About

Call for Entries! Open to both in-house and agencies, the annual PR World Awards® is a premier recognition program that culminates with a Red-Carpet Awards Gala each year.

The PR World Awards trophy is one of the world’s most coveted prizes. Since 2003 the SVUS (Silicon Valley United States) Awards have been conferred for business achievements to individuals and organizations of every size and from all over the world.

Who can participate? Any organization’s In-house professionals and teams, and all agencies such as: Advertising agencies, Branding agencies, Design agencies, Direct Marketing agencies, Full Service agencies, Internet and Digital agencies, Marketing agencies, Media Planning & Buying agencies, Promotional agencies, Public Relations agencies, Social Media agencies, new agencies.

Overview

9th Annual 2019 PR World Awards

Category Groups

This awards program has the following Category Groups under which there are multiple categories in which entries can be submitted.

A. Executive, Management, and Professional Awards Categories Group
B. Team of the Year | In-House and Agency Awards Categories Group
C. Achievements | In-House and Agency Awards Categories Group NO FEE
D. Agency of the Year Awards Categories Group NO FEE
E. Creativity, Communications & Collateral Awards Categories Group
F. New Product, Service, Upgrade, and Innovation Awards Categories Group
G. Milestone Awards Categories Group

Awards Timeline

There are 4 deadlines and the fees increase after each deadline.

  • October 26, 2018 | First Early-Bird Deadline
  • January 25, 2019 | Second Early-Bird Deadline
  • June 19, 2019 | Final Deadline
  • July 26, 2019 | Last Day Late submissions will be accepted
  • July 30, 2019 | Winners notified in 2019 IT World Awards 
  • September 9, 2019 | Awards banquet. Winners will be honored in San Francisco during the SVUS Awards Red Carpet Ceremony and Dinner
 First Early-Bird DeadlineSecond Early-Bird DeadlineFinal DeadlineLast Day Late submissions will be accepted
Original Fees Discounted by25%15%5%-
Fees for Categories Groups: C, and DFREEFREEFREEFREE
Fees for Categories Groups: A, and E$285$323$361$380
Fees for Categories Groups: B, F, and G$435$493$551$580

FAQs

Are organizations/companies from any where in the world eligible to participate?
Yes, companies from any where in the world can participate. Organizations/ companies do not need to have any office in San Francisco or USA to participate.

Our company won in the past. Are we eligible to participate again this year?
Yes, companies that won in the past are eligible to apply again this year. Most companies do participate again each year.

Can we apply in the same category as previous year?
Yes, applying in the same category is recommended. New entrants and a wider spectrum of judges determine the winners each year. So winners may be same or change in each category depending upon the scores. You may also submit nominations in more categories this time. 

Is there a fee to apply? Do all the categories have an entry fee?
Your fees, sponsorships, and volunteering help fund the programs. This is a premier “Business Awards” program and involves specialized resources from all over the world. Most categories do have fees which increase with each deadline. There are some categories that have no fees. The earlier you submit your nominations, the more you can save on fees.

Do we have to attend the Red Carpet Awards Ceremony to win?
Attendance is not a must to win. Attendance is however highly recommended for the benefit of finalists who have worked particularly hard to gain recognition and the prestigious award that they will be honored with during the ceremony. At the awards ceremony our team of photo and video professionals will work with the attendees to create content that can be promoted for several months after this event. This content will be made available complimentary to all the attendees after the event.

Can we submit nominations and volunteer as a judge too?
Yes. However as a judge you will not be able to score your own nominations.

How can we order additional copies of trophies, medallions, and plaques?
Any number of additional custom engraved trophies, medallions, or plaques can be ordered online for current or any of the previous years in which your organization won.

A. Executive, Management, and Professional Awards Categories Group

Why enter? This section recognizes In-House or Agency executives and professionals in Corporate Communications, Marketing, Communications Maverick of the Year, Marketing Innovator of the Year, Public Relations, and Investor Relations.

Eligibility: In-House or Agency executives and professionals.

Winning Tips: Nominate executives and professionals locally and from other regions and countries where you have offices.

