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, 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., 3rd 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. 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, 1560 Wilson Blvd., #825, Arlington, VA 22209. 888/265-0600. www.associationtrends.com. Rebecca Mann.

Association TRENDS Association Executive of the Year Award, Columbia Books & Information Services, 1560 Wilson Blvd., #825, 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. 214/377-3527. www.avaawards.com.

Bell Ringer Awards, PR Club, (Formerly Publicity Club of New England), ℅ March Comms., 226 Causeway St., 4th flr., Boston, MA 02114. www.prclub.org.

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. Karen Mateo, Chief Comms. Officer.

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. Kandice Matteson, Membership.

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; 949/448-0545. www.siia.net/codies. Jennifer Baranowski, Awards Program Mgr.

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. 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 Circle Awards, ASAE: The Center for Association Leadership, 1575 I St., N.W., Washington, DC 20005. 202/371-0940. www.asaecenter.org. Lauren Precker, Sr. Mgr., PR & Social Media.

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. Mike Holden, Sr. Mkg. Mgr.

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

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, 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. www.nywici.org.

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, TV & Film Awards, 260 West 39th St., 10th flr., New York, NY 10018. 212/643-4800. www.newyorkfestivals.com.

Online Journalism Awards, Online News Association, c/o NPR, 1111 N. Capitol St., N.E., 2nd flr., Washington, DC 20002. 202/503-9222. www.journalists.org. Irving Washington, Exec. Dir./CEO.

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. 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. Lauren Precker, Sr. Mgr., PR & Social Media.

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. Karen Mateo, Chief Comms. Officer.

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. 312/960-4100. www.prdaily.com. Brendan Gannon, 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. 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. 703/522-4114. 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.

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. Maggie 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 Middle East Stevie Awards.

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.

Videographer Awards, 127 Pittsburg St., Dallas, TX 75207. 214/377-3524. awards@videoawards.com; www.videoawards.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.

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.