Today, 6 May, is the entry deadline for the 21st annual IPRA Golden World Awards, the top international public relations awards competition. You'll avoid the £50/entry late fee if you submit your entries before 10:00 am GMT tomorrow. Late entries will be accepted through 20 May with payment of the late fee.
The IPRA Golden World Awards for Excellence offer world-wide recognition and acclaim to world-class public relations programmes. The 2013 competition, conducted by the International Public Relations Association, is open to local, regional, national or international public relations programmes carried out or completed in 2012/2013.
The number of categories in the GWA has doubled this year, as now there are separate categories for Agency and for Inhouse entries. Entrants may submit any number of nominations to any number of categories, which include:
- Community Relations
For community relations campaigns not conducted by government / local authorities.
- Corporate Communications
For excellence in enhancing a company’s overall reputation through corporate communications.
- Crisis Management
Example of excellent communications management during a crisis.
- Digital Media Relations
For the successful use of digital media relations in a PR campaign.
- Event Management
For the planning and delivery of a successful event with a public relations dimension.
- Internal Communications
For a creative internal communications campaign that engaged and informed personnel.
- Launch of a New Product
For well-planned PR activities around the launch of a product.
- PR on a Shoestring
For an imaginative PR campaign done on a small budget.
For PR publications such as newsletters or magazines that showed excellence and imagination in communicating with stakeholders. This can be in a print or electronic format.
- Social Media for PR
For excellence in the use of social media as a public relations tool.
For the effective use of public relations in the technology sector, including business-to-business and consumer campaigns.
Entries submitted to the Golden World Awards competition will be judged by an international panel of senior practitioners. In considering entries, the judges may grant one, several or no awards in each category. To submit your entries, review the entry kit and website for complete instructions on how to choose your categories and prepare your entries. When you are ready to submit your entries, begin here.
The 2013 GWA are managed on behalf of IPRA by the Stevie® Awards, which organizes the world’s premier business awards programs including The International Business Awards and The American Business Awards. Questions about IPRA’s Golden World Awards may be directed to GWA@thestevies.com.
Contact us with your questions about how to participate in the 2013 edition of IPRA's Golden World Awards for Excellence.