Information to be submitted online for entries in this category:

  • Select a category
  • One Most Important Achievement (in 10 words or less)
  • Company-Organization (being nominated)
  • City, State/Province, and Country where this Company is based
  • A 650 words essay
  • Summarize in a not more than 3 bulleted points why this nomination deserves recognition. 
  • Optionally you may include up to 10 website URLs and/or 10 supporting file attachments. 

A001 Communications Executive of the Year | Africa
A002 Communications Executive of the Year | Asia-Pacific
A003 Communications Executive of the Year | Canada
A004 Communications Executive of the Year | China
A005 Communications Executive of the Year | Europe
A006 Communications Executive of the Year | Germany
A007 Communications Executive of the Year | India
A008 Communications Executive of the Year | Latin America
A009 Communications Executive of the Year | Middle-East
A010 Communications Executive of the Year | USA
A011 Communications Executive of the Year | Australia and New Zealand
A012 Communications Executive of the Year | Japan
A013 Communications Executive of the Year | Korea
A014 Communications Executive of the Year | 1 – 10 Employees
A015 Communications Executive of the Year | 11 – 2,499 Employees
A016 Communications Executive of the Year | 2,500 and more Employees
A017 Communications Innovator of the Year | 1 – 10 Employees
A018 Communications Innovator of the Year | 11 – 2,499 Employees
A019 Communications Innovator of the Year | 2,500 and more Employees
A020 Communications Professional of the Year | Africa
A021 Communications Professional of the Year | Asia-Pacific
A022 Communications Professional of the Year | Canada
A023 Communications Professional of the Year | China
A024 Communications Professional of the Year | Europe
A025 Communications Professional of the Year | Germany
A026 Communications Professional of the Year | India
A027 Communications Professional of the Year | Latin America
A028 Communications Professional of the Year | Middle-East
A029 Communications Professional of the Year | USA
A030 Communications Professional of the Year | Australia and New Zealand
A031 Communications Professional of the Year | Japan
A032 Communications Professional of the Year | Korea
A033 Communications Professional of the Year | 1 – 10 Employees
A034 Communications Professional of the Year | 11 – 2,499 Employees
A035 Communications Professional of the Year | 2,500 and more Employees
A036 Communications Lifetime Achievement Award
A037 Communications Maverick of the Year | 1 – 10 Employees
A038 Communications Maverick of the Year | 11 – 2,499 Employees
A039 Communications Maverick of the Year | 2,500 and more Employees
A040 Marketing Executive of the Year | Africa
A041 Marketing Executive of the Year | Asia-Pacific
A042 Marketing Executive of the Year | Canada
A043 Marketing Executive of the Year | China
A044 Marketing Executive of the Year | Europe
A045 Marketing Executive of the Year | Germany
A046 Marketing Executive of the Year | India
A047 Marketing Executive of the Year | Latin America
A048 Marketing Executive of the Year | Middle-East
A049 Marketing Executive of the Year | USA
A050 Marketing Executive of the Year | Australia and New Zealand
A051 Marketing Executive of the Year | Japan
A052 Marketing Executive of the Year | Korea
A053 Marketing Executive of the Year | 1 – 10 Employees
A054 Marketing Executive of the Year | 11 – 2,499 Employees
A055 Marketing Executive of the Year | 2,500 and more Employees
A056 Marketing Innovator of the Year | 1 – 10 Employees
A057 Marketing Innovator of the Year | 11 – 2,499 Employees
A058 Marketing Innovator of the Year | 2,500 and more Employees
A059 Marketing Professional of the Year | Africa
