, P.O. Box 514, Dundee, IL 60118. 773/463-5560. www.publicity.org. Donna Lake, Administrator.

Golden World Awards, Intl. PR Assn., IPRA, Suite 5879, P.O. Box 6945, London W1A 6US, U.K. 44 1634 818308. www.ipra.org.

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

iBravo! Awards, Hispanic Public Relations Association, P.O. Box 86760, Los Angeles, CA 90086. info@hpra-usa.org; www.hpra-usa.org. Stephen Chavez, Pres., LA Chapter.

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

Internet Advertising Competition (IAC) Awards, Web Marketing Association, P.O. Box 475, South Wellfleet, MA 02663. comments@advertisingcompetition.org; www.iacaward.org. William Rice, Pres.

Jack Felton Medal for Lifetime Achievement, Institute for PR, University of Florida, P.O. Box 118400, 2096 Weimer Hall, Gainesville, FL 32611-8400. 352/392-0280. www.instituteforpr.org. Tina McCorkindale, Pres. & CEO.

Jersey Awards, New Jersey Advertising Club, 199 Prospect Ave., #7250, North Arlington, NJ 07031. 201/998-5133. www.njadclub.org.

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

Matrix Awards, NY WICI, 355 Lexington Ave., 15th flr., New York, NY 10017. 212/297-2133; fax: 212/370-9047. www.nywici.org. Maria Ungaro, 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. www.nagc.com. Isaiah Allen, Exec. Dir.

New York Festivals, Int'l Television & Film Awards, 260 West 39th St., 10th flr., New York, NY 10018. 212/643-4800. www.newyorkfestivals.com. Rose Anderson.

Outstanding Educator Award of PR Society of America, 120 Wall St., 21st flr., New York, NY 10005. 212/460-1400. www.prsa.org. Rod Granger, Dir., Content & Integrated Comms.

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. Rod Granger, Dir., Content & Integrated Comms.

Power of A Awards, ASAE & The Center for Association Leadership, 1575 I St., N.W., #1100, Washington, DC 20005. 202/371-0940; fax: 202/371-8315. www.asaecenter.org. John H. Graham, Pres. & CEO.

PR Professional of the Year Award of PR Society of America, 120 Wall St., 21st flr., New York, NY 10005. 212/643-4800. www.prsa.org. Rod Granger, Dir., Content & Integrated Comms.

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, 316 N. Michigan Ave., #400, Chicago, IL 60601. 312/960-4100. www.prdaily.com. Justine Figueroa, Awards Program Mgr.

REBRAND 100 Global Awards, 24 Corliss St., #6791, Providence, RI 02940. 401/785-1412. www.rebrand.com. Anaezi Modu, Founder & CEO.

Sigma Delta Chi Awards, c/o Society of Professional Journalists, Eugene S. Pulliam Nat'l Journalism Center, 3909 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis, IN 46208-4045. 317/927-8000. www.spj.org. Alison Bethel McKenzie, 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. Rod Granger, Dir., Content & Integrated Comms.

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, 9401 Lee Hwy., #300, Fairfax, VA 22031. 703/522-4114. www.stc.org. Liz Pohland, CEO.

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

Spotlight Awards, LACP - League of American Communications Professionals, 999 Vanderbilt Beach Rd., #200, Naples, FL 34108. 800/709-LACP. www.lacp.com. Tyson Heyn, Founder.

Stevie Awards
Stevie Awards, 10560 Main St., #519, Fairfax, VA 22030. 703/547-8389. www.StevieAwards.com. Michael Gallagher, Pres.

The Stevie® Awards, widely regarded as the world's premier business awards, are conferred in eight programs including The American Business Awards®, The International Business Awards®, the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, the German Stevie Awards, the Stevie Awards for Great Employers, the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, and the Stevie Awards for Superior Civil Servants

Nominations may be submitted in a wide variety of categories honoring achievement in public relations, marketing, management, human resources, customer service, new products, technology, websites, videos, events, and more.

The Stevie Award trophy, designed by the firm that manufactures the Oscar and other leading trophies, is one of the world's most coveted prizes.

Visit www.StevieAwards.com to learn about all of the Stevie Award programs.

Telly Awards, The, 22 W. 21st St., 7th flr. North, New York, NY 10010. 212/675-3555. www.tellyawards.com. Sabrina Dridje, Mng. Dir.

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.

WebAward Competition for Website Development, Web Marketing Assn., P.O. Box 475, S Wellfleet, MA 02663. wrice@webaward.org; www.webaward.org. William Rice, Pres.

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.