A060 Marketing Professional of the Year | Asia-Pacific
A061 Marketing Professional of the Year | Canada
A062 Marketing Professional of the Year | China
A063 Marketing Professional of the Year | Europe
A064 Marketing Professional of the Year | Germany
A065 Marketing Professional of the Year | India
A066 Marketing Professional of the Year | Latin America
A067 Marketing Professional of the Year | Middle-East
A068 Marketing Professional of the Year | USA
A069 Marketing Professional of the Year | Australia and New Zealand
A070 Marketing Professional of the Year | Japan
A071 Marketing Professional of the Year | Korea
A072 Marketing Professional of the Year | 1 – 10 Employees
A073 Marketing Professional of the Year | 11 – 2,499 Employees
A074 Marketing Professional of the Year | 2,500 and more Employees
A075 Marketing Lifetime Achievement Award
A076 Marketing Maverick of the Year | 1 – 10 Employees
A077 Marketing Maverick of the Year | 11 – 2,499 Employees
A078 Marketing Maverick of the Year | 2,500 and more Employees
A079 Public Relations Executive of the Year | Africa
A080 Public Relations Executive of the Year | Asia-Pacific
A081 Public Relations Executive of the Year | Canada
A082 Public Relations Executive of the Year | China
A083 Public Relations Executive of the Year | Europe
A084 Public Relations Executive of the Year | Germany
A085 Public Relations Executive of the Year | India
A086 Public Relations Executive of the Year | Latin America
A087 Public Relations Executive of the Year | Middle-East
A088 Public Relations Executive of the Year | USA
A089 Public Relations Executive of the Year | Australia and New Zealand
A090 Public Relations Executive of the Year | Japan
A091 Public Relations Executive of the Year | Korea
A092 Public Relations Executive of the Year | 1 – 10 Employees
A093 Public Relations Executive of the Year | 11 – 2,499 Employees
A094 Public Relations Executive of the Year | 2,500 and more Employees
A095 Public Relations Founder/Partner of the Year | 1 – 10 Employees
A096 Public Relations Founder/Partner of the Year | 11 – 2,499 Employees
A097 Public Relations Founder/Partner of the Year | 2,500 and more Employees
A098 Public Relations Innovator of the Year | 1 – 10 Employees
A099 Public Relations Innovator of the Year | 11 – 2,499 Employees
A100 Public Relations Innovator of the Year | 2,500 and more Employees
A101 Public Relations Professional of the Year | Africa
A102 Public Relations Professional of the Year | Asia-Pacific
A103 Public Relations Professional of the Year | Canada
A104 Public Relations Professional of the Year | China
A105 Public Relations Professional of the Year | Europe
A106 Public Relations Professional of the Year | Germany
A107 Public Relations Professional of the Year | India
A108 Public Relations Professional of the Year | Latin America
A109 Public Relations Professional of the Year | Middle-East
A110 Public Relations Professional of the Year | USA
A111 Public Relations Professional of the Year | Australia and New Zealand
A112 Public Relations Professional of the Year | Japan
A113 Public Relations Professional of the Year | Korea
A114 Public Relations Professional of the Year | 1 – 10 Employees
A115 Public Relations Professional of the Year | 11 – 2,499 Employees
A116 Public Relations Professional of the Year | 2,500 and more Employees
A117 Public Relations Lifetime Achievement Award
A118 Public Relations Maverick of the Year | 1 – 10 Employees
A119 Public Relations Maverick of the Year | 11 – 2,499 Employees
A120 Public Relations Maverick of the Year | 2,500 and more Employees
A121 Investor Relations Executive of the Year
A122 Investor Relations Professional of the Year
A123 Investor Relations Lifetime Achievement Award

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B. Team of the Year | In-House and Agency Awards Categories Group

Why enter? This section recognizes In-House or Agency teams. The teams could be either only In-House, Agency, or together (In-House + Agency).

Eligibility: In-House or Agency teams consisting of any of executives and professionals in Corporate Communications, Marketing, Public Relations, Social Media/Digital, and Investor Relations.

Winning Tips: Nominate teams in vertical markets and also locally and from other regions and countries where you have offices.

Information to be submitted online for entries in this category:

  • Select a category
  • One Most Important Achievement (in 10 words or less)
  • Company-Organization (being nominated)
  • City, State/Province, and Country where this Company is based
  • A 650 words essay
  • Summarize in a not more than 3 bulleted points why this nomination deserves recognition. 
  • Optionally you may include up to 10 website URLs and/or 10 supporting file attachments. 

B001 Team of the Year | Advertising, Marketing, & Public Relations
B002 Team of the Year | Aerospace & Defense
B003 Team of the Year | Artificial Intelligence
B004 Team of the Year | Automotive, Transportation, Storage, and Logistics
B005 Team of the Year | Banking
B006 Team of the Year | Business Products
B007 Team of the Year | Business Services
B008 Team of the Year | Chemicals
B009 Team of the Year | Cloud Computing/SaaS/Internet
B010 Team of the Year | Conglomerates
B011 Team of the Year | Consulting
B012 Team of the Year | Consumer Products – Durables
B013 Team of the Year | Consumer Products – Non-Durables
B014 Team of the Year | Consumer Services
B015 Team of the Year | Diversified Services
B016 Team of the Year | Education and Training
B017 Team of the Year | Electronics
B018 Team of the Year | Energy & Utilities
B019 Team of the Year | Engineering and Technology
B020 Team of the Year | Environmental Products and Services
B021 Team of the Year | Export & Import
B022 Team of the Year | Fashion, Beauty, Apparel & Accessories
B023 Team of the Year | Financial
B024 Team of the Year | Food & Beverage
B025 Team of the Year | Healthcare Products & Services
B026 Team of the Year | Hospitality, Travel, Recreation, and Leisure
B027 Team of the Year | Industrial Goods
B026 Team of the Year | Information Technology Cloud/SaaS
B027 Team of the Year | Information Technology Hardware
B028 Team of the Year | Information Technology Hybrid
B029 Team of the Year | Information Technology Services
B030 Team of the Year | Information Technology Software
B031 Team of the Year | Insurance
B032 Team of the Year | Legal
B033 Team of the Year | Manufacturing
B034 Team of the Year | Media & Entertainment
B035 Team of the Year | Metals, Mining, and Material
B036 Team of the Year | Non-Profit or Government Organizations
B037 Team of the Year | Pharmaceuticals and Biotech
B038 Team of the Year | Real Estate and Construction
B039 Team of the Year | Retail
B040 Team of the Year | Security Cloud/SaaS
B041 Team of the Year | Security Hardware
B042 Team of the Year | Security Services
B043 Team of the Year | Security Software
B044 Team of the Year | Telecommunications
B045 Team of the Year | Wholesale & Distribution
B046 Team of the Year | Others
B047 Team of the Year | Africa
B048 Team of the Year | Asia-Pacific
B049 Team of the Year | Canada
B050 Team of the Year | China
B051 Team of the Year | Europe
B052 Team of the Year | Germany
B053 Team of the Year | India
B054 Team of the Year | Latin America
B055 Team of the Year | Middle-East
B056 Team of the Year | USA
B057 Team of the Year | Australia and New Zealand
B058 Team of the Year | Japan
B059 Team of the Year | Korea
B060 Team of the Year | 1 – 10 Employees
B061 Team of the Year | 11 – 2,499 Employees
B062 Team of the Year | 2,500 and more Employees

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C. Achievements | In-House and Agency Awards Categories Group

NO FEE

Why enter? This section recognizes In-House or Agency achievements in Advertising, Branding, Corporate Communications, Design & Creativity, Direct Marketing, Internet and Digital, Marketing, Media Planning, Promotional activities, Public Relations, Social Media & Digital, and innovative implementations.

Eligibility: In-House or Agency consisting of any of executives and professionals in Corporate Communications, Marketing, Public Relations, Social Media/Digital, and Investor Relations.

Winning Tips: Nominate each achievement as separate entry. If target market or clients were vertical markets, then nominate accordingly.

Information to be submitted online for entries in this category:

  • Select a category
  • One Most Important Achievement (in 10 words or less)
  • Company-Organization (being nominated)
  • City, State/Province, and Country where this Company is based
  • A 650 words essay
  • Summarize in a not more than 3 bulleted points why this nomination deserves recognition. 
  • Optionally you may include up to 10 website URLs and/or 10 supporting file attachments. 

C001 Achievement of the Year | Agricultural
C002 Achievement of the Year | Arts, Culture, & Entertainment
C003 Achievement of the Year | Automotive
C004 Achievement of the Year | Beauty
C005 Achievement of the Year | Beverages – Alcohol
C006 Achievement of the Year | Beverages – Non-Alcohol
C007 Achievement of the Year | Brand Experience | Business-to-Business
C008 Achievement of the Year | Brand Experience | Consumer
C009 Achievement of the Year | Brand Reputation and Management
C010 Achievement of the Year | Branded Content Campaign of the Year
C011 Achievement of the Year | Branded Entertainment
C012 Achievement of the Year | Branded Utility
C013 Achievement of the Year | Branding
C014 Achievement of the Year | Breakfast Foods
C015 Achievement of the Year | Broadcast, Films, Videos, and Documentary
C016 Achievement of the Year | Budget Large (US$ Million or more)
C017 Achievement of the Year | Budget Medium (US$100,000 or less)
C018 Achievement of the Year | Budget Small (US$20,000 or less)
C019 Achievement of the Year | Business to Business
C020 Achievement of the Year | Business to Consumer
C021 Achievement of the Year | Business Transformation
C022 Achievement of the Year | Cause Marketing
C023 Achievement of the Year | Communications Research
C024 Achievement of the Year | Community Engagement
C025 Achievement of the Year | Community Relations
C026 Achievement of the Year | Consumer | Existing Product
C027 Achievement of the Year | Consumer | Existing Service
C028 Achievement of the Year | Consumer | New Product
C029 Achievement of the Year | Consumer | New Service
C030 Achievement of the Year | Consumer Launch
C031 Achievement of the Year | Content
C032 Achievement of the Year | Corporate Branding
C033 Achievement of the Year | Corporate Communications
C034 Achievement of the Year | Corporate Reputation
C035 Achievement of the Year | Corporate Social Responsibility
C036 Achievement of the Year | Creative Excellence
C037 Achievement of the Year | Crisis & Reputation Management
C038 Achievement of the Year | Crisis Communications Online or Social Media
C039 Achievement of the Year | Data Insight
C040 Achievement of the Year | Data Security & Privacy
C041 Achievement of the Year | Development & Production
C042 Achievement of the Year | Digital
C043 Achievement of the Year | Electronics
C044 Achievement of the Year | Employee Experience
C045 Achievement of the Year | Energy and Nutrition Products & Services
C046 Achievement of the Year | Engaged Community
C047 Achievement of the Year | Environmental
C048 Achievement of the Year | Events & Observances
C049 Achievement of the Year | Executive Positioning
C050 Achievement of the Year | Experiential Marketing
C051 Achievement of the Year | Fashion & Style
C052 Achievement of the Year | Financial Communications
C053 Achievement of the Year | Food & Beverage
C054 Achievement of the Year | Gaming & Virtual Reality
C055 Achievement of the Year | Global
C056 Achievement of the Year | Government or Institutional
C057 Achievement of the Year | Green – Eco-Friendly
C058 Achievement of the Year | Healthcare – Disease Education & Awareness
C059 Achievement of the Year | Healthcare – Others
C060 Achievement of the Year | Healthcare – Over the Counter (OTC)
C061 Achievement of the Year | Healthcare – Prescription (Rx)
C062 Achievement of the Year | Healthcare – Services
C063 Achievement of the Year | Home Furnishings & Appliances
C064 Achievement of the Year | Home Supplies & Services
C065 Achievement of the Year | Industrial
C066 Achievement of the Year | Influencer Impact
C067 Achievement of the Year | Information Technology Cloud/SaaS
C068 Achievement of the Year | Information Technology Hardware
C069 Achievement of the Year | Information Technology Hybrid
C070 Achievement of the Year | Information Technology Services
C071 Achievement of the Year | Information Technology Software
C072 Achievement of the Year | Insurance
C073 Achievement of the Year | Integrated Communications
C074 Achievement of the Year | Integration of Traditional and New Media
C075 Achievement of the Year | Internal Communications
C076 Achievement of the Year | Issues Management
C077 Achievement of the Year | Leisure Products & Services
C078 Achievement of the Year | Measurement & Analytics
C079 Achievement of the Year | Media Relations
C080 Achievement of the Year | Medical Communications
C081 Achievement of the Year | Mobile Marketing
C082 Achievement of the Year | Multicultural
C083 Achievement of the Year | New Product or Service Launch
C084 Achievement of the Year | News, Sports, and Media
C085 Achievement of the Year | Nonprofit
C086 Achievement of the Year | Not-for-Profit
C087 Achievement of the Year | Office & Delivery Products & Services
C088 Achievement of the Year | Online Marketing
C089 Achievement of the Year | Packaged Food
C090 Achievement of the Year | Performance Marketing
C091 Achievement of the Year | Personal Care
C092 Achievement of the Year | Pet Care
C093 Achievement of the Year | Pharmaceuticals and Biotech
C094 Achievement of the Year | Political
C095 Achievement of the Year | Product Brand Development
C096 Achievement of the Year | Promotional Event
C097 Achievement of the Year | Promotional/Branding
C098 Achievement of the Year | Public Affairs
C099 Achievement of the Year | Public Sector
C100 Achievement of the Year | Re-Branding or Brand Renovation
C101 Achievement of the Year | Real Estate
C102 Achievement of the Year | Research & Data Analytics
C103 Achievement of the Year | Restaurants
C104 Achievement of the Year | Retail
C105 Achievement of the Year | Security Hardware
C106 Achievement of the Year | Security Services
C107 Achievement of the Year | Security Software
C108 Achievement of the Year | Snacks, Desserts, and Confections
C109 Achievement of the Year | Social Media
C110 Achievement of the Year | Social Responsibility
C111 Achievement of the Year | Sponsorship
C112 Achievement of the Year | Sport
C113 Achievement of the Year | Startup Development
C114 Achievement of the Year | Sustainability
C115 Achievement of the Year | Talent Services
C116 Achievement of the Year | Technology
C117 Achievement of the Year | Telecommunications and Internet
C118 Achievement of the Year | Transportation
C119 Achievement of the Year | Travel & Tourism
C120 Achievement of the Year | Viral
C121 Achievement of the Year | Youth

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D. Agency of the Year Awards Categories Group

NO FEE

Why enter? This section recognizes all types of agencies in vertical markets

Eligibility: Types of agencies include: Advertising, Branding, Corporate Communications, Design & Creativity, Direct Marketing, Internet and Digital, Marketing, Media Planning, Promotional activities, Public Relations, Social Media & Digital, and others.

Winning Tips: An agency can submit separate entry for each of the vertical markets for which it provides services.

Information to be submitted online for entries in this category:

  • Select a category
  • One Most Important Achievement (in 10 words or less)
  • Company-Organization (being nominated)
  • City, State/Province, and Country where this Company is based
  • A 650 words essay
  • Summarize in a not more than 3 bulleted points why this nomination deserves recognition. 
  • Optionally you may include up to 10 website URLs and/or 10 supporting file attachments. 

D001 Agency of the Year for Advertising, Marketing, & Public Relations
D002 Agency of the Year for Aerospace & Defense
D003 Agency of the Year for Artificial Intelligence
D004 Agency of the Year for Automotive, Transportation, Storage, and Logistics
D005 Agency of the Year for Banking
D006 Agency of the Year for Business Products
D007 Agency of the Year for Business Services
D008 Agency of the Year for Chemicals
D009 Agency of the Year for Cloud Computing/SaaS/Internet
D010 Agency of the Year for Conglomerates
D011 Agency of the Year for Consulting
D012 Agency of the Year for Consumer Products – Durables
D013 Agency of the Year for Consumer Products – Non-Durables
D014 Agency of the Year for Consumer Services
D015 Agency of the Year for Diversified Services
D016 Agency of the Year for Education and Training
D017 Agency of the Year for Electronics
D018 Agency of the Year for Energy & Utilities
D019 Agency of the Year for Engineering and Technology
D020 Agency of the Year for Environmental Products and Services
D021 Agency of the Year for Export & Import
D022 Agency of the Year for Fashion, Beauty, Apparel & Accessories
D023 Agency of the Year for Financial
D024 Agency of the Year for Food & Beverage
D025 Agency of the Year for Healthcare Products & Services
D026 Agency of the Year for Hospitality, Travel, Recreation, and Leisure
D027 Agency of the Year for Industrial Goods
D028 Agency of the Year for Information Technology Cloud/SaaS
D029 Agency of the Year for Information Technology Hardware
D030 Agency of the Year for Information Technology Hybrid
D031 Agency of the Year for Information Technology Services
D032 Agency of the Year for Information Technology Software
D033 Agency of the Year for Insurance
D034 Agency of the Year for Legal
D035 Agency of the Year for Manufacturing
D036 Agency of the Year for Media & Entertainment
D037 Agency of the Year for Metals, Mining, and Material
D038 Agency of the Year for Non-Profit or Government Organizations
D039 Agency of the Year for Pharmaceuticals and Biotech
D040 Agency of the Year for Real Estate and Construction
D041 Agency of the Year for Retail
D042 Agency of the Year for Security Cloud/SaaS
D043 Agency of the Year for Security Hardware
D044 Agency of the Year for Security Services
D045 Agency of the Year for Security Software
D046 Agency of the Year for Telecommunications
D047 Agency of the Year for Wholesale & Distribution
D048 Agency of the Year for Others
D049 Advertising Agency of the Year | 1 – 10 Employees
D050 Advertising Agency of the Year | 11 – 2,499 Employees
D051 Advertising Agency of the Year | 2,500 and more Employees
D052 Branding Agency of the Year | 1 – 10 Employees
D053 Branding Agency of the Year | 11 – 2,499 Employees
D054 Branding Agency of the Year | 2,500 and more Employees
D055 Design Agency of the Year | 1 – 10 Employees
D056 Design Agency of the Year | 11 – 2,499 Employees
D057 Design Agency of the Year | 2,500 and more Employees
D058 Direct Marketing Agency of the Year | 1 – 10 Employees
D059 Direct Marketing Agency of the Year | 11 – 2,499 Employees
D060 Direct Marketing Agency of the Year | 2,500 and more Employees
D061 Full Service Agency of the Year | 1 – 10 Employees
D062 Full Service Agency of the Year | 11 – 2,499 Employees
D063 Full Service Agency of the Year | 2,500 and more Employees
D064 Internet and Digital Agency of the Year | 1 – 10 Employees
D065 Internet and Digital Agency of the Year | 11 – 2,499 Employees
D066 Internet and Digital Agency of the Year | 2,500 and more Employees
D067 Marketing Agency of the Year | 1 – 10 Employees
D068 Marketing Agency of the Year | 11 – 2,499 Employees
D069 Marketing Agency of the Year | 2,500 and more Employees
D070 Media Planning & Buying Agency of the Year | 1 – 10 Employees
D071Media Planning & Buying Agency of the Year | 11 – 2,499 Employees
D072 Media Planning & Buying Agency of the Year | 2,500 and more Employees
D073 Promotional Agency of the Year | 1 – 10 Employees
D074 Promotional Agency of the Year | 11 – 2,499 Employees
D075 Promotional Agency of the Year | 2,500 and more Employees
D076 Public Relations Agency of the Year | 1 – 10 Employees
D077 Public Relations Agency of the Year | 11 – 2,499 Employees
D078 Public Relations Agency of the Year | 2,500 and more Employees
D079 Social Media Agency of the Year | 1 – 10 Employees
D080 Social Media Agency of the Year | 11 – 2,499 Employees
D081 Social Media Agency of the Year | 2,500 and more Employees
D082 Most Innovative Agency of the Year | 1 – 10 Employees
D083 Most Innovative Agency of the Year | 11 – 2,499 Employees
D084 Most Innovative Agency of the Year | 2,500 and more Employees

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Startup Agency of the Year Awards Categories Group

Why enter? This section recognizes all types of agencies that are startups or new (less than 5 years old)

Eligibility: Types of agencies include: Advertising, Branding, Corporate Communications, Design & Creativity, Direct Marketing, Internet and Digital, Marketing, Media Planning, Promotional activities, Public Relations, Social Media & Digital, and others.

Information to be submitted online for entries in this category:

  • Select a category
  • One Most Important Achievement (in 10 words or less)
  • Company-Organization (being nominated)
  • City, State/Province, and Country where this Company is based
  • A 650 words essay
  • Summarize in a not more than 3 bulleted points why this nomination deserves recognition. 
  • Optionally you may include up to 10 website URLs and/or 10 supporting file attachments. 

D085 Startup of the Year | Advertising Agency
D086 Startup of the Year | Branding Agency
D087 Startup of the Year | Design Agency
D088 Startup of the Year | Direct Marketing Agency
D089 Startup of the Year | Full Service Agency
D090 Startup of the Year | Internet and Digital Agency
D091 Startup of the Year | Marketing Agency
D092 Startup of the Year | Media Planning & Buying Agency
D093 Startup of the Year | Promotional Agency
D094 Startup of the Year | Public Relations Agency
D095 Startup of the Year | Social Media Agency

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E. Creativity, Communications & Collateral Awards Categories Group

Why enter? This section recognizes creativity and execution.

Eligibility: In-House or Agency consisting of any of executives and professionals in Corporate Communications, Marketing, Public Relations, Social Media/Digital, and Investor Relations.

Information to be submitted online for entries in this category:

  • Select a category
  • One Most Important Achievement (in 10 words or less)
  • Company-Organization (being nominated)
  • City, State/Province, and Country where this Company is based
  • A 650 words essay
  • Summarize in a not more than 3 bulleted points why this nomination deserves recognition. 
  • Optionally you may include up to 10 website URLs and/or 10 supporting file attachments. 

E001 Annual Report of the Year
E002 App of the Year
E003 Best Deployment & Customer Success of the Year
E004 Corporate Brochure of the Year
E005 Live Event of the Year
E006 Newsletter of the Year
E007 PR or Marketing Campaign of the Year
E008 Product or Service Brochure of the Year
E009 Product or Service Launch of the Year
E010 Social Media Channel of the Year
E011 Video or Film of the Year
E012 Website of the Year
E013 White-Paper or Report of the Year

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F. New Product, Service, Upgrade, and Innovation Awards Categories Group

Why enter? This section recognizes products, services, and solutions used by In-House or Agencies executives and professionals in Corporate Communications, Marketing, Public Relations, Social Media/Digital, and Investor Relations.

Information to be submitted online for entries in this category:

  • Select a category
  • One Product, Service, or Solution
  • Company-Organization (being nominated)
  • City, State/Province, and Country where this Company is based
  • A 650 words essay
  • Summarize in a not more than 3 bulleted points why this nomination deserves recognition. 
  • Optionally you may include up to 10 website URLs and/or 10 supporting file attachments. 

F001 Advertising Management Platform
F002 Advertising, Monitoring & Evaluation Solution
F003 Broadcast Advertising
F004 Business Directory
F005 Business Information Solution
F006 Business Intelligence Solution
F007 Campaign Management Platform
F008 Content Aggregation Platform
F009 Content Analytics Solution
F010 Content Curation Solution
F011 Content Integration Solution
F012 Content Marketing Solution
F013 Content Rights and Delivery Solution
F014 Content Workflow Solutions
F015 Copywriting & Data Solution
F016 Corporate Communication Solution
F017 Crowdsourcing Solutions
F018 eCommerce Platform
F019 Financial Market Data Management Solution
F020 Health Information Solutions
F021 Investor Relations Solution
F022 Legal Document & Technology Solutions
F023 Marketing Automation
F024 Media Aggregation Platform
F025 Media Distribution Solution
F026 Media Monitoring Solutions
F027 Mobile Platform as a Service (mPaaS)
F028 Multichannel Publishing Solution
F029 Public Relations Solution
F030 Reference Solution
F031 Sales Intelligence Solution
F032 Scholarly Publishing Solution
F033 Search Engine Optimization & Marketing
F034 Search Tools & Solution
F035 Semantic Technology Solutions
F036 Social Media Management Solution
F037 Subscription Management Solution
F038 Video Platform for Publishers

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G. Milestone Awards Categories Group

Why enter? This section recognizes milestones in Corporate Communications, Marketing, Public Relations, Social Media/Digital, and Investor Relations.

Eligibility: In-House or Agency.

Information to be submitted online for entries in this category:

  • Select a category
  • One Most Important Milestone (in 10 words or less)
  • Company-Organization (being nominated)
  • City, State/Province, and Country where this Company is based
  • A 650 words essay
  • Summarize in a not more than 3 bulleted points why this nomination deserves recognition. 
  • Optionally you may include up to 10 website URLs and/or 10 supporting file attachments. 

G001 Milestone of the Year | Advertising – Digital
G002 Milestone of the Year | Advertising – Traditional
G003 Milestone of the Year | Anniversary
G004 Milestone of the Year | Corporate Announcement
G005 Milestone of the Year | Corporate Communications – External
G006 Milestone of the Year | Corporate Communications – Internal
G007 Milestone of the Year | Marketing – Direct Marketing
G008 Milestone of the Year | Marketing – Online Marketing
G009 Milestone of the Year | Public Relations
G010 Milestone of the Year | Social Media
G011 Milestone of the Year | Training
G012 Milestone of the Year | Other

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